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How to apply for Australia Study Permit?

With a reputation of having 8 universities out of the Top 100 Universities in the world, Australia has 1,100 prominent institutions offering more than 22,000 courses to the students. The process to apply for an Australian study permit is not that complicated, although, it is advised to take help from the experts to make sure that your subclass 500 application is error-free. You can not only pursue primary and secondary education in Australia but they also provide comprehensive courses of Vocational Education, Training, Undergraduate Programs, Post Graduate Programs, and even Doctoral Degree. So, whatever you want to study, Australia will have a course for it.

Programs offered by Australia

As you read above, Australia has many options to pursue in terms of study. But before getting ahead of ourselves, we need to understand their basic education system, its duration, and when it usually starts.

  1. Vocational Education & Training (VET): Under this, students can learn other niches, apart from the mainstream programs, under the guidance of professionals who’ve had years of real-time industry experience in their area of specialization.

  2. Under-Graduate Program: This offers courses to the students who have completed their secondary education in or outside Australia and who wish to study further and get a Graduation Degree.

  3. Post Graduate Program: As the name suggests, this program gives an opportunity to the graduate students (residing in or outside Australia) to go further with their education and do an upgraded level of their graduate course.

  4. Doctoral Degree: It is the specialization in any field of study and its duration, semesters, and start time usually depend on your Coordinator.

Australian Study Requirement

The application process for an Australian study permit is rather simple but has the most chance of errors. The applicants can easily get lost with the sheer amount of requirements asked and for this; it is advised to get assisted by visa consultants like ourselves to submit a correct application. Following are the necessary documents required for your study visa application:

  • Acceptance letter or Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from the designated educational institute

  • Proof of OSHC health insurance Policy made before landing in the country

  • Evidence of successful submission of visa application fee for all primary and additional applicants

  • Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Statement

  • Valid Passport

  • Documents related to academic and work experience (if applicable)

  • Passport size photographs

  • Proof of funds showing that you are financially able to sustain a life in Australia alongside bearing the living cost for dependents (if applicable) and buying a return airfare

What can you do with an Australian study permit?

The applicant carrying an Australian study visa gets to enjoy the below-mentioned benefits.

  • Participate in an eligible course of study

  • Travel in and out of Australia

  • Work alongside studying for up to 40hrs

  • (in certain sectors) Work along studying for more than 40hrs

  • Include family members like your partner, your dependent children, or your partner's dependent children in your visa application.

Intakes for International Students

Australian educational institutes normally accept admission under two intakes each year. These are:

  1. Intake I: From February or early March till late May or early June
  2. Intake II: From July or early August till November


The student visa 500 of Australia allows the applicant to stay in the country for up to 5 years.

Cost of application

The student visa Australia cost can amount to AUD 630 for primary applicants and AUS 470 for additional applicants (18+).

To know about top universities and colleges in Australia, programs offered by them or any further details, you can contact our experts at Visa Walk today!