Why choose study in Australia
Home for the best universities in the world
Australia has some of the best colleges in the world. Several Australian universities are listed in the top 100 best universities in the world. With approximately more than 22,000 courses in 1,100 institutions, a great number of fields or study areas are available, making it highly likely that you can take up your choice of degree, training or course.
The numbers above show that Australian education has the quantity and variety, but it is also worth noting that the country leads in quality. Seven out of the top 100 universities in the world can be found in Australia. Their university system also ranks 8th in the world, ahead of countries such as the UK, Germany and Japan. With these, Australia is recognized as a country that offers world-class education.
Some of the most popular fields to study are the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering, social sciences and medical fields. Australian study programmes cover almost every possible subject students might need.
Australian degree is a globally recognized degree
When you study in Australia, your degree is trusted and recognised internationally. The Australian education system maintains its international reputation through high educational standards, with its universities standing out in world league tables. Moreover, most courses and training undertaken by international students in Australia are covered by Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). It is a system of learning which is authorised by the Australian government.
Be at the forefront of Technology and Innovations
Australia has a reputation for adopting new technologies at a faster rate than in most other countries. Facilities for teaching, training and research are world-class in terms of state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology. One of the most appealing aspect of the country for international students is the quality of scientific research. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations. Students who study in Australia can take advantage the country’s impressive technology and research resources. Australia has quality of scientific research programs available for international students.Pay reasonable tuition fees
Australian education programs represent great value for money. Fees for vocational courses in Australia start from $AUD7000 and can reach around $AUD30,000 per year. An undergraduate program can cost you from $AUD15,000 to $AUD33,000 per year and postgraduate tuition fees range from $AUD20,000 to $AUD37,000 annually. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses start at around $AUD4000 while fees for foundation studies start from $AUD15,000 per year. Planning to take up an English language course? These courses start from only $AUD300 per week depending on the course length.
Australian courses are often shorter than alternatives in other countries, particularly in the US. Most Australian bachelor degree courses can be completed in three years and even less if the education provider works on a trimester system. This means that you can save a whole year's tuition fees if you choose to study in Australian rather than in the US or the UK.Start a successful career while studying
Australian cities have excellent job prospects and a multicultural community of students who are supported through student services programs. Australian graduates have excellent job prospects from their internationally-trusted universities. Working during your studies is also encouraged – international students on student visas are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week to boost their living expenses. Work experience and internships are all ways in which you can gain Australian work experience in your field of study and be competitive in the international job market after graduation
Brisbane School of Hairdressing
Brisbane School of Beauty
Brisbane School of Barbering
Gold Coast School of Hairdressing
(Vocational) (Brisbane and Gold Coast) [CRICOS 03319G]
The Brisbane School of Hairdressing, the Brisbane School of Beauty, the Brisbane School of Barbering and Gold Coast School of Hairdressing are the leaders in training and education services within the hair and beauty industries in Queensland.
Academies Australasia Institute
(Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Armidale) [CRICOS 02398A]
Academies Australasia Institute is a Registered Training Organisation licensed to offer a wide variety of courses, including Agriculture, Leadership and Management, and Project Management courses.
Academies Australasia Polytechnic
(Higher Education and Vocational) (Melbourne and Sydney) [CRICOS 02439G]
Academies Australasia Polytechnic is a Registered Higher Education Provider and a Registered Training Organisation delivering Vocational and Higher Education courses.
Australian College of Technology
Australian College of Technology is a Registered Training Organisation offering students a wide range of courses to choose from, including Information Technology, and Marketing and Communication courses.
Clarendon Business College
(Vocational) (Sydney) [CRICOS 02408D]
Established in 1960, Clarendon Business College is a Registered Training Organisation licensed to offer a wide range of courses, including Accounting, and Travel and Tourism courses.
College of Sports & Fitness
(Vocational) (Sydney) [CRICOS 03057C]
Since its establishment in 2007, the College of Sports & Fitness has grown to become highly regarded as a specialised educational institution within the Sport, Recreation and Fitness industry with campuses in the Sydney CBD and Manly. It is home to friendly staff and five-star sporting facilities.
Skills Training Australia
(Vocational) (Melbourne) [CRICOS 03521F]
Skills Training Australia is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation that has been leading the way in the delivery of Community Services, Health, Enrolled Nursing, Aged and Home and Community Care training across Victoria since 1999.
Supreme Business College
(Vocational) (Sydney) [CRICOS 02028E]
Supreme Business College, established in 1965, is a licensed Training Organisation offering a wide variety of courses for students to choose from, including Early Childhood Education and Care courses.
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How to Apply
Students must choose their course. They must choose from the list of courses listed on the Academies Australasia website, taking into account the campus offering the course. Note that courses are not offered in all campuses.
International students must meet entry requirements:
Course Admission Requirements
Vocational Education and Training
Students must complete Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.
Students must complete Year 12 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.
English Language Requirements
For most courses at Academies Australasia, students are required to meet a minimum of IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent. The following courses require higher level of English prior to entry:
Certificate III in Health Services requires IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score less than 6.0 or equivalent;
Diploma and Advance Diploma of Nursing require IELTS Academic score of 7.0 with no band score less than 7.0 or equivalent;
Higher education courses require IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5.
If the level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organised with one of the Academies Australasia English colleges operating in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Singapore.
For courses offered by Academies Australasia Polytechnic and Skills Training Australia, students must be at least 18 years of age to start studying.
International students must submit their completed application form, accompanied by supporting documents.
As part of the admissions process, students maybe interviewed. If the application is successful, students will be sent an Offer Letter and Student Agreement offering them a place in the course in the specified campus. On receipt of the Offer Letter and upon signing the Student Agreement, students will need to pay their tuition fees and the Overseas Student Health Cover (if applicable).
International students must provide payment for their Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or proof of existing OSHC before their enrolment can be confirmed. Academies Australasia can arrange their Health Cover if they need.
On receipt of the fees, students will be emailed an official Confirmation of Enrolment. This confirmation is needed to apply for a student visa. All international students must apply for and obtain a student visa from an appropriate Australian Government office before leaving for Australia.
For more information, have a look at the application process for vocational programmes and bachelor degrees.
Academies Australasia is a leading education provider with 18 colleges across Australia and Singapore. Colleges include, to name a few, Academies Australasia Institute, Academies Australasia Polytechnic, Australian College of Technology, Brisbane School of Beauty, Brisbane School of Hairdressing, Brisbane School of Barbering, Gold Coast School of Hairdressing, Clarendon Business College, College of Sports & Fitness, Skills Training Australia and Supreme Business College.
All courses delivered by Academies Australasia colleges are nationally accredited in Australia, and provide up-to-date training, with staff working closely with the industry to ensure that there is also the opportunity on some of the courses to undertake an internship or work placement, allowing students to gain experience in the workforce and build contacts for their future employment.
The colleges have taught students from over 129 countries from around the world, and they are proud of their diverse student population. There are a range of qualifications that students can study, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, and bachelor degrees. Academies Australasia colleges have arrangements with leading higher education institutions whereby courses qualify for transfer credits.
All college campuses provide students with a wide range of support services both academically and socially during their course duration. All delivery sites also focus on providing a safe and healthy, culturally diverse, friendly and non-discriminatory learning environment, with wi-fi access and student lounges for them to relax in between classes.
Academies Australasia is close connections with industry ensure that its courses are up-to-date and reflect the latest industry trends. Some of its courses include internship or industry work placement opportunities, which provide students with real-world experience. Hands-on experience is always an excellent way to complement and reinforce what is learned in class.
Academies Australasia is campuses have been developed specifically to provide students with a challenging and rewarding experience in a great learning environment. It provides free wireless internet access, as well as computer access within its student lounges. Its campuses also include extensive academic and social support services to assist its students to succeed.
Academies Australasia is very proud of its graduates. They have found success in a wide range of professions and businesses- in Australia and overseas.
International students at Academies Australasia colleges may enrol in a wide range of recognised courses at different levels. They can choose from qualifications including:
General English (Elementary to Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes(EAP) (Intermediate to Advanced)
TOEIC, TOEFL and IELTS preparation
Cambridge ESOL courses (FCE, CAE)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Early Childhood Education & Care
Hairdressing and Salon
Leadership and Management
Marketing and Communication
Sport Coaching & Development
Travel and Tourism
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Business (Leadership and Management)
Quality is at the core of everything done at Academies Australasia. Courses are nationally accredited and are developed in partnership with industry and professional associations.
Academies Australasia employs a passionate group of educators - they are more than academics; they are professionals within their fields. What makes educators at Academies Australasia different are their experience within their respective industries- bringing real-world experience into the classroom.
Academies Australasia has, over the years, taught international students from numerous countries and that number continues to grow. Currently, Academies Australasia is international student body is from around 70 countries including Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, South Korea and Thailand.
Visit the Academies Australasia website for more about this.