Finally, you can say goodbye to high school and SPM. Sure, it’s a bittersweet memory. No more homework, no more morning assembly but I know at the same time you are sad because you have to part ways with your best friends that supported and cheered you throughout high school. But it is time to move forward and start a new chapter of your life.
The next question you could ask is what’s next? Where to? With so many countries that can offer you amazing university life there is one country that I can guarantee you, that you will have the best time of your life, making long-lasting friendships and having employers who are eager to hire you in the future. The country is famous for kangaroos, delicious coffees and beautiful beaches, if you guess Australia then you are absolutely correct!
Here are the top 5 reasons why Australia is the best country for you to pursue your study after SPM.
How Far is Australia from Malaysia?
Australia is not very far from home. Do you know if you travel by airplane to Australia, it only takes about 5 hours to arrive? So, when you are feeling home sick or your parents miss you so much, it’s only a few hours before you get to meet them again.
Not only that, Perth shares the same time zone with us. If it is 9 am in Malaysia, it is also 9 am in Perth. While Queensland is 2 hours early and Sydney is 3 hours earlier than Malaysia. So, when you are in a long-distance relationship, your boyfriend or girlfriend can call you without worrying about the time zone.
Can International Students Work in Australia?
Australian government grants international students to work up to 20 hours per week and full time during your semester break. You can gain extra pocket money and make new friends at work. Your chances to be hired after graduation will be higher than other people as many companies prefer to hire students that have working experiences.
You can also read to find out more about working in Australia as international student: https://www.e2studysolution.com/news/can-international-students-work-part-time-in-australia/
How Safe is Australia?
Can I work in Australia after I graduate?
YES! You can definitely work in Australia after you graduate. The Australian government offers 2 types of temporary work visas that allow you to work in Australia after completion of your education, provided you meet all the requirements. These visas allow you to live, study and work temporarily. The advantages of obtaining this work visa, you are able to build up your social connections, gain international work experiences and boost up your resume. The visas details are as follow:
GRADUATE WORK STREAM
POST STUDY WORK STREAM
For international students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that are relevant to specific occupations in Australia needs.
For international students who have recently graduated with a degree from Australian institution.
DURATION OF STAY
Up to 18 months
2 – 4 years
Can I Migrate to Australia?
There is an opportunity for you to migrate to Australia after having relevant work experience and educational qualifications. There are certain requirements that need to be fulfilled before applying for a permanent resident. Next, Australia emphasizes skilled workers such as musicians, artistic directors, transport engineers and aeronautical engineers.
To find more about skilled occupation list Australia, you can read: https://www.e2studysolution.com/news/australia-skilled-migration-occupation-list-update-2019/
Which are the Top Universities to Study for SPM leavers in Australia?
Below are our recommended top universities that you can study in Australia.
So, now you are convinced that Australia is the best place to study, don’t keep this to yourself. Show this article to your high school best friends too. Who knows they want to follow you to Australia after reading this. Then, what should you do after this? Call us so we can help you to study in your dream college. Don’t be shy to contact us. We can give you the best advice on how to study in Australia.
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