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Graduate Visa – Post-Study Work Stream (Subclass 485)

Graduate Visa Australia

What is a Graduate Visa – PSWS (Subclass 485)?

A Graduate visa (subclass 485) is a visa that allows international students who have recently graduated with a degree from an Australian institution to live, study and work in Australia. This is a temporary visa allowing a stay of 2 to 4 years (depending on the qualification).

Eligibility requirements

Under 50 years of age
Hold an eligible visa
Have held a student visa in the last 6 months
Have a recent degree in a CRICOS-registered course
Provide evidence of adequate health insurance
Provide evidence of the required level of English with the application

Benefits of a Graduate Visa - PSWS (Subclass 485)

  • Live, study and work in Australia temporarily 
  • Bring your immediate family members to stay with you
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