Australia, is one of the most happening places in the world for one to study and live. It is in terms of size the sixth largest country in the world. Australia holds a position of pride as one of the most developed nations of the world. It is also one of the wealthiest countries of the world. The population of Australia comprises of English, Australians, Irish, and Scottish etc. Indians constitute 2% of the total population of Australia.
To be granted a Student Visa, prospective students must meet requirements relating to their financial capacity, English language proficiency, and educational qualifications
The student visa you need depends on the chosen course of study. As a guide, the typical key requirements the applicant needs to meet are:
Changes to Australian Student Visas from July 1st, 2016
Migration legislation amendment has been made to simplify the student visa subclasses, new legislation will come into effect on July 1st, 2016.
The current seven student visa subclasses (Independent ELICOS (Subclass 570), Schools (Subclass 571), Vocational Education and Training (Subclass 572) , Higher Education (Subclass 573),
Postgraduate Research (Subclass 574) and Non-award (Subclass 575) will be merged to one subclass only – Subclass 500.The student guardian visa subclass 580 will be
changed to a new subclass – Subclass 590.
All students and student guardians will generally be required to lodge their visa application online
Annual course fees for the first 12 months
Annual income requirement
Financial capability will be accepted with evidence provided by applicants themselves, their spouses or parents; new policy has excluded the grandparents and other relatives from providing financial support for the student.