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Students from Hong Kong - Welcome to Adelaide

Over 2,000 students from Hong Kong choose to study abroad in Adelaide, Australia every year.  Affordable living costs, a clean, safe environment, favourable skilled visa pathways and a focus on preparing graduates for real careers is the reason Adelaide continues to grow in popularity. 


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Over 2,000 students from Hong Kong choose to study abroad in Adelaide, Australia every year.  Affordable living costs, a clean, safe environment, favourable skilled visa pathways and a focus on preparing graduates for real careers is the reason Adelaide continues to grow in popularity. 


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Popular Courses

Aviation, business, engineering and health courses are all popular options in Adelaide with students from Hong Kong.

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Aviation, business, engineering and health courses are all popular options in Adelaide with students from Hong Kong.

Aviation

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Business

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Engineering

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Health

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With over 4,000 course options available in Adelaide, find a course that's right for you.

With over 4,000 course options available in Adelaide, find a course that's right for you.

Institutions in Adelaide

Explore institution in Adelaide including universities in Adelaide, vocational providers, university pathways and more. There are 100+ institutions in Adelaide offering world-class courses underpinned by the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Public universities

Public universities in Adelaide are ranked within the top 2% in the world and have produced numerous Nobel Laureates and Rhodes Scholars, leading the world in their various fields of expertise.

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Other Higher Education

Adelaide is also home to the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University campus and Torrens University, a private Australian institution. In addition to the universities, there several specialist higher education institutions as well. 

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University Pathways

Adelaide offers a range of quality pathway institutions that can provide an alternative way onto campus. If you don’t meet the entry requirements for your preferred university course, a university pathway program can help. 

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Vocation Education & Training

Adelaide’s vocational education and training (VET) institutions offer courses to build job-specific skills across a wide range of industries in Australia.

 VET qualifications are provided by government institutions, called Technical and Further Education (TAFE), as well as a range of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), which are regulated by the Australian Government.

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Keystone College of Business and Technology (KCBT) Logo Mercury Colleges Logo

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English Language Schools

English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) are popular as they are specifically designed to prepare you for study in Australia.  If you need help to improve your English skills, there are several specialist courses available for you.

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Schools

There are two types of schools in Australia - Government schools and independent schools (which are sometimes called private schools).

Schools in Adelaide provide quality education from pre-school to senior secondary school. Students have the option of studying for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) or International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma.

In Adelaide, your child will receive exceptional education in a supportive, safe and caring environment.

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Why Study in Adelaide?

Adelaide is a vibrant, welcoming and friendly city that offers something for everyone.

Lower cost of living

Adelaide is up to 12% more affordable than Sydney or Melbourne and has the lowest median rent of all capital cities in Australia.
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Work While You Study

Work up to 40 hours per fortnight during semester, and unlimited hours during semester break.
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Scholarship

If you require financial support for your studies, there are a range of scholarships that might be available to you.
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Safety

Adelaide has been rated as top 3 liveable city in the world. Its safety record can give you the peace of mind.
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Adelaide is a vibrant, welcoming and friendly city that offers something for everyone.

Lower cost of living

Adelaide is up to 12% more affordable than Sydney or Melbourne and has the lowest median rent of all capital cities in Australia.
Learn More

Work While You Study

Work up to 40 hours per fortnight during semester, and unlimited hours during semester break.
Learn More

Scholarship

If you require financial support for your studies, there are a range of scholarships that might be available to you.
Learn More

Safety

Adelaide has been rated as top 3 liveable city in the world. Its safety record can give you the peace of mind.
Learn More

Migration and Careers

Enjoy the benefits of living and working in a capital city combined with the benefits of studying in a “regional destination” in Australia for visa purpose.

Post Study Work Rights
5 year temporary graduate visa

Hong Kong passport holders will be eligible for a 5-year temporary graduate visa once they successfully complete eligible tertiary studies.

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Migration Pathways
Favourable skilled visa pathway

One of the most favourable skilled visa pathways across Australia for migration purposes. Graduates who have studied in South Australia enjoy significant benefits when applying for a skilled nominated visa to continue to live and work in SA.

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Future career
Industry strengths in Adelaide

When you study in Adelaide, you'll have opportunities to meet people working in your field. You'll be taught by leading academics with strong industry connections. The ties between industry, academia and research can create opportunities for you to develop your networks or find suitable work placements.

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Young family thinking to move to Adelaide?

If you’re bringing your family with you to Adelaide, there’s so much on offer. From adventure playgrounds to the Adelaide Zoo to well-stocked local libraries and community playgroups, your children will love Adelaide as much as you do.

Childcare and Preschool

If you have a child under school-age, many private childcare centres care for children aged six weeks to school-age. If your child is four years old, you may be able to enrol them in kindergarten (or preschool) to help prepare them for starting school.


Schools

South Australian schools provide quality education and internationally recognised qualifications with pathways to tertiary education. You can send your child to a public school, independent or Catholic school. Learn more about schools in South Australia.

Education Fee Waivers

If you’re a South Australian endorsed scholarship holder studying in a South Australian university or tertiary education institution on a student visa (Subclass 500) , you may be eligible to receive a fee waiver for your child to study in a South Australian government school of your choice (subject to zoning and capacity). Learn more about the fee waivers available.

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