Points To Remember While Preparing For Student Visa Application

Applying for a student visa can feel like one of the stressful process while planning to study abroad. You have found your dream program and decided to study in Australia. The next thing that comes to your mind is the application process for a student visa. To study in an Australian university you have to qualify for the student visa subclass 500. You have to be careful in every step of the process because lots of visa cancellation takes place every year based on various grounds. Here are some points to remember while preparing for a student visa application.

Understand the requirements

Before you begin the application process, make sure you have the ability to study in Australia, as there are a few requirements that you will have to meet. A few are as follows:

  • Financial stability: You have to prove to the Australian Government that you can afford to stay in Australia, therefore check the financial requirements before making the application.
  • Academic requirements: You should meet certain grades or achievements to gain entry into the course that you like. Each institution will have its own grade requirements, to get entry into the college you have to meet the grades required by the particular college. Do your research properly.

Choose your institution wisely

In order to gain a student visa in Australia, the institution chosen needs to be CRICOS registered. What exactly does CRICOS registration mean? CRICOS is abbreviated as ‘Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. It is a list of Australian education providers that recruit, enroll, and teach students from overseas. By making sure that your institution is on the list, you can be sure it’s that you can continue with the application.

Wait for your CoE before applying for a visa

You must have a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from your enrolled institution before applying for a visa. You should provide the CoE during the visa application process, so make sure that you have received the official document from the institution before starting your visa application.

Genuine Temporary Entrant Requirement (GTE)

When applying for a Student Visa Australia, you must prove that you intend to stay in Australia temporarily only for the purpose of the study and not to settle down permanently in Australia. GTE is a personal written statement given by you to show the actual reasons you want to enter Australia.

The immigration department will consider various factors while reviewing your visa application including your circumstances in the home country, is there a benefit for Australia in any way, the course you have enrolled for, and how it will help you in the future, and your immigration history in case you have any.

Prove Your English Language Proficiency

If you are not from an English speaking country or have not studied in a school with English as the medium of instruction for at least 5 years, you need to take either of the English language proficiency tests, such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT, CAE, or PTE. You have to provide the score at the time of application to prevent student visa cancellation.

In case your visa is rejected you can follow the Visa Refusal Appeal within 21 days of refusal to the Migration Review Tribunal (MRT).

Bottom line

There are various points that you have to consider while applying for a student visa. You can consider Visa Refusal Appeal Australia with the help of an immigration agent in case your visa is rejected.  


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