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Australia is costliest education destination; India cheapest

Studying abroad in top universities across the world has been on the rise for several years despite the fact that it is expensive to study abroad. Now it has been reported that Australia is the most expensive place for an international student to attend university, ahead of Singapore and the United States . Meanwhile India has been rated the cheapest to study in. According to a research report by banking giant HSBC, which surveyed 15 countries, an overseas student would need US $42,000 a year to meet university fees and living costs in Australia. This was nearly US $3,000 more than...

Video Competition for an all-expenses-paid Study Trip to Australia for Higher Education

New Delhi, September 8th, 2014:  Pupils from international schools in India will have a chance to win a one-week study trip to a leading Australian university by taking part in the International Schools Video Competition run by Cambridge English Language Assessment , part of the world famous University of Cambridge and the Australian Trade Commission . The competition will be launched on 11th September 2014. It will run till November 2014 and the winners will be announced on 20th January 2015.The winning teams will visit Australia between April-July 2015. School principals...

Australian PM launches plan to boost student exchange with India

The Prime Minister (PM) of Australia Mr Tony Abbott recently launched the New Colombo Plan, which has been designed to boost student exchange as well as partnerships between academic institutes of the two nations. Till now fourteen Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) have been signed between officials of Indian and Australian institutes for the purpose. The plan was announced at the Mumbai University , during Mr Abbott’s two-day visit to India. The New Colombo Plan of the Australian government will focus on enhancing knowledge about the Indo-Pacific among Australian students by...

South Australia eager to forge ties with India for higher education

South Australia is aspiring to forge ties with India for education and vocational training, according to the premier of South Australia Mr Jay Weatherill, who visited the Indian Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ms Smriti Irani recently. South Australia is a small state and its population is around 1.65 million. However, there are quality public universities there, such as, the University of Adelaide . Moreover, the environment of South Australia is conducive to foreign students, added Mr Weatherill. Ms Irani on her part lauded South Australia for their interest in a lasting...

Australia offers non-science students chance to pursue IT courses

Candidates from non-science backgrounds who aspire to pursue courses in Information Technology (IT) can realize their ambitions in institutes in Australia , which will be the gateway to thriving careers in emerging fields such as Cloud Computing, Internet Security, Gaming, Social Media, Animation, etc. Although IT courses are offered in several institutes of India, candidates need an intermediate/plus two degree in Science to qualify for undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) admissions in such institutes. According to the Australian education system, students from the Arts or Commerce...

Indian students second largest foreign student group in Australia

Indian students constitute the second largest group of international students in Australia , as per recent statistics. According to data provided by Universities Australia , which is an organization involved with the advancement of higher education in the country, there are over 30,000 foreign students pursuing different courses throughout Australia. Out of these, the five top countries in terms of their student count are China, India, South Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam . There has been a steady increase in students from countries such as Colombia, Philippines and Pakistan ...

England's loss seems to be Australia's gain

It is now know that UK has suffered a setback in terms of getting students from subcontinent last year with stringent rules and it seems that Australia is now trying to capitalize on that. According to reports, England has suffered the first decline in overseas entrants to its higher education system in 29 year. Earlier it was reported that the universities in England have witnessed a dip in the number of international students for the first time in 29 years as candidates from India and Pakistan have been inconvenienced due to stringent visa regulations, as per a recent study...

Student visa application up says Australian immigration authorities

While there has been a concern over student safety and work related policies, the number of application for student visas has gone up in last one year says Australian authorities. According to reports, more than 74,000 international students applied for Australian student visas in the three months to September 2013. The reports mentioned that the student visa applications from India were up by 7% in 2013 on 2012. It was also mentioned that the applications from Nepal are up by 29% and from Vietnam by 42%. The number of 74,000 applying for visa in three months to September 2013 is the...

Australian universities offering courses on Hindi

Several Australian universities are offering courses on Hindi , which is the national language of India. Infact, the number of students aspiring to study the subject outside India is increasing. Educationists from Australia have taken Hindi lessons from Indian institutes to be able to educate aspirers in their country. The Australian National University (ANU) conducts courses on Hindi via virtual classrooms where students are able to practice pronunciation, chanting, etc. As against 15 students studying Hindi at the university last year, this year there are 30. The count is expected...

256% growth in number of Indian students going abroad for education

It is a known fact that most Indian students would prefer to go abroad for higher education given a chance but the numbers has been astounding. According to reports, between 2000 and 2009, the number of Indian students in foreign countries grew by 256%, or three and-a-half times. According to a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore recently, the profile of the internationally mobile Indian students is changing. It was reported that in India, majority of students studying outside India choose the USA as a country of their choice followed by the UK . Canada...

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