Besides earning a side income, students may wish to pursue part-time work whilst studying in order to:
However, please be aware that there are working restrictions imposed by the government on international students who are on VISAs.
|Before starting your program||Not eligible to work|
|During your program while classes are ongoing||No more than 40 hours per fortnight (2 weeks)|
|During your program while it is the semester break (if not enrolled into any course)||Unrestricted hours|
|During your program (if it is Masters by Research/PhD)||Unlimited work rights|
|After your program (before your student visa expires)||Unlimited work rights|
AUG Australia offers internship opportunities to international students throughout the year. This is a perfect opportunity for current students and fresh graduates to apply their academic knowledge in a practical working environment while enhancing their skills further through hands-on experiences with AUG.
You will require a Tax File Number in order to work in Australia. Please refer to the Australian Taxation Office website on information for how to apply for a TFN.
If you wish to work in Australia after you graduate, we have listed out the various visas that you may be eligible for, including temporary and permanent migration visas.