Remember that there are specific rules to follow when it comes to working while studying on a student visa. Learn about your student visa work rights here.
You can’t study in Australia unless you have a student visa. As soon as you obtain your Letter of Offer, you should start this process. Your agent will be able to assist you.
You will most likely need to apply for the Student Visa (Subclass 500).
This visa allows you to:
Study a registered full-time course in Australia
Bring eligible family members
Stay in Australia 1 to 2 months after your studies are complete
Work 48 hours per fortnight during the trimester and full-time during holidays
Important documents required for your application
A copy of your Offer Letter
A copy of your eCoE
Evidence that you have paid OSHC
After you have completed your application you may also be required to attend an interview, provide further information, biometric information or police certificates.
The Australian Government’s Education Services for Overseas Students Act, or ESOS Act, provides consumer protection for international students on a student visa, aims to enhance the quality of the student experience and protects the student visa program.
Find out more about your rights and responsibilities as an international student under the ESOS Act.