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Australia Student Visa Guide

Australia Student Visa Guide

Updated on Apr 9, 2020
Rahul Singha
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快穿系统女主深吻hIf you wish to , you would need to apply for and get a Student Visa. The visa guidelines for the Australian Student visa have changed and a Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) has been initiated from July 1, 2016, onwards. As per the new visa guidelines implemented by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, the Australian Government, all students planning to study in Australia need to apply for Visa under Subclass 500 with effect from July 1, 2016. Applications prior to July 1, 2016, were accepted under different subclasses. Recent changes have combined the erstwhile subclasses 571 - 576 under this subclass 500. So, students that are planning to apply to any of the sectors need to apply for Student Visa under Subclass 500 w.e.f. July 1, 2016.

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Main Features of the new Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) for Australian Student Visa

Earlier the visas were categorized under Immigration Risk wherein students applying from certain countries were categorized under Assessment Level Framework. The new guidelines have a new combined country and immigration risk framework instead of the old Assessment Level Framework and paper applications have been permanently discontinued.

The New SSVF categorizes the students’ basis both

1. Nationality

快穿系统女主深吻hNote, a student’s nationality is determined by the passport. Irrespective of where the students are applying for the visa, the nationality on the passport would be considered. For instance, an Indian Student staying in the USA and applying for a visa from the USA would be considered under the risk levels as specified for India by DIBP.

2. Education Provider’s risk of default

Some of the have been marked as riskier than others.

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The table below indicates the classification of students under the new SSVF rule

  Country Immigration Risk
One Two  Three
Education Provider's Risk Category One Streamlined Streamlined Streamlined
Two  Streamlined Streamlined Regular
Three Streamlined Regular Regular

快穿系统女主深吻hDIBP has a basis in which a student would be identified under the Streamlined/ Regular process. The tool would accordingly populate the list of documents students would be required to furnish. Students are advised to have all the documents ready as DIBP reserves the right to ask for either or all of the documents at the time of the application.

Cost of Visa

The cost of all the subclass visas for students is AUD$ 606. The Australian Government does not require you to have a visa label in your passport to travel to, enter or remain in Australia.

All online applications and services are charged in Australian dollars.

Acceptable credit cards are MasterCard, VISA, American Express. When paying by credit card in Australian dollars you may incur banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.

Various Programs/ Sectors Eligible for Student Visa under SubClass 500

Following is a list of the various sectors/ categories which have been combined to fall under the Subclass 500. Students applying for and admitted to either of the following are eligible to apply for a student visa to Australia.

Independent ELICOS Sector

Students can travel to Australia for a short-term English language course. Referred to as ELICOS or the English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students, the courses lead to a certificate I, II, III or IV. The courses usually vary in length.

Vocational Education and Training Sector

Vocational Education and Training Sector Students enrolled in a registered Vocational Education and Training Course (VET) by a TAFE institute or a private institute can apply for this subclass of visa. That essentially covers student enrolled in either of the following courses:

  • Certificate I, II, III and IV (except ELICOS)
  • VET Diploma
  • VET Advanced Diploma
  • Vocational Graduate Certificate
  • Vocational Graduate Diploma

Higher Education Sector

Higher Education Sector refers to Students that are enrolled in a registered full-time higher education course at a University/ college or institutes. The following courses are covered under this category of visa:

  • Courses at undergraduate level at a University (Bachelor/Associate Degree)
  • Courses for postgraduate level at a university (master’s degree by coursework like MBA, MS, etc.)
  • Post Graduate courses that offer a higher education diploma or advanced diploma like PGDBM, etc.

Essentially, these are courses that extend beyond a year. However, they can also be of a shorter duration.

Post Graduate Research Sector

快穿系统女主深吻hThis sector refers to students enrolled for

  • Master’s degree by research
  • Doctoral degree

Student sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs or Trade or the Department of Defense also falls under one unified category. 

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Australian Student Visa validity

快穿系统女主深吻hAs per the new guidelines in effect from July 1, 2016, the validity of the visa would be in accordance with the duration of the course the student is enrolled in.

Course Duration

Visa Validity

Longer than 10 months and ending in November/ December

快穿系统女主深吻hTill March 15 of the following year. For e.g. your course ends December 2018, your visa would be valid until March 15, 2019.

快穿系统女主深吻hLonger than 10 months but finishing between January and October

Your visa would be valid for two months longer than the duration of your course. For eg. the course ends in Feb 2018, then your student visa would be granted till April 2018.

快穿系统女主深吻h10 months or less

Your visa will be valid for one month longer than the duration of your course.

Basic Eligibility Requirements for Australian Student Visa

Like in any visa, there are some basic requirements that a student must meet to be eligible for a Student Visa for Australia. These are listed below:

Full-Time Study

Students enrolled in a full-time study course are only eligible to apply for a Student Visa under Subclass 500. Part-time and distance learning courses do not qualify.

Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE)

Getting an Australian Student Visa requires the student to be able to prove that he/she is a Genuine Temporary Entrant. Essentially, that means that you should be able to convince that you only intend to travel to Australia for studies and would return to your home country at the end of the course or after a few years of experience. Your Visa Applications are accordingly assessed on various factors, namely;

  • Your circumstances in your home country which includes your economic circumstances.
  • Potential circumstances/opportunities for you in Australia
  • Value of your chosen course to your future
  • Your immigration history
  • Any other relevant matters

Health Checkup and Insurance

快穿系统女主深吻hIn order to receive a student visa for Australia, you need to provide proof that you are in good health. You can do so by providing a certificate of good health. The health checkup and certificate can only be provided by the impaneled doctors. You can make an appointment with the one closest to you for the same. Here’s a link for the  eMedical Facilities are available in India and often the records are updated immediately. You would be provided with a HAP id which you would need to provide at the time of filling the form. Also, Indian students also need to provide a Chest X-Ray that proves that you do not suffer from Tuberculosis since India is considered a high-risk country.

快穿系统女主深吻hYou can apply for a health checkup before or after starting the visa application. However, getting it beforehand would ensure quicker processing.

快穿系统女主深吻hApart from a health checkup, you also need a Health Insurance or an OSHC (Overseas Students Health Cover). At the time of the visa application, you should have an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your visa. Depending on the duration of your health cover, your visa tenure would be settled so make sure that it covers the duration of your course. The average cost of OSHC is AUS$438 for 12 months for a single student.

Good Character

快穿系统女主深吻hStudents are required to provide proof of good character which necessarily suggests that you do not have any criminal case against you and/ or you have never been deported from Australia before. Often, a simple declaration of the same is accepted on the form.

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Documents Required for Student Visa for Australia

快穿系统女主深吻hAs per the , students can ascertain the  We are providing you with all the possible documents which might be required under Streamlines and Regular Evidentiary documents. Remember, since the application is only online, students must ensure that they have scanned copies of all the documents listed ready before they start their online application. Also, please remember that the list of Regular Evidentiary Documents is in addition to the documents required for the SSVF processing.

  • Valid Passport - Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your period of stay in Australia.
  • Non-immigrant Visa Application
  • Application fee payment receipt
  • Confirmation of Enrolment Form (COE) - To obtain a visa to study in Australia you must be fully enrolled in an Australian institution and receive a “Confirmation of Enrolment (COE)”. These forms are issued by the Australian institution you will be attending. The forms are usually issued after the tuition fees have been received.
  • Acceptance letter from your host university, this will include the proposed study plan
  • Overseas health insurance receipt (OSHC)
  • Recent Digital photographs
  • Transcripts, diplomas, degrees, or certificates from schools you attended
  • Evidence of Financial Capacity

How and When to Apply for Australian Student Visa

You can apply for an Australian Student Visa maximum of 124 days prior to the commencement of your course. Also, you can travel to Australia a maximum of 90 days prior to the start of your course. 

快穿系统女主深吻hUnder the new SSVF Guidelines. the Australian Student Visa process is completely online. Here are the steps you need to follow

  1. To start an online application, you will need to create and log into your .
  2. Applicants should fill the visa application form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they are eligible to apply for. ( (RMAs) based in India who are registered to access the student online lodgement facility can lodge student eVisa applications on the behalf of the student.)
  3. To track your application, you will again need to .  You can use your account to attach documents, update passport details, change email and address details and check the progress of your application.
  4. A Transaction Reference Number (TRN) is a unique number assigned to each online application. You will need this to track and manage your application, identify when you need to communicate with the visa center and check your visa entitlements.

Dependents

快穿系统女主深吻hThe dependents also apply under SubClass 500 and pay the additional fee required. You must declare all family members on your visa application at the time of submission, even if they do not plan to travel with you to Australia. If you do not do this, later on, your family members will not be eligible for the grant of dependent visas to join you in Australia.

The partner of the student gets a Dependent Visa and a valid work permit for the same duration as the primary applicant. This is applicable only for the Master's degree application.

Part-Time Work Options under Student Visa Subclass 500

The  have remained unchanged. Under Visa Subclass 500, students are eligible to work for up to 40 hours in a fortnight while the course is in Session and for unlimited hours when the course is not in session (during breaks). The only proviso is that the student cannot start working until the course commences.

快穿系统女主深吻hA few things to remember:

  • Students cannot work until the session begins. For instance, say your course starts in January 2019 and you reach Australia by December 2018, then you cannot take up employment till your session begins.
  • In casework is a normal part of the curriculum of the course you are enrolled for then this limit does not apply. This is usually applicable in the case of compulsory internships of integrated courses.
  • Also, students that fall under the Post Graduate Research Sector can work for unlimited hours when the research work or doctoral thesis begins. Also, in case there are any preliminary courses that the student has enrolled in, the student is eligible to work as per the 40 hours per fortnight rule mentioned above.
  • Students completing the Australian study requirement can apply for a Post-study Work Permit under Graduate Stream. However, students enrolled in an ELICOS cannot apply for .

If you wish to study in Australia then various scholarships are available to fund your education. However, there are different conditions for securing a scholarship, which one can check in detail and then apply for the one that you are eligible for. The fellowships are provided to support international students’ education. Check out the list of popular scholarships for studying in Australia:

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UG Aspirant1 month ago

Hello Sir,
I have passes my 12th in 2019 with 68% marks with Non-medical stream. And I also got 54 points in PTE so, please tell me Can I get the visa of Australia in univestity of Tasmania. What is the ratio of getting visa in University of Tasmania for me.

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UG Aspirant1 month ago

Hlo i secured 7.5 overall in ielts but 57% overall in +2. I am planning to primarily go to Australia on tourist visa and then apply for student visa onshore. Is it safe? Will it b ok? What are your suggestions for me?

Gaurav Panwar
Gaurav Panwar
Counseling Expert for Australia, NZ1 month ago

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PG Aspirant2 months ago

Hello sir I have applied for student visa on 3 feb 2020 my course starts at 2 March wn would I receive my visa and want to know I have applied for tourist visa before student visa application it was refused due to family ties were no strong in home country reason so is it effects to me on this visa

Rahul Singha
Rahul Singha
Study Abroad Expert2 months ago

Hello Shoaib. the denial of your tourist visa should not ideally affect your student visa application. the student visa processing time for Australia is as follows:
75% of applications are processed in 28 days
90% of applications are processed in 48 days
Your application can take longer to process if:

you do not fill it in correctly OR
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PG Aspirant2 months ago

hi I applied for MBA and my IELTS will expire before the commencement of classes like TRF expire on 05 March 2020 and classes start from 11 March 2020 also my file is under process in the embassy so I want to know if I got visa before 04 March then the visa officer ask for a new score or not?

PG Aspirant2 months ago

also any other suggestions for me.

Rahul Singha
Rahul Singha
Study Abroad Expert2 months ago

Hello Nishant. The IELTS exam would be the admission eligibility criteria. the IELTS score does not have a role in your student visa. You must have got an admission letter to apply for a student visa.

2 months ago

Hi, i have secured 2.59 GPA in +2 in science and 6 band in IELTS.Can i apply for dachelor degree in Australia in BBA?

Rahul Singha
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PG Aspirant2 months ago

Hi, do you have any clue regarding student visa i have applied for student visa subclass 500 on Jan 30 2020 and my course starts on 17 Feb. can i get visa approval before before the commencement of classes.

Rahul Singha
Rahul Singha
Study Abroad Expert2 months ago

Hello Shiva. 75% of applications are processed in in 19 days while 90% of applications are processed in 44 days. your application can take longer to process if you have not filled it in correctly, you do not include all the documents or the immigration need more information from you or it takes time for them to verify your information.

Rahul Singha
Rahul Singha
Study Abroad Expert2 months ago

Hello Shiva. 75% of applications are processed in in 19 days while 90% of applications are processed in 44 days. your application can take longer to process if you have not filled it in correctly, you do not include all the documents or the immigration need more information from you or it takes time for them to verify your information.

PG Aspirant3 months ago

Hi

I want to apply for a Master of Information Technology at Charles Sturt University, I have scored 53 overall in PTE, I have done my BE in Computer Engineering with 68% and I have 4.8 years of work experience. please help me if I am eligible for this.

Rahul Singha
Rahul Singha
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Hello Shrutika. you can check the admission guidelines to Charles Sturt University here:
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4 months ago

Respected sir
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5 months ago

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I want to study Master of Finance from University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Australia.

I did my engineering in Instrumentation and control and have 8 year of work experience in IT , will I be eligible to apply for this course ?

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