If you are granted a visa, you must abide by its conditions. Failure to comply with these conditions could result in the cancellation of your visa. Different visa’s may have different requirements and if unsure please contact the Australian immigration department with any enquiries about your visa (http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/visa-enquiries). Below is listed some general information about the different visa types and it is subject to change please visit http://www.immi.gov.au for further information on your visa.
Student Visas These requirements are intended as a guide only and may vary from country to country. For applicants from some countries a preliminary, pre-visa assessment may be required by the Australian Diplomatic Mission or Consulate of your country. It is advisable to make enquiries in your home country.
All international students which are not on any other type of visa (as per mentioned below) must be in possession of a current student visa while they are studying in Australia. Student visas are granted with certain conditions attached:
Student Visa Holders must maintain a full-time study program.
Student Visa Holders are not permitted to study part-time unless they are already in Australia on a spouse's study visa or a diplomatic or dependant temporary resident visa.
Student visas are usually issued for the period of the course. Students must seek a new visa before expiration of their current visa.
The College is obliged to report to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) any student who does not attend classes or who is not making satisfactory progress in their studies. Should your attendance be unsatisfactory, you will be requested to attend an interview with DIAC. Students with unsatisfactory attendance or progress may have their visa cancelled by DIAC and asked to leave the country.
Student Visa Holders must notify the College of their address within 7 days of arrival in Australia and within 7 days or any change of address.
It is a requirement that Student Visa Holders organise Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for themselves and their family members travelling with them in Australia throughout their stay in Australia. The College will organise the first year's payment. However it will be the student's responsibility after that.
Student Visa Holders must attend a minimum of 80% of all scheduled classes on campus and maintain satisfactory attendance.
Dependants of Student Visa Holders must enrol in either a government or non-govenment school registered to accept dependants of fee paying overseas students. Contact DIAC for more information about requirements for dependents when studying in Australia or refer to the DIAC website at http://www.immi.gov.au
The Student Visa Holders must remain enrolled at all times.
The Student Visa Holders must not change education providers within the first six months of commencing the principal course. Note: Each Endeavour campus is considered a different education provider, so changing campuses would be considered as a change of education provider.
The Student Visa Holders is expected to attend all classes and undertake all tests and examinations during a course and abide by all rules and regulations of the College that are in force at the time.
The College may by written notice vary conditions of enrolment as may be necessary to comply with any law, regulations or amendment thereof, of the Commonwealth of Australia and/or the State of Queensland, the State of Victoria, and the State of Western Australia.
In the event of circumstances requiring urgent medical care where it is not possible to contact the parent/guardian, the College is authorised as a matter of urgency to seek and provide appropriate medical care. For a full list of mandatory and discretionary student visa conditions please visit http://www.immi.gov.au/students/visa-conditions-students
Working Holiday Visa Holders
This allows young people from certain arrangement countries to experience the Australian culture and lifestyle through an extended holiday and short term employment and with special focus on regional Australia. The program is an integral part of Australia’s tourism industry and also supports the Australian economy by providing supplementary labour for industries requiring short-term casual workers. If you are granted this visa you can:
enter Australia within 12 months of grant
stay up to 12 months
leave and re-enter Australia any number of times while the visa is valid
work in Australia for up to 6 months with each employer
Study for up to 4 months.
Australia's temporary residence program is designed to allow overseas people to come to Australia for specific purposes which result in some benefit to Australia. The focus is on the areas of skilled employment, social/cultural and international relations. Temporary residents are required to pay taxes on income earned in Australia. They do not have access to social welfare benefits or national public health cover.
Please also note that temp visa holders are entitled to complete the international application form and are classed as international students.
What is an international student?
In most circumstances temp visa holders may have the opportunity to study on a part time basis. However it is recommended that you visit the link for further information (http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/visa-enquiries)
Contact Endeavour International Student Team for more information:
International Student Education
Phone:+613 9655 9528
Address: 368 Elizabeth Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000. Australia