Higher Education Sector visa (subclass 573)

Features

This visa allows you to stay in Australia to study a full-time higher education course.​

Streamlined Visa Processing

Streamlined visa processing for this visa is designed for international students applying to study in Australia at a participating university or non-university higher education provider. You may be eligible for streamlined visa processing if your main course of study is a Bachelor degree or a Masters by coursework.

Requirements

You might be able to get this visa if you are enrolled as a student in a registered course for the award of:

  • a bachelor or associate degree
  • a graduate certificate or graduate diploma
  • a masters degree by coursework
  • a higher education diploma or advanced diploma.

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Success stories

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Watching Ololade Fasugba and his five-year-old boy Dare (pronounced dar-ee) cuddle for a photo, smiles as wide as Africa, it’s hard to believe the paediatric registrar at the Canberra Hospital (since 2011) was once so afraid of newborns, he swore he’d never work with kids.

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