Southern Cross University announces 25% off the course fee

As a registered Southern Cross University (SCU) partner, we are pleased to announce that International students enrolling across Sydney, Melbourne and Perth SCU campuses are eligible for a massive 25% discount on their course fee. If you were thinking of joining one of the most prestigious Universities, this is the time. Contact our office today …

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COVID-19 Update – Temporary Activity Visa (subclass 408)

What is a Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408)? A temporary activity visa (subclass 408) lets you stay in Australia to take part in an approved special program. OK, you might be wondering, how does this relate to the COVID-19 situation? On 3rd of April 2020, The Australian government, through a legislative instrument, decided to include COVID-19 …

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Everything you need to know about NT DAMA

In the last few weeks, we’ve had lots of enquiries about the Northern Territory Designated Area Migration Agreement (NT DAMA). Here is a blog post explaining NT DAMA, key eligibility criteria and recommendation to candidates. What is NT DAMA? NT DAMA is a special migration agreement between the Australian Federal Government and the Northern Territory …

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summary of immigration changes - July 2017

Summary of Immigration Changes – July 2017

What is changing on 1 July 2017? Occupation list New occupation list has been introduced for both General skilled migration visas and Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS). Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) will remain unaffected by changes to the occupation lists. Age From 1 July 2017, visa applicants for the ENS and RSMS Direct Entry (DE) …

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485 visa – Live, work & study in Australia after graduation

In this post, we aim to answer many recurring questions around Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa. Please feel free to jump to a specific section if you wish to learn more about a particular aspect of the visa. What is a 485 visa? The Temporary Graduate visa commonly knows as the 485 Visa (or TR), …

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List of Removed Occupations – 19 April 2017 Announcement

What occupations were removed? 216 occupations were taken off the eligible skilled occupation list, effective from 19 April 2017. Any applicants for 457 visa who have nominated these occupations might be affected. If you believe you might be affected by this, please contact our office for confidential discussion.

CSOL is replaced by STSOL

CSOL replaced by Short-term Skilled Occupation List

Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) April 2017 The Consolidated Skilled Occupations List (CSOL) is now replaced by the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). Any applicants who are applying for the following visas must nominate an occupation from this STSOL. Visa subclasses relevant for this STSOL: Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186) – Direct Entry Stream Skilled …

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