20% rise in Australia Student Visa applications in 2018

Australia Student Visa applications have increased by 20% in 2018 as per the latest available data for visa applications. This is an evidence of enhancing interest of overseas students in higher education institutions in Australia.

Strong growth in interest has been specifically recorded by the Chinese market based on the visa applications filed in April. Australia Student Visa applications from Chinese nationals have enhanced by 22%. This is inclusive of 14% increase in university study applications, as quoted by the Study International. Interest from applicants in China increased more than twice for vocational education.

The overall 20% increase, when compared with last year, ends the pattern for last 2 months. In this period the number of requests for Australia Student Visas remained unchanged in comparison with the previous years.

The latest statistics for visa applications demonstrate that notwithstanding diverse incidents, the interest of Chinese in Australian universities is not fading. Record visa approval rate of approximate 97% has been witnessed for Chinese applicants.

The major draw for Chinese students is the comparative ease of obtaining an Australian job upon graduation and then the PR. It has been noted that the percentage of Chinese students’ enrollment is much higher than subjects that are not high scoring. Statistics reveal that there was a 17% increase in the figures of Chinese students in Australia in the previous year.

There are diverse reasons for overseas students getting attracted to Australia. These include education quality, comparatively lesser competition as for top universities in China and ease of entering the Australian job market.

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