To be eligible for a Student Visa Subclass 500 for Australia, applicants must meet certain requirements, which include:

  • Enrolment in a registered course of study in Australia at a recognized educational institution.
  • Adequate proficiency in the English language, either by passing an English language test or through previous academic study.
  • Financial capacity to cover the cost of living and studying in Australia, including tuition fees, travel costs, and living expenses.
  • Meet health and character requirements, which may include undergoing a health examination and obtaining a police certificate.
  • Provide proof of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of their stay in Australia.
  • Meet any additional requirements set by the educational institution or the Australian government.
  • Meet any age requirements and accommodation arrangements as required.

It’s worth noting that eligibility requirements may vary depending on the applicant’s individual circumstances, such as their country of origin or the length of their intended stay in Australia. Therefore, it’s always recommended to check the specific requirements before applying for a Student Visa Subclass 500.

Once you obtain this visa, you are required to comply with a range of conditions, including maintaining enrolment in a registered course of study, maintaining satisfactory academic progress, and notifying your education provider of any changes in your contact details or living arrangements.

While on this visa, you have the ability to study full-time course of study in Australia, bring your eligible family members as dependants and are permitted to work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight during term time and unlimited hours during course breaks. You will also have access to Australia’s healthcare system and be required to pay taxes on any income earned while working in Australia.

Overall, the Student Visa Subclass 500 provides international students with the opportunity to gain a world-class education in Australia while also gaining valuable work experience and contributing to the Australian economy.

If you wish to know more or need guidance in visa preparations, contact our friendly team today.