Australian Embassy

Study in Australia


Australia is a young and vibrant country – and we engage with the world with positivity, determination and a keen sense of what’s possible. It’s a resolute spirit that goes right through to our approach to teaching and learning – to inspire confidence, create real-world skills, and encourage independent thinking, teamwork and leadership.

Australian Higher Education, based on the British System of seminars and tutorials and self-directed study, provides Irish students with a challenging and academically rigorous study experience. There is a wide variety of subjects and locations available for international students.

The websites listed below will provide you with most of the information and contacts you need to study in Australia. 

Study in Australia is the official Australian Government website for advice on study in Australia.

IDP Education Australia can offer some information and assistance to students, including a free on-line service assisting with your choice of course and institution in Australia.

Department of Education and Training

Universities Australia

Endeavor scholarship programme

Through the Australian Government's Endeavor scholarship programme high achieving students and scholars from around the world- including Ireland- can undertake study or research in Australia.

Australian studies in Ireland

University College Dublin (UCD) has an Australian Studies Centre which is located within the School of History and Archives. They have regular research seminars which are open to the public and offer courses in Australian history.