International students need to fill out and submit an Australian Visa application and be approved to receive a Student Visa to study in Australia for more than 12 weeks. Short stay visas are for students studying in Australia for less than 12 weeks.
A Student Visa in Australia is a temporary visa issued to non-Australian residents and is granted to students who are enrolled in a CRICOS registered, full time course in Australia. International students can be issued with a multiple entry visa for the duration of their study in Australia. You can travel to and from Australia within the visa period.
Further information on Student Visa requirements in Australia is available on the Department of Home Affairs website.
There are additional specific visa conditions for international students who are under 18 years of age.. If you have not turned 18, you must maintain adequate arrangements for your accommodation, support, and general welfare for the duration of your stay while studying in Australia.
To maintain adequate arrangements for your welfare you must stay in Australia with:
Please note: You cannot change them without the written approval of TAFE Queensland.
Once you arrive in Australia please visit your campus and introduce yourself to our International Student Support staff. You must meet with International Student Support in the first week of your studies and on a regular basis as requested by International Student Support.