March 15th holds particular significance to many international students who have recently completed their studies. This date in most cases signals expiry of their student visa. By now most students would have completed their studies and received or about to receive their qualification. These bright individuals are about to enter the next chapter of their journey living in Australia. Naturally, the question on the minds of student visas holders wishing to remain in Australia and their employer where applicable is “Where to from here?”
If you are employing a student visa holder, there certain considerations to bear in mind:
- Have you conducted a VEVO check and kept record on file;
- Can you document the number of hours worked by student visa holder during the study session;
- When is the visa due to expire, it may not necessarily be March 15th; and,
- What visa options are available to continue employing a student visa holder
If you are a holder of a student visa, it is worthwhile considering whether:...