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February 10, 2022

Australia Study Visa: Everything You Need to Know

Australia is a major destination for the international students to study because of the word class universities and educational institutions. Let’s discuss the Student Visa Options in Australia

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

The Student (Temporary) (Class TU) (Subclass 500) visa allows for the entry of genuine international students to Australia for the purpose of studying in the country on a temporary basis.

Highlights

  • You may be in or outside Australia to lodge a valid visa application.
  • This visa allows you to work (with specific conditions and limitations), study and live in Australia.
  • This is a Temporary visa and allows you to stay in Australia temporarily. The type and length of your course of study will determine the length of your visa.

Key Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be enrolled in a course of study (eCOE).
  • You must meet the genuine temporary stay requirement (GTE).
  • If required by the Minister, you may need to provide evidence of your level of English language proficiency.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you have access to sufficient funds to cover the cost of your stay in Australia including the ability to pay course fees, travel to and from Australia and living costs.
  • You must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance (OSHC)
  • You must satisfy certain Public Interest criteria and Special Return criteria.
  • You must meet health and character requirements.

Training (Subclass 407)

The Training (Class GF) (Subclass 407) visa allows visa holders to enter Australia to participate in occupational training activities, including classroom-based professional development activities with a designated sponsor.

Highlights

  • You may be in or outside Australia to lodge a valid visa application.
  • This visa allows you to live in Australia to complete a workplace-based training.
  • This is a Temporary visa and allows you to stay in Australia for up to two years.

Key Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be at least 18 years of age unless you can demonstrate that exceptional circumstances exist.
  • You must have a sponsor who is or has applied to be a temporary activities sponsor.
  • You must be nominated to participate in the sponsor’s nominated program of occupational training.
  • The nominated program must be offered as a genuine training opportunity.
  • The nomination must meet one of the three eligibility types:
    • Occupational training required for registration
    • Occupational training to enhance skills (relevant Occupation list applies, Medium and Long Term Strategic Skilled List (MLTSSL), Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) and Regional Occupation List (ROL)).
    • Occupational training for capacity building overseas.
  • You must have at least ‘Functional English’.
  • You must maintain adequate arrangements for health insurance.
  • You must have a genuine intention to stay temporarily in Australia and for the purpose of taking part in occupational training activities.
  • You must be able to demonstrate that you have access to sufficient funds to cover the cost of your stay in Australia.
  • You must satisfy certain Public Interest criteria and Special Return criteria.

Criteria and requirements relevant to Approval of nomination or Approval as a temporary Activities Sponsor have NOT been included in the above summary. An approved sponsor and nomination are required for this visa.

Please note that the above is not an exhaustive list of requirements. This content is for general information purposes only, it is not immigration advice and must not be construed as such.

While due care has been taken to ensure that the content is kept up-to-date and correct, the currency and thus accuracy of the information cannot be guarantee due to the frequent changes in migration law.

If you need a Australia Study Visa you can apply here.

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