Australia is well known for its high quality of education – and studying in Australia can be a great choice to pursue your studies within a well-organised education system. If you apply for a student visa, the level of documentation you need to provide will be determined by your choice of education provider and your country of citizenship. Here are examples of evidence you may need to provide.
Who Is Eligible For This Visa?
Evidence of intended study
The applicant must provide evidence of their intended study. Generally, this will mean the student should provide:
Evidence of financial capacity
Depending on your choice of education provider and country of passport, you can also be requested to provide evidence of your financial capacity. This means that the applicant must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover travel costs and 12 months of living and tuition fees – for themselves and any accompanying family members (including school costs for any school-aged dependents). Currently, the Department calculates the annual living costs are:
Evidence of sufficient funds can be provided in the form of a money deposit with a financial institution, or a loan with a financial institution. Depending on the circumstances, the applicant may also be asked to provide evidence that their spouse or parents are willing to support them, and that they have an annual income of at least AUD$62,222 for single students or at least AUD$72,592 for students accompanied by family members.
Evidence of English language ability
Depending on the choice of education provider and country of passport, the applicant may be asked to provide evidence that he or she has obtained a satisfactory test score in an English language test (one which has been approved the Department) or evidence of certain eligible studies in English. The current English language test minimum scores that an applicant must achieve are:
Alternative test scores benchmarked as against the IELTS band scale
|PTE Academic||Cambridge English:
|Average/total/overall across test components only||4.5||32||30||147||n/a|
*From 1 January 2015 and only for a Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test taken on or after 1 January 2015
Genuine Temporary Entrant requirement
When lodging the application, it is of utmost importance to provide sufficient evidence that the applicant genuinely intends to stay in Australia temporarily. This evidence may include:
Study visas are complex. Please contact our team of experienced registered migration experts for immediate advice and assistance.
Ranjeet Kumar, a young man from India, studied and completed Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management at one Sydney’s hospitality management institutes in June 2020. His course took him 2 years and 3 months to complete. He approached us to help with his 485 Graduate Visa application.
AustraliaMigrate advised him that a skill assessment as a chef with TRA was required. As he had not completed a degree level qualification he could not apply for the Post Study Work Stream. Fortunately, his occupation of chef was on the 485 list of occupations.
We assisted Ranjeet to apply for his Skills Assessment with TRA and he received a successful outcome. With a positive skill assessment, Ranjeet’s 485 application was lodged together with the other documents required at the lodgement stage, such as an English language test (IELTS or PTE). His visa was granted for 18 months which means he has time to build his work experience as a chef.
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