Student Visa (Australia)
Students planning to study in Australia need to apply for student visa under subclass 500. The below listed categories fall under Subclass 500:
Students planning to travel to Australia for a short-term English language course can choose this program. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas students (ELICO) is an English language course which comprises of I, II, III, IV stage certification and length of the course may vary.
Vocational Education and Training Sector is for students who wish to enroll in a Vocational Education and Training course (VET) offered by Australian Technical and Further Education (TAFE) or some private institutes. Following courses can be enrolled under this sector:
- Certificate I, II, III and IV (except ELICOS)
- VET Diploma
- VET Advanced Diploma
- Vocational Graduate Certificate
- Vocational Graduate Diploma
Under Higher Education sector, students can enroll for a registered full-time higher education course at a University/College or institute. Following courses are covered under this sector:
- Courses at an Undergraduate level at a University (Bachelors/Associate Degree)
- Courses of postgraduate level at a University (Master’s degree such as MBA, MS, etc.)
- Post Graduate courses that offer a higher education diploma or advanced diploma like PGDBM, etc.
Students who wish to enroll for Master’s degree by research or a Doctoral degree can apply under this sector.
Student Visa Australia Requirements
To be eligible for a student visa in Australia, the students must satisfy some of the parameters which are listed below:
Students who wish to enroll for a full time course are eligible to apply for a student Visa in Australia. Part-time and distance learning coursed do not qualify.
The student must prove that he/she is a Genuine Temporary Entrant, who intends to travel to Australia for studies and return to their home country at the end of the course. The Visa application are assessed on applicant’s circumstances in home country including economic circumstances, opportunities for the student in Australia, value of the chose course to the student’s future and the student’s immigration history.
The student must furnish a Certificate of Health from certified Doctors. And also have a Health Insurance or an Overseas Student Health Cove (OSHC) for the duration of your Visa.
A certificate to prove that you have a good character and do not have any Criminal records.
Australia student visa document checklist
The Department of Home affairs are very particular about the documents you furnish for the student visa. Any missing documents or documents furnished in local language would result in delay or possible visa rejection. It is advisable to scan all your documents and have it ready before you submit your application. The lists of documents are given below:
Application process of student visa for Australia
It is advisable to start the application process of student visa before 124 days of the commencement of your course in Australia. Below are the steps for Australia student visa application:
Any family member accompanying you to Australia can avail a Dependent Visa under subclass 500. The Dependent Visa is valid for the same duration as the Student Visa (Primary Applicant). You must declare all family memberson your visa application at the time of submission
Note: Applicable only for Master’s degree application. The family member gets a Dependent Visa and a valid work permit for the same duration as the primary applicant.
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