When applying for a student visa, it is essential that your application meets all necessary criteria. Doing this will guarantee that your visa process goes smoothly and quickly.
The cost of a Student Visa Australia depends on your chosen course and length of stay. There are various visa subclasses available, each with its own set price tag.
The most common visa for students is the subclass 500. This visa is for full time students and costs around AUD $575 per application.
It will grant you the freedom to work up to 40 hours a fortnight while your course is in session, and an unlimited number of hours during university breaks. This provides an invaluable chance to make extra money so that you can cover some expenses while studying.
To be eligible for this visa, you must possess enough funds to cover tuition fees, living costs and travel expenses incurred while studying. Proof of financial support can be shown through a bank statement or study loan agreement.
If you have dependents, they must demonstrate sufficient financial capacity to support them during your stay in Australia. This can be done by showing they earn at least AU$62,222 (US$41,949) annually.
Depending on the course you are taking, you may need to demonstrate that you possess sufficient English language proficiency. To meet this requirement, postgraduate courses require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 and undergraduate programs require a score of 6.0.