Visa Information


Obtaining the correct visa is a crucial step for international students planning to study at Rosehill College. This page provides detailed information on the visa application process, requirements, and important guidelines to ensure a smooth transition to studying in Australia.

Types of Student Visas

Student Visa (Subclass 500)

The Student Visa (Subclass 500) allows you to stay in Australia to study full-time in a recognized education institution. This visa type is suitable for students enrolling in courses at Rosehill College.

Key Features:

  • Study full-time in a registered course.
  • Eligible to work up to 48 hours per fortnight during your course and unlimited hours during scheduled course breaks.
  • Bring family members with you to Australia.

Learn More About Student Visa (Subclass 500)

Visa Application Process

Step 1: Enrol in a Course at Rosehill College

Before applying for a student visa, you must first be enrolled in a full-time course at Rosehill College and receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

Step 2: Gather Required Documents

Prepare the following documents for your visa application:

  • Valid passport
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from Rosehill College
  • English language proficiency test results (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL)
  • Evidence of financial capacity
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Genuine Student (GS) requirement statement

Step 3: Apply Online

Submit your visa application through the Department of Home Affairs website. You will need to create an ImmiAccount and complete the application form.

Apply Online for Student Visa

Step 4: Attend Health Examination

You may be required to undergo a health examination as part of the visa application process. The Department of Home Affairs will notify you if this is necessary.

Step 5: Wait for a Decision

Once you have submitted your application and attended the health examination (if required), wait for the Department of Home Affairs to process your application. You can track the status of your application through your ImmiAccount.

Financial Requirements

To be granted a student visa, you must demonstrate that you have sufficient funds to cover:

  • Tuition fees
  • Living expenses (minimum AUD 24,505 per year)
  • Travel costs

Financial Requirements Details

English Language Requirements

You must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Accepted tests and minimum scores include:

  • IELTS: Overall band score of 6.0
  • TOEFL: Overall score of 60
  • PTE Academic: Overall score of 50

English Language Requirements Details

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

As an international student, you must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your stay in Australia. OSHC helps cover the cost of medical and hospital care.

Learn More About OSHC

Genuine Student (GS) Requirement

The GS requirement ensures that your primary purpose for coming to Australia is to study and that you intend to return home after completing your studies. You must provide a statement addressing your:

  • Previous study and work experience
  • Ties to your home country
  • Economic situation in your home country

Learn More About GS Requirement

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How long does the visa application process take? A: Processing times vary, but it generally takes between 4 to 6 weeks.

Q: Can I work while studying? A: Yes, you can work up to 48 hours per fortnight during your course and unlimited hours during scheduled course breaks.

Q: Can my family accompany me? A: Yes, eligible family members can accompany you on your student visa.

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Contact Us

For further assistance with your visa application, please contact our international admissions team:

  • Email:
  • Phone: +61 (02) 7228 0008
  • Visit Us: Level 2 & 4, 616-620 Harris Street, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia

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