Publish Date: Dec 11, 2013
The Federal Government has recently made amendments to the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth) to introduce the new streamlined student visa processing scheme. The new process means that eligible visa applicants are assessed as low-risk immigrants. The applicant's nationality is not relevant to the assessment. Eligible students are now not assigned an Assessment Level, with the affiliated reduction in evidentiary requirements when applying for a visa to study in Australia.