Australian Student Visa for Nigerians

Are you seeking to study a higher education in Australia because you want to pursue a globally recognized qualification that’s sought after around the world? Or perhaps, you want to obtain an advance quality education that’s not evident in Nigeria?

According to the UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS), the number of Nigerian students studying abroad increased by 164 percent between 2005 and 2015 alone– from 26,997 to 71,351. That is due to:

  • Nigeria’s education system failing to to meet the growing demand
  • The often poor and outdated quality of universities and facilities
  • The rapidly growing number of middle class families who can afford to send their children overseas

Given those factors, it seems likely that pursuing an education overseas is the best way to go.

Australia’s nursing profession is more comprehensive and authoritative. It can cultivate students’ lifelong learning, dialectical thinking, and professional development. The Australian undergraduate degree knowledge framework allows students to have a more competitive professional qualification than the graduates of the domestic profession in other countries.Studying Bachelor’s Degree in Australia provides a more strong quality education. The Australian programs are meticulously developed to provide an in-depth theoretical knowledge and impart practical skills required in delivering excellent services. The educational teaching faculties are advance with high standards as well as providing students with updated teaching approaches and equipment. They also offer career diversity which opens opportunities in various fields.

Before you enjoy the student life in Australia, you need to apply for a Student Visa. Aside from obtaining an official Diploma, Bachelor Degree or Master’s Degree recognised by the Australian educational framework.

Below are perks of having a Student Visa for Nigerians:

  • It allows you to study and work in Australia throughout the duration of your course.
  • It gives you the option of applying for a short-term or a long-term visa.
  • You can apply for an Australian Student Visa at any age. However, special conditions apply if you are under 18 years old.
  • You may apply for a 2-year Post-Study Work Visa once you graduate. If you study for 2 years at a higher education level, you will automatically be entitled to a 2-year post-study work visa.
  • You can include your family members and/or your partner when lodging your student visa application. This means, if you are studying, your family may also be able to join you in Australia.


  • Be a certain age (school student)
  • Be enrolled in a course of study and provide evidence
  • Have enough money for your stay
  • Make welfare arrangements
  • Meet English language requirements
  • Have health insurance
  • Meet the health requirement
  • Meet the character requirement
  • Acknowledge the Australian values statement
  • Be a genuine temporary entrant

Anyone can prepare and lodge a student visa application in Nigeria. The platform used to submit student visa applications is intended to be accessible and visible for everyone by the Department of Home Affairs. However, not everyone can successfully file their student visa in Nigeria the right way. There’s more to the process than meets the eyes. Plus, migration laws are complex and are constantly changing which requires someone who has an in-depth understanding of the law as well a valid credential to fully understand other aspects of the law that may impact your immigration process and to successful lodge your visa application. The Department of Home Affairs may implement changes on the platform or the legislation which can jeopardize your application if you have no idea what it is.

Migration Mantra is a stress-free one stop shop service. From document compilation and preparation, acting on your behalf to liaise with the Immigration Department, visa application submission and to post visa submission follow up, we help and guide you from the beginning till the end. We also pride ourselves for being trusted, recognized, and sought after for our excellent and reliable visa service from our clients all over the world.

For more information regarding the latest fees for immigration and the permanent residency processing time, please feel free to contact us or visit our office.

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