Policy for Overseas Student

An overseas student is defined in Section 5 of the ESOS Act as a person (whether inside or outside Australia) who holds a student visa (as defined in regulation 1.03 of the Migration Regulations 1994), excluding:

  • A Subclass 576 (Foreign Affairs and Defence Sector) visa, or
  • A person who satisfies the secondary criteria, but not the primary criteria, under the Migration Regulations 1994 for the grant of the visa, or
  • A secondary exchange student within the meaning of the Migration Regulations 1994, or
  • An overseas student who has been approved under a scholarship scheme, or an exchange scheme, sponsored by the Commonwealth to undertake a course of study or training in Australia.

An overseas student in Australia on a student visa is permitted to undertake an additional study (that is, a course of education or training) at the same time as the principal course for which they hold a student visa. However, any course undertaken by a student visa holder must be registered on CRICOS and Galaxy Training Australia is NOT registered on CRICOS.

Galaxy Training Australia may collect visa information from its students to verify their study entitlements. Overseas Student must abide by their visa conditions or their visa could be cancelled.

Overseas Student can check their visa conditions in Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)

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