Top 5 Study Abroad Cities in Australia for Indian Students

Top 5 Study Abroad Cities in Australia for Indian Students

Popular amongst international students, Australia is one of the best study abroad destinations in the world. The ‘land of kangaroos’ offers a wide range of educational courses to students coming from different parts of the globe. These courses cover fields like engineering, business, medicine, tourism, humanities, etc. Australia is also home to some of the best universities that provide international students with multiple academic options such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, associate degrees and PhD degrees.

Every year, approximately 3, 00,000 international students relocate to Australia. Most of them are from India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea and China. However, Indian students make up more than 9% of Australia’s student population. Also, the recently revised visa application rules have been proving more beneficial for students since they don’t need to show much documentation and financial proof.

With some of the best cities providing world class education as well as better living standards in Australia, students have an advantage. So, here are 5 top study abroad cities in Australia for Indian students:

  1. Perth

Perth is a wonderful study destination in Western Australia. This city is home to top universities of the country that provide Indian students with a wide range of study programs and a strong education system. University of Western Australia located in Perth is a part of Group of Eight (Go8 universities). Curtin University has ATN affiliation network. Edith Cowen University is known for its communication courses whereas Murdoch University focuses very well on research activities and is a member of IRU (Innovative Research University).

Perth enjoys less travel and time distance from India. The place is known for its opportunities in the mining industry.

  1. Brisbane

With three universities and a lot of study and work opportunities, Brisbane is another favourite for Indian students. University of Queensland in Brisbane is part of Go8 universities and QUT enjoys being part of ATN group. Griffith University prides in being part of IRU.

Brisbane is one of the most affordable cities of Australia as far as studying and living is concerned. Indian students love the weather conditions here.

  1. Melbourne

Melbourne tops the study abroad cities in Australia list. This city houses nine universities offering various academic courses and quality education that every student wants to be a part of. The popular universities of Melbourne include University of Melbourne and Monash University which are a part of Go8 universities, RMIT is popular ATN University and La Trobe University is the IRU of Melbourne. Australian Catholic University is renowned for tutoring its very special courses in teaching and nursing apart from business and IT. Deakin and Victoria University is very popular for its courses among Indian students.

The city is also known for its cultural entertainment and efficient transport facilities. It is a busy city like any other metro city in the world; it is advisable for students to choose their accommodation close to their institution of study. Melbourne is also very popular among Indian students due to its past connections with the students.

  1. Adelaide

With a lot of social spots, beautiful beaches and vineyards, Adelaide is also house to 3 well known universities that attract students from around the world. The University of Adelaide is a famous Go8 University. University of South Australia is part of the ATN group whereas Flinders University enjoys being part of IRU.

Adelaide is the best place to be for food enthusiasts and students who prefer a low cost of living.

  1. Sydney

Being home to a signature relaxed lifestyle, famous nightlife, authentic Australian cuisine and the best of Australia’s universities, Sydney is the most expensive city in Australia. It is considered to be incomparable. With five universities located in the city, Sydney possesses a high student population.

Sydney is house to 2 Go8 universities including University of New South Wales UNSW and University of Sydney. UTS – University of Technology Sydney is one of the most popular ATN University in India for Sydney.  Macquarie University’s business and bio sciences courses are very popular.  University of Sydney, Western is known for its health courses.

These 5 Australian cities are the top study abroad destinations for Indian students looking for gaining world class education and living a good life.

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About Shahina Khan

Shahina Khan has more than 16 years of experience in higher education consultancy. She is recipient of multiple awards and renowned expert for international education, visa and culture. Ms. Khan continually explores new study destinations for Indian & South Asian students, and works on promotional strategies with a number of trusted institutions of higher education in various countries.

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  1. Hii mem/sir, i am umang prajapati. I got 80% in 10th(2009), and got 63% in 12th science with physics, chemistry, and maths(2011). I have done B.TECH in computer engineering in 2015 and got 6.72 CGPA. I had 5 back logs. And i want apply in Canadian universities without spp(general) category am i eligible?? Can i will get visa?

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