11 Things You Should Know About DIY 485 Graduate Visa

Congratulations, all the graduates! You’ve made it! AAS wish you all the best with your future career or study. If you would like to stay in Australia, applying for a 485 temporary graduate visa will be your next essential step. Many students would choose to lodge the application on their own, but not all of them could get their 485 visas successfully. Make sure you read this article before lodging your 485 visa application to learn about things you should know about a temporary graduate visa and common application rejection reasons. 5 Common Reasons for 485 Visa Rejection 1. Failed…

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Half-Price IELTS / PTE Deal for Class 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to all the Class 2021 graduates! AAS wish you all the best no matter you are looking for a job or planning to study again.  As you may know, having a competent English result is one of the major requirements of getting a temporary graduate (subclass 485) visa in Australia. Do you know you can actually book an English test for half-price? Make sure you read this article to see if you are eligible and how to get the special deal. Eligibility Currently, the University of Queensland and Griffith University are offering half-price IELTS and PTE discounts for their…

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Honours Degree or Master Degree after graduating from my Bachelor Degree?

Those who are studying or are planning to study for their bachelor in Australia may have come across the term “Honours degree”. Students usually come across the term with these two situations: 1. When you receive the offer acceptance letter from a university, your degree is bracketed with the “Honours”. Reference the image below, the degree is usually a 4-year program or 4-year above.   2. Some students might have excellent academic achievement during the 3-year bachelor degree, then they might receive an email invitation from the university to continue their study for an honours year. Here comes the question,…

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Master courses and institutions summary for those who want to apply for immigration!

It is almost the time of graduating season, have you planned your future? Are you planning to do further study? If so, it will be the perfect timing. From now on if you use service through AAS to apply for universities or institutions, it will be free of charge! Here are some recommended courses that are considered as immigrating professions, have a look and see what suits you the most!  Nursing As we all know demand for nurses is far exceeding supply in Australia. Applying for immigration through skill stream with the nurse occupation will provide you a high chance of…

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ATAR + Course – Choosing Guide

ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) is a ranking system for high school students. By 2020, Queensland has shifted the grading system from OP (Overall Position) system to ATAR, which is unifying with other states in Australia. ATAR is presented with 2,000 points of ranking, from the top ranking of 99.95 to the lowest ranking of 0.00, and each ranking has a 0.05 difference. So the highest ATAR ranking would be 99.95, then 99.90, 99.85…, etc. If the ATAR  is lower than 30.00, it is shown as below 30.00. ATAR is a ranking of 100 levels, not a grade, which is…

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Why would you choose AAS?

A lot of students want to study abroad, and it is easier to have an agency to do the administration for you.  Choosing the institution, profession, accommodation, and applying for a visa, could be new and difficult for you. Education agency will base on your preference and capability to recommend to you the possible possibilities.  What makes AAS stand out from other education and student service agency? • AAS provides a series of services AAS services include education and immigration consultation, and visa application. Administrative procedures could be complicated and new to you, and we could handle them for you. For…

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Show Cause Q&A

What is a Show Cause? Show cause refers to “provide a reason” to the university when a student fails more than half of the courses for two semesters, or when a student fails the course while retaking. The university would notify the student through email, requiring for a show cause.  Is show cause important? Show cause is extremely important! It determines whether the student can stay in the university which may affect the student visa and the entire degree. In the worst case, the student could not enter the Australian border for three years.  How to avoid show cause? First…

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Rules for onshore/ offshore graduation visa application

If you are planning to leave Australia over the holiday meanwhile wishing to apply for the 485 post-graduate working visa, you need to aware of the application duration details. Onshore students who graduate by the end of 2020 have to submit the 485 visa application within 6 months after graduation, and you have to be in Australia while applying. The department takes two and a half months to process in usual cases. A lot of students struggle to come to Australia due to the COVID-19 travelling restrictions, which they may not be able to finish their degree as scheduled or…

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Graduates have to apply for 485 Visa within 6 months?

If you are planning to leave Australia over the holiday meanwhile wishing to apply for the 485 post-graduate working visa, you need to aware of the application duration details. Onshore students who graduate by the end of 2020 have to submit the 485 visa application within 6 months after graduation, and you have to be in Australia while applying. The department takes two and a half months to process in usual cases. A lot of students struggle to come to Australia due to the COVID-19 traveling restrictions, which they may not be able to finish their degree as scheduled or…

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2020 QS Australian Universities Ranking

Here is the QS World University Ranking 2020. The ranking was created based on the teaching quality, student’s satisfaction, student admission rate, graduates employability, academic research achievement and balance with other comprehensive rankings. Other than just looking at the university ranking, we suggest students to choose the subject and university based on their interest. AU RankingWorld RankingUniversity Name129The Australian National University238The University of Melbourne342The University of Sydney443The University of New South Wales (UNSW)547The University of Queensland658Monash University786The University of Western Australia8106The University of Adelaide9140University of Technology Sydney10207The University of Newcastle11212University of Wollongong12224Queensland University of Technology (QUT)13230Curtin University14237Macquarie University15238RMIT University16271Deakin University17274University…

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