The roadshow was aimed at providing relevant information about study in
• It gave students, parents, and education leaders an opportunity to interact
with government officials and representatives from universities and clear
their doubts about study courses, visas, and scholarships
An interactive career-matcher and course selector at the venue helped
students to pick from the varied options offered by Australian Universities
Chennai, 16 September 2022: The Study Australia Roadshow organised by the
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Australian Government agency) in
Chennai on Friday was well attended by students, parents, and education leaders.
The showcase highlighted Australian Government initiatives designed to shape
the global careers of Indian students. The event was an opportunity for students,
parents, and education leaders to interact with the representatives of over 26
Study Australia Roadshow events will be held across five other Indian cities
including Kochi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, and Jaipur from September 12 to
The day-long event showcased Australia’s excellence in education and facilitated
engagement of students, parents, education counsellors and heads of institutions.
It also covered key aspects that students need to consider before deciding on
Studying in Australia.
The venue had a career matcher screen to help students decide on which course
is best for them – this tool helped students match their interest areas with thecourse offerings. Many students approached the participating universities
Talking about the initiatives, Mr Abdul Ekram, Trade and Investment
Commissioner – South Asia, Australian Trade and Investment
Commission (Austrade), Australian Government, said, “We work closely with
Indian students to ensure they are making the best decisions when it comes to
studying in Australia. The Study Australia roadshow provided updated, reliable,
and relevant information to students, parents, education counsellors, and heads
of institutes. Australia offers world-class education, strong careers pathways and
an unmatched lifestyle for students.”
The roadshow offered participants clear answers about the process of obtaining a
student visa and the Graduate Route from Australian visas and immigration
officers. Representatives from the Australian government also shared detailed
information about scholarships, student life and security in the country.
Recently, the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s “The Study Australia
Industry Experience Program (SAIEP)” was launched for current Indian students
at Australian universities to enhance their employability skills.
Over the years, an increasing number of Indian students are opting to study in
Australia for its world-class education, post-study work opportunities and quality
of living. Since the border re-opening in mid-December 2021 until 22 July 2022,
over 260,000 student visa holders arrived in Australia.
More information about Study Australia and the support for Indian students is
available at https://www.studyaustralia.gov.au/india