Useful Links – Australia

USEFUL LINKS

  1. Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). This is the official Australian Government website that lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered. 
  1. Department of Immigration and Border Protection: This is the official website of Department of Immigration and Border Protection which provides information about living in Australia, Visas and Citizenship. This is the portal through which we can file for student visa. 
  1. Australian Government : This is the official website of the Australian Government. It highlights all aspects of Australian government structure and departments. 
  1. Study in Australia : This is the official Australian Government website for international students. Search for courses, institutions and scholarships, read about studying and living in Australia, watch stories from other students, and learn about Australian education. 
  1. Education in Australia : This is the official website for Department of Education and Training which is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable early child care and childhood education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training, international education and research. 
  1. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade : This is the official website of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 
  1. Tourism Australia : This is the official website for Australia Tourism highlighting the tourism potential and facilities for Indian Students. 
  1. Wages and Working Conditions : This is the official website with regards to rules and regulations related to work in Australia. 
  1. ESOS FrameworkThis is the official website for Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000, or ESOS Act, it establishes legislative requirements and standards for the quality assurance of education and training institutions .offering courses to international students who are in Australia on a student visa.  ESOS also provides tuition fee protection for international students.
  2. National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR) : It’s a publication AEI [Australian Education International] which acts as a guidelines for assessment of qualifications abroad. Ex: NOOSR Guide for India divides the Universities in India into different sections [I-III], based on the quality of the institutions. This guides the admission committees in making admission decisions for students based in India.
  3. University Grants Commission [UGC] : University Grants Commission website gives complete details about the university in India, their status, type of accreditation etc. This is used by institutions abroad to assess the applicants.
  4. Skilled Occupation List [SOL] : Skilled Occupation List is released by Department of Immigration and Labour to give information  about various skills which are in demand in Australia.