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STEM and ICT Qualified Industry Visas for Australia

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We all know that the world is dependent on science and technology like never before which means that the demand for sci-tech skilled workers continues to rise. The Australian Government has recognized this and put several systems in place to ensure that foreign skilled workers have the ability to easily apply for a working visa into Australia.

Digital technologies in Australia has a growth rate of 50% over the past three years making it one of the fastest growing contributors to the Australian economy. With this growth comes demand and with demand comes opportunities for skilled ICT workers to live and work in Australia.

If you are an international student pursuing doctorate or a master’s degree in certain subjects at a university in Australia and want to stay and work in Australia after completing your studies under STEM or ICT categories, you may be eligible to apply for a skilled worker visa or even a business talent visa.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and ICT (Information Communication Technology) qualified fields includes but not limited to:

  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering and Related Technologies
  • Agriculture, Environment and Related Studies
  • Mathematical Sciences

The Australian government is attracting top level immigrants with skills in science, technology, maths, engineering and ICT. STEM fields have been widely recognised as key to national economic growth in Australia. There are many opportunities available for STEM and ICT workers wanting to experience Australia such as:

  • Skilled Independent Visa (Subclass 189)
  • Skilled Nominated Visa (subclass 190)
  • Skilled Regional Visa (Subclass 887)
  • Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) Visa (Subclass 482)
  • Permanent Employer Sponsorship Visas (Subclasses 186 & 187)
  • Working Holiday (Subclass 462)
  • Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) (Subclass 400)

Head to Working in Australia page for more information and check out your visa pathways.

If you are a business in the ICT  and STEM industry and need assistance in attaining sponsorship visas for employees, sourcing ICT and STEM skilled workers or assisting with visa applications for employees, we have a team of registered and qualified migration agents who can assist your company.

Our office also handles applications for ICT and STEM-related businesses and investments interested in establishing or relocating a business in Australia and can assist in making the application process a smooth one. Contact Mygration today and speak with one of our registered and qualified migration agents who can help identify and pursue the best opportunities in the ICT and STEM Industries.

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