Studying, living and working in Australia is a dream for many people.
As you know the team at Aide Australasia helps hundreds of people each year achieve that dream. We provide you with everything you need to know and we take you through each step of the process personally. Of course the difference between Aide Australasia and other agencies is that we do more for you over a longer period of time. We want you to succeed with your application and join the growing number of students here in Australia. However, as we always advise, we can’t help everyone and the reasons we can’t are many.
Your Grade Point Average (GPA) is too low:
As you can imagine there are many criterion for being offered a place in any university, let alone an Australian one. However, one of the biggest causes for not being offered a place is that your grades are just not good enough. Universities want students with a good GPA. While weighted GPA’s are taken into account (different schools have different weighting systems), Universities prefer to offer places to students who have a better GPA than their fellow applicants.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
You may get RPL for qualifications and / or training you have already undertaken. However, that comes much later in the application process. First of all you must prove that you are capable of studying in an Australian university. We will discuss this in more detail in a later section.
You are entering a competitive field:
Every university place is highly contested. Not only are you coming from overseas, you are going head to head with native English speakers. Australian students have a simple advantage over you; English is usually their first language. Before progressing any further through your application we ask that you provide us with evidence that you can speak and comprehend English.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international standardised test of English Language proficiency. There is no minimum score required to pass the test, however every academic institution sets their own threshold.
We will discuss this in more detail in another section.