Behind it scenic beauty and professional opportunities, lie the higher education institutes in Australia which boast of some of the best of their kinds in the world. The Australian Universities are especially known for their innovative methods of teaching and the excellent post study job opportunities in the country. In order to study in these institutes, one needs to get an Australia visa, which are again of different kinds depending upon the type of course you are looking to study.

You are advised to begin your visa process at least 3 months before the date of commencement of your academic session since the entire process of getting the study visa can be time consuming.

While studying in Australia, you can work for a maximum period of 20 hours in a week when the course is in the session. However, if you exceed this time limit, you might end up violating the law and your student visa would be cancelled. There are a wide variety of residential options for the students, depending upon their budget. The students are thus advised to make these arrangements well in advance.

After July 2016, Australia has rolled back its multiple student visas and is now only offering a single student visa – the student visa (subclass 500). This would be given to all the International students coming into Australia, irrespective of their field of study.

Most of the Universities in Australia look for candidates with a respectable TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score. Your chances would further increase in case you have appeared for tests such as SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), GMAT (Graduate Management Admission) or GRE (Graduate Record Examination). Special preference is also given to the candidates having a great