Student visa (Subclass 500): The purpose of this visa is to allow international students to undertake full-time education and training in Australia. This visa enables a student to stay in Australia for the duration of the relevant course. The student must enrol, or in some cases have a letter of offer, with an Australian education provider before lodging a visa application.
All of the following types of study are included on this visa.
With this visa you can:
Here are some important condition(s) might be attached to student visas:
8104-Work restriction: 40 hours a fortnight
Students can only work for up to 40 hours in a fortnight. A fortnight means the period of 14 days starting Monday. Students cannot work until they have started the course.
8202 – Meet course requirement
All students must:
*remain enrolled in a registered course
*maintain enrolment in a registered course that is the same Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level or higher for which we granted your student visa, unless changing from AQF level 10 to level 9. See: Change in study situation.
*maintain satisfactory attendance in your course and course progress for each study period as required by your education provider.
8501 – Maintain adequate Health Insurance
All students and any dependents must maintain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the entire duration of time they are in Australia.
8533 – Inform Provider (university or institute) of address
All students must let your education provider know your residential address within 7 days of arriving in Australia if you were outside Australia when your visa was granted. If your residential address changes you must let your education provider know within 7 days of the change. You must also your current education provider know you have changed your education provider within 7 days of receiving: