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Victoria rolls out the red carpet for PhD graduates
The contents of this article are correct as at 2 February 2012.
The Victorian government has made special arrangements with DIAC for international students who have completed a PhD at a Victorian University.
Former PhD graduates are able to nominate any occupation on an expanded list of occupations.
This policy applies to:
Apart from the expanded list of available occupations, the usual requirements for skilled migration permanent residency still apply. These include age restrictions, a positive skills assessment, English language requirements and satisfaction of a ‘points test’.
If you are a former PhD graduate from a Victorian University, we can provide you with a free assessment of your prospects of applying for skilled migration permanent residency with the support of the Victorian Government. Please go to our free assessment page.
For any other immigration related queries, please click this link to contact Visa Lawyers Australia.