Student visa eligibility - Section contents
Eligibility requirements for coming to Australia on a student visa.
- to complete an Australian qualification
- for an approved exchange or study abroad program
- a research student enrolled in an overseas University wishing to collaborate on a research project with the University of Melbourne. See our visas for student research visitors page for more information.
If you're under 18
If you're an international student under the age of 18 years, you must have appropriate accommodation, support and welfare arrangements in place to have your visa application approved by the Department of Home Affairs.
For more information, see Get Started at Melbourne.
Visas for your family
You may also wish to invite family to visit or live with you during your time in Australia. See visas for your family for information on what types of visas are available.