Frequently Asked Questions about Students Service
I would like to change my course/ university. What should I do?
Please keep in mind that the process involved in changing a course or a university has to strictly meet the standards that apply to your Student Visa to avoid the apparent risks of Visa Cancellation.
It is strongly suggested that you have your own a Qualified Education Agent Counsellor (QEAC) helping you through the entire process. At PFEC Global, our expert counsellors can make sure you have the smoothest journey till the end. If you want to elude a sudden cancellation of your visa due to a failure to fulfill conditions of the visa; you must immediately seek professional advice from a Registered Migration Agent before taking your final step. The decision you make will play a crucial role in your career, which is why you should seek legal counsel to make sure you are doing what is right.
What types of scholarships will be available to me, and how can I apply for them?
These days, numerous Australian institutions offer educational scholarships for eligible international students, with the key focus given to candidates enrolled in postgraduate programmes. If you would like more details regarding the availability, application requirements and timeline for each scholarship that might be suitable for you; it is a good idea to directly contact the institutions either calling their listed contact number, or by submitting an enquiry on their official website.
Many students find it a little too much to handle the information overload handed to them through the website for each institution. Our expert counsellors are well-equipped to do this for you, just come visit us, and one of our best counsellors will help you find the scholarships that are best for you.
Is it possible for me to study 2 or more courses simultaneously?
A majority of international students studying in Australia are there on student visas. This means that the course you undertake will most likely be registered under CRICOS (The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students). For all those of you who wish to study in two non-CRICOS registered short courses; yes, you will be allowed to do so. Conversely, you will NOT be allowed to study two CRICOS registered courses at the same time.
What work rights do the Australian Student Visa give me?
A student visa holder is completely free to work for a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight (i.e. 14 days) when their term is in session, and unlimited hours when their term is out of session. You could choose to work at any number of part-time jobs of the ones available to you.
Frequently Asked Questions about Migration Services
I am currently studying in Australia, what are my options if I want to apply for Permanent Residency?
When it comes to migrating to Australia, there are different types of visas each with their own eligibility criteria. Most of the international students aim to apply for visa SC189 or SC190. Australian government has recently introduced another SC491 which may also lead to permanent residency. Each of these subclasses have their own requirements and the points to qualify for them keeps on changing from time to time. As this a complex topic so it is always better to take a professional advice.
In order to discuss your prospects in line with the course you want to study, get an appointment at PFEC Global with one of our experienced migration agents who will be able to help you purely as per your personal circumstances.
At present, I do not have sufficient points to apply for PR. What are my options right now?
When it comes to the question “How many points I need for PR”, there is no definitive answer for this. Australian Migration Policies are very dynamic and things keeps on changing frequently. However, to see the last invitation marks, you can refer to Department of Home Affairs website where they continuously update the invitation points after their invitation rounds.
Subsequently, if you need the human touch, PFEC Global has the experienced Registered Migration Agents who will offer to check your case, completely free of charge! As each case is very different from the next, we strictly advise you to book an appointment with us to get professional advice to help turn your life around!
Are there any possible risks to applying for a new course and student visa when I know that my TR is expiring soon? If so, what are they?
All Australian student visa applicants MUST fulfill the Genuine Temporary Entrant Criteria in additional to other relevant critrea for the student visa to be granted. Moving from the subclass 485 visa to a student visa can be quite difficult for this very reason. You could try to minimize the risk by submitting your student visa application with a GTE statement that must show the reasons to choose the specific study program you have chosen in context of your past experience and your future career goals etc.
I am travelling on a Tourist Visa / Working Holiday Visa / TSS Visa; and would want to change to a Student Visa. Can this be done?
Most but not always, the answer is Yes. However, it is always a good idea to consult a registered migration agent to see if you are eligible to apply for a student visa on your temporary visa. But when you are, you cannot ignore the risk involved due to the GTE concern. Your visa application must be backed by strong evidence of your genuine intention to study. Each case must be handled on a case by case basis.
Have more queries you need sorted out? PFEC Global has a line-up of the most amazing professionals in the business. So, if you have any doubts about what to do, call us to book an appointment today!
I am currently residing in Australia on a Student Dependent Visa and my spouse who is a primay applicant is undertaking a Master level program. Am I given complete work & study rights in Australia as someone’s partner/ spouse?
When the main applicant of the scholarship is studying in a Master’s or a Doctoral degree, their partner is free to work full-time, or with no limits.
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