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Visa subclasses that can let you stay in Australia after graduating from an Australian institution

July 28, 2020

Every year a ton of students from different parts of the world come to Australia for better education and a renowned degree. Australia has a strong educational system, a peaceful environment and a developed economy that attracts students like a magnet to come and start their study career there. There is no doubt in the fact that Australia is a favorite destination for international students. And is becoming the new international education hub. Many students who graduate or complete their degree from Australian institutions wish to stay in Australia more. Let’s have a look at the factors that make them wish to stay more

  • Australia is a very favourable place for international students. Its world-renowned educational institutions and world-class education attracts millions of students from all over the world. Even after completing the degree from an Australian institution. Many students wish to continue their studies and research in Australia. For example, after completing the bachelor’s degree they want to get enrolled for a master’s degree.
  • Australia has a strong and dynamic economy. That provides much chance for a person to grow and progress in his or her field. This is why after completing the degree in Australian institutions many students want to peruse or start their career in Australia.
  • Also, the Australia workplaces and industrial sectors have a very sound environment. These places shape a person’s talent and sharpen his or her skills related to their field. An experience gained from an Australian workplace can help and boost someone’s career.
  • Australia is a place full of modern amenities and facilities. While living and studying in Australia international students enjoys all the perks of living in a developed country where all modern facilities of life are present like quality education, modern living and lifestyle, better healthcare, etc. a person wants all this even after completing his or her studies. Moreover, the environment of Australia is safe and secure with a high tolerance level for different cultures.

But what are the options for the students who have completed their degree in Australia on student visa subclass 500? How can they stay in Australia for more time? How can they study further in Australia after completing a course from an Australian institution? How can they gain experience in an Australian workspace? The answers to all these questions are in the next section of the blog. As we are going to discuss which visa subclasses can let an international graduate from an Australian institution to live, work and study in Australia after completing a degree or training.

Visa subclasses that let you stay in Australia after graduation

There are some visa subclasses in the Australian immigration system that allows a recent international graduate from Australian institution to stay, work and study in Australia. These subclasses are discussed as below

Temporary graduate visa subclass 485

This visa subclass allows a recent graduate from an Australian institution to stay, work and study in Australia after completing a course from an Australian institution. This is a temporary visa that allows its holder to live in Australia for a temporary period. This visa subclass has two streams. The time of stay in Australia under this visa depends upon the visa stream. Let’s have a look at its different streams:

Graduate work stream

This stream of visa subclass 485 is for the graduates from international students who have completed at least 92 CRICOS weeks of vocational studies from an Australian institution. This visa stream allows them to stay, work and study in Australia for a temporary period. The applicant should belong to the occupation listed in the medium or long-term occupational list.

The eligibility criteria of this visa stream

  • The applicant should not be more than 50 years in age
  • Must have completed at least 92 CRICOS weeks for vocational training from an Australian institution
  • The applicant should belong to the occupation listed in the medium or long-term occupational list
  • The applicant must have a valid Australian visa
  • Should have taken English proficiency test
  • Must fulfil all health and character conditions

Postgraduate work stream

This stream of visa subclass 485 is for the graduates from international students who have completed at least 92 CRICOS weeks of higher studies from an Australian institution. This visa stream allows them to stay, work and study in Australia for a temporary period.

  • The applicants who have bachelors and master’s degree can stay up to 2-3 years
  • The applicants who have a Masters by research and PhD degree can stay up to 3-4 years

The eligibility criteria of this visa stream

  • The applicant should not be more than 50 years in age
  • Must have completed at least 92 CRICOS weeks for higher studies from an Australian institution
  • The applicant must have a valid Australian visa
  • Should have taken English proficiency test
  • Must fulfil all health and character conditions

Skilled recognized graduate visa

This visa subclass is especially for the applicants who have recently graduated from a specific engineering institution in Australia. This visa subclass allows its holder to live, work and study in Australia for up to 18 months.

This was a little account on some visa subclasses that allows one to live, work and study in Australia after graduating from there. We hope that you found it informative. If you have any question about it or any other Australian visa like subclass 482 etc. consult our migration agent.

 

 

 

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