The standard of living in Australia is amongst that of the highest countries. A foreign student living in Australia has to pay for anything between AUS$ 16000 – AUS$ 20000 as living expenses which include food, accommodation, clothing, local transport, telephone, gas/electricity, stationery, and entertainment in each year of study. However, this varies significantly by location and lifestyle.
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Tuition fees:- Tuition costs are based on courses and these are decided by the institutions itself. However, certain courses like Vocational education and training cost between AUS$ 10000 to AUS$ 18000 per year. English language courses cost AUS$ 8000 to AUS$ 16000. Undergraduate programs at different universities vary from anything between AUS$ 10000 to AUS$ 16000 per year. Post graduate programs vary from AUS$ 10000 to AUS$ 19000 per year.
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Overseas student health cover:- Australia has a special system of health cover insurance for international students called Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). This is arranged by the institution when a student arrives in Australia. It is not applicable to students doing a course for les than three months. The premium starts from AUS$ 75 for a cover of upto AUS$ 350-AUS$370 per year.