Australia has an outstanding higher education system. With over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australian education system is ranked 8th in the Universitas 2019 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, higher than France, Germany, Norway and Japan.
International students require a valid Student Visa in order to study in one of the Australian educational institutions.
The benefits of Australian Student Visa are:
The individual requirements for this visa will depend on the “migration risk” which is determined by the nationality of the applicant and rating of the education provider.
Nonetheless, general requirement for Student Visa 500 are outlined below. An applicant must:
Meeting the financial requirements means that you or your family members, or your partner have enough money to pay for:
Alternatively, you can provide evidence that your family members or your partner had a personal annual income of at least AUD 62,222 in the 12 months immediately before you apply. Combined income might be considered.
The genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement is an integrity measure, which applies to all applicants. It is there to ensure that the student visa program is used as intended and not as a way for international students to maintain ongoing residency in Australia.
As part of any student visa application, the Department will assess to see if you are genuinely going to stay in Australia temporarily.
To be eligible for a Post Graduate visa your course of study should be at least two academic years study (92 weeks of registered study) and should be CRICOS registered .
You can read more about the requirements for the Australian Student Visa in our latest blog article
620 AUD – main applicant
460 AUD – additional applicant over 18yo
150 AUD – additional applicant under 18yo