You need to apply for study visa to study in Australia. Australia study visa guidelines have been changed and a SSVF (Simplified Student Visa Framework) has been implemented from first July, 2016. According to the new guides set by DIBP, all students need to apply for Australia study visa under subclass 500 from 1st of July 2016. The Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) replaced the previous student visa system. A single, Student visa (Subclass 500  replaced the previous seven visa subclasses(570-576).

Key changes and Features of simplified Student Visa Framework for Australian Student Visa.

  • a reduction in the number of student visa subclasses from eight to two and

  • the introduction of a simplified single immigration risk framework for all international students.

Earlier the visas were categorized under Immigration Risk where students applying from a certain countries were categorized under Assessment Level Framework. The new guidelines has a new combined country and immigration risk framework instead of the old Assessment Level Framework and paper applications have been permanently discontinued.

The New SSVF categorizes the students’ basis both

  1. Nationality

  2. Education Provider immigration risk.

 

Country Immigration Risk

One

Two

Three

Education Provider’s

Risk Category

One

Streamlined

Streamlined

Streamlined

Two

Streamlined

Streamlined

Regular

Three

Streamlined

Regular

Regular

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Australia Study Visa Guide