Provides an introduction to the benefits of studying in Australia. You can search for courses, find out about study costs, and about living in Australia. You can also identify courses which meet Australia’s registration, accreditation and quality assurance standards in your own country.
AusLIST is an online directory of Australian providers and the courses they deliver overseas. It enables international students to find information on Australian higher education courses being offered in their country; and the locations where those courses are delivered.
The Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through Australia’s extensive scholarship programs. The Australia Awards are comprised of two streams: an achievement stream that targets the best and brightest students, researchers and professionals to come to Australia and for Australians to do the same offshore; and a development stream that builds capacity in developing countries.
Australian Education International (AEI) supports the international education industry through policy development and advice; quality assurance and consumer protection; and qualifications recognition.
A bridging visa is a temporary visa that provides for a non-citizen to remain lawful in certain circumstances where they do not hold a substantive visa. There are different categories of bridging visas for Australia that relate to different circumstances.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship page with details on how to change to a new course at a different level of qualification or with a different education provider.
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) is the official Australian Government website that lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.
The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad.
The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) framework protects the interests of overseas students and Australia’s reputation for delivering quality education services by setting out standards, roles and responsibilities for education institutions that teach overseas students, as well as providing tuition and financial assurance for students.
Like many international students you may get a part-time or casual job to help pay your living expenses while you study in Australia. This information will help you to understand your rights in the workplace. Information is available in several languages.
The Overseas Students Ombudsman (OSO) investigates complaints about problems that overseas students or intending overseas students may have with private education and training in Australia.
Australian Education International (AEI), through the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR), provides official information and advice on the comparability of overseas qualifications with Australian qualifications.
Scholarships are offered by the Australian Government, education institutions and a number of other organisations. They cover various educational sectors, including vocational education and training, student exchanges, undergraduate and postgraduate study and research.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship index page to information for people studying or seeking study, training, or skills development in Australia. Also provides information on education agents and providers.
If you are an overseas student, use the Study Wizard to get essential information, search for courses and institutions, and get a checklist and information kit about study in Australia.
The Visa Wizard can help you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. The Visa Wizard includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.