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Permanent Residency For Graduate International Students

Permanent Residency For Graduate International Students

Good News! New Pathway to Permanent Residency For Graduate International Students – Graduate Stream.

On Monday 1st October 2018 the Western Australia State Government introduced a new pathway to Permanent residency for graduate international students who have studied a minimum of two years in a Western Australian university.

To be eligible under the governments “graduate stream” the student must have proficient English and have been offered full time employment.

They have also released a “graduate occupation list” and the student must have an occupation that is available on the list to be eligible.

For students who hold A bachelor or higher degree you will only be able to access certain occupations.

However those who have graduated with a Masters or PhD all of the occupations on the “Graduate Occupation List” or GOL are available to you.

So are you ready to learn more about getting permanent residency for graduate international students?

How To Be Nominated For Permanent Residency For Graduate International Students?

You may be eligible for Western Australian State nomination using one of the following visa subclasses:

  • Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190); or
  • Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489).​

Requirement of Permanent Residency For Graduate International Students.

  1. ​Meet the Department of Home Affairs requirements for the intended visa subclass 190 or 489.
  2. Have ​A nominated occupation available on the Graduate occupation list
  3. Meet English requirements – all applicants must demonstrate “proficient” level of English
  4. Demonstrated the minimum required work experience in nominated occupation – For Bachelor and higher degree graduates only
  5. Provide a contract of employment
  6. Demonstrate the minimum requirements for Western Australian study
  7. ​Demonstrated sufficient funds – For applicants who are not yet living in Western Australia

Most of the occupations listed on the Graduate Occupation List (GOL) are available for both the Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) and the Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489), but not all.

This is also the case for what occupations are available between those who have a PhD/Masters,

or those who have a Bachelor or higher degree.

Before you start building your permanent residency for graduate international students migration plan there is something you need to consider.

You need to know if your nominated occupation is part of GOL.

To help determine if your nominated occupation is on the GOL we have listed it below:

Graduate Occupation List (GOL) For 2018 as listed below:

ANZSCO code Occupation List Eligible Visas PhD and Masters Bachelor /Higher
221111 Accountant 190, 489 YES YES
233911 Aeronautical Engineer 190, 489 YES YES
231111 Aeroplane Pilot 489 YES YES
234111 Agricultural Consultant 190,489 YES YES
234112 Agricultural Scientist 190,489 YES YES
411111 Ambulance Officer 190,489 YES YES
253211 Anaesthetist 190,489 YES YES
232111 Architect 190,489 YES YES
252711 Audiologist 190,489 YES YES
271111 Barrister 190,489 YES YES
253312 Cardiologist 190,489 YES YES
253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon 190,489 YES YES
272111 Careers Counsellor 190,489 YES YES
233111 Chemical Engineer 190,489 YES YES
233211 Civil Engineer 190,489 YES YES
253313 Clinical Haematologist 190,489 YES YES
272311 Clinical Psychologist 190,489 YES YES
252311 Dental Specialist 190,489 YES YES
252312 Dentist 190,489 YES YES
253911 Dermatologist 190,489 YES YES
261312 Developer Programmer 190,489 YES YES
253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist 190,489 YES YES
241111 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teacher 190,489 YES YES
233311 Electrical Engineer 190,489 YES YES
233411 Electronics Engineer 190,489 YES YES
253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist 190,489 YES YES
253315 Endocrinologist 190,489 YES YES
233915 Environmental Engineer 190,489 YES YES
251311 Environmental Health Officer 489 YES YES
132211 Finance Manager 190,489 YES YES
222311 Financial Investment Adviser 190,489 YES YES
222312 Financial Investment Manager 190,489 YES YES
253316 Gastroenterologist 190,489 YES YES
253111 General Practitioner 190,489 YES YES
234411 Geologist 190,489 YES YES
233212 Geotechnical Engineer 190,489 YES YES
251511 Hospital Pharmacist 190,489 YES YES
141311 Hotel or Motel Manager 190,489 YES YES
262112 ICT Security Specialist 190,489 YES YES
233511 Industrial Engineer 190,489 YES YES
251512 Industrial Pharmacist 190,489 YES YES
411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic 190,489 YES YES
253317 Intensive Care Specialist 190,489 YES YES
233112 Materials Engineer 190,489 YES YES
233512 Mechanical Engineer 190,489 YES YES
251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer 190,489 YES YES
234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist 190,489 YES YES
253314 Medical Oncologist 190,489 YES YES
253999 Medical Practitioners nec 190,489 YES YES
241311 Middle School Teacher 190,489 YES YES
254111 Midwife 190,489 YES YES
233916 Naval Architect 190,489 YES YES
253318 Neurologist 190,489 YES YES
253513 Neurosurgeon 190,489 YES YES
254211 Nurse Educator 190,489 YES YES
254411 Nurse Practitioner 190,489 YES YES
253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist 190,489 YES YES
251312 Occupational Health and Safety Adviser 190,489 YES YES
252411 Occupational Therapist 190,489 YES YES
253914 Ophthalmologist 190,489 YES YES
253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon 190,489 YES YES
252112 Osteopath 190,489 YES YES
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist 190,489 YES YES
253321 Paediatrician 190,489 YES YES
253915 Pathologist 190,489 YES YES
252511 Physiotherapist 190,489 YES YES
253517 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon 190,489 YES YES
252611 Podiatrist 190,489 YES YES
241213 Primary School Teacher 190,489 YES YES
233513 Production or Plant Engineer 190,489 YES YES
253411 Psychiatrist 190,489 YES YES
272399 Psychologists nec 190,489 YES YES
233213 Quantity Surveyor 190,489 YES YES
253918 Radiation Oncologist 190,489 YES YES
254412 Registered Nurse (Aged Care) 190,489 YES YES
254413 Registered Nurse (Child and Family Health) 190,489 YES YES
254414 Registered Nurse (Community Health) 190,489 YES YES
254415 Registered Nurse (Critical Care and Emergency) 190,489 YES YES
254416 Registered Nurse (Developmental Disability) 190,489 YES YES
254417 Registered Nurse (Disability and Rehabilitation) 190,489 YES YES
254421 Registered Nurse (Medical Practice) 190,489 YES YES
254418 Registered Nurse (Medical) 190,489 YES YES
254422 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 190,489 YES YES
254423 Registered Nurse (Perioperative) 190,489 YES YES
254424 Registered Nurse (Surgical) 190,489 YES YES
254499 Registered Nurses nec 190,489 YES YES
272114 Rehabilitation Counsellor 190,489 YES YES
253322 Renal Medicine Specialist 190,489 YES YES
132511 Research and Development Manager 190,489 YES YES
253112 Resident Medical Officer 190,489 YES YES
253323 Rheumatologist 190,489 YES YES
241411 Secondary School Teacher 190,489 YES YES
272511 Social Worker 190,489 YES YES
261313 Software Engineer 190,489 YES YES
271311 Solicitor 190,489 YES YES
241511 Special Needs Teacher 190,489 YES YES
253311 Specialist Physician (General Medicine) 190,489 YES YES
253399 Specialist Physicians nec 190,489 YES YES
252712 Speech Pathologist 190,489 YES YES
233214 Structural Engineer 190,489 YES YES
253511 Surgeon (General) 190,489 YES YES
232212 Surveyor 190,489 YES YES
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