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    • About Australia  Australia lies between the Pacific and Indian Oceans  It’s a world’s 6th largest country.  The capital city is Canberra, located in the Australian Capital Territory  The larges cities are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane ,Perth and Adelaide.
    • About Australia  Australia consists of six states, two major mainland territories, and other minor territories
    • About Australia  It is a multicultural place  Sport plays an important part in Australian culture  There's a lot of climatic variation, which also means that any time is a good time to be somewhere in Australia.  The coldest areas are in the south-eastern corner of the mainland and Tasmania.
    • Why study in Australia?  Australia provides a unique kind of education and a learning style that encourages you to be innovative, creative and think independently.  It is the third largest country which attracts international students after USA and U.K  Graduates from Australia are very successful in finding Jobs and hold prominent position worldwide.
    • Why Study in Australia?  Dynamic and progressive education programs with a reputation for excellence  Globally-recognized courses and qualifications  The relaxed, enjoyable and safe lifestyle  Cheaper study and living expense compared to many other countries  Vibrant, appealing and multicultural cities  Great weather  Amazing and diverse landscapes and scenery  Unique and wonderful flora and fauna
    • NO. OF INSTITUTIONS Learning Institutions Schools Universities 9,600 38 Vocational Education and Training 82 TAFE Colleges Registered [640 campuses] Training Organisations 4000
    • AUSTRALIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM- Age PATHWAYS University and other higher Vocational education education and training Senior 17 secondary Junior secondary 12 Primary Pre-school 4
    • Central Queensland University AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES James Cook University Charles Darwin Bond University University Griffith University Queensland University of Curtin University of Technology Technology Edith Cowan University University of Queensland Murdoch University University of Southern University of Western Queensland Australia University of the Sunshine Coast Flinders University University of Adelaide Southern Cross University University of South University of New England Australia Charles Sturt University Macquarie University Deakin University University of Sydney La Trobe University University of Newcastle Monash University University of New South RMIT University Wales Swinburne University of University of Technology Technology Sydney University of Ballarat University of Tasmania University of Western University of Melbourne Sydney Victoria University University of Wollongong Australian National University University of Canberra Multi-State Australian Catholic University Western Australia New South Wales Tasmania South Australia Queensland Northern Territory Victoria
    • AUSTRALIAN QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK Schools VET Higher Ed. Senior Adv. Diploma Doctoral Degree Secondary Certificate of Diploma Master Degree Education Certificate IV Grad. Diploma Certificate III Grad. Certificate Certificate II Bachelor Degree Certificate I Assoc. Degree, Adv. Diploma Diploma
    • Package Courses  Packages comprising Preliminary and Principal course are permitted viz. Diploma articulating into a Bachelor’s.  Applicant must apply for visa subclass of the principal course.  Not more than 2 month gap between courses is permitted  e.g. If offer is for 1 year Diploma (subclass 572) followed by a Bachelors (subclass 573), application should be for the principal course (Bachelors - sub-class 573) and should meet all the financial /IELTS/ other requirements of 573.
    • Assessment Levels Assessment Levels Subclass Subclass Subclass Subclass Subclass Subclass Subclass 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 Visa Visa Visa Visa Visa Visa Visa Assessment Assessment Assessment Assessment Assessment Assessment Assessment Level Level Level Level Level Level Level 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 Independent Vocational and AusAID or Postgraduate ELICOS Schools technical Higher Education Non Award Defence Research education (VAT) sponsored English Lanuage Covers Covers Foundation, Covers full time study Junior and Course ,a stand alone Course Certificate Bachelors Degree Covers a Masters Bridging or other Undertaken by AusaID senior cousre and not I , II ,III and IV, Associate Degree, Degree by course work Courses that donot or Defence students School for As a prerequsite to Diploma and Graduate Certificate, Or by research work Lead to the award Sponsered by the International Commensing another Advanced Diploma Graduate Diploma And a Doctral Degree of a dree,diploma or Australian Sttudents course other formal award Government Entry Criteria As accepted by Bachelors-10+2 the education 10+1 or 10+2 Masters provider +IELTS-5.5 -Bachelors+IELTS6.0
    • Student visa sub-classes Subclass 570 Independent ELICOS for international students undertaking ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) as a stand-alone course, and not as a prerequisite to commencing another course (for example, a degree course) Subclass 571 Schools for international students undertaking a course of study at a primary school or a secondary school, including both junior and senior secondary school, and an approved secondary exchange program Subclass 572 Vocational and technical education (VTE) sector covers Certificate I, II, III and IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma. Subclass 573 Higher education covers a Bachelor degree, Associate Degree, Graduate Certificate, and Graduate Diploma Subclass 574 Postgraduate Research covers a Masters degree by coursework or by research, and a Doctoral degree Subclass 575 Non-award covers foundation, bridging or other courses that do not lead to the award of a degree, diploma or other formal award Subclass 576 AusAID or Defence sponsored covers full-time study undertaken by AusAID or Defence students sponsored by the Australian Government.
    • Courses Available and the Entry Criteria Education sector Assessment level 1 2 3 4 Independent ELICOS As accepted by As accepted by the As accepted by the education provider. Max. Min. overall band score of the education education provider 50 weeks ELICOS 5.0 IELTS. provider Max. 40 weeks ELICOS * Schools As accepted by As accepted by the As accepted by the education provider. Max. Max. 30 weeks ELICOS the education education provider 40 weeks ELICOS provider Vocational education and training As accepted by As accepted by the Min. overall band score of 5.5 IELTS or Min. overall band score of the education education provider Overall band score of 4.5 IELTS plus max. 5.5 IELTS or Overall band provider 30 weeks ELICOS score of 5.0 IELTS plus max. * 20 weeks ELICOS * Higher education As accepted by As accepted by the Min. overall band score of 6.0 IELTS or Min. overall band score of the education education provider Overall band score of 5.0 IELTS plus max. 6.0 IELTS or Overall band provider 30 weeks ELICOS score of 5.0 IELTS plus max. * 30 weeks ELICOS * Masters/Doctorate As accepted by As accepted by the Min. overall band score of 6.0 IELTS or Min. overall band score of the education education provider Overall band score of 5.0 IELTS plus max. 6.0 IELTS or Overall band provider 30 weeks ELICOS score of 5.0 IELTS plus max. * 30 weeks ELICOS * Non-award foundation studies As accepted by As accepted by the Min. overall band score of 5.5 IELTS or Min. overall band score of the education education provider Overall band score of 4.5 IELTS plus 5.5 IELTS or Overall band provider max. 30 weeks ELICOS score of 4.5 IELTS plus max. * 20 weeks ELICOS * AusAID or Defence sponsored Evidence of having support of the AusAID Minister or evidence of having support of the Minster for Defence.
    • How much does it cost? $A3500–$A13,500 Secondary -$A6000–$A13,000 a year Primary & Junior -$A5000–$A11,000 a year $A5500–$A18,000 a year Graduate Dp/Certificate -$A9000– $A16,000 a year Masters Doctoral Degree- $A11,000–$A18,500 a year Graduate Diploma & Certificate Arts, economics -$A10,000– $A13,500 a year Science & Engineering $A11,000– $A16,500 a year ELICOS VET School Under Post Graduate graduate
    • Accommodation Type of Accommodation Cost Homestay or Farmstay A$110–A$270 a week Hostels and guest houses A$80–A$135 a week Share accommodation A$50–A$160 a week Rental accommodation A$70–A$350 a week Boarding schools A$8000–A$11000 a year University accommodation A$80–A$250 per week
    • Working While Studying  Permission to work can be done electronically or on paper using form 157P.  A visa with permission to work enables you to work up to 20 hours a week on a casual basis during course time and full-time during Vacation periods.  Family members can also apply for permission to work up to 20 hours a week throughout the year.  In the case of masters and doctorate students and AusAID or Defense-sponsored students, family members can apply for permission to work unlimited hours.
    • Working While Studying  Some students tutor school children or get jobs on campus in the canteen, the bookshop, in the institution's offices and as laboratory assistants. Some jobs are entirely outside the education community such as bartending, babysitting, gardening, hospitality, sales, information technology, restaurants, checkout work or fruit picking.  Some institutions offer a job placement service. If work is available you will need to obtain a tax file number from the Australian Tax Office.
    • How to Apply for Permission to Work Ask your education provider to notify the Check the charges for department lodging an application electronically for permission to work. -1 -2 Visit your nearest Complete the online departmental office application and follow to have your visa the prompts to pay label inserted in your for the application. passport. -3 -5 Your application will take one week to process. You can also check the progress of your application online. -4
    • Financial evidence Assumed costs - All visas Finances to be shown Course Fee Each Year A$------------ For Yourself A$12000 For Spouse A$4200 First Child A$2400 Each Subsequent Child A$1800 School Cost for every child aged 5 yrs and above and over A$8000 and less than 18 ys Return airfare for each accompanying member of the family A$2000
    • Careers After Graduation  The Australian Government skilled migration program targets young people who have skills, an education and outstanding abilities that will contribute to the Australian economy. International students with Australian qualifications account for about half the people assessed under the skilled migrant program. In order to qualify for the skilled migration program applicants must pass a points test and satisfy some basic requirements. These include:  You must be under the age of 45 years when you apply;  You must have an acceptable level of English language proficiency-IELTS-6.0;  You must have post-secondary school qualifications or work experience relevant to your nominated occupation;  Your nominated occupation must appear on DIAC’s Skilled Occupations List;  You must be able to demonstrate recent work experience;  You must have your skills accessed prior to applying to migrate; and  Points are awarded to applicants with Australian qualifications.
    • Financial evidence – Financial Sponsors Sc-572 An “acceptable individual” means one or more of the following: o The applicant; o The applicant’s spouse; o The applicant’s parents; o The applicant’s grandparents; o The applicant’s brothers and sisters. o An uncle or an aunt who is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen or any NRI sponsor.
    • Financial Evidence –Acceptable Funds SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNT FIXED DEPOSITS POST OFFICE SAVINGS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, FIXED DEPOSIT MIS(Must be 1 yr old) RECURRING ACCOUNTS(Must be 3 Yrs Old) NSS PUBLIC PROVIDENT FUND - Only Withdraw able amount EPF/GPF - Only PERMANENT/NON REFUNDABLE withdraw able amount BANK LOAN (**** If you are taking an educational loan you have to pay your first installment from that loan only*****) MILENNIUM DEPOSITS Must be money deposits held with an acceptable financial institution. (The www.india.embassy.gov.au lists financial institutions that are acceptable in India
    • Financial Criteria for Australian Student Visas – India Student Type of Assessment # Months Funds/Evidence Required Visa Program Level Prior Subclass Funds Evidence Course fees, living costs and travel costs for entire program. Independen Eligible sponsors’ financial statements. min. balance held for 3 months 570 3 3 t ELICOS OR commercial loan dedicated to education, showing collateral for loan and consistency with annual income shown. Total cost of school stay plus any ELICOS and bridging courses, and travel costs Eligible sponsors’ financial statements min. balance held for 3 months 571 Schools 3 3 OR commercial loan dedicated to education, showing collateral for loan and consistency with annual income shown. Entire cost of program and stay plus ELICOS and bridging courses, and travel costs. Vocation Eligible sponsors’ financial statements min. balance held for 6 months, 572 Education & 4 6 OR commercial loan dedicated to education, collateral for loan and consistency with Training annual income shown. Course fees and living costs for entire program plus any ELICOS, bridging or foundation studies, and travel costs Higher 573 3 3 Eligible sponsors’ financial statements min. balance held for 3 months Education OR commercial loan dedicated to education, collateral for loan and consistency with annual income shown. Course fees and living costs for ELICOS/bridging/foundation course plus first year of post- graduate education, and travel costs Masters & 574 3 Current Eligible sponsors’ financial statements - current min. balance Doctorate OR commercial loan dedicated to education, collateral for loan and consistency with annual income shown. Non-award Total costs of program, living expenses, and travel costs foundation Eligible sponsors’ financial statements min. balance held for 3 months 575 3 3 studies/oth OR commercial loan dedicated to education, showing collateral for loan and consistency er with annual income shown. Total costs of first year for study and living, plus travel if not fully funded. AID or Evidence of support of Minister for Defence or AusAID 576 Defence 2 Current Eligible sponsors’ financial statements showing min. balance, Award OR commercial loan dedicated to education, collateral for loan provided. Note: If the applicant is married or has children, he/she/they are automatically included in the assessment of cost to live in Australia.
    • Financial evidence –Loans  Loan must be from an acceptable financial institution and must be fully sanctioned. Loans granted ‘in-principle’ are not acceptable.  Details of guarantor’s collateral security and its owner should be mentioned on the loan letter.  Property mortgaged against the loan should be in the name of an acceptable individual.  For a loan other than an education loan, letter from the bank to be provided stating the name of the applicant and that loan can be used for his/her education purpose.
    • LOANS  If loan is secured against a recently created FD, please provide the source of the FD.  Loan disbursement letter is required to be produced prior to grant as evidence of paying the first instalment fee.  Loans against security of property is accepted – show details of ownership of the property  the income for all eligible financial sponsors are taken into consideration to calculate the income-fund ratio.  Income of sponsor being minimum 22% of total cost and living expenses for a year in Australia.
    • Finances- Sponsors’ income  Income from salary  Inc m ta re o e x turnsfo thela t 3yrs r s  Sa ry s te e Fo 16fro e p ye la ta m nt, rm m m lo r  Agricultural income  Ow rs o la ne hip f nd  Inc m s te e fro re io l / c m e nt a o e ta m nt m g na o p te utho rity
    • Finances- Sponsors’ income  Business income  Business registration/partnership deed/Memorandum of Association  Company’s recent itemized bank statements  Income Tax returns of the company  Retirement income  Pension details from the employer  Recent bank statements showing credit of pension  Rental income  Proof of Ownership of property  Lease deed  Bank statements showing receipt of rent  Income tax returns
    • Timing When to lodge application for the visa  Applications should be lodged at the AHC at least 12 weeks prior to course commencement date  The commencement of the course is the date orientation starts. Applications should not be lodged after course has commenced, with extension letters from the University.  We require 8-12 weeks to process an application
    • Timing – (Continued) Keeping the process running smoothly  Provide Financial Matrix and Agent declaration  Make sure the application is complete - do not rely on the visa office to advise you of missing documentation - you risk Refusal.  Provide detailed bank statements which show current (not more than 4 weeks old) transactions and are for required number of months  Include photocopies of all documents  Provide translations where necessary
    • Process Map Pre Visa Assessment PVA letter is issued by AHC . after assessment of the application 2 1 3 Acknowledgement Letter Decision Record This letter can be used by Issued by AHC once student to deposit the fees application is decided. It may be a Approval if he so desires letter or Refusal letter
    • Where to find Assistance  Application Form 157A  1160i info form - applying for a student visa  www.immi.gov.au  www.India.embassy.gov.au  www.immi.gov.au/legislation  www.studyinaustralia.gov.au