Selecting and following a suitable career path is one of the most critical decisions we make in our lifetime. Career planning requires expert guidance and insights into the available educational opportunities around the world. Acquaintance with the pre-requisites of admission and other formalities involved, is equally important
Zephyr Visa assists many students study overseas every year and further helps settle down after the successful completion of their course.
A great country to live in and do business, Australia has an enviable reputation as it offers premium standard of living.
Australia Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485) allows living and working in Australia temporarily after overseas students compete their studies in Australia.
Post-Study Work stream is for international students who graduate with an eligible qualification. This stream is only available to students who applied for and were granted their first Student visa to Australia on or after 5 November 2011. A visa in this stream can be granted for up to 4 years, depending on the qualification.
You must be in Australia when you apply for this visa and when your visa is decided.
Your sponsor must provide a written undertaking to provide support for you for the first two years from the grant of you visa, or from the time you arrive in Australia if you are applying outside Australia.
This includes providing accommodation and financial assistance as required to meet you and your family’s reasonable living needs.
An AOS is a legal commitment by a person or entity (‘assurer’) to repay to the government the amount of any welfare payments made to the applicant within the first two years after the applicant enters Australia or is granted their visa (as applicable). The assurer does not have to be the sponsor.
An AOS does not need to be provided at the time of application. It should only be provided when requested later by the Minister. It will be requested by the Minister and cannot be waived. When requested by the Minister, the applicant will be directed to Centre link to organize the AOS. Centre link processes and administers all AOSs.
This is a visa for the last remaining relative of an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. In order to apply you must be sponsored by an Australian relative or the spouse of an Australian relative.
You can apply either from within or outside Australia.
In order to eligible for the visa you must:
To be a remaining relative the applicant must show that the applicant and their spouse have no ‘near relatives’ (see below) other than those who are ‘usually resident’ in Australia as Australian citizens, permanent residents or eligible New Zealand citizens.
If the applicant is under 18 years of age and has been adopted by an Australian citizen, permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen (ie an ‘adoptive parent’) while they were overseas, the adoptive parent must have, at the time of application, been residing overseas for at least 12 months. The terms “adoption”, “adopted” and “adoptive” are specifically defined under the regulations. It is important that you seek advice from a migration agent in relation to this.
A ‘near relative’ is defined as a:
In considering whether a relative is “usually resident” the Department of Immigration will look at where the person is physically present, the length of that residence, where they eat, sleep and have their settled home, whether the residence is lawful or unlawful and the person’s intention to make a particular country their usual home.
The sponsor must: