Do you need a Student visa, Guardian visa or a Training Visa?
Australian visas are issued by the Department of Home Affairs In order to study longer than 3 months in Australia as an international student, you need a valid Australian student visa. a tralian student visa.
Start by choosing Australia as your study destination. Find a course that suits you then apply to study through Edu Connections. When you have applied to study at your preferred education providers, apply for the appropriate visa, for example a Student visa.
The Student visa allows you to stay in Australia to study full-time in a recognised education institution. To apply for this visa you must first apply and be accepted to study in a registered full-time course at an educational institution in Australia. If you are under 18 years old, there are additional requirement by the Department of Home Affairs.
Students under 18 who apply to study in Australia may also have a guardian. If you are the guardian of a international student under 18 who is here on a Student visa you may be able to apply for a Student Guardian visa. You must:
With this visa you can visit Australia to complete a workplace-based training (to improve your skills for your current occupation, area of tertiary study or field of expertise), or a professional development training program. You might be granted a visa allowing you to stay in Australia for up to 2 years. You must :
If you have finished your studies and want to stay in Australia temporarily to work, you may be able to apply for a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485). To stay in Australia for longer, you may need a working visa. There are two different streams as below.
This visa is for intermational students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that are relevant to specific occupations in Australia needs. It lets you live, study and work in Australia temporarily.
Usually up to 18 months
This visa is for intermational students who have recently graduated with a degree from an Australian institution. it lets you live, work and study in Australia, temporarily.
Usually between 2 and 4 years, depending on your qualification.