| It is great to study at any of the
top rated Australian universities, as these universities
have of the best teachers with them and students
from all around the world come here to study a number
of courses. But to study in Australia, you need
to have a valid Australian Student Visa.
Australian Student Visa lets you study and work
in Australia for a time span equal to your course
duration, plus, additional 28 days after you take
your last official class at the institute you are
enrolled. Following are some of the important details
regarding Student Visa for Australia.
There is no upper age limit for this visa, but you
need to be at least 18 years of age if you need
to obtain this visa.
Student Visa for Australia can be obtained for a
number of different courses. It can be obtained
for language courses (English, IELTS etc.), Professional
Courses (for instance Vocational courses, etc.),
and undergraduate courses such as Bachelor, Masters,
and Postgraduate courses, as well.
Confirmation of Enrolment:
You can only get your student visa approved if a
visa is accompanied by a recognized course by any
Australian school. Visa is also linked to a document
called COE, which means Confirmation of Enrolment.
This document is a proof that the student has been
enrolled in the school, and contains important information
such as the date of commencement of the course and
the date at which course ends.
Two courses in the same visa:
You can also use a single visa for more than one
course. It means you can combine a professional
course and a vocational course in a single visa.
The upper limit of duration of a related visa is
50 weeks, while the lower limit is 12 weeks.
How to apply?
You can apply for Australian Student Visa online
or you may also visit Australian Embassy in the
country you reside. You need to provide COE to apply
for this visa along with other required documents
such as passport, bank statement, IELTS certificate,
and police character certificate.
Cost is another important issue, when it comes to
applying Student Visa. You need to pay AUD 535 during
the process of applying for the visa. For the facility
of people,this amount can be paid online through
Work with student visa:
Student visa is primarily for the study purposes,
but you can also work under this visa within special
terms and conditions.
Part time work is quite well paid in Australia and
is easily available. This will let you cover all
your necessary expenses such as college dues, residence,
transport, and food. The work hours of a part time
job will never disturb the schedules of yourclasses.
You can work for 40 hours in 2 weeks while you are
taking your classes. In case, there is any pause
in course, you can work full time as well.
To work while studying, you need to have a Tax File
Number and a bank account, so that payments can
be made easily.
You need to fulfil all the above mentioned requirements
if you want to obtain Australian Student visa.