Student Visas allow international students to travel to and from Australia and live in Australia while they undertake a full-time course of study. Student must be enrolled in a full-time training course offered by an Australian education provider registered with the Australian Government to offer courses to overseas students.
Person who wish to apply for student visa in Australia must:
1. Have adequate funds to support themselves and members of their family in Australia
2. Be in good health and of good character
As a student in Australia you can work up to 20 hours per week during the study and full-time when on school holidays. With limited working hours, you will need to have evidenced funds to apply for a student visa in Australia. If you take time off from study to work, you’ll fall below full-time study levels (usually 80%), and breach your visa work conditions (20 hours pw), or you may fail academically. Any of these things can lead to visa cancellation and deportation.
Student visas are available in 7 categories, depending on the principal course of study.Independent ELICOS
English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students. This visa is for those who are only coming for the English course, but it is not a visa to study English prior to further courses.
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
A VET course is a Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Certificate level, as is taken in Australia at a Government Funded Technical and further Education (TAFE) college, or a privately funded college.
A University bachelor degree, graduate certificate or graduate diploma.
Masters and Doctorate Study
A Master’s degree by coursework or by research, and a Doctorate (PhD).
A primary or secondary school course of study, or a secondary exchange student program.
Non-Award Foundation (Other Sector)
Any study course where there is no formal educational award or certificate.
AusAID or Defence Sponsored
You must provide evidence that you are sponsored by either AusAID or a Defence scholarship.
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Please complete with as much information as possible and submit it to Australian Visa & Migration Consultancy Services