Australia Study Visa
If you wish to study in Australia, you will need to get an Australian Student Visa. According to the SSVF (Simplified Student Visa Framework) initiated on 1st July 2016, international students planning to study in Australia need to apply for the Subclass 500 Visa.
Why consider study in Australia
International students have a wide range of options while they consider study in Australia. Even after accomplish your education, you will get post-study work permit, due to which Australia is one of the desired countries for international students.
Before applying for Student visa (subclass 500), we need to ensure that you are meeting the eligibility requirements. The processing time for this visa will take usually 4-5 weeks.
If you have any dependent then he/she can apply for a dependent visa in the same subclass 500 visa. They may not be able to travel with you immediately, however need to declare their information during the visa application. Or else, they won’t be able to apply for the dependent visa later.
Your visa application must furnish with the following documents:
|Study program||Average Tuition fee (in AUD*)|
|Undergraduate program||$14,000 - $36,000 per year|
|Postgraduate Master’s degree||$18,000 - $ 45,000 per year|
|PHD||$12,000 - $35,000|
Cost of study in Australia
Functional courses like Arts, Education, Hospitality & Humanitarian are cheaper while technical courses like Engineering & Medical courses are expensive.
Post-study work permit
Post-study workstream for the Temporary Graduate (Subclass 485) visa is working rights for those international students who have done their Bachelor, Masters & Ph.D. from Australian Universities. They are eligible to work two to four years in Australia to gain international work experience.
International students are also eligible to work under the “Graduate Work Stream”. To work under this stream, you need to graduate with the skills & occupations that are related to an occupation that features in the Medium and long- term strategic skill list (MLTSSL). The validity of this visa is 18 months.