Australia, 31st August: Foreign students on Australia student visas in Australia must check their work rights in their visa entitlement.
Foreign students need to follow some rules while being on Australia study visas.
Check your visa entitlement for working in Australia—Overseas students on Australia study visas are being asked to verify their work rights in Australia from their visa entitlement.
This is being suggested by Australia immigration officials to foreign students in Australia.
<blockquote> All foreign students in Australia on Australia student visas must check their work rights from their visa entitlement. </blockquote>
Australia immigration department(DIBP—Department of Immigration and Border Protection) officials are urging foreign students on Australia study visa to check their work rights.
Working while on Australia student visas—Australia student visa holders can work in Australia for funding their study and their stay in Australia. Hence, it is a popular choice for many holders of Australia student visas. Apart from funding their stay and study in Australia, working in Australia also helps in providing foreign students the much needed Australia work experience.
Generally, holders of Australia student visas can work for a maximum period of 40 hours every two weeks during their course session. However, during their course break, they can work in Australia for an unrestricted number of hours.
The only thing to be kept in mind by any foreign student on Australia student visa is that he or she must check visa to see if they are allowed to take up any paid work in Australia or not. This was clarified by an official of the DIBP. This can be verified by any overseas student by visiting the official website of Australia immigration department.
Wide array of employment opportunities for foreign students—Foreign students in Australia can look forward to a wide range of job opportunities while being on Australia student visas. These include working in hotels, motels, cloth stores, department stores, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and bars in Australia.
They can also work in Australia farms by undertaking jobs of fruit picking and farming during their holidays.
Moreover, they can also work in telemarketing and sales for earning while being on Australia student visas. Part-time or casual employment in your respective field of expertise is also possible if you possess requisite qualifications and/or professional work experience.
In addition, unpaid and paid internships are also there for enhancing the employment potential of foreign students while being on student visas.