In effect as of July 1st, 2016, the Australian Government has simplified the immigration framework for international students who wish to study in Australia. The new framework is called SSVP – which combines all the Student Sub Classes into one Sub Class, i.e., Sub Class 500.
Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement
A student applying to study in Australia needs to meet the GTE requirement to pursue higher education in Australia. It is more important for students from high-risk countries, compared to the ones from low-risk countries. International students need to fulfill the following requirement to meet the GTE criteria.
Indicative study costs for Australian programs.
|Institution/Degree||*Annual Fee (Indicative only)(AUD)|
|School||$7,800 to $30,000|
|English Language Studies||$300/ week depending on course length|
|Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)||$4,000 to $22,000
|Undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree||$15,000 to $33,000*|
|Postgraduate Master’s Degree||$20,000 to $37,000*|
|Doctoral Degree||$14,000 to $37,000*|
*All costs are indicative only. The total expenditure can be obtained from the University Website, or by speaking to the xpert study abroad consultant at UniXperts.
Applicable for international students who’ve completed the Australian study requirements and have gained either a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degree from a recognized Australian Institute or University. This visa is applicable for the students who’ve applied and are granted student visa on or after 5th Nov 2011. The tenure of PSW visa depends on the kind of degree that a student holds.
There could be an increase in the PSW based on the region of studies.
Here’s a list of documents required for a student visa to Study in Australia:
If the student is under 18 years of age, he or she will also need to provide additional documents such as parental consent.
*Note: These are the basic requirements. Speak to the Xpert study abroad consultants at UniXperts to get a detailed guidance on the quick and efficient ways to obtain your Australian Student Visa.