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The Graduate Skilled Temporary Visa is a temporary stay visa allowing graduates from Australian educational institutions to stay in Australia for an extra 6 months after their Student Visa expires. Applicants may then use this time to apply for a Skilled Visa under the Australian General Skilled Migration Program.
The primary visa applicant must hold a degree, diploma or trade qualification from an Australian educational institution as a result of at least 2 years of full-time study while physically in Australia to qualify for this category.
Below is a list of the Graduate Skilled Visa Categories available.
To be eligible you must:
Under this category, Australian Immigration is seeking skilled migrants to settle in Designated Areas of Australia.
Under this category, students can be sponsored by a relative already living in Australia.
Top be eligible you must:
An application for any of these Skilled Visas must be lodged within 6 months of completing the Australian qualification and in the time specified by the bridging Graduate Skilled Temporary Visa.
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