All you need to know about SSVF !


About SSVF category Australia

SSVF-Simplified Student VISA Framework and Assessment level 2

The following points are designed to make you provide fullest and deepest of information and knowledge to have a clear understanding before applying for VISA:-

What is SSVF?

Simplified Student Visa Framework which is designed in a way to make the VISA process simpler, easy and not wheezy for international students. It is basically the new version of SVP that came into effect on 1st July 2016 in which some changes are made that are also discussed in the later part.

Now, first of all, what is SVP, it is category of Australian Institutions. Australia having 1100 total institutions that provide international students access to a course which is being divided into 2 categories SVP (Streamlined Visa Processing) that simply means applying through SVP hold low risk and high VISA success rate and Non-SVP means having a high risk with low VISA success rate. And of this 1100 institutions, top 8% goes under new SVP that is SSVF.

Apart from institutions the country Australia is also again divided into three levels; level I hold high priority and there comes China, level II hold less risk recently came in India before it was Nepal and last level III that simultaneously holds high risk.

What are the changes in SSVF? Or How SSVF differs from SVP?

The main change being a reduction of subclass from 8 to 2.
Single student VISA under subclass 500 this VISA is certain up to 5 years with eligibility being applicant must be at least of 6 years of age with acceptance at Australian Institution with Medical or Health insurance.
Student Guardian VISA under subclass 590 this VISA is certain up to 5 years with eligibility being applicant must be at least of 21 years of age with being the relative of applicant along with having enough finance.
Immigration is now based on 3 level risk assessment.
In this top 8% of Australian institutions assessment is by institutions and not by embassy considering three major criteria being academic certificates, financial requirement, and English requirement.
Academic certificates – the score of best 4 subjects exclusive of language, physical education, Religious, etc.should be above 60%.
Financial requirement – the finance required to have good living status in Australia is must and they check upon minimum money required for 1 year that is capable enough to live for 1 year even.
English Requirement – the IELTS band must be minimum of 6.

College or university list under SVP and SSVF

    • Australian Catholic University
    • Australian National University
    • Bond University
    • Carnegie Mellon University
    • Charles Darwin University
    • Charles Sturt University
    • Central Queensland University
    • Curtin University of Technology
    • Deakin University
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Flinders University
    • Griffith University
    • James Cook University
    • La Trobe University
    • Macquarie University
    • Monash University
    • Murdoch University
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • RMIT University
    • Southern Cross University
    • Swinburne University of Technology
    • The University of Adelaide
    • The University of Melbourne
    • The University of New England
    • The University of New South Wales
    • The University of Newcastle
    • The University of Notre Dame Australia
    • The University of Queensland
    • The University of Sydney
    • The University of Western Australia
    • University of Ballarat
    • University of Canberra
    • University College London
    • University of South Australia
    • University of Southern Queensland
    • University of Tasmania
    • University of Technology Sydney
    • University of the Sunshine Coast
    • University of Western Sydney
    • University of Wollongong
    • Victoria University

      List of Universities in Australia under SSVF
      AL1 (Assessment Level 1)
    • Australian National University
    • Bond University
    • Deakin University
    • Macquarie University
    • Monash University
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • RMIT University
    • The University of Adelaide
    • The University of Melbourne
    • The University of Notre Dame Australia
    • The University of Queensland
    • The University of Sydney
    • The University of Western Australia
    • University of New England
    • University of Tasmania
    • University of Technology, Sydney
    • UNSW Australia

AL2 (Assessment Level 2)

    • Australian Catholic University
    • Central Queensland University
    • Charles Darwin University
    • Charles Sturt University
    • Curtin University
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Flinders University
    • Griffith University
    • James Cook University
    • La Trobe University
    • Murdoch University
    • Southern Cross University
    • Swinburne University of Technology
    • TORRENS UNIVERSITY
    • University of Newcastle
    • University of South Australia (UNISA)
    • University of Southern Queensland
    • University of the Sunshine Coast
    • University of Wollongong
    • Victoria University
    • Western Sydney University

AL3 (Assessment Level 3)

  • Federation University Australia
  • University of Canberra

Requirements for Applying

  1. Acceptance of institution of Australia you are opting.
  2. Welfare arrangements if you are under 18 years of age.
  3. GTE requirement that checks whether you are genuine and are intended for a temporary stay in Australia.
  • Check your documents requirement based on your course in the below link
    https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500-?modal=wet

    English Language Proficiency

    IELTS – 6
    TOEFL(PAPER BASED) – 527
    TOEFL (INTERNET BASED) – 46
    PTE 42
  • Financial capacity to pay for course, living and traveling costs for 12 months
  • Health assurance check in this you might need to undergo some of health examinations
  • You must have adequate of health insurance
  • English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS)
  • You can even apply for ELICOS in Australia along with showing that you completed the GTE requirements.
    Know about GTE requirements

Now whether in terms these changes are good or bad but so far so good it looks like it has been a good indication for international students to come to Australia and so is what Australia wants and therefore simplifying the visa process by just concentrating on academic certificates and English competency level and financial requirements

Know More: https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/news/simplified-student-visa-changes-from-july-1