Australia is the smallest continent, but one of the largest countires on earth. Amazingly, Australia is the only country that covers the entire continent. Officially the Commonwealth of Australia, the country consists of 6 states and 2 territories. It is known for its diversity of culture and also a home of the world's oldest continuing culture.
Australia experiences temperate weather for most of the year. Australia has 4 seasons with Australia's seasons opposite times to those in the northern hemisphere. December to February is summer; March to May is autumn; June to August is winter; and September to November is spring.
Wagga Wagga NSW, where the college is located, has a mild, temperate climate with equally distibuted rainfall throughout the year. For more information about the climate at Wagga Wagga NSW, click this link
Wagga Wagga is a vibrant city located in the middle of 3 major cities – Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Wagga Wagga is accessible from these major cities by car, train, plane and bus.
With a population of 65,000 in the city, Wagga Wagga also serves 190,000 people in the region and 245,000 more in the whole Murrumbidgee Area. It is indeed considered as the major hub and the largest inland city in the state of New South Wales.
Wagga Wagga has a diverse culture. The original inhabitants of the Wagga Wagga region are the Wiradjuri people. The Wiradjuri people have been custodians of the area including what is now the City of Wagga Wagga for roughly 40,000 years.
Wagga Wagga is a vibrant regional centre on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in the heart of the Riverina. With four distinct seasons, there’s always something new to explore. Wagga Wagga is great for all ages and is loved by families. There are so many things to do. Discover the delicious food and wine scene, wonderful galleries, tranquil riverbank walks, gorgeous gardens and parks, and fascinating heritage. The town is a great base for exploring the Riverina and there are plenty of places to stay.
If you are a student visa holder, you and your dependent family members have permission to work included with your
visa. You and your family members must not breach the work conditions that apply to their student visa. For more information about student visa and your obligations as students, visit the Department of Home Affair's website.
Most international students who want to study in Australia require a student visa. Some other visa holders are eligible to study as international students in Australia. Many students apply for a visa themselves on-line or with the assistance of a qualified migration agent. To know if your migration agent is qualified to work in Australia, you can see the register here.
If you are granted a visa, you must abide by its conditions. Failure to comply with these conditions could result in the cancellation of your visa. These conditions include (but are not limited to):
• Complete the course within the duration specified in the CoE
• Maintain satisfactory academic progress
• Maintain approved Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) while in Australia
• Remain with the principal education provider for 6 calendar months, unless issued a letter of release from the provider to attend another institution
• Notify your training provider of your Australian address and any subsequent changes of address within seven calendar days.
For a full list of mandatory and discretionary student visa conditions please visit the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA). DHA provides comprehensive information about student visa requirements and the application process, as well as application document checklists to assist you with your application.
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