There are various visas that you can apply for depending on your plans in Australia.
Student visa (subclass 500)
If you intend to study in Australia, you will need to apply for the
Student visa (subclass 500).
There is specific information for
Foreign Affairs and Defence sponsored students and
school sector students.
how to apply for family members to join you.
more information for students including genuine temporary entrant requirements, health insurance, English language requirements, financial capacity requirements and changing courses.
You might be able to
package your courses if you would like to study more than one course.
For information about your rights and responsibilities while studying in Australia read the factsheet available at the
Department of Education and Training website.
Student Guardian visa (subclass 590)
If you plan to come to Australia to provide care to a student under 18 years, you can apply for the
Student Guardian visa (subclass 590).
Training visa (subclass 407)
For training opportunities which allow you to take part in structured workplace-based training, you may be eligible for the
Training visa (subclass 407).
Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485)
If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, you may be eligible for the post-study work visa, the
Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485).
Visiting and studying
If you would like to come to Australia for a visit and short-term study, you may be eligible for a visitor visa. To learn more about this option, see our information on
Post study work arrangements
If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, please see
Post-study work arrangements or our
As a student, it is important to check what you can bring into Australia before you enter. Please ensure you visit our
Can I bring it back? guide before you decide to bring anything to Australia.
If you are an education provider and wish to know more, see information for