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Options for students post completing their graduation in Australia?

After completion of graduate students abroad, countries like Australia might be wondering what to pursue after that. There are a lot many things that continuously evolve around the minds of the students. Students sometimes need to take prompt decisions about what should be done after completion of graduation. There are some important things to note down after the completion of graduation such as checking out visas whether a visa is expired or not. Students have to recognize various options after post graduation. In this blog, we will try to state some options for students to post completing their graduation in Australia.

Options for student after graduation in Australia

Join for higher degree programs

Group of multiethnic students on graduation day
Group of multiethnic students holding their diplomas on graduation day, Happy people celebrating education degree, copy space

Some students after completion of graduation opt to stay in Australia. What they do is they continue their studies after graduation. They make their portfolio strong by gathering more degrees to get the desired job there. There are so many things that students before continuation of master’s program should keep in their minds like they should apply for new visa prior expiration of the old one, arrange money for study and living over there. Students can enroll themselves in new Universities or in the same Universities in which their graduation has completed, it all depends upon the student’s choice.

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Extend your Visa for a stay in Australia

People usually don’t want to leave abroad. Once they have enrolled in different courses, they want their regular stay in Abroad. Students can stay in Australia after completion of graduation by several means. Following  reasons support you to stay in Australia

Working with current employer

This is the best way to extend your stay in Australia. Many students are using this way to make their stay increase and valid. If your present employer sponsors you, you can stay even after completion of your studies. Your current employer can sponsor you on a permanent or temporary basis depending upon his choice and that can be done by Employer Nomination Scheme Visa 

Work with enhancing your skills

If you enroll yourself in different courses, you can increase your limit of stay in Australia. Students also enroll themselves in various English improving courses. It can be proved as a great option for staying in Australia even after the completion of graduation.

Explore more places in Australia.

If you increase your stay for visiting the country, no one can stop you from staying in abroad. Students can apply for a tourist visa after studies. It allows you to stay in Australia for a period ranging between 3 months to 12  months.

Working holiday

Students between the age of 18-30 years are capable to apply work and holiday visa that ensures them to work and travel having validity of 12 months.

Gain professional experience

Students can gain work experience that which make them gain industry-related skills that further help them in acquiring skilled migrant visa by earning an extra 5 five points. Students can work with different companies and enhance their skills to the next level. This will also help them to increase their stay in Australia.

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Apply for PR

Passport with visa stamps. Travel or turism concept background.
Passport with visa stamps. Travel or turism concept background. 3d illustration

Students after completing graduation should wish to achieve permanent residency. Students get  PR by following ways

  • Skill Select Migration Program
  • Skilled Independent Visa
  • Employer Nomination Scheme
  • Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme

Apply For a research scientist

Students can also apply for various Junior research fellowship and senior research fellowship programs. It will also extend their stay and provide more exposure to the research field and also add up their income source through research work. Students get more conversant with their work and even get permanent jobs based on their skills. If they get permanent jobs, ultimately their visa will be extended by itself.

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Return to your country

Returning to your country after completion of graduation can be one of the options. If there are no plans after study just pack your bags and move back to your country after completing all the necessary formalities like cancellation of various services such as electricity, water, bank accounts and many more. Although this can be tough after staying long in foreign countries if they are no ways this can be one of the ways. Students might find it difficult to go back but many educational institutes run seminars regarding adjusting in their hometown after staying in Abroad.


Students once stay in abroad countries like Australia, they don’t feel comfortable coming back. Students finding different ways to increase their stay in the country by any means. In this blog, I have described various options for students to post completing their graduation in Australia. If you are having any doubt, feel free to ask me in the comment box.

Palvi Soni
Palvi Soni
Palvi Soni is a researcher, blogger and content writer who loves to write on different topics. She has completed her M.Tech in Computer science and Engineering in 2019. She loves to explore more and more knowledge and feel happy to share her views with the world. Stay tune for multiple articles based on career, lifestyle, technology and many more..!!!


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