Upcoming Intakes in Australia 2023 - Apply Now


08 February 2023


Australia is one of the most sought-after destinations for education, and Indian students are now widening their study-abroad options to include Australia.  Every year, the country attracts around a half-a-million international students from different parts of the world. It has a lot to offer, with a robust education system, internationally recognised degrees, a plethora of research opportunities, and a vibrant student life. It is the third most chosen study-abroad destination by Indian students. One of the major things that makes Australia a better place to study than India is that Australian universities focus on research-based teaching and practical knowledge. In this blog, let’s explore the upcoming intakes in Australia for international students.


Intakes in Australia

Generally, Australian universities offer two intakes for international students, i.e., February and July. However, a few universities will also accept international applications in November. We’re listing the application deadline for all the intakes.

Month of Intake

Application Deadline


Mid of December


Mid of May


Mid of September

And if you are wondering about the application deadlines, then we have some promising news; there are no specific deadlines in Australian universities; they close their applications only when they are filled to capacity. . The deadlines mentioned above are an estimate and vary depending on the university and the course you are applying to.

Why Study in Australia

What if we told you you could be sitting in classrooms that you see in the movies? No broken benches, no rote learning and no pressure of grades! It is no surprise then that seven Australian universities are ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Let’s dig a little deeper to understand why people choose to study in Australia:

  • Australia is a student-friendly country. It is home to five cities of the 30 best cities in the world. In Australia, international students can enjoy a high standard of living in a multicultural environment.

  • The country offers plenty of places to explore and get engaged, from the national park to the Harbour bridge. Apart from this, there are numerous clubs, bars, and restaurants just to chill and enjoy.

  • Since Australia is an English-speaking country, international students do not face any language barriers while studying and living there. Also, you can find a wide range of English-taught course options at Australian universities.

  • Australian universities offer various scholarship opportunities for international students. This will reduce the cost of studying in Australia and make it affordable for them.

  • The Australian student visa (Sub Class 500) allows international students to work part-time for up to 40 hours per fortnight during classes and full-time during vacation. Imagine the pocket-money you’d be making!

  • After completing a degree in an Australian university, international students get eligible for a PSW (post-study work) permit for a maximum of up to 6 years. PSW is a great opportunity to gain highly valued work experience in top Australian companies.

  • International students have benefited greatly from their studies in Australia.

When is the Next Intake for Australia?

The application for the February 2023 intake is now closed for all the universities. But there’s still room for you to apply for the July and November intakes if you wish to study in Australia in 2023. This means that the next intake in Australia is in July.


July Intake in Australia


July is one of the most popular intakes. Almost all Australian universities accept international students' applications for all the courses during this intake. To study in this intake, international students are advised to start their application process in January or the beginning of February. When you apply well before the deadline, you get the upper hand, and your application gets noticed. This increased your chances of admittance.

Timeline to Apply in July Intake Australia 2023

If you are planning to apply in the upcoming intake in Australia, please check the timeline mentioned below for a smooth application process:



October/ November

Shortlist the universities according to your profile and interest

December/ January

Prepare and collect all your important documents required for admission. Also, appear for entrance exams if required

February/ March

Make an application to your preferred university

March/ April

Prepare for the university interview (if required) and accept the offer letter

April/ June

Apply for the Australian student visa (Sub Class 500)

June/ July

Book your flight tickets and start your study-abroad journey to Australia

Top Universities in Australia for July Intake

Australia is home to around 43 prominent universities. These universities are highly recognised worldwide. We’ve shortlisted some of the top Australian universities for international students.

  • The University of Melbourne

  • The University of Sydney

  • Victoria University

  • Curtin University - Australia

  • Monash University

  • Deakin University

  • The University of Queensland

  • RMIT University

  • The University of Adelaide

Top Bachelor's Courses to Study in Australia in July Intake

Most international students choose to apply for bachelor's level courses in Australia. The universities in Australia offer around 89 areas of study at the undergraduate level. Some of the top bachelor's courses in Australia for international students are:

  • Accountancy

  • Applied Finance

  • Pharmacy

  • Actuarial Studies

  • Agriculture Science

  • Business Studies

  • Law and Paralegal Studies

  • Core Engineering

  • Information Technology

  • Exercise and Sports Science

  • Veterinary Education

Top Master's Courses to Study in Australia in July Intake

No matter what profession you choose, chances are that you will find the training you need for it at Australian universities. While the list is long, here are the top postgraduate courses at Australian universities for international students.

  • Engineering

  • Art and Design

  • Nursing

  • Social Work

  • Veterinary

  • Medical

  • Computer and Information Technology (IT)

  • Education and Teaching

  • Automotive

  • Construction

  • Tourism and Hospitality Management


Q: How much does it cost to study in Australia?
A: International students' cost of studying in Australia varies from university to university and course to course. However, the average cost of studying undergraduate courses ranges between 20,000 AUD to 45,000 AU annually. The average cost of studying postgraduate courses in Australia ranges from 22,000 AUD to 50,000 AUD per year.

Q: What is the minimum English proficiency score required to study in Australia?
A: The minimum English proficiency test score required to study in Australia depends upon the type and level of program you choose. Generally, for undergraduate courses, students require a minimum IELTS score of 6 with no bands less than 5.5. On the other hand, for postgraduate level courses, students require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands less than 6.

Q: What is the deadline for July intake in Australia?
A: There is no specific deadline for Australian universities. They close their application as soon as the admission slots get filled for a particular course. However, for a hassle-free process, international students are advised to make an application by February.

Moreover, if you are planning to study in Australia for the July intake, contact the expert counsellors at any of our branches. The counsellors at  Meridean Overseas Education Consultants (MOEC) also take free online counselling through our website. For more information or any queries, you can mail us at or call us at our toll-free no. 1800-1230-00011.

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