FAQS

FAQS 2017-06-02T17:53:59+00:00
Why study in Australia? 2017-05-18T18:01:20+00:00

Australia is ranked third in the world for its education system and the country has produced 15 Nobel Laureates till now. Along with this, it also has many world renowned of universities and colleges.

Even with a higher quality of education, living in Australia is quite affordable as compared to other countries, making it a great choice for many students across the globe.

Which course to choose? 2017-05-18T18:03:47+00:00

The Australian education system has numerous courses to offer including arts, humanities, life science, engineering, physics, social science, clinical, and health. There are various subsections amongst these subjects which makes it easy for you to do a specialization as well.

If you are confused about what course to choose, then contact us today and let us know your skills, previous education background, and future career goals, so that we can suggest you the best course to take.

How do I meet the admission requirements? 2017-05-18T18:05:18+00:00

The admission requirement depends on the university and course that you select. Apart from set education qualifications, international students are required to clear IELTS and PET. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System whereas PET means Preliminary English Test.

 For students opting for graduation courses, the IELTS score needs to be above 6.0. On the other hand, for students considering postgraduate courses, the IELTS score needs to be around 6.5 to 7.0. Similarly PET too has a score benchmark that needs to be achieved in order to clear the exam. The minimum passing marks that every student must obtain for PET is 75 out of 100.

What is the cost of studying in Australia? 2017-05-18T18:06:32+00:00

The cost of studying in Australia will depend heavily on the university and course you choose. In fact, there are numerous universities that offer the same course, but the fee structure can vary.

An undergraduate degree can cost you anywhere from $18,000 to $30,000 if it is a professional course like business studies or engineering. But if you are considering medical or veterinary science courses it might cost you more.

Similarly, post graduation courses can cost you anywhere from $30,000 to $65,000 depending on the college you choose. Apart from this, students should keep another $15,000 in hand towards their food and living expenses.

Am I eligible for scholarships? 2017-05-18T18:07:43+00:00

Good academic scores can increase your chances of receiving scholarships, but it is not the only criteria. There are many overseas student scholarship programs provided by the Australian government and universities. On an average Australian government gives around $250 Million for scholarship programs.To find out if your selected school offers a scholarship program, you can visit their website or consult with us.

Can I work part-time with studies? 2017-05-18T18:08:41+00:00

Yes, international students are allowed to work part-time while they are studying in Australia. Every student can work a maximum of 40 hours every 15 days during their college sessions. You can also work full-time during vacations.

How do I find an accommodation? 2017-05-18T18:09:32+00:00

Almost every Australian university offers an on-campus accommodation option for international students. In order to secure your accommodation, it is important that you apply for them on time. Echoes Global Education can guide you towards finding the right accommodation, whether you wish to stay on-campus or off-campus.

 There are also numerous homestay options available in Australia which allow you to live with an Australian family.

What are the chances of getting a job after graduation? 2017-05-18T18:10:22+00:00

Australian universities offer on-campus hiring programs for international students. The Government of Australia has made it easy for overseas students to work in their country after they have finished their graduation. There are many companies that visit universities and colleges at the end of each college session to select students for different job requirements. Apart from this our company also helps students in finding suitable jobs.

Can the spouse of an international student also work? 2017-05-18T18:11:12+00:00

Yes, the spouse of an international student can also work if they have a valid spouse/dependent visa. Although the minimum working hours for your partner might be different than you depending on the state you are living in.

Is an Australian degree globally recognized? 2017-05-18T18:11:58+00:00

Yes, Australian degrees are recognized worldwide which means you can quickly get an international job after graduating from down under. Most countries also prefer Australian students as they are exposed to different cultures and top level education making them capable of handling all sorts of situations.

When should I apply for my student visa? 2017-05-18T18:12:41+00:00

Student visas can take anywhere from 8 to 12 weeks to be processed depending on the background of an individual. So it is advised that you apply for a visa at least three months in advance of your college starting.

What salary can I expect in Australia after my graduation? 2017-05-18T18:13:18+00:00

The minimum wage that you can expect after completing your educational degree can be anywhere from $2500 to $4000 per month. Salaries also depend on the courses you are pursuing and the universities that you pass out.

Is internship an option while studying in Australia? 2017-05-18T18:14:07+00:00

Yes, internship is an option that you can consider while you are studying in Australia. There are many companies in the country which provide internship programs for international students. You can also apply for short term programs so that you can utilize your working hours limit to the fullest.

How will Echoes Global Education help me? 2017-05-18T18:15:23+00:00

Echoes Global Education is a student counseling commission which can assist you in selecting the right university and course for yourself. We will give you all the necessary information that is required for applying to an Australian college along with details of scholarship programs and student loan services. We can also help you with additional requirements that are essential for your stay in Australia like health cover policies and accommodation.

How do i know if a college offers a course of my interest? 2017-05-18T18:16:03+00:00

The best way to know if a college or university offers a course of your interest is by getting in touch with our customer support team. They will not only help you identify all the colleges that offer courses with your interest but will also assist you with the entire process of applying for these colleges.

Does Australia offer international student support services? 2017-05-18T18:16:54+00:00

Most of the colleges in Australia have a specific international student body that hosts different programs and events so that overseas students can feel safe and comfortable. Along with this there are many colleges that provide language tuitions, international student advisory board, and even different orientation programs to make you feel welcome.

Is a student eligible for permanent residency? 2017-07-11T12:29:54+00:00

As of now a student needs a total of 65-70 points to be eligible for permanent residency of Australia. These points can be achieved by a combination of all the factors like the course that you opt for, applicants age, duration of the the course and English which proficiency. Once you reach the total score you are then eligible to apply for permanent residency..