Student Visa

Australian Skilled Migration can help you join the thousands of satisfied international students and take advantage of the quality education system that Australia has to offer.

Australia’s overseas student program allows foreign students to complete their studies in Australia at a variety of levels including:

  • Higher Education such as: Bachelor and Associate Degrees, Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diploma, Higher Education Diploma to name just a few.
  • Vocational Education and Training such as: Certificate I, II, III, IV, VET Diploma, VET Advanced Diploma and more.
  • Primary and secondary school course.
  • Postgraduate courses.
  • English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

Living expenses and tuition costs are quite low in Australia compared to other countries. Many student visas will allow you to work up to 40 hours per fortnight.



International students must be enrolled in a course that is registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS), unless they are exempt.

Students applying from outside Australia must include a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) letter with their visa application for each course they intend to study.


Students must demonstrate Functional English to be eligible to apply for a Student Visa in Australia, unless they are exempt.

Students will not need to provide evidence of an english test score with their visa application if any of the following apply:

  • the applicant is enrolled full-time  in one of the following courses: a secondary exchange programme, a postgraduate research course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), and Foreign Affairs or Defence sponsored students
  • the applicant has completed five or more years’ study in one of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
  • the applicant must hold a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland]


International students must have enough money available to them, to pay for their course fees, and all travel and living costs for them and any accompanying family members while in Australia. Students may need to provide evidence of these funds with heir visa application.


International students and all accompanying family members must have adequate health insurance for the duration of their stay in Australia.

Choosing the right course


Our migration agents will assist you to decide on which courses are most suitable for you, based on your academic qualifications, learning abilities, interests, financial requirements and long term goals.

We will advise you on what courses are available, the locations, the costs, course duration and your options for employment in Australia, after you graduate.

Adding family members to your Student Visa

Applicants can include eligible family members to their student visa application when lodging their visa. Eligible family members may also be added after the student visa has been granted,

Applicants must have sufficient funds to support themselves and all accompanying family members while in Australia.

Student Guardian Visa


A parent or legal guardian of an international student studying in Australia may be eligible to apply for a Student Guardian Visa (Subclass 509).  This visa allows a parent or guardian live in Australia for the duration of the course their child is studying, or until their child turns 18.


  • the student must be under 18 years of age, unless exceptional circumstances apply
  • the student guardian must be at least 21 years of age
  • the student guardian must be able to provide accommodation, general welfare and other support to the student
  • the student guardian must meet health and character requirements

Student Visa Enquiry

Here at Australian Skilled Migration, our team of Registered Migration Agents are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential.

Contact us today and have one of our experienced migration agents assist you with your student visa enquiry. We will discuss all course options available to you and determine which option will help you achieve your long term career goals.