Student VISA Australia

The Student VISA Australia Subclass 500 is a temporary visa that allows international students to study up to 5 years in Australia. The length of stay is determined by the type of course and the course length. The privilege of holding or having held a student visa and completed a specific qualifications in Australia in the last six months provides eligibility for a Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485). After completion of student visa period in Australia an applicant may apply for a new visa that suits their circumstances.

The student visa applicant for Australia can include their family in their visa application. For a student visa applicant the family member is:

  • partner
  • applicant’s or applicant partner’s dependent child who is unmarried and has not turned 18 years of age

In recent times, Australia has become a popular destination for Nepali students to study and further their careers. Studying in Australia has always been a popular choice for international students. The Student VISA Australia has provided millions of international students to work part time and study in Australia. The trained, certified and experienced counselors of Oli & Associates are experts in guiding students through the Student VISA application process, determining eligibility and assisting to select a career pathway, and to help finalize requirements to study in Australia from Nepal.

Student Visa Australia – Conditions:

  • be enrolled in a course of study in Australia
  • hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), or fall in one of the exemption categories, for your stay in Australia
  • prove you have a welfare arrangement, if you are under 18
  • Cost for student visa application to Australia: AUD 575

With this visa you can

Stay up to 5 years and in line with your enrolment.

participate in an eligible course of study in Australia travel in and out of Australia work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once your course starts

Student VISA Australia requirements

Are you wondering if you are eligible to apply for an Australian Student VISA subclass 500? There are various requirements to be met to make an application. Some of which are the following:

  • Applicant must provide a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE). You must be enrolled in a full time course registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). An international student from Nepal must provide a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) for each course of study with your visa application.
  • Application must provide evidence that you have enough money for your stay and regular income to fund the education
  • prove that the applicant has met the Genuine Temporary Entrant requirement
  • provided all the necessary documents. The document checklist for student VISA applicant are here
  • Applicant must meet the character requirement
  • Applicant must meet the health requirement
  • Applicant must have read, or had explained to you, the Life in Australia booklet and sign an Australian Values Statement that confirms you will respect the Australian way of life and obey Australian laws

The above requirements have been retrieved from the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website. For a more detailed and complete information on the Student VISA Australia, please check the requirements in the Australian Government website.

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Before your application to a Student VISA Australia subclass 500, there are numerous steps you must go through, in which Oli & Associates will provide the complete guidance and its expertise. Before applying to Australian student visa you must follow the following steps:

  • Deciding on your preferred course and institution (There is a range of entry requirements that you will need to meet both for you institution application and your visa application which includes but are not limited to )
  • Meet the entry requirements of the education provider
  • Submitting your application to the institution
  • Receive and accepting a Letter of Offer
  • Complete your Genuine Temporary Entrant evaluation (evaluation of your financials, verification of all your documents) ** The process might not be applicable for some institutions
  • Pay your fees
  • Receive your electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (eCoE).

In general, you will need the following documents for your Australian Student visa application:

  • Visa application form (which your education counselor will help you complete)
  • Visa application fee
  • Valid passport
  • Electronic Confirmation of Enrollment (We will provide you, once you have applied to institutions)
  • IELTS result
  • Academic and work experience documents
  • Statement of purpose
  • Evidence of financial ability or letter of sponsorship (tuition fees, living expenses, expenses for dependents, return airfare)

In our expert view, SOP or statement of purpose is one of the most significant documents. While the resume and transcripts highlights the current knowledge status of the student, a statement of purpose shows the true intent behind the selection of particular academic program. It is an essay application for students applying for various academic programs.

The application process requires meticulous work on documentation. Oli & Associates will provide guidance and assistance in each step of the way.