Skilled Graduate Visa
485 visa including : post-graduate stream and graduate work stream visa allows you to live in Australia after the completion of your studies. But the time interval depends upon the stream you choose.
The visa subclass of 485 includes the two categories:
- Postgraduate work stream and
- Graduate work stream.
Postgraduate work stream :
Student who has completed their higher education in Australian institution for a minimum of 4 years are eligible to apply for this visa. The length of stay under this category varies from 18 months to 4 years depending upon the qualification/degree (whether masters, masters by research or PhD) of the applicant .
Graduate work stream :
Student who has completed a minimum 2 years of study in Australian institutions are eligible to apply for this category. The length of stay under this stream is of 18 months.
In addition to the English Language requirements and health status, one must be above 18 and below 50 years of age to be eligible for this category.