Telugu states top among the 70,000 Indians go to Australia every year. Punjab and Chandigarh come second


Hyderabad: Twenty Australian Universities, some of them are top 30 in their country organised Counseling to local students and granted spot admissions here in the city today at Global Tree in Hyderabad Today. The response to the Admissions Day was overwhelming and more than 500 students visited along with their parents to gain firsthand knowledge of these foreign universities.

These Universities include: These Universities include: University of Wollongong; Latrobe University; University of Tasmania; University of Southern Queensland – Sydney; Victoria University – Sydney / APIC / EGI / ECA Graduate Institute; ATMC; Southern Cross University – Melbourne and Sydney; Edith Cowan University; James Cook University – Townsville; The Hotel School Sydney and Melbourne; Navitas Group; Southern Cross University – Gold Coast; Melbourne Institute of Technology and Charles Sturt University

Sandeep , Kalyaan, Prateek Behl. Suresh, Anirudh. Feona, Anitha, Geraldm Ashish, Ms. Irawati Ms.Treasa, Ms.Priya, Ms. Nivedita, Kunal. Rohit and Ms. Lisa

With over 300,000 Indian students studying overseas, India is the second largest source of international students to Australia after China. According to some of these Australian Universities’ Indian representatives, nearly 70,000 Indians go to Australia for their higher studies every year. Off this, majority, nearly 12 to 15 thousand students are from both Telugu States. Punjab and Chandigarh come second. This number is growing by 15 to 20 per cent informed Ms. Iravati, reprehensive of Navitas Group, a leading global education provider, which owns a group of 15 institutions in Australia.

May be because of this precise reason why, nearly 50 plus Australian Universities are visiting Hyderabad this month alone. .

India being a middle class country, students study higher education on educational loans. Australia Government unlike other countries allows foreign students to stay two more years after the Graduation/ Master Degree. This is one strong reason why more Indian students are now preferring Australia for their Overseas Education commented Kalyan Mohan, an Indian representative of University of Tasmania, the Australia’s fourth oldest University.

Australia is the third most preferred destination for post graduate studies after USA and UK he informed.

Hyderabad being a IT Capital of India, the preferred subjects chosen by students from this region going to Australia are mainly IT Courses informed Ms. Lisa from University of Wollongong. This fifty years old University gets 7000 international students every year and most of them are from India. According to her, lower cost and increase employability are the two strong reasons for students choosing for their University.

According to other experts, who don’t want to be identified, the best countries to study abroad as per majority of the Indian students are US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. These five countries alone cover nearly 85% of the total students from India studying in international study destinations. And now Australia is the most happening country as far as destination for higher education is concerned,

The majority of Indian students are highly-price-sensitive. They are value-maximizes. They try and search for options that lower cost and increase employability, observed Tereasa from Southern Cross University – Melbourne and Sydney.

International education is a very important milestone in the life of a student. Overseas education opens up students. It opens up the world for the student. They learnt live independently, teacher leadership skills, it teaches them responsibility, they aquire survival skills, they modify themselves to suit to the host country informed Srikar Alapati, MD of Global Tree, India’s one of the top ten Overseas Educational Consultations.