Capital: Canberra
Population: 19,731,984
Area: 7,682,300 sq km
Language: English
Religion: Anglican, Roman Catholic, Protestant
Continent: Australia


Australia growing up quickly as a popular study destination among the students around the world. Most of the students go to Australia to study in the vocational education and training system and at university level. The most popular fields of study are business and management, information technology, engineering, and tourism and hospitality. Students these days are increasingly studying in a wide range of disciplines at Australian institutions.

Australia is the safe, multicultural and internationally recognized environment for further education, innovative research intensive culture and international rapport has made Australia a leading provider of top quality education to international students from all over the world.


In Australia, international students can apply for permission to work. Student is permitted to work 20 hrs a week and full-time during vacations. But If you are studying masters or doctorate courses under subclass 574, then you are permitted to work unlimited hours a week.


Here is the list of Top Australian Universities. The name of the Australian universities is listed alphabetically with the links to their respective websites.
The Australian universities are ranked depending upon various factors and resources. 


Process to obtain Australian Student Visa for international students
Any person who intends to undertake full-time study in a registered course in Australia needs to obtain a Australian Student Visa. A Student Visa permits the holder to travel to, enter and remain in Australia for the duration of the registered course of study. Overseas students cannot undertake part-time study in Australia and must leave Australia on completion of their course of study.

Student Visa Processing

Student visa applicants from India, Nepal and Bhutan are required to undergo a Pre-Visa Assessment (PVA).


Persons wishing to study in Australia should apply on form 157A and pay the current visa application charge.

Documentation to submit with your application:

1.    Four recent passport-style photographs for each applicant
2.    Supplementary Questionnaire to Form 157A
3.    Completed ‘details of relatives’ form
4.    IELTS test results
5.   Changes to the student visa regulations require varying evidence of funds dependent on the subclass of student visa applied for. Applicants should show funds and (income that support these funds) enough to cover, course fee, and living costs in Australia (AUD 12,000 pa) as well as amounts covering other family members. For details relating to the specific financial evidentiary requirements for each subclass
6.All original education documents including all mark sheets for Degrees
7.Affidavit of support from the person providing financial support
8.For applicants below 18 years of age, details of arranged guardianship in Australia plus an affidavit from the student’s parents agreeing to the guardianship arrangement 
9. Bank statement from the person(s) providing support outlining transactions for the past 6 months  

Processing Times

Student applicants should lodge applications no more than 3 months and at least 8 weeks before course commencement dates. Some applications take longer to process. Students may be asked to undertake further medicals and some delays may be experienced due to the need to verify bank or education documents.  Nepalese and Bhutanese applicants need to take into account the time taken for documents and letters to be sent and received by the Visa Office.
To be granted a student visa you will need