International students who have been accepted to study in a registered bachelor degree, associate degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters by coursework are required to hold an Australian Higher Education Student visa. The Australian higher education system offers a wide range of highly regarded and internationally recognised graduate and post-graduate courses. With 38 public (government funded) universities and 2 private universities, Australia is a popular destination for international students seeking a quality education.
To be eligible to apply for a Higher Education Student visa, applicants are required to:
An Australian Higher Education Student visa is a temporary visa valid for the duration of the higher education course. Successful applicants and holders of an Australian Higher Education Student visa are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during term and unlimitedly during term breaks.