About Australian Student Visas.
Student visa (subclass 500)
This visa allows you to stay in Australia to study full-time in a recognised education institution.
You must have:
What this visa lets you do
Before you apply for this visa, you must have:
The visa application charges are listed in Fees and charges.
You might have to pay other costs, such as the costs of health assessments, police certificates, or any other certificates or tests. You are responsible for making the necessary arrangements.
How long this visa lasts
This visa allows you to stay in Australia for the duration of your course.
Further detailed information about Student visa (subclass 500) is available from Department of Immigration and Border Protection information on the Student visa (subclass 500).
There are also a number of other visa options and information on these is available at http://www.border.gov.au/ from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.