Are you an International Student due to finish your course this year?
As you get set to commence another academic year, it is a good time to start understanding possible visa options available at the end of your study.
The Subclass 485 visa Post Study Work Stream allows international students to remain temporarily in Australia after finishing their study in Australia.
Under this stream the visa can be granted for up to 4 years the visa grant, depending on the level of qualification obtained. The visa allows unlimited work rights.
This visa stream is only available for students who applied for, and were granted, their first student visa to Australia on or after 5th November 2011.
Applicants must have completed a qualification that is at least a bachelor degree and be an eligible qualification. It is important to check whether your qualification will result in you being eligible for this stream.
Applicants must be under 50 years of age and be able to evidence they meet the English requirement for required for this visa.
The 485 visa gives international students an opportunity to gain Australian employment experience. This builds on their skills obtained through study and can enhance future career opportunities both in Australia and overseas.
It is important to obtain the correct advice before you complete your study. Book a consultation with one of our Registered Migration Agents today to explore your options.