Study and live in Tasmania
Tasmania is one of Australia's most modern, vibrant and unique locations, promoting the education sector rapidly. In half a decade or less, it has become one of the most unique and attractive destinations for international students intending to study in Australia. The peaceful and hustle free environment, natural habitat, and vast potential opportunities for growth in the future are few reasons for study in Tasmania getting popular among international students. Whether it's a university, TAFE, English language or high school, Tasmania has renowned educational hubs to impart quality education. Tasmania offers a different kind of educational choice, with study and lifestyle options that provide a unique Australian experience. Some of the top reasons for international students to study in Tasmania are elaborated below:
- Regional city
Tasmania is one of the regional cities in Australia. It is one of the safest and friendly places in Australia. The peaceful environment, pollution-free surroundings and uncrowded structure make it more reasonable for international students to study in Tasmania. Further studying in regional areas has one more benefit to international students if they intend for settlement in Australia. Applicants who have studied in regional Australia for two years receive extra points for their PR application.
- Natural paradise
Tasmania is one of the most beautiful places in Australia, which is often termed as a natural paradise. Beautiful beaches, lovely mountains and shimmering lakes have added glory to Tasmania. Your decision to study in Tasmania would add up a mesmerising experience within you to enjoy the flora and fauna of Tasmania and its beautiful landscapes.
- Easy transportation from city hubs
Tasmania is not very far from the cities like Sydney and Melbourne with easy and accessible transportation. It is just 50 minutes from Melbourne and 1.5 hours by Sydney by flight. Four airlines frequently carry passengers to Tasmania with ten flights every day, making the life of international students studying in Tasmania easier.
- Ranked universities and wide ranges of courses
From high school, a university like the University of Tasmania, TAFE to the English language, you can find any course you choose to study in Tasmania. Tasmania has ranked universities, colleges and institutions providing quality education for carving a brighter future for students.
- Wide opportunity for PR application if international students wish for settlement in Australia
Suppose you have graduated from a tertiary institution in Tasmania after studying in the State for a minimum of one academic year (40 weeks at a CRICOS registered institution). In that case, you can apply for a state-sponsored visa.
The key advantages to students graduating from Tasmanian institutions have the following benefits:
- Applicants may select an occupation from the Tasmanian Skilled Occupation List (TSOL) and the occupation listed in Migration Instrument 20117.
- There are no quotas for occupation.
- Nominees do not have to wait for an invitation to apply through DIBP; they can apply as soon as State Growth Staff submits their EOI in SkillSelect.
- Applicants get priority processing at the Department of State Growth and the DIBP, speeding up the time it takes to be issued a visa.
- Tasmanian Government nomination provides extra points in the DIBP points test. (nomination provides 5 points for the 190 and 10 points for the 489).
Qualify for Australia's top universities through our Schools Program
Tasmania is proud of its excellence in education and teaching, with a curriculum focusing on preparing students for success in higher education. Our program focuses on building academic strengths and personal development, critical thinking, creative thinking and developing communication capabilities.
An authentic Australian experience
The lower proportion of international students in Tasmanian classes equals an excellent opportunity to build your English language skills and make Australian friends.
Affordable living, affordable programs
Tasmania has a lower cost of living than most other regions of Australia, with some of the lowest average weekly costs for students in the country. The tuition fees in Tasmania are much more competitive than in other cities across Australia.
A fantastic place to live
Tasmania's cities are safe, welcoming and offer a secure environment for study and living. Tasmania offers the chance to be part of a growing, thriving community, offering a lively cultural and arts scene, cafes and restaurants, markets and music festivals. Tasmania is also a place of natural beauty. With nearly half the State protected by the World Heritage Area, national park or marine & forest reserve, it is no surprise that Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world.
Safe, supportive & personal attention.
Every international student has access to a full range of support services, including contact with dedicated student advisors and free English language support. Tasmania's friendly and safe reputation is important to us. Our programs are well resourced with dedicated teachers to uphold our reputation of being safe and supportive.
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