Studying in Australia

Why Study In Australia?
Here is a list of reasons that our students have chosen to study in Australia.
LIFESTYLE – Australia is famous for its fresh, active, relaxed lifestyle. Choose from quiet countryside locations to busy inner-cities.
SAFETY – Australia is safe from most world threats and environmental dangers such as earthquakes. Carrying guns is prohibited.
CLEAN – Australia enjoys very low levels of pollution and has extremely clean air, roads, parks and beaches.
MODERN – The infrastructure, education, services, communications systems and lifestyle are very progressive and modern.
NATURAL BEAUTY – Australia has among the most spectacular, beautiful natural features, forests and beaches in the world.
MULTICULTURAL – Our mixture of cultures, foods and religions makes Australia the most multicultural country in the world.
LANGUAGE – Neutral English is the national language and is well taught and understood throughout the country.
SUPPORT – Australia supports overseas visiting students in many ways including special laws and institutional services.

Education in Australia for visitors from overseas is highly regulated and controlled by the Australian government to ensure the highest possible level of quality and service. The majority of our programmes including Flight Attendant, Cabin Crew, AirlinePilot and Aviation Engineer programmes are within the university and VET education systems. This page will assist you to learn more about Australian education (the education system in Australia).

Universities
There are forty-three Australian universities. They are teaching and research institutions. A full range of academic and professional disciplines is offered with awards ranging from associate diplomas to doctorates.
Many universities have a multi-campus structure, with each campus specialising in particular disciplines. Regional universities, some offering specialised courses, provide a full tertiary experience with students residing on campus and participating in local activities. The standard, design and diversity of education offered by Australian universities are among the most effective in the world. Typically an undergraduate degree takes at least three years to complete, longer for honours or double degrees. For more information on Australian universities, please ask your Aviation Education Centre counsellor.

Vocational ( “technical & further” ) Education
Vocational Education and Training (VET) / Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions, such as Aviation Australia provide courses with a strong vocational focus and application such as aircraft engineering, travel, tourism, graphic design and many others. Fees are charged for these courses and vary between institutions and states. Some VET / TAFE courses are offered at degree level with the majority being at diploma or associate diploma level. For more information on the VET / TAFE system and tuition fees, please ask your Aviation Education Centre counsellor.

The ESOS Act
The provision of education and training services to overseas students in Australia is regulated by the Department of Education, Science and Training through the “Education Services for Overseas Students Act” and associated legislation. The purpose of the legislation is to protect the interests of people coming to Australia on student visas, by providing tuition and financial assurance and by ensuring a nationally consistent approach to provider registration. The legislation also seeks to ensure the integrity of the industry through visa-related reporting requirements. Under an established “Code of Practice” education providers in Australia are required to provide a consistant, high level of education and support to international students.

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