Australia needs people with skills, and some courses that lead to such skills could be considered a pathway to permanent residency. Australia's National Skills Commission regularly updates industries in which Australia has skills shortages. It is advisable to check their website for details. Students who acquire needed skills through their study in Australia may be eligible to apply for permanent residency in through Skill Migration Australia.
In Australia, international students are eligible to take up a part-time job while they are studying. An Australian International Student visa allows international students to work part-time up to 20 hrs per week. Australia has a vibrant economy. There are part-time job opportunities for students who want to work. Opportunities range from hospitality through to carer positions, retail and admin customer service roles.
As a graduate of an Australian University, you may be eligible to undertake post-study work experience in Australia. First degree and Masters’s graduates are eligible for a three-year Post Study visa, while Ph.D. graduates can apply for a four-year Post Study visa.
Education providers like Impress Consulting and government bodies help connect students with potential employers at industry networking events in states, regions, and territories. We strive to provide support, advice and opportunities to start your career after you complete your studies.