Everything on The Post Study Work Visa in Australia
Australia has made changes in Post Study Work Visa and it’s GREAT!!
We are excited!!
Recently, Australian government has brought some highly motivating changes in the offered Post Study Work Visa program with which international students have so much more to experience from the land of Kangaroos.
First let’s understand what is PSW Visa Australia?
The PSW visa in Australia is an exciting reason for international student to study in Australia. To the students who graduate with an Australian degree,PSW will give the opportunity to enhance their studies by gaining work experience in Australia.
Question! Who are eligible for PSW Visa In Australia?
In order to earn eligibility for the Post Study Work Visa, an international student must graduate with an ‘eligible qualification’, which includes:
- a Bachelor’s or Bachelor’s (honors) degree or
- a Master’s or Master’s by Research degree or
- a Doctoral (PhD) degree
and have at least two years of academic study completed in Australia in Bachelor’s level study or higher (i.e. Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD level)
Question! Generally, How Long will the PSW Visa in Australia be valid?
- Students who graduate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree by coursework will be eligible for a two-year PSW Visa.
- Students who graduate with master’s by research will be eligible for a three year PSW Visa and
- Students who graduate with a doctoral degree will be eligible for a four year PSW Visa.
Finally, So, What are the recent changes in Post Study Work Visa Australia?
Although PSW Visa for international students studying in major cities Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane remains the same.
International students who complete their study requirement in cities and major regional centers Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie, Wollongong/Illawarra, Geelong and Hobart can now enjoy one additional year of PSW Visa. That means a student who completes at least two years of academic study in those cities will be now eligible for 3 Years of PSW Visa in Australia.
For international students studying in all other locations, the Australian government now has added 2 additional years of PSW Visa. That means a student who completes at least two years of academic study in Australia will be now eligible for 4 Years of PSW Visa.