Study in Australia – Complete Process

Study in Australia - Complete Process

Why Study in Australia?

Australia’s top universities provide a range of career-focused degrees and programs. It has a prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) universities which are the Australian National University, University of Adelaide, University of Melbourne, Monash University, UNSW Sydney, University of Queensland, the University of Sydney, and the University of Western Australia.

  • Australian institutions’ research and training methods are renowned for their academic brilliance.
  • Students can work while enrolled in classes, combining their education with work experience.
  • Indian students who study in Australia are also exposed to international students from other nations, making it a truly global experience.
  • The nation also provides scholarships that can drastically reduce the cost of tuition. These scholarships enable students to attend top universities
  • International students can work up to 20 hours a week during their studies.
  • More than 22,000 career courses and programs are offered at more than 1,000 institutions across Australia.
  • Five of the top 30 student cities in the world are located in Australia.
  • Australian universities use research and training techniques that are known for their academic excellence.

Interesting Facts to Study in Australia


Exams Required to studyIELTS, TOEFL, PTE, GRE, GMAT
Funding sourcesScholarships, Aids, Part-time jobs
Cost of studyAUD 20k – 45k per year
IntakesFeb to Jun & July to November
DegreesDiploma, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate
VisaSubclass 500 Student visa
Part time jobs20 hours per week


Documents required for University application

  • International passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Secondary and higher secondary school leaving certificate
  • Academic Transcripts (Graduate)
  • Degree certificates (Bachelors or Masters for Graduate students)
  • Proof of financial capability or Scholarship documentation
  • English language test; IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE results are generally required
  • Marriage certificate or Change of name documentation

 Intakes for Australian Universities

Only a few institutions in Australia provide multiple incomes in September and November. Australia only has two draws which are in February and July.

Generally speaking, application deadlines for February intake are in October or November and July intake is in April or May. As each university has its own unique admissions cycle, there may be some differences in application dates. Recommended to start the admissions process at least six months before the application deadline.


 Universities preferred by students in India

University NameAverage Tuition Fees (AUD)/Year*City
University of Melbourne31,870-50,540Melbourne
Monash University30,000-52,400Melbourne
University of Queensland 25,000-80,000Brisbane
University of Sydney 30,000-50,000Sydney
Australian National University40,000Canberra
University of Adelaide 31,500-63,000Adelaide
Macquarie University30,000-63,000Sydney
Queensland University of Technology25,000-47,000Brisbane
University of Wollongong30,000-55,000Wollongong
Western Sydney University25,000-35,000Penrith
University of Tasmania25,000-50,000Hobart
Charles Darwin University15,000-35,000Darwin
University of Southern Queensland24,000-48,000Toowoomba
University of South Australia25,000-40,000Adelaide
La Trobe University26,000-35,000Melbourne
Murdoch University25,000-30,000Perth
Victoria University27,000-35,000Footscray



Eligibility Criteria

Admission requirements for different courses in Australia:

Graduate Diploma

  • You must have achieved an undergraduate qualification equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum IELTS Academic score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of at least 79.


  • [Secondary school qualification, equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.
  • IELTS – minimum 6.0 or TOEFL – 67



  • Undergraduate qualification equivalent to a bachelor’s degree, honours degree, or graduate diploma in Australia.
  • IELTS Academic – 6.5 or TOEFL – 79
  • LOR, SOP & Resume
  • Work experience letter
  • A police clearance


  • Honors degree, master’s degree by coursework with a research component, or an equivalent certificate from a recognized university.
  • IELTS Academic – 6.5 or TOEFL – 79
  • Work experience proof
  • A police clearance certificate


10 Steps to Study In Australia

1: Make an Inquiry at Jog Overseas education.

2: Get free Assessment Result – To fulfil your dream of studying in Australia, we make every step easy by finding the right course and institute that best suited to your profile, budget constrains & preferences.

3: Gather Documents – Once you have decided what and where you want to study, we will help you complete the application to the institutions of your choice. We will provide you with a checklist of the documents you will need to provide.

4: Application Process – We will submit your applications on your behalf, compile your application and certify supporting documents. We will then take care of sending your application to your university or institution of choice.

5: Receive a conditional Offer letter – You will receive a response from the university within 2-6 weeks of your application being submitted. When you’re offered a place in a course, you will receive a conditional offer letter.

6: Acceptance and payment – After receiving the provisional offer letter some of the institutes will ask for financial documents to give payment confirmation. Also the provider may take a short interview before giving confirmation. Once there are no conditions on your offer letter, you may accept the offer immediately. Examples of conditions that could be specified include supplying a new IELTS test result, supplying an academic transcript of recently completed study, or supplying certified documents. To accept the offer from an education provider, you must pay for tuition fee and health insurance. Most institutions require you to pay the first semester fees only. You can choose to pay this fee through either Telegraphic Transfer (TT) or Direct Debit (DD) to the institute.

7: Receive Confirmation of Enrolment (ECoE). – Once the institutions have received and processed your tuition fee payment, they will issue you with an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (ECoE). Once we have received this, we will notify you to send your required documents and start the visa application process.

8: Apply for visa– To lodge your visa application you will need to provide the documents outlined in the checklist we provide you. Just like your admission application.

9: Biometric and Medical Examination – Within 1-2 days of lodging your visa application, we get biometric advice which is auto-generated from the system and medical letter will need. Once you have undertaken the medical examination, your doctor will forward the medical reports and documents directly to the visa office.

10: Visa outcome & travel to Australia – We will notify you as soon as we know the outcome of your visa application so you can come in and collect your grant letter.

Documents required for Visa Processing for International Students

  • Completed Visa Application Form
  • Copy of Formal Education Documents
  • Passport Copy
  • National ID (Based on individual’s country)
  • English Test Result (IELTS or PTE)
  • Self-adhesive name and address proof
  • Police Report
  • Passport Size Photos (taken not more than 6 months)
  • A verified statement of tuition funds (Bank Balance)
  • A verified statement of availability of funds with source
  • Health Insurance for the duration of Stay(Study)

Insurance for Australia

Many international students traveling and studying in Australia will want to have a private health insurance plan in place for the full duration of their time abroad. It’s important to think about what type of coverage you’ll need and if you plan to do any international traveling. Students often opt to apply for travel medical insurance coverage for Australia so that they will be covered should the unexpected happen. Whether you get sick, need emergency care, or need evacuation coverage, international travel medical insurance will be helpful.

Australia has a special health insurance coverage for international students called Overseas Student Health Cover (OSCH). This insurance is required while on your student visa in Australia.


Scholarships to study in Australia

Studying abroad can actually be more affordable than it would be studying in the US, for example. For international students in Australia, the government, as well as universities, offer many types of scholarships to help the cost of tuition as well.

1.Destination Australia Scholarship

This scholarship is government-funded. Over a thousand scholarships of $15,000 are offered per year to both international and Australian students. This scholarship is specifically for students earning a tertiary education.

2.University of Sydney International Scholarship

This scholarship is fully funded by the University of Sydney. It’s a yearly scholarship for a student earning a master’s degree through research or PhD. In order to be chosen for this scholarship, you must have an outstanding academic record and promising research potential.

3.Adelaide Global Academic Excellence for International Students

This scholarship is available for both undergraduate and graduate studies. It offers 50% off tuition. To be awarded this scholarship, there are highly competitive criteria. You must have the highest ATAR score of those applying (this is the Australian class ranking system) or a GPA of 6.8 (also by Australian standard). There are equivalents that can be measured for international students.


Work and study in Australia?

When studying at a university in Australia as an international student, a student visa is necessary. Students can also able to get a job while on a student visa in Australia. they can work 40 hours every two weeks and unlimited hours on school holidays.


English Proficiency Requirements

The English language proficiency requirements that should be met by aspiring students who wish to pursue bachelor’s degrees in Australian universities vary from university to university. Let us first look at the English language tests that Australian universities accept:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – A minimum score of 6.0-6.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet-based test (paper-based test is accepted from limited countries) – A minimum score of 60-90
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – A minimum score of 169-176 while scoring a minimum of 169 in every section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic – A minimum score of 50-64
  • Occupational English Test (OET)


 How much does it cost to live in Australia while studying?

Before making a decision, it’s important to be aware of what studying in Australia costs. Here are some costs, besides tuition, that you should consider:

  • Visa fee: 575 AUD
  • Health Insurance: 400-1000 AUD per year
  • Housing on campus: Between 550-1,000 AUD per month
  • Apartment off-campus: Between 175-1700 AUD per month
  • Utilities and Internet: Approximately 250 AUD per month
  • Student public transport pass: Between 40-70 AUD per month