Quick facts about studying in Australia


  • Australia is more than a study destination; Australia is a change in lifestyle, an opportunity to explore laid-back nature, the ocean, rainforests, home-like weather, and a buzz of friendly city life.
  • Australian universities offer excellent world-class education specializing in academic and scientific research. In addition, various study options and courses across different fields offer you excellent education to pursue your preferred educational goal or interest.
  • Australia has an impressive international education reputation, and graduates from institutions in Australia get access to top career opportunities. The Australian educational system has strict adherence to principles regulated by the government to maintain the excellent standards of education in the country.


  • Studying in Australia means interacting with a diverse community of international students. The high quality of education, world-class research facilities, and social inclusion in Australian institutions ensure an influx of international students from across the globe. This culturally diverse academic hub currently has over half a million international students and offers over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions.
  • You should consider proximity as a factor; Australia is approximately 18 hours from Nigeria.
  • Australia is ideal for international students with a significant interest in scientific research. You can enjoy the exceptional education standards, resources, impressive technology, and funding – the government provides over AUD 300 Million in Scholarships for International Students.
  • The expected budget for general living expenses in Australia is $21,041 annually. As an international student, you may spend between $20,000 and $27,000 per year (depending on your lifestyle choices). You should create an extra budget of AUD 7,362 for an accompanying partner and AUD 3,152 for each child.
  • You will likely need a student visa to study in Australia, a subclass 500 visa. However, the visa type depends on factors such as your age, the type of study you want to pursue, and how long you want to stay in Australia. You can get more details on the Australian High Commission website.
  • Australian Universities offer two main intakes – February, and July (some institutions also offer an October intake)
  • The Australian government offers international students Post-Study Work (PSW) rights – for up to 4 years. There’s also a great pathway for permanent residency.


         (INTO Pathway)
Note that this school only offers all entry points.

  • Australian Institute of Technology – Sydney
  • The University of Western Australia.  

    (Navitas Pathway)

    NOTE: Schools with (*) admits students to all level of entry (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) and others admits to only Foundation and Pre-Masters levels.

    Curtin College.

    Deakin College.

    Edith Cowan College.


    Griffith College.

    La Trobe Melbourne. *

    La Trobe University Sydney Campus. *

    Newcastle International College.

  • Southern Australia Institute of Business & Technology.

Sydney Institute of Business & Technology.

University of Canberra College.

Western Sydney International College.

Western Sydney University City Campus. *

UC International College.

Australian College of Applied Psychology. *

Australian College of Applied Professions. *

SAE Institute*
Taylors College Sydney


NOTE: The schools under this section admit students for all level of entry (both Undergraduate and Postgraduate).

    •         Conestoga University
    •         Durham College
    •         Fleming College
    •         Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology
    •         Griffith University
    •         Humber College
    •         Australian National University
    •         James Cook University
    •         James Cook University Brisbane
  •         Southern Cross University
  •         La Trobe University
  •         Charles Sturt University
  •         University of Canberra
  •         University of New South Wales
  •         University of Tasmania
  •         University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
  •         University of Western Australia
  •         University of Wollongong
  •         University of the Sunshine Coast
  •         Curtin University
  •         Deakin University
  •         Murdoch University
  •         Victoria University
  •         Western Sydney University
  •         Federation University