For international students who want to come to Australia to study at a registered education institution.
Student visas can be granted to children intending to study primary or high school in Australia or people intending to study vocational and trade education courses or university courses. The validity period of a student visa will generally be determined by the length of the course. In general, students will only have limited working rights.
Studying in Australia may lead you to become eligible for a further provisional or permanent residency visa. However, any study you intend to undertake must be for the furthering of your education or career.
Genuine Temporary Entrant ("GTE") criteria
In order to be granted a student visa, you must be able to demonstrate that you are a genuine temporary entrant and genuinely intend to visit Australia only temporarily to complete your studies.
A broad summary of the factors taken into account to meet the GTE criteria include:
The first step to start you visa application with FastVisa is to contact us or directly book a consultation on our website. One of our immigration lawyers will review your individual circumstances, guide you through the visa options available and clarify all your doubts.
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If you believe that a particular visa is appropriate for your circumstances, contact us for a complete and thorough assessment of your situation and visa eligibility.
*Source: Australian Department of Home Affairs