​​​​​ Application Process

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There are four types of application forms that you are able to select depending on your individual situation, including the length of time you wish to study at a Victorian government school or whether you are coming to Victoria with your parents. Click on the above headings to find out what application suits you best.

The Standard Application Form is for students who are applying for, or hold, a subclass 500 Student – Schools visa and wishing to study at a Victorian government school for greater than 12 months. For example, junior secondary school and senior secondary school (Years 11 and 12 - Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)).

Application Process:

  1. Read the Terms, Conditions and Policies; Standard Application Terms, Conditions and Policies
  2. Apply online at www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/StudyOnlineForm. Benefits include faster processing of applications, saving and resuming applications at any time and creating and managing multiple applications in one online system.
  3. Receive your application acceptance
  4. Receive your Letter of Offer and Invoice
  5. Pay your Invoice (within 14 days)
  6. RReceive your Confirmation of Enrolment Letter (and your Confirmation of Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) Letter if you have chosen for the Department to arrange your accommodation, i.e. homestay)
  7. Submit your visa application to the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

The Study Abroad Application Form is for students who are applying for, or hold, a subclass 500 Student – Schools visa and are wishing to study abroad at a Victorian government school for a 3, 6, 9 or 12 month period (short term study). The Study Abroad Program offers students an opportunity to experience Australian culture and lifestyle, along with a mix of academic and extra-curricular classes. For more information see Study Abroad Program.

  1. Read the Terms, Conditions and Policies; Study Abroad Application Terms, Conditions and Policies.
  2. Apply online now at www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/StudyOnlineForm. Benefits include faster processing of applications, saving and resuming applications at any time and creating and managing multiple applications in one online system.
  3. Receive your application acceptance
  4. Receive your Letter of Offer and Invoice
  5. Pay your Invoice (within 14 days)
  6. Receive your Confirmation of Enrolment Letter (and your Confirmation of Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) Letter if you have chosen for the Department to arrange your accommodation, i.e. homestay)
  7. Submit your visa application to the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

The Dependant Application Form is for parents studying or planning to study in Victoria and who wish to enrol their child in a Victorian government school. For example, children of students studying at a Victorian University or TAFE (i.e. diploma, under-graduate, post-graduate) are considered dependants. Please fill in this form for visa subclasses; 500 Student – Higher Education Sector, 500 Student – Vocational Education and Training (VET), 500 Student – ELICOS and 500 Student – Non-Award. Children of parents who are studying at a Victorian University for research purposes are fee-exempt and can apply directly to individual schools (i.e. students applying for or holding a 500 Student – Masters and Doctorate or 500 Student – AusAID and Defence visa).

  1. Read the Terms, Conditions and Policies; Dependant Application Terms, Conditions and Policies
  2. Apply online now at www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/StudyOnlineForm. Benefits include faster processing of applications, saving and resuming applications at any time and creating and managing multiple applications in one online system.
  3. Receive your Letter of Offer and Invoice
  4. Pay your Invoice (within 14 days)
  5. Receive your Confirmation of Placement Letter
  6. Submit your visa application to the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

The Temporary Application Form is for students who are travelling on a Tourist Visa and want to study in Victoria for 8 to 12 weeks.​ This is an ideal opportunity for students who wish to get a taste of living and studying in Victoria and the world’s most liveable city - Melbourne.

  1. Read the Terms, Conditions and Policies; Temporary Application Terms, Conditions and Policies
  2. Apply online now at www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/StudyOnlineForm. Benefits include faster processing of applications, saving and resuming applications at any time and creating and managing multiple applications in one online system.
  3. Receive your Letter of Offer and Invoice
  4. Pay your Invoice (within 14 days)
  5. Receive your Confirmation of Placement Letter
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Last Update: 22/06/2017 4:51 PM