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Study in Australia

Here’s all you need to know about studying in Australia!

Australia is known for its quality of education, variety of courses to choose from, and post-study work opportunities. When you opt to study in Australia, you get to choose from 22,000 courses available in 1,100 universities and institutions, acquire globally-recognised degrees, explore various scholarship opportunities and receive education from the best instructors in the world.

In fact, Aussie universities rank 3rd for the highest number of international students. Many Mauritian students study in Australia for its unparalleled quality of education, high standard of living, post-study work opportunities, promising career prospects and other factors.


Top Courses to Study in Australia

Engineering Health and Medicine Agricultural Science
Business Studies Information Technology Arts and Humanities


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Avail Scholarships to Study in Australia

Most scholarships to study in Australia cover tuition fee although some may also cover living or travelling expenses. From finding the best scholarships for you to helping you earn them, IDP is there to support you with latest updates on various scholarship programs and how to avail them. In 2019, Australia authorities offered over 3,000 Australia Awards scholarships and short courses to students from over 55 countries.

Some common scholarships programs available to international students in Australia include:

1.  Australia Awards: Funded by the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT).

2.  Australian Government Research and Training Program (AGRTP): Funded by the Australian Government, the scholarship covers tuition fee and health insurance of the student for up to 3 years.

3. Destination Australia: Aims to support international students to study in regional Australia to regionally develop tertiary education providers in Australia and provide a learning experience to its students.

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How Much will it Cost to study in Australia?

It is very important to have an estimate of how much will your studies cost overall. So before you depart from Mauritius, ensure that you consider expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel along with your tuition fee when calculating the estimated cost of studying in Australia. This will help you plan your budget more effectively.


*Annual Fees(Indicative)



$7,800 to $30,000 annually


English language studies 

$300/week depending on course length


Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)

$4000 - $22,000 annually


Undergraduate Bachelor Degree

$15,000 - $33,000 annually


Postgraduate Master’s Degree

$20,000 - $37,000 annually


Doctoral Degree

$14,000 - $37,000 annually

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Top Universities to Study in Australia

With over 22,000 courses to study in Australia across 1,100 institutions, it may be a little challenging to pick the right one. We have a huge database from where you can look up the university of your choice and know all about it in detail. Go ahead and check now!

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Visa Requirements to Study in Australia

While it is a tedious task to apply for your visa all on your own, IDP ensures that we make it easy for you. We guide you with the latest visa updates and also help you make your application, while also prepping you up for the visa interview. Some of the most common documents that you would require to study in Australia include:

• Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement

• Financial requirements

• English proficiency requirements

• Health and character requirements

Read up in detail about the visa process!

Why Study in Australia

According to the QS Best Student Cities 2019, 7 Australian cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast – are in the world’s top 100 student cities. 

If you want to study in Australia from Bangladesh, you are making a great choice. the country is known for its quality of education, internationally accredited qualifications, lingual diversity, scholarship and internship opportunities, and post-study work opportunities.

Know more about Australia!

Note: Given the current COVID-19 situation, there might be some changes in the 2020/2021 intakes. Don’t worry, our international education experts are here to guide you with the latest updates to help you apply to your desired course and institution. Feel free to connect with our experts for a free counselling session and keep posted about the latest COVID- 19 updates.

Updated on July 6, 2020

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Student Essentials

We have a range of special services for students applying to Australia!

Scholarships to study in Australia

Working part-time can be a great way to help cover your living expenses in Australia, but also help you gain work experience in your field of study.

Money and living expenses

There’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates of the study and living costs that you can expect while studying in Australia and help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in Australia.

Employment prospects in Australia

Working part-time can be a great way to help cover your living expenses in Australia, but also help you gain work experience in your field of study.

Student visa requirements in Australia

Your visa needs will depend on the type of study you want to pursue, and how long you intend to stay in Australia. Nationality and course duration are other important factors.

Post-study work visa in Australia

Australia now offers up to 4 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelors or Masters Degree in regional areas. This is a great update as now you can have a wider range of areas accessible to study and work in Australia, besides a longer duration of post-study work visa validity.

Why study in Australia?

If you are looking to further your education, undertake a world class degree or fast track your career, Australia offers a range of opportunities. Let’s take a look at the advantages.

Education system in Australia

Australia is home to some of the world’s leading universities, consistently ranked in the world’s top 100. Let’s explore the education system so we can find the best options for you.

Upcoming Intakes in Australia

Australian universities offer two major intakes for students – February and July. Know all about it.
Study in Group of Eight (Go8)
Group of Eight (Go8) encompasses Australia's leading research-intensive universities.
Health and support
Health and safety tips to follow when staying in Australia.
Adelaide is a big city, but it doesn’t get the crazy level of busy you come across in other bigger cities in Australia.
Melbourne has an exciting range of events on all year round, including sporting highlights like the Australian Open tennis grand slam.
There’s a lot going on in Sydney, from great dining and shopping and inspiring arts and culture to amazing architecture.
With high quality institutions, amazing libraries and numerous museums, Australia’s capital makes an excellent choice as your study city.
Perth is Australia’s sunniest capital, with stunning, sandy beaches and a huge number of city parks.
Hobart combines big city benefits with a small city flair and it’s the most affordable capital city in Australia.
With a stunning history, diverse shopping arcades, bars, thriving art and music scene, Brisbane is hard to beat as a great city to live in.
Student Safety
Health and safety tips to follow when staying in Australia.
Cost of Living in Australia

Find out more about the cost of living in Australia and plan your finances accordingly. 

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