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An Introduction To The CFA Designation. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is regarded by most to be the key certification for investment professionals, especially in the areas of research and portfolio management. It is, however, one of many designations used today.

Pass all three levels of the CFA exam in succession.
-Acquire 48 months of “acceptable professional work experience”
-Join the CFA Institute, which includes completing a professional conduct statement and affiliate with a local chapter. (To view the complete list of steps, visit the CFA Institute’s website.)
CFA website :- https://www.cfainstitute.org/pages/index.aspx

Taking the CFA is much cheaper than getting your MBA. Each test costs between $1,000 and $1,500 depending on how early you register (the earlier, the cheaper). That cost includes a prep book, but some people elect to take a class as well, which will cost you extra, of course.

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is a professional credential offered internationally by the American-based CFA Institute (formerly the Association for Investment Management and Research, or AIMR) to investment and financial professionals. The program covers a broad range of topics relating to investment management, financial analysis, stocks, bonds and derivatives, and provides a generalist knowledge of other areas of finance.

New memberships Fee (AUD)
Application fee (2017) $164
Application Review fee $91
First year membership: Associate (full year) $296
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (full year) $654
First year membership: Associate (half year) $148
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (half year) $327

Note:- If you are unable to complete your application in the first instance, you can exit part-way and your application will automatically be saved.

The digital copies of the documents you upload in your application must:

• Be in colour, clear and legible*
• Be clearly named in English with a brief description
• Be in one of the following formats: JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, PDF, TIFF. Please note that encrypted PDF or compressed files will not be accepted.

*Please use a resolution of at least 300 dpi or have a file size greater than 1 MB but less than 10 MB.

List of documents
List of the Documents
ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS
Transcripts can be from a tertiary degree, postgraduate tertiary degree or professional body qualification. We will accept official e-copies of transcripts where the institution, your full name and results are clear.
EVIDENCE OF DEGREE COMPLETION
If you have completed your degree, and this is not stated in your official transcript, you will need to provide a degree certificate or completion letter that states the degree is ‘complete’
PROOF OF IDENTITY
If you haven’t completed the online identity verification, please provide one of the following:

Passport (ID page)
National ID card
Birth certificate
Drivers licence (with photo)

As part of your membership application you will need to provide supporting documentation so that we can verify the information you have provided. You will be prompted to upload digital copies of your original documents as you go through the online application. Your personal outcome cannot be confirmed until all the required documents are provided and you have ticked the relevant statement boxes in the application.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the title of qualified accountants in numerous countries in the English-speaking world. In the United States, the CPA is a license to provide accounting services to the public. It is awarded by each of the 50 states for practice in that state. Additionally, almost every state (49 out of 50) has passed mobility laws to allow CPAs from other states to practice in their state. State licensing requirements vary, but the minimum standard requirements include passing the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, 150 semester units of college education, and one year of accounting related experience.

Duration of OSHC is depend upon total duration of the program.
For example:- If your Master program duration is 2 year (24 months), you probably have to take around 26 to 28 months OSHC.

Registered Program
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

No, Only Australian registered private health insurers can offer OSHC. This is because the Australian Government wants to be able to monitor and regulate insurers covering people living temporarily in Australia. The Government is not able to protect the interests of people insured by overseas insurance companies in the same way.

Yes, student have to maintain Family OSHC for the duration of their Student Visa, if family is accompany with student.

Department of Home affair in Australia requires all International Students, who studying in Australia on a student visa have to maintain OSHC for the duration of their student visa.

Department of Home affair in Australia requires all International Students, who studying in Australia on a student visa have to maintain OSHC for the duration of their student visa.

Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment. An Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) is issued by your Australian education provider and is the only accepted evidence of enrolment for processing student visa applications. … A copy of your eCoE will be submitted for getting a student visa.

Post Study work Visa (Subclass 485)

The Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Work stream.
The Graduate Work stream is for international students who graduate with skills and qualifications that relate to an occupation considered in demand in the Australian labour market, as indicated in the list of eligible skilled occupations. A visa in this stream is generally granted for 18 months.
The Post-Study Work stream offers extended options for working in Australia to eligible graduates of a higher education degree. Under this stream, successful applicants are granted a visa with a visa period of two, three or four years’ duration, depending on the highest educational qualification they have obtained.

To be eligible to apply for post work visas, including both streams of the temporary Graduate visa (Subclass 485) student will required to meet the two years of Australian study requirement. To meet this requirement, student must have completed one of the two years programs that is registered on CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institute and course overseas students) and this program result
• resulted in the award of a Bachelor, Masters or Doctoral Degree; and
• was conducted in English; and
• was at least two full-time academic years (minimum 92 CRICOS weeks) in duration; and
• was lawfully completed in no less than 16 months; and
• was completed at an Australian educational institution in Australia

Student may be eligible to apply for post study work rights under temporary Graduate visa (sub-485)
• The student completes an eligible qualification from an Australian university; and
• The student meets the two (2) year Australian study requirement.
The duration of the Post-Study Work Rights visa under the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) will depend on the level of qualification achieved. A visa in this stream can be granted from two to four years, depending on the qualification.

SSVF has come into effect on 1 July 2016. It applies only to student visa applications submitted from 1 July 2016 and will not affect the visas of existing student visa holders.
Under the SSVF all international students will apply for the same student visa (subclass 500) regardless of their program of study, and will be required to apply for their student visa online. The student’s chosen education provider and their country of citizenship will help determine how much evidence of English language and financial capacity they will need to provide with their student visa application.
SSVF replaces the previous eight student visa subclasses, the Assessment Level (AL) framework, and Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) arrangements.

Yes. All government and non-government schools accept international students and must meet special requirements under Australian Government legislatio

Australia’s Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) system is often referred to as Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in other countries.
VTE delivers training that is practical and career-oriented. Courses include: computing, business studies, marketing, tourism and hospitality. VTE is also available in Australian schools.

In this case, you will have to apply for a standard visitor visa to attend your graduation ceremony. You can request a letter from your University which confirms your course details and date of the ceremony to either include with your visa application or show at the border.

No, the University won’t help in visa application

 

No, your fee paid won’t be refunded after visa grant, unless there is some serious health issue or family tragedy due to which student is not able to join the course. However, Universities might return some part of the deposit paid after visa grant, as per their refund policy.

No, it is not compulsory. The visa decision can be couriered to the permanent address of the student as well, if the student has applied for this service at the time of visa filing.

Yes, it is compulsory.

You can finance through Education Loan, Savings Account with a min. 6 months maintained balance, min. 6 months old Fixed Deposit, GPF, PPF, NSC, etc. Any close family member can be a sponsor, provided a relationship proof can be shown. Not more than 3 Sponsors are suggested.

No, there is no interview at the time of Ireland Student Visa filing. However, a student needs to write a Statement of Purpose instead stating his reasons for the chosen course, university and also the plans after the course.

Yes, after the student visa gets expired, you will get 1 year of stamp 1 G visa (job search visa) in case you finished a UG course and you will get a 2 years of stamp 1 G visa in case you finished a PG or Research course. To extend it further up to 2-5 years in the form of a Work Permit, you need to earn a salary of 30,000 Euros per annum.

Yes, visa fee is refundable.

No, spouse is not allowed along on a dependent visa with the Ireland student visa.

You can file your visa not before 3 months from your course start date, after paying your acceptance deposit.

Yes, it is compulsory. Irish High Commission requires 6.0 overall for UG courses and 6.5 overall for PG courses for visa purposes.

No, medical is not required for Ireland Student Visa. However, medical insurance from a nationalized insurance company is compulsory, giving expense coverage of at least 25,000 Euros for the duration of the course.

The current fee is approx. INR 6,000.

You can stay for 12 months after your UG course is finished. PG taught and Research students can stay for 2 years after their course completion.

You can apply for student accommodation after paying the acceptance deposit.

All accommodations are good, whether it is on campus or private (if taken from a credible and renowned source). It depends on the facilities the student is seeking. Private accommodations are generally cheaper and offer more privacy and freedom, in comparison to an on campus accommodation.

 

Private student accommodation rent ranges from 150 Euros per week to 250 Euros per week depending on facilities offered.

The most common type is Halls of residence. These are accommodation blocks where each student has their own room. Some of the newer ones have rooms that have their own toilet and shower (en suite), but usually you share the flat with other people. Self-catering halls have kitchens for about the same number of people, where you can cook your own food. Catered halls have a dining hall where you are served at least two meals a day: breakfast and dinner. Halls will have cleaners and may have a laundry for bedclothes. Bills for electricity, lighting, heating and water will be included in the rent.

Yes, first year accommodation is guaranteed, provided he has an unconditional accepted offer and has applied for the scholarship within the deadline.

The average wage rate ranges from 9 Euros to 11 Euros per hour during part time work.

 

Average starting salary ranges from 25,000 Euros to 32,000 GBP in Ireland.

Students usually do all sorts of random jobs whichever is available nearby. It can be anything from a Gas Station worker to a Warehouse supervisor or Departmental Store Worker or Waiter or bar tender, etc. Students can also look for part time jobs within the campus in Student Unions, Library assistant, Student Recruiting Service, Career Service Assistant, etc.

 

Yes, 20 hours per week. You can work full time during weekends and holidays.

Support services can provide you with assistance in the area of Health and Wellbeing, Meeting the Costs of Study, Program Advice, Student Life on Campus, Full time and part time jobs, Tools for Success, Other Topics (UON student living, chaplaincy, counseling, disability support etc).

Dublin has an extensive bus network but only a few rail and tram lines.  The buses can be slow and unreliable due to the city’s traffic but for many destinations outside the city centre (including the airport) they are the only public transport option.

Student Leap Card is Ireland’s national student travel and discount card available to all second-and third-level students in full time education. It is the only student card that can save students up to 66% across all public transport operators, as well as a host of exclusive discounts and offers from leading brands.

No, you cannot change your time table after it has been confirmed and you have been registered with the University.

Holders of licenses issued from other countries can drive using their license or an international driving permit for up to 12 months. Once you have been resident in Ireland for more than 12 months, you can apply for Irish driving license. This means that you will need to go through the full driver licensing procedure.

Usually 15–18 hours per week are allocated for classroom teaching. Apart from that, library research, tutorials and assignments too have to be scheduled into your timetable.

Students get all the major facilities within the campus usually. It can be facilities like fitness center, salon, shopping center, food joints, lounges and discs, sports center, etc.

It depends on which city you are studying. The amount can range from INR 5 Lacs to INR 8 Lacs per annum.

Different ranking organizations measures institutions in different ways, using different criteria, and different weightings of similar criteria. Rankings can take into account research quality and revenue, surveys of academics and employers, staff-student ratios, and statistics on demographics such as the number of international students. The major rankings for Ireland are QS World Rankings, FT Business Rankings, etc.

Almost all the good Irish Universities like Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin, Dublin City University, etc. are based in Dublin.

Irish universities offer scholarships usually ranging from 1,000 Euros to 5000 Euros. There are very few 50% and 100% scholarships as well by some Universities.

This varies between the different scholarship and Universities. For scholarships administered by the University, they will send a scholarship award letter by mail or post or both, if you are selected. The student needs to wait for at least 6-8 weeks after scholarship application for outcome.

Yes, you can apply to more than one scholarship. However, you will get only one scholarship.

Scholarship deadlines are often many months before the start of the course. In general, you need to apply for a course at the university before you can apply for the scholarships. Scholarships can be applied through separate scholarship form of a particular University.

You can choose from a lot of specializations like Automotive Engineering, Automation Systems, Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerodynamics, Mechatronics, etc.

The MBA is a general management degree, and it is the most common degree for business professionals who are seeking to advance in managerial positions and has work experience of about 2-3 years minimum. A good GMAT score is also suggestible for top ranked Universities. Masters in Management is a basic degree that covers all the basic concepts of Management like Management Principles, Marketing Principles, Human Resource Management, Foundation of Accounting and Finance, etc. It does not require work experience or GMAT scores.

Yes, it is acceptable in India in private sector. In Govt. sector and to do PHD in India, 2 years degree is acceptable.

It depends on the ranking of the Business Schools. All high ranked MBAs would require at least 3 years of work experience. However, fresher MBA is also available in a decent ranked University.

There is no common application deadline as such for Irish Universities. However, applications for most of the UG courses close by April every year and most of the PG courses get full by April-May. Popular courses of popular universities might get full even sooner.

It is usually 500 Euros. However, few Universities might ask for 50% to full tuition fee payment at the time of offer acceptance.

No, acceptance deposit of 500 Euros is not refundable. 50% or more tuition fee is refundable if the conditions of the offer are not met or if visa is refused. However, it is highly suggested that you go through the refund policy of the University before making any payments.

The tuition fee ranges from INR 9 Lacs to INR 15 Lacs per annum depending on rankings of the University.

You can change the course if it is in the same department at the same university. It has to be approved by the Admissions tutor.

Most of the courses don’t require any test as Irish universities accept the Indian academic marks. GMAT is only required for MBA in top ranked Universities. English proficiency test is required for all.

The academic grades are the most important criteria of admission to an Irish university. Sports and extracurricular activities better your profile in comparison to others, especially for scholarships, Job Interviews etc. There are a few scholarships which you will be eligible for based on the sport played.

Yes, you can defer your offer to next intake available.

Yes, orientation week is compulsory to attend. Orientation Week is a week of events and activities to help you find your way around your University, meet other new students and adjust to life in Ireland. The week is packed full of opportunities to meet new people, get useful information, sort out important tasks (like opening a bank account, or finding a place to live) and have fun!

No, you cannot study a part time course on a student visa.

If you are clear about pursuing a PhD, the next step is to decide upon the subject you want to pursue PhD in. Once you have clarity on your subject of choice, search for the universities that offer PhD opportunities in that subject. Once you have listed the universities you want to apply for PhD, start searching for the openings within the departments. The best way to do this is by checking the university departments and directly mailing the Department Heads. If you are applying for PhD programme, you will have to write a research proposal stating your intention to join the programme and reasons for wanting to explore research opportunities in that field. For full process, please contact our experts today.

 

No, it is not needed at the time of application.

Yes, you can apply to Universities in Ireland even if you are still in your last year of graduation or other degree.

It usually takes about 4-6 weeks time in order to receive a decision from University.

Mostly there is no application fee for PG courses but some Universities might have application fee ranging from 35 Euros to 55 Euros.

Yes, the University would only help in visa application.

No, your fee paid won’t be refunded after visa grant, unless there is some serious health issue or family tragedy due to which student is not able to join the course. However, Universities might return some part of the deposit paid after visa grant, as per their refund policy.

No, it is not mandatory. The student permit is e-mailed on the registered e-mail id and also can be couriered to the permanent address of the student as well, if the student has applied for this service at the time of visa filing.

No, there is no interview at the time of Student Visa filing.

Yes, visa fee is refundable.

Ideally, the student visa process should start at least 1–2 months prior to the beginning of the semester, so that they can care of the other aspects of the departure checklist. It usually takes around 15–20 days for the visa to be processed, however, that depends from university to university. International students also have the option of choosing Express processing, which costs more than normal processing. Under express processing, students can get the UAE Student Visa within 10 days.

Yes, it is compulsory for Dubai based UK/US Universities if the 12th English score is less than 75%. In this case, a score equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall is needed with 6.0 in each skill.

Yes, medical is required.

The current fee is around AED 3,000

You can stay up till 5 years on work permit after your course is finished. For exceptionally good profiles, this work permit can be extended up till 10 years.

 

You can apply for student accommodation after paying the acceptance deposit.

The most common type is Halls of residence. These are accommodation blocks where each student has their own room. Some of the newer ones have rooms that have their own toilet and shower (en suite), but usually you share the flat with other people. Self-catering halls have kitchens for about the same number of people, where you can cook your own food. Catered halls have a dining hall where you are served at least two meals a day: breakfast and dinner. Halls will have cleaners and may have a laundry for bedclothes. Bills for electricity, lighting, heating and water will be included in the rent.

All accommodations are good, whether it is on campus or private (if taken from a credible and renowned source). It depends on the facilities the student is seeking. Private accommodations are generally cheaper and offer more privacy and freedom, in comparison to an on campus accommodation.

Private student accommodation rent ranges from 1800 Dirham to 2500 Dirham per month depending on facilities offered.

Yes, first year accommodation is guaranteed, provided he has an unconditional accepted offer and has applied for the accommodation within the deadline.

The average wage rate ranges from 20 Dirham to 25 Dirham per hour during part time work.

Dubai has an extensive bus network, metro network and also government taxis.

NOL is a single e-card, about the size of a standard credit card, which can be preloaded with any sum between AED 14-500 and then used to pay for your trips quickly and efficiently. You can buy the right NOL card for your purpose – there are 4 different kinds – at the ticket office of any Metro Station. Typically, a Silver NOL card costs 20 dirhams and it includes 14 dirhams worth of travel immediately available. That is sufficient for between 4 and 7 standard trips, depending on how far along the line you wish to travel.

Students usually do all sorts of random jobs whichever is available nearby. It can be anything from a Gas Station worker to a Warehouse supervisor or Departmental Store Worker or Waiter or bar tender, etc. Students can also look for part time jobs within the campus in Student Unions, Library assistant, Student Recruiting Service, Career Service Assistant, etc.

Part time work is not allowed on student permit in Dubai. If you wish to work, then you need to convert your Student Permit into Work Permit and then you can work part-time or full time as your course allows.

Support services can provide you with assistance in the area of Health and Wellbeing, Meeting the Costs of Study, Program Advice, Student Life on Campus, Full time and part time jobs, Tools for Success, Other Topics (UON student living, chaplaincy, counseling, disability support etc).

No, you cannot change your time table after it has been confirmed and you have been registered with the University.

Usually 15–18 hours per week are allocated for classroom teaching. Apart from that, library research, tutorials and assignments too have to be scheduled into your timetable.

Students get all the major facilities within the campus usually. It can be facilities like fitness center, salon, shopping center, food joints, lounges and discs, sports center, etc.

The amount can range from INR 6 Lacs to INR 10 Lacs per annum, depending on which area of the city you are living in.

Dubai based universities offer scholarships or bursaries usually ranging from 2,000 Dirham to 5,000 Dirham. There are very few Universities which offer 25% or more amount of scholarship.

This varies between the different scholarship and Universities. For scholarships administered by the University, they will send a scholarship award letter by mail or post or both, if you are selected. The student needs to wait for at least 6-8 weeks after scholarship application for outcome.

Yes, you can apply to more than one scholarship. However, you will get only one scholarship.

Scholarship deadlines are often many months before the start of the course. In general, you need to apply for a course at the university before you can apply for the scholarships. Scholarships can be applied through separate scholarship form of a particular University.

You can choose from a lot of courses like Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Petroleum Engineering, Tourism and Hospitality, IT, Finance, International Business, etc.

The MBA is a general management degree, and it is the most common degree for business professionals who are seeking to advance in managerial positions and has work experience of about 2-3 years minimum. A good GMAT score is also suggestible for top ranked Universities. Masters in Management is a basic degree that covers all the basic concepts of Management like Management Principles, Marketing Principles, Human Resource Management, Foundation of Accounting and Finance, etc. It does not require work experience or GMAT scores.

It depends on the ranking of the Business Schools. All high ranked MBAs would require at least 3 years of work experience. However, fresher MBA is also available in a decent ranked University.

There is no common application deadline as such. However, applications for most of the courses close by June every year.

Yes, acceptance deposit is refundable if the conditions of the offer are not met or if visa is refused. However, it is highly suggested that you go through the refund policy of the University before making any payments.

It is usually the first semester tuition fee.

The tuition fee ranges from INR 11 Lacs to INR 14 Lacs per annum depending on course and rankings of the University.

You can change the course if it is in the same department at the same university. It has to be approved by the Admissions tutor.

Most of the courses don’t require any test as all the universities accept the Indian academic marks. English proficiency test is required. Some Universities might give an IELTS waiver if the student has 80%+ marks in 12th English.

The academic grades are the most important criteria of admission to a university. Sports and extracurricular activities better your profile in comparison to others, especially for scholarships, Job Interviews etc. There are a few scholarships which you will be eligible for based on the sport played.

Yes, you can defer your offer to next intake available.

Yes, orientation week is compulsory to attend. Orientation Week is a week of events and activities to help you find your way around your University, meet other new students and adjust to life in Ireland. The week is packed full of opportunities to meet new people, get useful information, sort out important tasks (like opening a bank account, or finding a place to live) and have fun!

No, you cannot study a part time course on a student visa.

No, it is not needed at the time of application.

Yes, you can apply to Universities even if you are still in your last year of graduation or other degree.

It usually takes about 3-4 weeks time in order to receive a decision from the University.

Mostly there is no application fee but 1-2 Universities might have an application fee.

Generally Australian universities have two semesters. The first is from February to June and the second from July to November. This can vary somewhat between universities.

There are over 500 000 international students studying in Australian institutions currently with this number expected to increase in coming years.

Australian qualifications are highly respected internationally and are distinguished by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The AQF is our national system of learning that is recognised by many overseas countries.

Standard application assessment turn over time is around 3- 4 weeks.

You can start the application about 9 months prior to your program start date. (For exp:- if you are looking Feb 2019 application can be started by March 2017)

Yes, student can apply for upto two programs in one university application , however some university also allow you to fill upto three programs choices in one application.

Yes, few universities have application fees for applying (Group of Eight). But most of the universities do not have application fees for application.

You will get your confirmation of enrolment once you have accepted the offer letter and make the payment of First semester and Trimester Tuition fees and other cost according to the offer letter.

If you have received conditional offer letter its mean that you have not completed the entry requirement, Needs to complete all conditions outlined in your offer letter, before you get the full offer letter from University.

In Australian, you might be eligible for credit for some or all courses which you have successfully completed in your home country . If you wish to apply for Credit, you will need to complete the “Application for Credit transfer form along with your application”.

Application process generally 2-4 weeks after sending the application form.

A certified copy is a photocopy of an original document that has been signed and stamped by a government authority stating it is a true copy of Original copies. Approved Education Agents are also able to certify the documents as the part of application process.

Yes, you can work while you’re studying in Australia. International students are permitted to work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight during study periods and unlimited hours during study breaks. There are no work restrictions for students completing a master’s by research or doctoral degree.

There are five different tests accepted for Australian student visa applications:
• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
• International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
• Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
• Pearson Test of English (PTE).

If you are an International student, you can apply for all the Universities through us. We are the official representative of all the universities in Australia.

Over 600,000 international students across 140 countries choose to study in Australia each year. Recent surveys conducted by Studies in Australia indicate four main reasons why international students choose to study in Australia:
• Globally recognised courses and institutions
• Lively and multicultural lifestyle
• Reasonable study costs
• Beautiful weather and landscapes

A New Zealand education sets you up for success, whether you plan to return home, stay on in New Zealand or see where you could go in the global jobs marketplace.
If you’ve set your sights on working in New Zealand, you may be able to stay on after you’ve completed your studies.
You can apply for a 12-month post-study work visa to find a job. If you do find a job, you can apply for a further two-year post-study work visa.
After that, you may qualify for a New Zealand resident visa under the skilled migrant category.
Find out more on our Work Ready page, or see Immigration New Zealand’s information about staying on to work after study.

Most of International student are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand, so you will need medical insurance to cover the costs of any treatment. It is illegal in New Zealand to discriminate against somebody because of their ethical belief/religion – or gender, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, colour, nationality or country of origin, race, political opinion, employment status, age or disability.

New Zealand weather varies from warm and subtropical in the far north to cool and temperate in the far south. The New Zealand summer runs from December to February, while winter is from June to August. Our weather can change fast, so be prepared when you’re packing for a bush walk, a trip to the mountains, a sea kayak, a walk around the beach or any other adventure in our fabulous outdoors.

New Zealand is friendly, politically stable, multicultural and tolerant of all types of diversity. Here crime rates is lower than in any other country, and more over New Zealand also have low levels of personal violence and strife between communities.
New Zealand is the second most peaceful country in the world, according to the Global Peace Index, and the least corrupt country in the world, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index.
By international standards, New Zealand is a safe and easy country for students wanting to study overseas. You’ll find a warm welcome here.

Once in New Zealand you will find it useful to have your documents easily accessible. This will make registering for services in New Zealand much easier. The most commonly needed documents are:
• Your birth certificate
• Your marriage certificate
• Your academic qualifications
• References from previous employers
• Your CV (Curriculum Vitae/Resume)
• Credit references
• An international driver’s licence or permit
Colour photocopies and documents in your own language are usually acceptable, unless you’re applying for residence or making temporary applications under the entrepreneur work visa category, then documents should be originals or certified English translations.

Answer: – Many scholarships for international students – including PhD scholarships and scholarships for Masters’ degrees – are offered by the New Zealand Government, other governments, educational institutions and philanthropists. More Details please visit: – https://www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz/how-to-apply/scholarships.

There is no restriction on how much foreign currency you can bring into or take out of New Zealand, but if you arrive at an airport carry more than NZ$10,000 in cash you will have to declare it to the New Zealand Customs Service.

Your living costs will depend on your lifestyle and which part of New Zealand you choose to live in, as accommodation and living costs vary between regions.
If you will be studying in New Zealand for more than one year, you’ll need to be able to show you have at least $15,000 to support yourself each year.
• How can I study in New Zealand if I don’t have much money?
Answer: – New Zealand’s flexible education system has study options to suit a wide range of budgets, from one-year diplomas to three-year Bachelor’s degrees. New Zealand University also offer range of Scholarship, which might be available to help you pay your study and living expenses, or you may be able to get a part-time job.

New Zealand’s flexible education system makes it easier to find a programme and course to fit your budget, from diplomas to postgraduate study. Tuition fees for international students depend on what you study, where you study and how long you study for.
At schools level, annual fees for state schools start at about $11,000 for primary schools and $13,000 for secondary schools. Annual fees for private primary and secondary schools start at about $25,000.
For information on tertiary fees and English language course fees, see our Cost of living page.

A school day normally starts at 9am and runs to 3:30pm (primary schools finish at 3pm). Most schools operate from Monday to Friday.
The secondary school year starts in early February and runs to mid-December. It’s divided into four terms, with two weeks’ break between each term and a six-week break at the end of the year.
o Term 1: February to mid- April – two-week break
o Term 2: Late April to early July – two-week break
o Term 3: Mid-July to late September – two-week break
o Term 4: Mid-October to mid-December – six-week summer break

New Zealand qualifications are recognised and respected around the world. New Zealand government agencies monitor the quality of all areas of the education system to make sure students learn the skills they need and gain qualifications that are relevant and good value for money.
The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) has 10 levels and covers a range of qualifications, from certificates to doctoral degrees. Any programme you’re considering studying in New Zealand should tell you which level of the NZQF you’d achieve when you graduated, as well as which qualification you’d obtain.

Study for your PhD in New Zealand and you’ll be learning in a university that is rated among the top 3% in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings. New Zealand offers an incredible study package to PhD students: you’ll pay the same fees as domestic students and you may be able to work while you study. New Zealand make it easy to bring your family with you. You’ll be able to enrol your children as domestic students in New Zealand’s free state schools, and your partner or spouse can apply for an open work visa.

Choose to study in New Zealand and you’ll have an amazing range of locations to choose from. Whether you like a big city lifestyle, smaller cities or friendly rural towns, you’ll find somewhere to suit you. Our eight universities are situated throughout New Zealand, and there are schools, institutes of technology and polytechnics, private training establishments and English language schools throughout the country. Use our easy interactive tool to discover what it would be like to study, live and work in different parts of New Zealand.

With New Zealand’s flexible education system, you’ll have a wide range of institutions to choose from in every part of the country. Our AEC counsellors are expert and ready to help you to choose your dream institute.

Answer :- Study in New Zealand for a high quality education and an unbeatable lifestyle.
New Zealand educations practical and hands-on style of learning can give you the skills and experience to help you succeed anywhere in the world. New Zealand qualifications are globally recognised and you’ll learn to solve problems, think creatively and work in teams. All eight of our universities are ranked in the top 3% in the world, and you’ll be learning in an immersive English language environment. You may be able to work here while you study and after you graduate. Safe, welcoming and culturally diverse, New Zealand has one of the world’s most beautiful natural environments as well as endless opportunities for fun and adventure. You’ll broaden your horizons and make lifelong friendships.

Singapore is one of the most developed economies of Asia. It has world class education with National University of Singapore ranked 24th in the world. It is a safe & secure place to stay for students. Diverse cultures, languages and religions give Singapore a cosmopolitan feel. Environment in Singapore is very good, clean & buzzing. Singapore is also a corruption, crime & drug free country. Its proximity to India means cheap & quick travel.

Yes, some universities in Singapore do accept year gaps. But a student’s year gap with relevant work experience is always given a greater priority than a year gap without any work experience.

Acceptance/offer letter from a recognised university and a student’s pass (S pass).
The university where you are planning to study must register you at SOLAR, i.e., Student’s Pass Online Application & Registration online portal. Once you are registered, you will receive a SOLAR+ application number with which you can apply for an S pass. An S pass is valid for the course duration and is offered by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). It is also possible that the university where you want to study might themselves apply for an S pass on your behalf and issue an in-principal approval letter once the S pass is granted by ICA.

Part-time work options are not available for students studying at private universities.
But with government universities and polytechnics, 16 hrs per week of part-time work options are available for international students. However, students willing to work part time while studying in Singapore must enquire with their universities for approval.

Students studying at private universities in Singapore, who want to stay back and work after completing their degrees usually receive a visa extension of 1–3 months (depends on each institution). Once they get employed, an S pass is issued to them by the ICA.
On the other hand, government institutions, polytechnics and some foreign leading campuses of overseas universities usually issue Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP) which is valid for 1 year, to students who want to stay back post their studies to search for jobs in Singapore.

Information Technology, Hospitality & Tourism, Banking & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Art & Design, Construction and Electronics & Telecommunications.

The general eligibility criteria are as follows:
For UG/bachelors programmes – 10th and 12th mark sheets, an IELTS band of 6.5–7 and a TOEFL score of 90–100. Students applying for bachelors programmes at private universities must have a minimum score of 65% or above in their 12th grade.

On the other hand, students applying for bachelors programmes at public universities must have 90% or above in both 10th and 12th grade. Universities like the NUS need SAT scores only from state-board students whereas SAT is optional when you apply at NTU. Documents like LOR and SOP are must for every student applying for bachelors degree in Singapore.
For PG/masters programmes – 10th, 12th and bachelors mark sheets (if masters mark sheets are available) an SOP, 2LORs and a CV. IELTs and TOEFL scores might be needed (*IELTS is not required if you are applying at private universities). For a few courses in Singapore, GRE/GMAT/SAT might be required. Moreover, students applying for masters in Singapore must hold a recognised bachelors degree with minimum 55% or above.
For MBA programmes – Universities like the NUS/NTU/SMU/ SP Jain and INSEAD ask for 2–3 years of work experience from candidates seeking admission into their MBA programmes. Private universities like the MDIS/PSB/JCU do accept candidates without any work experience into their MBA programmes. IELTS/TOEFL scores could be exempted depending on the candidature.

Bachelors programmes – from 3 to 4 years. Many private and foreign leading universities also offer fast-track degree programmes that last nearly 2 or 2.5 years. But ideally 3 or 4 years of degree programmes is recommended for any student because they are more suited for industries.
Masters programmes – from 1/1.5 to 2 years

1.Short listing a university in Singapore.
2.Applying to the universities
3.Application will be assessed based on your merit but some universities may ask for SAT/GRE/IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT scores depending on the programme of your choice.
Exception: SP Jain may ask for entrance exams scores – either SAT or SP JAT, along with your academic records. Besides submitting the test scores, students are required to submit IELTS tests scores due to the transfer programme curriculum of SP Jain.

Answer :- Government universities in Singapore accept online applications whereas private universities accept offline applications from international students.

Yes, you can defer your offer to next intake available.

No, there is not reward. However, some Universities might give 5%-10% discount at the time of full fee payment.

No, you cannot study a part time course on a Tier 4 visa.

Ans. There would be on average 55-60 students in your class.

Ans. Holders of licenses issued from other countries. You can drive using your license or an international driving permit for up to 12 months. Once you have been resident in the UK for 6 months, you can apply for a UK provisional license and take the UK driving test. Holders of licenses issued from other countries.

Ans. Usually 15–18 hours per week are allocated for classroom teaching. Apart from that, library research, tutorials and assignments too have to be scheduled into your timetable.

Ans. Students get all the major facilities within the campus usually. It can be facilities like fitness center, salon, shopping center, food joints, lounges and discs, sports center, etc.

Ans. It depends on which city you are studying. The amount can range from INR 10 Lacs to INR 12 Lacs per annum.

Ans. -In this case, you will have to apply for a standard visitor visa to attend your graduation ceremony. You can request a letter from your University which confirms your course details and date of the ceremony to either include with your visa application or show at the border.

Ans. No, the University won’t help in visa application

Ans. No, your fee paid won’t be refunded after visa grant, unless there is some serious health issue or family tragedy due to which student is not able to join the course. However, Universities might return some part of the deposit paid after visa grant, as per their refund policy.

Ans. No, it is not compulsory. The visa decision can be couriered to the permanent address of the student as well, if the student has applied for this service at the time of visa filing.

Ans. No, Police Verification Is not needed for UK Tier 4 visa.

Ans. You can fund your studies through Education Loan and/or minimum 6 months old FD and/or Savings Account Balance that is minimum 28 days maintained. Only the student himself or the parents can be the Sponsors.

Ans. Yes, interview is mandatory for UK Tier 4 visa and it is called Credibility Interview. Its main purpose is to judge whether the applicant is a genuine student and whether he can truly afford UK education or not.

Ans. Yes, your student visa can be extended by 2 years at first to a maximum of 5 years in total, provided your annual salary package exceeds 22,800 GBP.

Ans. You can pay for a Priority Visa service for your visit, work or study application (‘non settlement’). This will put your application at the front of the queue at every stage of the decision-making process. The cost of this service is in addition to your visa application fee and is non-refundable if the visa application is refused, or in exceptional cases, if it takes longer to process. Using the Priority Visa service does not guarantee that your application will be successful. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the UK Immigration Rules.

Ans. No, it is not accepted.

Ans. The Home Office only permits a student applying for an initial grant of leave under Tier 4 to bring dependant family members if their course is at postgraduate level and at least 12 months long OR they are a new government sponsored student on a course that is 6 months or longer.

Ans. You can file your visa not before 3 months from your course start date, after paying your acceptance deposit.

Ans. All non EEA persons applying for visas to come to the UK for more than 6 months will be required to pay a charge to cover National Health Service (NHS) healthcare in the UK.  The payment will go directly into the NHS and applicants will be entitled to receive the same cover as a permanent UK resident. Yes, it is a compulsory requirement as part of a visa application to enter or remain in the UK for more than 6 months.

Ans. There is no difference in the format of the test. In IELTS for UKVI (Academic) delivered on computer the Listening, Reading and Writing components will be taken on a computer, the Speaking component remains face-to-face. IELTS is a paper pen based test and the same components. All other aspects of the test are identical whether it is taken on paper or on computer.

Ans. Yes, for most of the Universities it is compulsory. However, there are some Universities that would waive off IELTS condition if you have more than 80% in 12th English.

Ans. The current UK Tier 4 visa fee is INR 31, 118.

Ans. You can stay for 4-6 months in UK after your course is finished. PHD students can stay for 1 year after their course completion.

Ans. If you are clear about pursuing a PhD, the next step is to decide upon the subject you want to pursue PhD in. Once you have clarity on your subject of choice, search for the universities that offer PhD opportunities in that subject. Once you have listed the universities you want to apply for PhD, start searching for the openings within the departments. The best way to do this is by checking the university departments and directly mailing the Department Heads. If you are applying for PhD programme, you will have to write a research proposal stating your intention to join the programme and reasons for wanting to explore research opportunities in that field. For full process, please contact our experts today.

Ans. No, it is not needed at the time of application.

Ans. Yes, you can apply to UK Universities even if you are still in your last year of graduation or other degree.

Ans. It usually takes about 4-6 weeks time in order to receive a decision from University.

Ans. Mostly there is no application fee for PG courses but some Universities might have application fee ranging from 25 GBP to 60 GBP.

Ans. The current UCAS application fee is 24 GBP.

1. Will I be guaranteed accommodation by Universities in my first year of study?
Ans. Yes, first year accommodation is guaranteed, provided he has an unconditional accepted offer and has applied for the scholarship within the deadline.

2. Which is some credible websites for private student accommodation?
Ans. You can search for rooms online on Unite Students, Liberty Living, Mansion Group, Gumptree, etc.

3. What sort of accommodation is available?
Ans. The most common type is Halls of residence. These are accommodation blocks where each student has their own room. Some of the newer ones have rooms that have their own toilet and shower (en suite), but usually you share the flat with other people. Self-catering halls have kitchens for about the same number of people, where you can cook your own food. Catered halls have a dining hall where you are served at least two meals a day: breakfast and dinner. Halls will have cleaners and may have a laundry for bedclothes. Bills for electricity, lighting, heating and water will be included in the rent.

4. What is the average cost of private student accommodation in London?
Ans. Private student accommodation rent ranges from 125 GBP per week to 250 GBP per week depending on facilities offered.

5. Which student accommodation is better and cheaper, on campus or private accommodation?
Ans. All accommodations are good, whether it is on campus or private (if taken from a credible and renowned source). It depends on the facilities the student is seeking. Private accommodations are generally cheaper and offer more privacy and freedom, in comparison to an on campus accommodation.

6. When can I apply for accommodation in UK?
Ans. You can apply for student accommodation after paying the acceptance deposit or accepting a University offer as your Firm choice.

1. Is there any limitation to working part time in UK?
Ans. Yes, 20 hours per week. You can work full time during weekends and holidays.

2. What type of part time jobs do international students usually get in UK?
Ans. Students usually do all sorts of random jobs whichever is available nearby. It can be anything from a Gas Station worker to a Warehouse supervisor or Departmental Store Worker or Waiter or bar tender, etc. Students can also look for part time jobs within the campus in Student Unions, Library assistant, Student Recruiting Service, Career Service Assistant, etc.

3. What is the average starting salary of a fresh graduate in UK?
Ans. Average starting salary ranges from 16,000 GBP to 22,000 GBP in UK.

4. What is the average wage rate during part time work?
Ans. The average wage rate ranges from 6 GBP to 9 GBP per hour during part time work.

1. Which are the Universities in Central London?
Ans. There a lot of Universities like Queen Mary University of London, Westminster University, Kings College London, London Metropolitan University, City University London, London School of Economics, Imperial College London, University College London, etc.

2. What do you mean by Triple Accredited Business School?
Ans. A “triple-accredited” business school is one that has accreditations from each of the main international accreditation agencies (AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS). They are the most prestigious business schools in the world and require minimum 3 years of supervisory or managerial work experience as part of their application requirements. Some of the Triple Accredited Business Schools of UK are Durham Business School, Newcastle Business School, Adam Smith Business School (University of Glasgow), etc.

3. How are the Universities ranked?
Ans. Different ranking organizations measures institutions in different ways, using different criteria, and different weightings of similar criteria. Rankings can take into account research quality and revenue, surveys of academics and employers, staff-student ratios, and statistics on demographics such as the number of international students. The major rankings for UK are Guardian Ranking, CUG Ranking and also QS World rankings.

1. Is a four years UG course better than a three years UG course?
Ans. It is not about the inferiority or superiority, but it is about the benefits attached to a certain degree. A four years UG degree usually will have a 1 year internship or study abroad element in its 3rd year. Such courses are also called Sandwich courses. Also, after 4 years engineering degree completion, you will get a Chartered Engineer status, which would improve your employability.

2. I need GMAT for a Master’s programme in the UK?
Ans. No, GMAT score is not required to study Masters in UK. However, for MBA, some top business schools might ask for it.

3. What is the difference between MRes and PHD?
Ans. MRes is research based Masters. It involves thesis at the end of the course instead of a project. MRes is of 1 year. PHD is a pure research degree and is a 3-5 years course. The student can apply directly for MRes course, unlike a PHD where Department Head has to approve the Research Proposal first and then only can the student apply formally.

4. Is work experience compulsory for studying MBA in UK?
Ans. It depends on the ranking of the Business Schools. All high ranked MBAs would require at least 3 years of work experience. However, fresher MBAs are also available in decent ranked Universities.

5. Is 1 year Masters Degree acceptable in India?
Ans. Yes, it is acceptable in India in private sector. In Govt. sector and to do PHD in India, 2 years degree is acceptable.

6. What is the difference between Masters in Management and MBA?
Ans. The MBA is a general management degree, and it is the most common degree for business professionals who are seeking to advance in managerial positions and has work experience of about 2-3 years minimum. A good GMAT score is also suggestible for top ranked Universities. Masters in Management is a basic degree that covers all the basic concepts of Management like Management Principles, Marketing Principles, Human Resource Management, Foundation of Accounting and Finance, etc. It does not require work experience or GMAT scores.

7. Which specializations can I chose after doing B.tech Mechanical Engineering?
Ans. You can choose from a lot of specializations like Automotive Engineering, Automation Systems, Robotics, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aerodynamics, Mechatronics, etc.

1. Can I study a part time course in the UK?
Ans. No, you cannot study a part time course on a Tier 4 visa.

2. Is there a reward for paying all of my fees in advance?
Ans. No, there is not reward. However, some Universities might give 5%-10% discount at the time of full fee payment.

3. Is Induction/Orientation week compulsory? What does it involve?
Ans. Yes, orientation week is compulsory to attend. Orientation Week is a week of events and activities to help you find your way around you University, meet other new students and adjust to life in the UK. The week is packed full of opportunities to meet new people, get useful information, sort out important tasks (like opening a bank account, or finding a place to live) and have fun!

4. I can’t attend this year, can I defer my offer?
Ans. Yes, you can defer your offer to next intake available.

5. How important are sports and extracurricular activities for admission to a UK university?
Ans. The academic grades are the most important criteria of admission to a British university. Sports and extracurricular activities better your profile in comparison to others, especially for scholarships, Job Interviews etc. There are a few scholarships which you will be eligible for based on the sport played.

6. Are entrance exams required for UK Universities?
Ans. Most of the courses don’t require any test as British universities accept the Indian academic marks, but a few professional courses like LLB and Medicine require tests like LNAT and UKCAT respectively. GMAT too is only required for MBA or Masters in certain universities.

7. Can I change the Course once I reach the university?
Ans. You can change the Course if it is in the same department at the same university. It has to be approved by the Admissions tutor.

8. What does it cost to study at a UK University?
Ans. The average tuition fee of a UK University ranges from INR 12 Lacs to INR 20 Lacs per annum depending on rankings of the University.

9. Is acceptance deposit refundable in case of visa refusal?
Ans. Yes, it is generally refundable if visa gets refused. However, it is advisable to go through the refund policy of the University before paying any amount.

10. What is ATAS?
Ans. The Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) is a scheme of the British government for certifying foreign students from outside the EU for entry into the United Kingdom to study or conduct research in certain sensitive technology-related fields falling under Science and Engineering disciplines.

10. What is ATAS?
Ans. The Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) is a scheme of the British government for certifying foreign students from outside the EU for entry into the United Kingdom to study or conduct research in certain sensitive technology-related fields falling under Science and Engineering disciplines.

11. What is CAS?
Ans. CAS stands for Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies. A CAS is a very important electronic document that you will need to request after you have firmly accepted an unconditional offer of a place from a University or paid the acceptance deposit to the University. Before you can apply for your Tier 4 student visa you will need a CAS number to support your Tier 4 student visa application form.

12. What the final UCAS deadline?
Ans. The final deadline to apply through UCAS is 30th June.

13. What is the deadline to apply to University of Oxford and University of Cambridge through UCAS?
Ans. You can apply to either University of Oxford or University of Cambridge through UCAS by 15th October.

CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

Q1. What is CPA (Certified Public Accountant)?

Ans:-  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the title of qualified accountants in numerous countries in the English-speaking world. In the United States, the CPA is a license to provide accounting services to the public. It is awarded by each of the 50 states for practice in that state. Additionally, almost every state (49 out of 50) has passed mobility laws to allow CPAs from other states to practice in their state. State licensing requirements vary, but the minimum standard requirements include passing the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, 150 semester units of college education, and one year of accounting related experience.

Q2. How to apply for CPA?

Ans:- As part of your membership application you will need to provide supporting documentation so that we can verify the information you have provided. You will be prompted to upload digital copies of your original documents as you go through the online application. Your personal outcome cannot be confirmed until all the required documents are provided and you have ticked the relevant statement boxes in the application.

Q3. List of the documents required CPA Registration.

Ans:-  List of documents

List of the Documents

ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS

Transcripts can be from a tertiary degree, postgraduate tertiary degree or professional body qualification. We will accept official e-copies of transcripts where the institution, your full name and results are clear.

EVIDENCE OF DEGREE COMPLETION

If you have completed your degree, and this is not stated in your official transcript, you will need to provide a degree certificate or completion letter that states the degree is ‘complete’

PROOF OF IDENTITY

If you haven’t completed the online identity verification, please provide one of the following:

Passport (ID page)
National ID card
Birth certificate
Drivers licence (with photo)

Q4. What is the format of the documents?

Ans:-  The digital copies of the documents you upload in your application must:

• Be in colour, clear and legible*
• Be clearly named in English with a brief description
• Be in one of the following formats: JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, PDF, TIFF. Please note that encrypted PDF or compressed files will not be accepted.

*Please use a resolution of at least 300 dpi or have a file size greater than 1 MB but less than 10 MB.

 

Q5. What is Membership Fees?

Ans:-

New memberships Fee (AUD)
Application fee (2017) $164
Application Review fee $91
First year membership: Associate (full year) $296
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (full year) $654
First year membership: Associate (half year) $148
First year membership: CPA or FCPA (half year) $327

 

Q.1. What is the Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF)?

Ans:- SSVF has come into effect on 1 July 2016. It applies only to student visa applications submitted from 1 July 2016 and will not affect the visas of existing student visa holders.

Under the SSVF all international students will apply for the same student visa (subclass 500) regardless of their program of study, and will be required to apply for their student visa online. The student’s chosen education provider and their country of citizenship will help determine how much evidence of English language and financial capacity they will need to provide with their student visa application.

SSVF replaces the previous eight student visa subclasses, the Assessment Level (AL) framework, and Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) arrangements.

Q2. What are the post-study visa work rights? (Pswr)

Ans:- Student may be eligible to apply for post study work rights under  temporary Graduate visa (sub-485)

  • The student completes an eligible qualification from an Australian university; and
  • The student meets the two (2) year Australian study requirement.

The duration of the Post-Study Work Rights visa under the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)  will depend on the level of qualification achieved. A visa in this stream can be granted from two to four years, depending on the qualification.

Q3. What is two year Australian study requirement?

Ans:-  To be eligible to apply for post work visas, including both streams of the temporary Graduate visa (Subclass 485) student will required to meet the two years of Australian study requirement. To meet this requirement, student must have completed one of the two years programs that is registered on CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institute and course overseas students) and this program result

  • resulted in the award of a Bachelor, Masters or Doctoral Degree; and
  • was conducted in English; and
  • was at least two full-time academic years (minimum 92 CRICOS weeks) in duration; and
  • was lawfully completed in no less than 16 months; and
  • was completed at an Australian educational institution in Australia

Q4. What are the types of Post study work Visa?

Ans:- Post Study work Visa (Subclass 485)

 

The Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Work stream.

The Graduate Work stream is for international students who graduate with skills and qualifications that relate to an occupation considered in demand in the Australian labour market, as indicated in the list of eligible skilled occupations. A visa in this stream is generally granted for 18 months.

The Post-Study Work stream offers extended options for working in Australia to eligible graduates of a higher education degree. Under this stream, successful applicants are granted a visa with a visa period of two, three or four years’ duration, depending on the highest educational qualification they have obtained.

Q5. What is the Ecoe ?

Ans:- Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment. An Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) is issued by your Australian education provider and is the only accepted evidence of enrolment for processing student visa applications. … A copy of your eCoE will be submitted for getting a student visa.

Q1.What is OSHC?

Ans:- OSHC- Overseas student health Cover.

Q2. Do I need to buy Overseas Student health Cover?

Ans:- Department of Home affair in Australia requires all International Students, who studying in Australia on a student visa have to maintain OSHC for the duration of their student visa.

Q3. Do my spouse and kids also requires OSHC ?

Ans:- Yes,  student have to maintain Family OSHC for the duration of  their Student Visa, if family is accompany with student.

Q4. Can I take out OSHC with an overseas insurer?

Ans:- No, Only Australian registered private health insurers can offer OSHC. This is because the Australian Government wants to be able to monitor and regulate insurers covering people living temporarily in Australia. The Government is not able to protect the interests of people insured by overseas insurance companies in the same way.

Q5. What is the duration of OSHC?

Ans:- Duration of OSHC is depend upon total duration of the program.

For example:- If your Master program duration is 2 year (24 months), you probably have to take around 26 to 28 months OSHC.

Q1. Who is international Student?

Ans.  An International student is a person who is not an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or not a permanent Resident of Australia.

Q2.  How do I apply to Study?

Ans:  If you are an International student, you can apply for all the Universities through us. We are the official representative of all the universities in Australia.

Q3. Why should I study in Australia?

Ans:- Over 600,000 international students across 140 countries choose to study in Australia each year. Recent surveys conducted by Studies in Australia indicate four main reasons why international students choose to study in Australia:

  • Globally recognised courses and institutions
  • Lively and multicultural lifestyle
  • Reasonable study costs
  • Beautiful weather and landscapes

Q4.What English language tests are acceptable for Australian student visas?

Ans:-There are five different tests accepted for Australian student visa applications:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE).

Q5.Can I work during my studies in Australia?

Ans-Yes, you can work while you’re studying in Australia. International students are permitted to work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight during study periods and unlimited hours during study breaks. There are no work restrictions for students completing a master’s by research or doctoral degree.

Q6. What are certified copies of documents?

Ans:-  A certified copy is a photocopy of an original document that has been  signed and stamped by a  government authority stating it is a true copy of Original copies. Approved Education Agents are also able to certify the documents as the part of application process.

Q7. What is the estimated application processing Time?

Ans:- Application process generally 2-4 weeks after sending the application form.

Q8. What is Credit Transfer of prior studies? How can I avail for credit transfer?

Ans:- In Australian, you might be eligible for credit for some or all courses which you have successfully  completed in your home country . If you wish to apply for Credit, you will need to complete the “Application for Credit transfer form along with your application”.

Q9. What is a conditional offer letter?

Ans:- If you have received  conditional offer letter its mean that you have not completed the entry requirement, Needs  to complete all conditions outlined in your offer letter, before you get the full offer letter from University.

Q10. When do I get Confirmation of Enrolment?

Ans:-  You will get your confirmation of enrolment once you have accepted the offer letter and make the payment of First semester and Trimester Tuition fees and other cost according to the offer letter.

Q11. Do universities have any application fee for applying?

Ans:-  Yes, few universities have application fees for applying (Group of Eight). But most of the universities do not have application fees for application.

Q12. Can I apply for two Programs in one University?

Ans:- Yes, student can apply for upto two programs in one university application , however some university also allow you to fill upto  three programs choices in one application.

Q13. When can I start my application process?

Ans:- You can start the application about 9 months prior to your program start date. (For exp:- if you are looking  Feb 2019 application can be started by March 2017)

Q14. How long will it take to have my application assessed?

Ans:-Standard application assessment turn over time is around 3- 4 weeks.

Q15. Are Australian qualifications recognised overseas?
Ans:-Australian qualifications are highly respected internationally and are distinguished by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The AQF is our national system of learning that is recognised by many overseas countries.

Q16.How many international students study in Australia?
Ans:-There are over 500 000 international students studying in Australian institutions currently with this number expected to increase in coming years.

Q17.What are Australian university semester dates?
Ans:-Generally Australian universities have two semesters. The first is from February to June and the second from July to November. This can vary somewhat between universities.

Q18.What is vocational and technical education? 
Ans:-Australia’s Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) system is often referred to as Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in other countries.

VTE delivers training that is practical and career-oriented. Courses include: computing, business studies, marketing, tourism and hospitality. VTE is also available in Australian schools.

Q19:Can international students attend schools in Australia?
Ans:- Yes. All government and non-government schools accept international students and must meet special requirements under Australian Government legislatio