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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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How to apply to study in Australia

Australia is one of the top study destinations in the world and international students can’t wait to experience the sun, sea and famous Aussie culture.   If you’ve decided an Australian university is for you, then you’ve come to the right place to learn more about the application process. Be warned, it may appear confusing, but once you fully understand it, it won’t seem so stressful.   In this article, we explore all you need to know about the application


The Australian higher education system simplified

Between application forms, sorting out your visa and embarking on 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


Understanding the Australian grading system

International students studying in Australia are subject to the Australian degree classification and grading system. This grading system is used to establish the levels of achievement for bachelor’s and some master’s degrees. The grading system is also used as an indicator of entry requirements for degrees. As an international student, you don’t only want to pass your degree, you likely want to achieve well academically. We chart how the Australian grading system works, what to look