Australia is on the list of the countries where the studies are the most expensive. Yet they are every year, many want to continue their studies. What causes this craze? Employment prospects, says do you side IDP institution to assist students in their academic efforts. It also organized a fair 7, 11 and 12 February at Talking Drums at Bagatelle.
Currently, a student is allowed, during his free time to work 20 hours per week. And during the holidays, he is entitled to work full-time. But what appeals most is the opportunity to stay in Australia to work for two years, once finished studies.
Confirms that Christine Faugoo, Director of IDP Mauritian branch. " The Australian Government has decided since 2012 to allow foreign students to work for two years on Australian land. "
To find a job
So, she says, many students have found a permanent job prior to applying for residence permits. Thus, according to official figures, since the implementation of this new regulation, the number of subscribers in 2013 increased 26% compared to 2012.
With regard to employment prospects, many Mauritian students have, according to the IDP, get positions in Australia, particularly in the accounts. But the Australian government, which has published a list, also looking for engineers, doctors, nurses and specialists in handicrafts.
" There is a lack of manpower in these sectors , "says Christine Faugoo. It concedes that it is not easy to find work but it stresses that companies recruit indeed. " I do not advise students to rely on the application to select their courses of study. The list changes depending on what application the labor market. "
For studies in Australia, it takes an average of Rs 1 million per year as budget for housing, transportation and other expenses. But all may not have the means to pay for college at such a price.