Australia and Japan have a shared excellence when it comes to delivering high quality education and research. Building on that shared excellence, Japan and Australia have been strengthening ties between educational institutions through student exchange programs and research collaborations.
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Australia is one of the most popular destinations for international students welcoming close to 500,000 international students in 2015. Australia offers international students an education with high standards of teaching and internationally accepted qualifications, and a society that is warm, and friendly. As the most internationalised higher education sector in the world, Australian graduates enter the workforce with international networks and skills.
Australia is well known for its high standard of teaching and excellence in education and research. To check if your institution is registered to offer courses to students studying in Australia on student visas and also for a list of courses please visit the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) webpage.
Find out more about studying in Australia with studyinaustralia.gov.au, the official Australian Government website for international students. It has information about courses, institutions and scholarships available to overseas students.
There are a number of scholarships or awards available to help you to undertake study and research in Australia:
Endeavour Leadership Program
Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP) is granted by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and seek to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research. The Australian Government has announced there will be no further rounds of the ELP. Recipients of previous rounds of the ELP will continue to be supported.
The Destination Australia program is the Australian Government's new scholarship program to provide financial support for more tertiary education to study in regional Australia. Applications for Destination Australia will open later in 2019, with scholarships to start from Semester 1, 2020.
- Professor Tatsuya Kodama, Niigata University
- Professor Shuhei Furukawa, Kyoto University
- Professor Koji Mizoguchi, Kyushu University
I want to study in Australia, how can I check the credibility of Institutions?
Australia is well known for its high standard of teaching and excellence in education and research. As a result Australia is the world’s fourth most popular study destination for international students. The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students webpage provides a list of all Australian education institutions that offer courses to students studying in Australia on student visas. You can consult this webpage to check if your institution is included and also for a list of courses available.
Find out more about studying in Australia with studyinaustralia.gov.au, the official Australian Government website for international students. It provides information about courses, institutions and scholarships available to overseas students.
Does the Australian Embassy Tokyo allow for study tours?
The Embassy does not run study tour programs for students or the general public. You can learn more about Australia through our publications.
The Australia Japan foundations “Experience Australia” kit is also available for loan. Please see their webpage for more details.