Australian student visa allows international students to study and work in
Australia. Studies can range from English language courses, vocational
courses, undergraduate as well as post graduate courses. The selected
course must be an accredited course provided by a registered Australian
Education Provider, College or University.
Below is the current list of the Australian Student Visas.
Independent ELICOS (Subclass 570)
Schools (Subclass 571)
Vocational Education and Training (Subclass 572)
Higher Education (Subclass 573)
Postgraduate Research (Subclass 574)
Non-award (Subclass 575)
PLEASE NOTE effective 1 st July 2016, these student visa subclasses will
change to Subclass 500 (student) and subclass 590 (Student Guardian).
English language requirements.
Evidence of funds to support your study.
Overseas student health cover
Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) certificate
Genuine Temporary Entrant requirement
Evidence of funds to cover airfares, tuition fees and living costs for
first 12 months
English language competency
Health and character requirements
Adequate Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week during the
course of studies / academic term and full time during course breaks /
20 hours a week can contribute significantly towards accommodation, food
Student visa also allows you to include your spouse/partner and your
dependent children to accompany you to Australia.
You must declare all family members on your application, even if they do not
plan to travel with you to Australia. If you do not do this, your family
members will not be able to apply to join you after you have started your
course in Australia.