New Assessment Levels Announced for Student Visas

Dear Colleague

Student Visa Assessment Levels changed

New Assessment Levels have been announced for Student Visas.

These new levels will take effect from 1 September 2008.

There have been a significant number of changes;

  • 43 countries across 118 education sectors have been moved to a lower assessment level rating
  • 9 countries have moved to a higher assessment level.

Lower assessment levels have lower evidentiary requirements (eg financial requirements) and higher assessment levels of course have higher evidentiary requirements

For full announcement details, click these links:

Legislative instrument with new list

The Explanatory Statement

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Here are some links to additional information on Australian Student Visas, and the Assessment process: …

All About Applications for Australian Student Visas – On your student visa, you are eligible to apply for packaged programs. If you are a citizen of assessment level 1 & 2 countries, you are allowed to convert a business or tourist visa in to a student visa. But citizens from country …

Assessment Levels For Student Visas – Australia – You can find out your assessment level by looking up your nationality and visa subclass applied for in Form 1219i, Overseas Student Program – Assesment Levels or by visiting the DIAC website. Important: if you have an assessment level 2 …

Visa Guidelines – Regardless of visa subclass or assessment level, there are a number of general requirements that international students must meet in order to be eligible for a student visa. These include requirements relating to: …

how to get student Visa for Australia? – Once this information is received by the visa processing office, the preliminary assessment will be conducted. If the assessment is favourable, then the visa office will instruct the university to send the student an electronic …

Student Visa Australia – Evidentiary Requirements – Your level of English Language Proficiency in relation to that required for your assessment level and education sector of study; The situation in your home country eg personal or financial commitments that may prompt you to return to …

Australia Visa Information – Your application will be assessed according to your Assessment Level. Your Assessment Level is determined by the country of your nationality and the education sector for which you are seeking a student visa.

 

New Assessment Levels Announced for Student Visas
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