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Australian Student


Australian Student 500 Visa

What is a Student (subclass 500) Visa?

The Australian education system is ranked one of the highest in the world. The education system in Australia is open to all people. It offers an opportunity for all age groups and levels of ability. You can get into any level of education if you have the entry requirements.

Australia is a safe, friendly and harmonious country. You may find yourself struck by the friendliness and hospitality of the people. Australians value the wealth of cultural diversity and social sophistication that international students bring to our campuses and communities. Australia provides international students with the most rigorous consumer protection in the world.

An Australian student visa is a temporary visa which enables international students to participate in an eligible course of study in Australia. They can travel in and out of Australia as many times as they want. This visa also provides part-time work rights of up to 40 hours every two-week period once the course commences. Students are eligible to apply for a different temporary or permanent visa, if eligible.

Who can get Student (subclass 500) Visa?

Student 500 visa is for international students who have accepted to study in a registered course at an Australian Education Institution.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Have confirmation of Enrolment in a registered course at an Australian Education Institution
  • The course must be full time.
  • Meet English language requirement/li>
  • Provide financial evidence to support themselves while living and studying in Australia
  • Obtain overseas student health insurance cover for the duration of their stay in Australia.

What are the different sectors of Student (subclass 500) Visa?

  • Foreign Affairs or Defence Sector
  • Postgraduate Research Sector
  • Non-Award Sector
  • Schools Sector
  • Independent ELICOS Sector
  • Vocational Education and Training Sector
  • Higher Education Sector

How long to process Student Visa?

The processing time is between 7 days to 86 days