Yoshihiro Nakamura



"Holmesglen gave me the opportunity to learn about the real Australian work environment, but also I enjoyed studying in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere."

Erica Hsieh


"Melbourne is a fantastic place to live in. The people are all friendly and caring, and the multicultural aspect makes it a very diverse place to live and study in. I feel that every day in Melbourne is different, and some of my new friends that I’ve met here are truly fantastic."

Gail kampengele



"I would recommend anyone thinking of studying abroad to think of Australia and Holmesglen. Let’s face it, who doesn’t want Christmas in the sun!"

Renato Chagas Prieto



"I really enjoyed my time at Holmesglen. Firstly, because of the people I met, from all over the world and between some of us we developed a truthful lasting friendship."

Efrain Froilan Carasas Castillo



"The lecturers at Holmesglen are wonderful. They are friendly, approachable, supportive and willing to help. It’s such a great experience to be taught by people who are at the forefront of their filed."

Genuine Temporary Entry (GTE) Requirements

The GTE requirement explicitly addresses whether the individual circumstances of an applicant indicate that their intention is for a temporary stay in Australia. Student visa applicants must be both a GTE and a genuine student to be granted a visa. 

How the new Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement affects you

The GTE requirement was introduced by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection in November 2011 and applies to all student visa applications. 
Factors that will be considered include:
  • Your knowledge of your intended course of study and the education provider
  • Your previous study and qualifications
  • Whether the course you are seeking to undertake is consistent with your current level of education
  • Whether the course you are seeking to undertake will assist you obtain employment or improve your prospects in your home country
  • The relevance of the course to your past or planned employment
Need more information or advice? 

Fact sheets are available from the DIAC website http://www.immi.gov.au/students/gte-requirement.htm

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