International Students and Graduates
Studying overseas gives you better career opportunities and it can open doors to the Australian and international job market. Australia offers an excellent education system and there are a range of temporary and permanent visa options.
Higher Education Sector:
For overseas students seeking to study towards a bachelors degree, associate degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or a masters (by coursework) degree.
Applies to international students wishing to earn a masters (by research) or a doctoral degree.
Graduate Temporary Subclass 485 Visas
Students may be eligible for graduate work visas on completion of their courses. This gives them full work rights in Australia for 18 months or more and makes it easier to accumulate more points when applying for skilled migration or opportunities to find an employer sponsor.
English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS):
This is a visa for overseas students who wish to undertake a stand-alone English language course (leading to a Certificate I, II, III or IV, or an English course that does not result in a formal Australian award).
Primary or Secondary school course:
This is for overseas students wishing to attend a primary school, junior secondary or senior secondary school, or participate in an approved secondary school exchange program.
Vocational Education and Training:
This applies to Certificates I, II, III or IV (except ELICOS) diploma, advanced diploma, vocational graduate certificate or vocational graduate diploma courses.
This is a visa for international students who wish to undertake non-award foundation studies, other full-time courses or components of courses that do not lead to an Australian award.
This is a visa for parents or adult relatives of students, studying in Australia, and seeking to stay in Australia as the student´s guardian. Generally, the student has to be younger than 18 years; exemptions apply.
Our service for students include:
- Advice on student visa requirements
- Preparing student visa application
- Interview counselling, if requested
- Explaining your obligations and rights as a student visa holder
- Helping you to find a job in Australia, if requested
- Helping you bring your partner and family to Australia as a student (see Recruitment for Individuals), if requested.
- Advice on options for you to stay in Australia after you finish your studies, if requested.