Not long ago a new student visa was often granted relying on the criteria in Schedule 3 of the Migration Regulations.
Schedule 3005 only allows these criteria to be relied on once and if advisers are making an application for an overseas student based on the these criteria. Many students are unaware that they were previously granted a visa based on Schedule 3 criteria.
Students who have been illegal for a few days also get an unpleasant surprise when they later apply for Australian citizenship and find that the application is refused due to them not meeting the requirements of Section 22(1) (b) of the Australian Citizenship Act. Get more Australian immigration and visa news