Studying in Australia – What Are the Requirements?

So you might be a 20-something-year-old whose parents are dying to get you out of their house or someone fully established in their life who is seeking to expand his (or her) knowledge of the world.

Regardless of what your purpose is, getting an Australian student visa will open many doors for you: new career opportunities, professional advancement, and eventually possibly receiving permanent residency. Achieving permanent residency will enable you and your family to enjoy the same benefits as regular Australian citizens, such as free health-care and subsidized education.

What are the requirements to apply for a student visa?

  1. Pass the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum overall score of 7 for each of the 4 test components: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

  2. Complete the Australian student visa application form (157A)

  3. Provide a certificate of Enrolment or Letter of Offer.

  4. Pay the visa application fee

  5. Provide a copy of the passport biodata page

What visa can you apply for after graduation?

Post Study Work Visa

Students who completed a two-year degree or trade qualification in Australia can apply for the Post Study Work Visa. Graduates of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree receive a two-year work visa. Masters Research students receive a three-year work visa, and Ph.D. graduates receive a four-year work visa.

This visa will allow you to live and work in Australia so you could potentially get sponsored by an Australian company or state government.

Graduate Visa

This Graduate Visa places you on the direct track towards receiving permanent residency or Australian citizenship. This visa will allow you and your family to legally live and work in Australia for 18 months after your graduation. After that period, you can apply for a provisional or a permanent visa.

Are you ready to rock and enroll? (see what we did there)

Start your student visa application process with the leading Australian immigration services company UIS Australia. UIS Australia’s team of immigration experts will evaluate your eligibility for a student visa, provide step-by-step guidance on document preparation, and finally ensure your student visa application is submitted successfully.

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Ron Ford

Ron Ford immigrated with his family to Australia in 2005 to work as a social worker. Following their difficult immigration process, he slowly turned to blogging and creating content about immigration: "…As a family of 5, we struggled to make ends meet. I was working around the clock and Clarissa was working in housekeeping any time she could spare. The move to Australia completely changed our lives, but it cost us a lot of money, time, and tears. Ever since I've wanted to help others on their journeys the way I wished someone had helped us".

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