Universities and Higher Education
The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) distinguishes Australia's educational system from many other countries.
Living costs in Australia
As for the costs of living in Australia, International students require between 1,400 and 2,500 Australian dollars per month, including accommodation, food, transportation and social activities. You have to show that you have the financial capacity to live and study in Australia when applying for a student visa.
As of October 2019, the annually living costs are:
Check the average budget you'll need for some of the most popular student cities in Australia:
Sydney: starting at 1,900 AUD/month
Adelaide: starting at 1,300 AUD/month
Brisbane: starting at 1,400 AUD/month
Melbourne: starting at 1,500 AUD/month
When it comes to transportation, Australia has excellent facilities in most towns. Several capital cities have rail and tram services. Several towns are likewise investing in the improvement of their public transportation networks. Depending on locations, students are eligible for discounts from state programs such as Queensland, South Australia, or Melbourne. Otherwise, a monthly public transportation pass for students costs between AUD 30 and AUD 70 depending on the city.