The basics

Australia: Applying to university

Are you ready to apply? Not quite sure yet? When applying to Australia, there are several factors to take into consideration including the country’s education system and study culture – it’s likely very different to what you’re used to, but then that’s why you’ve chosen to study abroad after all! Let us enlighten you as to how things are done in Australia and what you can expect, so your application has the very best chance of being accepted.

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American students applying to an Australian university

Have you ever considered studying abroad? If so, you couldn’t pick a warmer, more welcoming place than Australia ! While you’re there, you could check out the Great Barrier Reef, sample the friendly, laid-back culture that makes the country famous and make the most of top quality Australian higher education institutions.     What are the requirements?   Australia has many different study abroad programs available at many of their universities.

100903 IELTS and TOEFL exam

IELTS vs. TOEFL: Which should you take?

If you aren’t an English native speaker, you’ll almost always be required to sit an English language proficiency test as part of your application to study abroad at an English-speaking university. The two most accepted English language tests worldwide are the International English Language Test System ( IELTS ) and Test of English as a Foreign Language ( TOEFL ) tests.   Whilst both accurately test your level of English and are widely accepted across over


Applying to study in Australia

Australia is a hotspot for sun-seeking pilgrims all around the world. With beautiful beaches, a bright student scene and a curious array of wildlife, it’s no wonder the nation is the most popular study abroad destination for international students. But don’t be fooled: there’s much more to studying down under than beach parties and barbeques. As well as having incredibly strict immigration laws, Australia is home to many world-class universities with incredibly specific application


The Australian higher education system...simplified

Between application forms, sorting out your visa and dreading the epic flight across the world, getting organised to study abroad in Australia can be exhausting. Not to mention your apprehension at what kind of academic world awaits you once off the tarmac. Australia’s higher education sector is comprised of both technical colleges and universities, offering technical, undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. Institutions must be registered with a government body to