Why Study In Australia
In Australia, you have the freedom to choose a path that suits your particular goals. There are thousands of courses on offer.
Whichever course you choose, you’ll experience a unique kind of
education. Studying in Australia promotes innovative, creative and
independent thinking. You’ll learn to work as part of a team, to
communicate effectively with others and to develop the practical skills
and intellectual abilities you need for global success.
Most importantly, you’ll learn how to use your initiative. Your
teachers will encourage you to think of original, practical solutions to
real-world problems. Upon graduation, your qualification will make you
highly sought after by Australian and international employers.
The Australian education system has a strong international reputation
and is known for its effective structure and innovative policy
developments. Many other countries, eager to improve their own education
systems, turn to Australia for advice.
Australia is also one of the best places to live. It is a young,
vibrant and friendly country in which students can live, learn and grow.
So if you want a quality education and a good lifestyle, Australia’s
the place to be.
The relationship of education to migration policy
You should undertake study in a field in which you intend to work
once you graduate. You are strongly advised not to undertake studies in
Australia with the sole purpose of obtaining a migration outcome. The
student visa process is an entirely separate process to skilled
migration and there is no guarantee that you will be eligible for
skilled migration purely on the basis of having undertaken a course
related to an occupation on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL).
The SOL is a list of skilled occupations that are in need in
Australia comprising of four major groups: managers and administrators;
professionals; associate professionals; and tradespersons and related
The SOL can, and does, change in light of labour market needs in
Australia. There is no guarantee that an occupation listed on the SOL at
the time you begin your studies will still be on the SOL when you
The Australian Government wants a targeted, high-value,
demand-driven, skilled migration program that is responsive to the needs
of the Australian labour market. As these needs change rapidly, the
skilled migration program will be adjusted accordingly.