Posted Jun 2016
Studying in Australia involves consideration of many factors to make this choice for the student valuable in the future. It does involve many steps starting from the first thought of studying in Australia to getting visa and starting studies upon reaching Australia.
There are various visas that you can apply for depending on your plans in Australia.
If you intend to study in Australia, you will need to apply for the Student visa (subclass 500). Students can also apply for their family members to join them while their studies in Australia. This visa allows you to stay in Australia to study full-time in a recognised education institution. Extending or Renewing your Student Visa Onshore also requires careful consideration of your onshore study so far and your immigration history along with the requirements of DIBP.
If you plan to come to Australia to provide care to a student under 18 years, you can apply for the Student Guardian visa (subclass 590).
If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, you may be eligible for the post-study work visa, the Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485). Once you have completed eligible studies in Australia, you may be eligible to apply for Graduate Work Visa from 18 Months to Four years depending upon level of studies you have finished and other factors.
If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, please see Post-study work arrangements or our Working visas.
For training opportunities which allow you to take part in structured workplace-based training, you may be eligible for the Training visa (subclass 407).
If you would like to come to Australia for a visit and short-term study, you may be eligible for a visitor visa. To learn more about this option, see our information on Visiting Australia.
There are number of visas available for International Students to apply under Skilled Migration Programme. Depending upon what skill set you may have and other individual factors you may also be eligible for Subclass 189, Subclass 489 or Subclass 190 under skilled migration, Family Sponsored or State Nominated Stream.
Australian Studies also enable International Students to secure jobs in Australian Companies by equipping them with the skills and Qualification required for the Industry. Which further based on skills and Qualification can lead to sponsorship as pathway to Permanent and Temporary Residence.