Dream Australia

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Ira Savitri, University College London (Australia)/Alison and Steve Caddick (Ipswich)

Alison and Steve Caddick were very excited about their plan to move their family to Australia from the United Kingdom.

But not all went to plan!
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Student Visas

Student Visas are temporary visas designed to allow overseas students to study in Australia for a specified period of time.

The Student Visa class that is appropriate for intending students depends on the nature of the study program that an overseas student proposes to undertake.
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Murraylands / Riverland Region

The region’s diverse multi-cultural community includes people from India, the Philippines, China, the U.K., Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Bhutan and the Sudan. Most have been attracted to this region through Australia’s Skilled Migration program.

The major areas of employment in the region include;
Agriculture 19.2%
Health Care & Social Assistance 12.7%
Manufacturing 9.6%
Retail 9%
Education & Training 7.4%
Construction 5.7%

Currently, there is a demand for skilled workers in a range of industries including intensive animal production, horticulture and manufacturing as well as opportunities in the provision of professional services.
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Tafe South Australia

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Tafe South Australia is Government owned and is the largest provider of vocational education and training (VET) in South Australia. Tafe South Australia is at the forefront of developing South Australia’s future workforce and over the past 30 years has helped more than one million students to realise their dream careers. Tafe South Australia is widely recognised for its excellence in delivering nationally accredited and internationally regarded qualifications. A Tafe South Australia qualification is a valuable asset wherever your career takes you.

Tafe South Australia courses are developed in conjunction with business and industry ensuring that skills are relevant and prepare students for successful careers. Lecturers are highly experienced and qualified in their field. The skills that are taught are practical and current to industry standards. Many Tafe South Australia courses offer the valuable opportunity to obtain hands-on experience through workplace projects and industry placements.

With the ability to study at Certificate III level for 6 months up to Advanced Diploma level for 1 and  half years, Tafe South Australia can offer you the flexibility to brush up on your skills, or learn new ones for as little or as long as you like and if you have current skills and knowledge gained from a range of life experiences including work, volunteering and study you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which will enable you to complete your studies in even less time and at less cost.

TAFE SA has strong credit transfer arrangements with universities meaning most Tafe South Australia qualifications will gain you credit toward your university degree helping you to complete your degree faster and at less cost.

Adelaide’s lower cost of living means that students enjoy greater quality of life with rent, transport and food more affordable than most other Australian cities. Statistics show that Adelaide is 25% more affordable to live in than Melbourne, 24% cheaper than Sydney, 11% cheaper than Perth and 10% cheaper than Brisbane

Tafe South Australia has 47 modern and well equipped campuses and learning centres that stretch from the heart of Adelaide’s central business district across to the metropolitan suburbs. International students generally study at the 5 major central campuses so they’re never far from the action.

In a series of 10 video podcasts we have highlighted a range of courses available at Tafe South Australia. They are: 


To found out more about Tafe South Australia courses visit their website: here

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South Australia

South Australia has the lowest living costs and the most affordable housing of any mainland Australian state. Average Weekly Earnings for adults in May 2013 stood at approximately $1285 while the median price of housing in Adelaide is around $380,000, well below the median price of housing in other mainland states and the average of $395,000 for all capital cities.  Rental accommodation is also significantly less expensive.

South Australia also offers a culturally diverse and comfortable lifestyle in a safe and healthy environment. Access to excellent health care facilities and to renowned education and research institutions complete what is best described as an excellent place to live and work.


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