Population : 23,562,392
Language : English
Currency : Australian dollar (AUD)
Area : 2,969,907 sq mi
Capital : Canberra
States/Provices : Sydney , Melbourne
People : 61.1% Australians, 25.3% Roman Catholic , 17.1% Anglican, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Islam , 1.3 % Hinduism and 0.5% Judaism .
Government : Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy


Australia is in the southern hemisphere and the seasons are opposite to those in Europe and North America. Although the majority of Australians are Christian, there are wealth of other religions which are represented in communities across the country. The main language in Australia is English, but due to the more than 1 million Asians currently living in Australia, and population based on European immigrants, many other languages are commonly spoken such as Chinese, Japanese, German, French, etc....Its capital is Canberra

Employment in prospects

Students can work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week after they start their studies and full time during vacations. However they are required to obtain a work permit by paying AUD 60 payable in Australia itself on course commencement, in favor of DIMA to obtain their work permits.

Why Study in Australia

Australia is rapidly growing as one of the most popular destinations for international student to attend. Currently Australia has the third largest international student enrollment behind the USA and the UK. The cost of living and tuition costs in Australia are much lower that compared to the USA or the UK. These lower costs make it more affordable for students to attend a school in Australia and still have a high standard of living. Australia is in the top 10 spenders in the world for research and development and 2% of all scientific papers in the world come from Australia, putting Australia at the forefront of new technology and innovations.

Required Test

Scores of GRE, GMAT is needed by some business schools. Enrolling in to bachelor or masters degree student must obtain at least an IELTS score of 6.0. Where as those enrolling in a diploma level program need an overall band of 5.5. However some courses like law, communications, MBA need a higher level of proficiency, as overall band score of 6.5 or 7 with no band less than 6.0.