Australian Study Visas

There are almost 100 different categories and subclasses of Australian Visas – all of these have their own specific requirements and permit you to undertake specific actions.

Applying for the wrong Visa is very common for Australia and this often has a negative impact on travelers. Australian Immigration is notoriously difficult and strict, and amongst one of the most complicated in the world.

Australian Student Visas Explained

Student Visa (Subclass 500) – This is the most common Student Visa for Australia.

To be eligible, you will require proof of acceptance at a recognised Australian educational institution.

There are also provisions made for those under the age of 18.

This Visa permits you to bring Dependents to Australia as well – we can even ensure that they can join you after your Application has been made and your Visa granted.

Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) – Ideal for the hard-working, job-seeking graduate.

The Subclass 485 will allow you to remain in Australia temporarily to search for and obtain employment. It can even allow you to remain longer just to travel or live with your newfound friends and colleagues.

Two of the most important requirements are:

It is important to note that this extension does not permit you to work. Once/If employment is obtained, you can then switch into the relevant Subclass.

Training Visa (Subclass 407) – The correct Visa for workplace-based training.

Ideal for nationals looking to enhance their current skills or learn new ones.

This Visa requires you to seek an Employer who is in a position to legally Sponsor you for such work.

This is to ensure that the work is temporary and that it is not substituted in lieu of a different Subclass of work or business Visa.

Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 590) – Designed for Parents and Guardians of nationals under the age of 18, or those over the age of 18 who require care that are studying in Australia.

It is important to remember that this Visa will not permit the Guardian to work in Australia – proving adequate financial means is a major part of this Application.

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