Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Student visa allows you to enter and study in Australia for up to 5 years, depending on the length of your course. You can use this visa to study your choice of course to advance your career or to study English, which also improves your chances of applying for other visas.

Your choice of study can be at any level from secondary to tertiary education level depending on your age and previous education history. If eligible, we are able to provide you with admissions into most education institutions across Australia.

If you are seeking assistance for admissions or advice on this visa category, discuss your case with us today.

Why study in Australia?

Australia is one of the world’s most developed countries and ranks high in delivering top quality education. In fact, it has eight of the top 100 universities in the world and is known to be a popular study destination for international students.

Australia offers a diverse range of study programs for international students and Migration Centre of Australia alone have access to these large network of Universities and Colleges all over Australia, in all states and territories, with over 50 campuses for Higher Education to choose from and hundreds of Vocational and ELICOS Colleges & High Schools.

Secondary Education includes

  • Secondary School Study
  • Training Program
  • Scholarship scheme
  • Any other full-time registered course

Tertiary Education includes

  • Diploma course
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Graduate Certificate
  • PHD course

Enrolment and change of courses

With having access to large network of universities and colleges all over Australia, we can also facilitate your enrolment in almost any course in any location in Australia. All courses of study must be undertaken with an approved Australian Education Provider only. Further, all education providers are given a Risk Rating of 1 – 3 which determines strictness of requirements for your application. Thus, based on this criteria, student visa assessment will be either Streamlined or Regular.

We provide professional support in choosing the right course for your career based on your interests and objectives. Some of the popular courses includes Accounting, Cookery, Engineering, Hospitality, Information Technology and Nursing.

We can also assist you preparing your visa application, so talk with us today!

What are the requirements to qualify for a student visa?

There are several criteria you must meet before you qualify for a student visa. In support of your student visa application, you will need to:

  • Enrol with an approved Australian Education provider
  • Provide Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) for all intended courses from your education provider
  • Show that you have sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees, travel expenses and living costs
  • Prove that you are a ‘Genuine Temporary Entrant’, which means you need to provide a statement stating that you intend to stay in Australia temporarily and documentation to support your claim
  • Have adequate health insurance covering entire duration of your stay in Australia
  • Meet English language requirements unless exempt
  • Meet Australian health and character requirements

Advantages of a Student Visa

  • Stay in Australia up to 5 years
  • Study in an Australian educational institution
  • Work up to 48 hours a fortnight in Australia while studying
  • Bring family members with you

Future Prospects

After completion of your studies, you may be eligible for a Temporary Graduate Visa (sub class 485) which allows eligible applicants to temporarily live and work in Australia after completion of studies in Australia. Depending on your qualification, you may be granted a visa allowing unrestricted hours of work with validity of up to 4 years.