Navigating New Horizons for International Students in Australia with TIA Lawyers

Navigating New Horizons for International Students in Australia with TIA Lawyers

Navigating New Horizons for International Students in Australia with TIA Lawyers

 For international students in Australia, March 15th, 2024 is an important day as it marks the expiration of many student visas. It’s a crucial time to plan for the future, and at TIA Lawyers, we are here to assist you throughout the process with our expertise!


Employers: Time to Get Your Ducks in a Row!

If you’re employing a student visa holder, it’s time to do a little homework:

Don’t forget that all-important VEVO check.

Keep a tab on the work hours your student visa holder has racked up.

Check those visa expiry dates – they’re not all March 15th!

Explore visa options to keep your international talent on board.


Students: Your Australian Adventure is Just Getting Started!

Considering your next move? Whether it’s further studies, finding a sponsor, or embarking on the journey to permanent residence, we’ve got your back! And remember, staying on top of your visa conditions is like keeping your passport to adventure valid.


Choosing the right visa among over 100 options can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help you navigate the process with ease. With over 100 visa options, choosing the right one can be daunting, but we’re here to make it a breeze.


Your Options at a Glance:

Option 1: Temporary Graduate – Subclass 485 Visa

The world’s your oyster with the Subclass 485 Visa! Live, study, and work in Australia after finishing your studies. Note the new age limit – now, you need to be under 35 years old*. This visa is a golden ticket for gaining valuable employment experience, a stepping stone for future visa options like the General Skilled Migration.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be under 35 years of age*
  • Hold an eligible visa
  • Be a recent graduate from a CRICOS-registered course.
  • Choose your stream wisely


Option 2: Temporary Work Skilled Visa (Subclass 482)

Got skills? Let’s put them to work! It is a three-stage process:

  1. Your Australian employer applies to become a Standard Business Sponsor
  2. They nominate a position just for you
  3. You apply for the Subclass 482 visa – your ticket to working in Australia and potentially more

This visa is your runway to work for an approved Aussie business, and maybe even set your sights on permanent residency and citizenship.


Option 3: General Skilled Migration

Dreaming of calling Australia home for good? This is your path! It is points tested visa which requires individuals to satisfy the following eligibility criteria:

  • nominate an occupation that is on the relevant skilled occupation list
  • obtain a suitable skills assessment for that occupation
  • be under 50 years of age
  • achieve the relevant English test score


Start Now, Thank Us Later!

Waiting until the last minute isn’t the way to win this race. The early bird catches the worm, and in this case, the worm is your ideal visa! Starting now means less stress and more success.


TIA Lawyers: Your Partner in the Visa Journey

Looking for expert advice and assistance to navigate the complex world of visas? Look no further than TIA Lawyers, along with our associated entities This is Australia and Australian Student Recruitment, are here to offer expert advice and assistance. Contact us at +61 (0)7 5535 3066 or Contact Us for comprehensive support.

*Note, some of this information is currently being rolled out as part of the Australian Government’s new Migration Strategy, and the information is changing as the strategy is being developed. Please contact us to ensure this information is current and up-to-date.

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