Education

STUDY IN AUSTRALIA

Australia’s multicultural environment together with its commitment in providing quality education has seen it follow a national regulatory and quality agency for higher education – the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). It was established by the Australian Government to monitor quality, regulate university and non-university higher education providers against a set of standards developed by the independent Higher Education Standards Panel. As a result, there are as many as 7 Australian universities that made the list of top 100 universities in the world. With Australia’s economy ranking 13th largest in the world and characterized by high productively levels, the demand for skilled professionals provides an incentive for students to pursue a post graduate career.

Given the fact that Australia’s universities are so highly sought after, it comes as no surprise that the education system in Australia ranks 8th in the Unversitas 2019 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education System and there are more than 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions. As a result, if there’s any particular subject of your interest, the chances are that you will be able to study it in Australia.

STUDENT VISA (SUBCLASS 500)

The Student Visa (subclass 500) gives an opportunity to international students to travel, live within Australia while they receive full time education. Australia’s highly reputed and diverse institutions provide a vast number of different courses for students to choose. On receiving a student visa, a student is also entitled to work 40 works per fortnight during your courses and unrestricted hours during course breaks.

Another reason why students are attracted to the subclass 500 is that while onshore, a student may even change their course to one which leads a pathway to Permanent Residency (PR). Our educational experts together with more migration experts work closely with institutions and assist students on enrollments, obtaining a Letter of Offer, Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), preparing a statement of purpose with CRICOS institutions. In order to be eligible for a student visa, a student has to comply with certain requirements, which are as follows:

  • an applicant must be between the ages from 6 to 50 years old
  • must be enrolled with an CRICOS credited Australian Institution together with a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • have the required level of English language proficiency unless exempt
  • complete a Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement showing a genuine intention of the student to complete his/her studies and not breach their visa conditions
  • have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the period of your intended stay in Australia
  • have sufficient funds to cover your traveling expenses, tuition fees and the cost of living in Australia, as well as costs required for any dependents included in your application

STUDENT GUARDIAN VISA (SUBCLASS 590)

This visa gives you the right to live in Australia in the capacity of a guardian for the international student, who is a minor and holds a valid student visa.

Requirements:

  • an applicant must be 21 years old or above
  • be a parent, relative, person with the custody of the student or have a written nomination by a parent or person with custody
  • proof of financial standing such as being able to provide accommodation for oneself and the student
  • meet the health, character and insurance requirements

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