Australia has become one of the most popular study destinations for international students. Australia offers world class education in a multicultural environment. Australia has announced major changes in its student visa program to promote its education sector. International education has become of the biggest export industries for Australia contributing billions of dollars to its economy. Australian education providers offer quality education to all sectors of education. Australian universities rank very high in the world. Australian Government runs various scholarship programs as well for international students.
Australian has recently implemented streamline student visa processing system for its university sector. Australian has selected various universities and their business partners under this program. Students enrolled in these providers are assessed under streamlined visa processing for their visa applications. The financial and other requirements are much easier for such applicants. Follow the link below for more information:
Student visas are categorised as per education sector. Student visa applications are assessed as per assessment level of an applicant. Assessment levels are determined on factors like course of study and applicant's home country. Australian student visas are categorised as follows
This visa is for those students who want to study "ELICOS" i.e. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students. The principal course for such applicants is an "ELICOS" which is a non-award course. Students from non-English speaking countries come to Australia to study English. If their intention is to study English only then they can choose this sector.
This visa is for those who want to study schooling in Australia. It can be primary or secondary studies or both.
Students seeking to study a Certificate or diploma course can apply under this category. This sector primarily deals with vocational and training education
Students seeking for university studies can apply for this visa. This sector covers some advance diplomas, graduate certificates and degree courses. Eligible students can also apply for a two years post study work right visa after completing an eligible course. Students interested in post study work visa must check eligibility for this visa before making their decision to enrol in a particular course.
Students seeking to study a masters course by research or a doctoral degree. Students may be eligible for a two years post study work right visa after completion of studies. Students are advised to check eligibility if they are interested in post study work visa after completion of their studies.
This visa is for those students who seek to study a course which does not lead to an award such as a diploma of degree. This sector is different to ‘ELICOS’ sector. Usually, foundation courses are covered under this sector.
This visa is for those students who are sponsored by AusAID or Department of Defence.
This visa is for eligible guardian of an under 18 student visa holder to provide care and maintenance to student..
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