The University of Southern Queensland has been approved by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) to participate in the Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) effective from 24 March 2012.
SVP arrangements are only applicable to you if you wish to study on-campus in Australia.
If you have been issued with an electronic confirmation of enrolment (eCOE) for an eligible course from USQ you will generally need to provide less evidentiary requirements when applying for a student visa, regardless of your country of origin, as you will be assessed as though you are a lower migration risk (similar to the current Assessment Level 1).
You will need to be applying for one of the following in order to qualify for SVP:
You will not be eligible for SVP if you are applying for any of the following:
If you are not eligible for streamlined visa processing you can still apply for a student visa under the existing assessment level arrangements. More information regarding assessment levels can be found on the DIBP website.
As a participating University, USQ will now require students to provide documentary evidence of the following to meet SVP eligibility requirements:
More information is available on SVP Guidelines.