Keystone College of Business and Technology

Why study at Keystone College of Business and Technology? Whether you are already in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa; an international student exploring further study options or simply looking to up-skill whilst in in Perth, Keystone College of Business and Technology (KCBT) may have something for you. Located within walking distance to the CBD, this registered training organisation delivers a variety of courses of varying duration and pricing. KCBT is equipped with modern interactive smart boards in their classrooms…

Student Visas – The ‘Genuine Temporary Entrant’ Criteria Explained

Education is one of Australia’s biggest exports, generating billions of dollars for the Australian economy. The Department of Home Affairs views the education of international students as an export of knowledge and expertise rather than an import of students. This is why the ‘Genuine Temporary Entrant’ (GTE) criteria is so critical to the outcome of a student visa application. The GTE criteria does not mean that an international student coming to Australia to study can never settle here permanently. In…

International Students and Visa Pathways

Employer Sponsored visas In March 2018, the Australian visa rules will undergo further change. Theses changes will impact on visa pathways for international students who hope to apply for one of the following visas after they have completed their studies: The Subclass 457 visa (4 year employer sponsored temporary work visa) will disappear and will be replaced by the Temporary skills Shortage visa (TSS visa) International student graduates will require at least 2 years relevant work experience before they can become eligible…