April 20, 2023

Facts for Nepalese students to consider before studying in Australia

If you are a student from Nepal then the thought of studying in another corner of the world might seem impossible. A number of questions might cross your mind, like the culture difference, the lifestyle, the cost of living, the communication, and so on.

Would it be great if you knew beforehand how living and studying in Australia can transform you? In this blog, we’ll take you through 8 facts that Nepalese students should consider before studying in Australia.

The top 8 facts of studying in Australia

Australia has a lot to offer and studying there is worth all the efforts you make. So, if you get the opportunity to study in Australia, do not miss it! Here are eight facts about the country that will help you know what to expect.

    1. Australia has a lot of space

The down under is spacious, giving you ample reason to travel and explore as much as you want. There are many places to visit, including the Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kangaroo Island, Harbour Bridge, etc. You won’t realise when time flies by, which is all the more reason to ensure that you make the most of your study trip to Australia.

    2. Relaxed university life and easy to make friends

University life is relaxed and not as rigid which means that the contact time with lecturers is far less. The concept around choosing modules and taking exams is flexible. Retaking exams is not looked upon as a negative thing, which makes you want to get better at what you do.

While every student there chooses a mixture of modules, you might not be able to stick to one particular friend or peer. However, the mindset is different and more community-based, which makes it easier to make friends. There’s a mixture of Australian and international students, so you are likely to be exposed to a diverse crowd.

    3. Australia entails expensive living, depends on where you stay

Compared to other countries, Australia can get expensive if you don’t keep track of your budget and daily expenses. Rent prices will depend on the location you choose. Supermarkets like IGA are expensive, including fruits. Make sure to save up on additional funds before you move to study in Australia.

    4. You have a exams spread throughout the year

The study system in Australia is good as it spreads the exam load throughout the year. You won’t have to cram up by the end of the year and this helps you perform better than expected. The grading is split up and there is more coursework. That said, there is a lot of studying to do, so make sure to balance your work, study, and exploration of the country.

    5. House parties and bars are a common feature in the nightlife

Be it Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, or any other city you can visit, the nightlife is great. There are bars and house parties, while you can also find some clubs in Perth. The nightlife starts early and the people drink a lot to enjoy.

    6. There is a time difference between Nepal and Australia

Let’s say you study in Canberra; you’d be ahead by 5 hours and 15 minutes ahead of Nepal. This means that if it is 5:00 pm in Nepal, it is 10:15 pm in Canberra ACT. So, if you’re someone who can easily get homesick, make sure to fix the right time to talk to family and friends back home. 

    7. You have to fly in Australia to explore other city

Australia is a huge country spanning over 82.76 trillion ft. Their cities are also far apart from each other which means that you might have to book a flight just to fly from one city to another in Australia. So, if you’re studying in Perth and you want to explore Melbourne and Sydney, you’ll have to book a flight. It will take you almost 3.03 hours to fly from Perth to Melbourne, and 3.66 hours to fly from Perth to Sydney.

    8. Australia doesn’t have as many bugs

Opposed to the unpleasant notion of having too many bugs, Australia does not have too many! You can look out for snakes and large spiders but that’s about it. Even then, very few people get bitten, for which there are procedures set in place in such events.

By the time you come back from Australia, you’ll have amazing memories and lifelong friends. It’s an amazing place to study and gain global standards of knowledge for your career. Apart from that, you get a 360-degree experience of the country, which is unique and incredible.

Are you planning to study in Australia, reach out to us to better understand your options.