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Student visa program

Visa innovation: supporting international education and enhancing integrity

Today the Department of Immigration and Border Protection introduced a simplified student visa framework (SSVF).

Continuing your studies in Australia

If you are looking to continue studying in Australia, compile all the necessary documents and lodge your application early. This means we can process your application faster, however, each application presents with unique circumstances and some applications will take longer than average to finali

Working while studying in Australia

If you are an international student working in Australia, it is important you know your rights, entitlements and protections in the workplace.

Have you recently completed an English language test?

Calling all students

Have you recently completed an English language test?

If so, we’d like to hear from you.

New post-study work arrangements and international students

New post-study work arrangements are being introduced in early 2013 for eligible international students who graduate with an Australian Bachelor’s, Master’s or a Doctoral degree.

Student visa program statistics

Student visa numbers appear to be increasing according to the latest Student Visa Program Trends

Further Knight Review changes to the Student visa program

At the end of 2010, the Hon Michael Knight AO was appointed to conduct the first independent review of the Student visa program (the Knight Review).

Knight Review of the Student visa program—stage one implementation

This is a guest post written by Bingbing, who works in the department’s Student Implementation Taskforce Section.

 What is the Knight Review?

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