Are you looking to use your Australian studies as a stepping stone to the career of your dreams? Or are you a student keen to immerse yourself in some Australian culture?

Australia has the right study option for every student – boasting seven of the top 100 universities in the world as well as having a wide-range of accredited Vocational Education and Training institutions from which to choose.

An Australian Student visa is a great pathway to broaden one’s horizons and gain life-changing experiences either as a single person or with family members, spouse or children as dependents. Student visa holders are also eligible to work legally (up to 20 hours per week) whilst balancing their studies and enjoying the colourful and diverse way-of-life.

Study in Australia
study in Australia for international students

Student visa (Subclass 500)

All of the following types of study are included on this visa. For more information about student visa, visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) (opens in a new window):

  • Independent ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)
  • Schools (primary and secondary)
  • Secondary school exchange program
  • Vocational education and training (VET)
  • Higher education
  • Postgraduate research
  • Non-award courses
  • International students sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs or Defence.