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  1. Visas and immigration
    On a student visa, can you perform an unpaid work experience (which therefore is done to gain experience) before the commencement of the course of study? (No employment relationships exist)
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hello, this is Ali from Egypt. I am a pharmacist and I have a specific question through the immigration process if you could help me. I was an army officer in a compulsory service in Egypt and after I finished this service which was 30 months (13 months as a lieutenant and 16 months as a first...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys, i have a question to ask which is about Work Experience. I have been working as a contractor for 2 Australian firms for last 8 years now. I was full time giving them full time consultancy services as a freelancer. Would this experience be counted as a "Australian Work Experience" or as...
  4. Visas and immigration
    Hello All, I have a question regarding overseas work experience definition on a sc189 visa. Who defines overseas work experience? Is it the Australian professional body assessing your skills (for example I am an Accountant and the Australian accounting body have assessed my skills) OR is the...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I am going to file EOI as System Analyst under subclass 189. My 4.5 years (out of total 6.5 years) is eligible to get points. While I am in the pool, my experience will increase. So can I update my points and provide latest payslips of employment (same employer)? Or do I have to...
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hi Guys, I have been lurking around in this forum for a while. I am only in the planning phase of my application. I have a major source of confusion described below. I would like to claim points for my PhD as work experience. Here is a short summary of why i think i should do it: - I...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Hi All, has anyone ever lodged a 189 application as a solicitor? I was wondering how the work experience was determined. I have been admitted as a lawyer in another jurisdiction (not Australia) 3 years ago and have worked ever since. On the other hand, I have only been admitted in NSW now...
  8. Visas and immigration
    Hi team, I have had my degree in Chemical Engineering at Monash University majoring in sustainable processing. Currently i have work experience for 3+ years in environment sustainability. Can i apply skill assessment and employment assessment as a chemical engineer ( But my work is more related...
  9. Visas and immigration
    Hello, My sister has a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Zoology. Does she require work experience for Zoologist (in CSOL assessed by VETASSESS) for applying for 190 sponsored visa. What is the rough waiting time for one to be invited if she has 60-65 points. (At least tell me the...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I have a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology from Anna University, Tamil Nadu India. The duration of course was from 2008 to 2012. But I had some failed papers. So I completed the exam in 2014. But during the middle of the course (from 2010 to 2012) I've been working as a...
  11. New member introductions
    Hi everyone, My name is Jeremy, I am 29 and unfortunately, all I can do for now is dream of Australia from my homeland, France. I have spent almost 2 years and a half in your beautiful country between 2009 and 2012. My two working holiday visas weren't enough so I came back and visited friends...
  12. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I'll be applying for a 189 visa from Australia in the next month. I have a doubt in regards to my work experience. I have worked firs for an employer for 6 month from which a have a letter and payslips and for another one for a year an a half from which I just have a letter saying that I...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Not selected "not related" option in work experience in EOI and got an invite Hi Experts, Request your advice here, it's urgent and critical. After the positive ACS assessmen, I am eligible for 65 points. ACS has deducted two years of my experience. While filling my EOI I had included that...
  14. Visas and immigration
    Hi all, I am going to apply for a Skilled Independent (189) visa, and will try to get 5 points from Partner Skills. She has to get a Skill Assessment from VETASSESS. She has a 3-year university degree, but no work experience in that field. The thing is, according to VETASSESS' website, their...
  15. Visas and immigration
    I need some help and clarity. I have been awarded 2.5 years of work experience in my selected field which means I am 6 months short of the 3 years required for the extra 5 points. I am currently working in Australia in my field and not far off getting the extra 6 months. However, my agent is...
  16. Visas and immigration
    Hello everyone, I graduated with a degree in Actuarial Science and was unsuccessful in securing any work while on my 485 graduate visa. 1 year later, I decided to do a one year Honours program in Commerce (Finance). This was purely because in the event of going back to my country. A three year...
  17. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I am planning to apply for skill assessments using RPL with ACS sometime soon and would like some advice on my scenario. I have total 10.5 years work experience which is split as 8 years outside Australia and 2.5 yrs in Australia. Because my graduation had no ICT subjects, i am expecting to...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Hi, Kindly help me on below query. I have claimed points for 3years work as engineering technologist. Now i work in supply chain management in telecommunication and didnt mention in the EOI do I have to keep the supporting documents for current work or only the documents related to the points...
  19. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I have a burning question regarding overclaim for work experience. Recently I received state nomination and skillselect invitation for visa 190 with total points of 65. However, there was an error in my EOI resulting to overclaim of 9 months work experience, which I can not change now...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Hi, I graduated from an Australian university in November 2014 with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering and have for the last month worked as a transport engineer/highway engineer in my home country. I want to apply for the 189 Visa as a Transport Engineer, but I am confused about...
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