rom 1 July 2016 the Simplified Student Visa Framework will come into effect. Key changes under the SSVF are:
· International students will apply for a single Student visa (subclass 500), regardless of their chosen course of study
· Student guardians will apply for the new Student Guardian (subclass 590) visa
· All students and student guardians will generally be required to lodge their visa application online by creating an account in ImmiAccount.