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AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION

EDUCATION PATHWAY

Your study plan can be streamlined by planning and pursuing an educational course. A Foundation course will assist you in achieving your objectives more quickly.

If you don't meet the entry criteria for the course you want in Australia, there are a number of options available to help you get there.

This may include attending an Australian academy, taking English language classes, or enrolling in a vocational education and training programme.

 
 

FOUNDATION STUDIES

If you don't meet academic criteria, you have a few options for getting ready to continue your education. You can enrol in high school or Foundation Studies, depending on your previous studies and the final degree you want to pursue.

Foundation Studies is a rigors preparatory programme that will prepare you to enrol in an undergraduate programme at a university or other institution of higher learning. These programmes are typically divided into streams, such as business and science, and include both mandatory and elective subjects. The majority of the time, English language assistance is required.

 

Foundation Studies courses are available at many schools, vocational education and training institutions, and universities. Foundation Studies is characterised by a university's provisional admission to an undergraduate programme if you reach the necessary grades.

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ENGLISH COURSES

Learning English in Australia entails much more than simply reciting words in a classroom. Our teaching method emphasises critical thinking, as well as group and project work based on real-life experiences, so you will not only learn the language but also how to use it in everyday situations.

You will learn a wide variety of life skills by learning English in Australia that you will not be able to obtain at home. Problem-solving, guiding diverse teams, and adapting your English to real-world scenarios are all useful skills that you can need for the rest of your life. You can learn the world's language in a genuinely international atmosphere because our educational facilities provide a multicultural mix of students.

No matter where you study or which course you take, the standard of our English language instruction remains constant. You can rest assured that you're having the best English education possible thanks to mandatory national standards and a robust, industry-led quality support system (see English Australia). 

DIFFERENT TYPES OF ENGLISH INSTRUCTION 

There are a variety of English courses available in Australia to satisfy a variety of study needs.

There are a number of English language research organisations whose findings are accepted in Australia and other countries.

GENERAL ENGLISH

Your aim is to improve your general English proficiency so that you can enrol in higher-level courses; to improve your English for daily use; to improve your English for travel; to improve your English for work or to do part-time work in an English-speaking country.

Description of the course: This course focuses on communication skills, with an emphasis on speaking and listening.

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

The aim is to attend an Australian school, vocational college, or university to further your education.

 

Course overview - This course will prepare you to study at an English-speaking university, college, or vocational institute.

EXAMINATION PREPARATION

Your objective - You want to take an exam like the IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, or Cambridge First Certificate.

 

Definition of the course: This course will prepare you for English language proficiency exams.

ENGLISH FOR TEACHING

Your ambition is to teach English in your home country's classrooms.

 

TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, EfTC) is one of the courses offered in this programme (English for Teaching Children.)

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

Your objective - You want to learn the spoken and written English required for a particular situation and are considering an internship.

 

The focus of this course is on practical English for specific course areas such as finance, aviation, and tourism.

STUDY TOURS

Your target - You want to take a short vacation, learn English, and have a good time, or you want to study English and get some job experience.

 

Course overview - These courses combine General English instruction with recreational, social, tourist, cultural, or professional development events.

OUR QUALITY ASSURANCE 

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) are Australia's national regulatory and quality agencies for international education (ASQA).

 

The Australian Government created them to track quality and regulate university and non-university education providers against a set of independently defined standards to regulate courses and education and training providers to ensure nationally accepted quality standards are met.

 

Both of these organisations are in charge of monitoring national standards for English language schools.

 

In addition, the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act protects the following student rights:

 

  • All foreign students' well-being.

  • The educational experience of students is of high quality.

  • Providing correct and up-to-date details.

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ENGLISH AUSTRALIA

English Australia is Australia's national peak body for the international education sector's English language sector. English Australia represents over 100 member colleges across Australia that offer high-quality English language programmes to international students and professionals.

 

The priority of English Australia is on:

Providing the highest-quality English language programmes; providing a variety of support services to insure a safe learning environment; and ensuring tuition security for students on all visa forms.

NEAS

NEAS is the English Language Teaching Community's Global Quality Assurance Leader. In Australia, NEAS has over 160 member centres, with another 57 Australian member or member affiliated centres operating globally.

 

NEAS is dedicated to supporting the English Language Teaching (ELT) community by offering a variety of programmes, including:

 

ELT Centres' quality assurance and endorsement; instructor, manager, and technical staff professional development; and ELT teacher qualifications approval

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Many grants, scholarships, and bursaries are available to help you finance your studies in Australia.

 

Find out what scholarships you may be eligible for using our scholarship search tool.

 
 

There are several scholarships, grants, and bursaries available to assist you in funding your studies in Australia.

 

The Australian government, educational institutions, and a variety of other public and private organisations provide them.

 

All scholarship applications and inquiries must be made via the scholarship provider.

 

International students may apply for the following major scholarship programmes:

Australia Awards

Via Australia's comprehensive scholarship programmes, the Australia Awards seek to foster awareness, education connections, and long-term relations between Australia and our neighbours. The programme combines scholarships from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT), the Department of Education, and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research into one programme (ACIAR). Learn more about the Australia Awards here.

 

Destination Australia

The Australian Government's new mobility scheme for domestic and foreign students studying in regional Australia is known as the Destination Australia Program (DAP). Each year, over 1000 scholarships will be available to domestic and foreign students studying at regional campus locations with qualifications ranging from Certification IV to higher.

 

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)

The International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) programme was replaced by the Research Training Program (RTP) on January 1, 2017. Visit the Department of Education's website to learn more about the Research Training Program. These scholarships must be applied for directly to a participating institution.

 

Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship

The Australia APEC Women in Science Fellowships are available to high-achieving female researchers from APEC economies who want to work on research projects in collaboration with Australian educational and research institutions.

 

Provider Scholarship

Scholarships are often offered by Australian education providers to eligible international students based on academic merit. For more information and guidance, contact the admissions team or the international office at the provider to which you are applying.

Who is qualified to apply for a scholarship?

Many of the scholarships on our website are open to foreign students. Many are open to students of all nationalities, but all scholarship requirements are determined by the school or organisation providing the scholarship, and applications must be sent directly to the scholarship provider.

 

To find out if you're eligible for a scholarship, you'll need to contact the scholarship provider.

Students in the United States may apply for scholarships and financial aid.

Students from the United States will often carry their US financial aid to their Australian educational institution. Scholarships for international research are available from a variety of international and charitable organisations. These scholarships must be applied for in your home country.

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Australian universities and higher education institutions offer a variety of qualifications.

The locations of major university campuses around Australia are shown in this list and map.

Universities in Australia have a variety of postgraduate study options. 

Australia's research and development has had a significant global impact.

Australia has a clear and tested track record when it comes to global education rankings.

LEGAL RIGHTS AND PROTECTION

Australia has laws and services in place to insure that you receive a high-quality education and that you are treated fairly when purchasing goods and services.

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AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM

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The academic year in Australia differs according to the type of study you are pursuing.

Australia has a clear and tested track record when it comes to global education rankings.

International students studying in Australia have their rights protected by the ESOS framework.

It's possible that you'll want to change your path, level of education, or organisation.

FIELDS OF STUDY

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Business, Management and Commerce

This area of study will give you a thorough understanding of how corporations and organisations operate from the inside out.

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Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health

Australia's biggest and fastest-growing sector is health care and social assistance.

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Information Technology

In the last three years, the technology industry alone has generated 33,000 new jobs in Australia.

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Engineering

Five Australian universities are among the top 50 in the world for engineering and technology.

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Schools

Australia's educational institutions are among the best in the world. See for yourself why an education in Australia is so valuable.

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Vocational Courses

Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia is built on collaboration between government and business.

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Bringing your children

If you want to bring your school-aged children to Australia to study, you'll need to make arrangements for them to go to school.