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How many hours can I work while studying in Australia?

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    Swinburne University of Technology

    Swinburne University of Technology

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    Students can work up to 40 hours per fortnight during their studies.

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    Deakin College (Australia)

    Deakin College (Australia)

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    Hey, if you're a student in Deakin college and you're on an international student visa, you can work up to 40 hours per fortnight while your classes are in session. And between trimesters, you can work unlimited number of hours. So a lot of our students choose to work in industries like hospitality or retail just for some extra pocket money while their studying.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Hi, everyone. While you're studying in Australia, you can work 40 hours a fortnight. However, during a semester break or holidays, you can work up to full time. Thank you.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    You can get up to 40 hours every two weeks for your study and unlimited hours, delinquency, holiday breaks without conditions and information from the Department of Home Affairs regarding restrictions on your.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    International students on student visa can work up to 20 hours per week or 40 hours per fortnight.

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    The University of Western Australia

    The University of Western Australia

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    As a student, I'm always looking out for opportunities to earn some extra allowance, and it's great that Australia lets us, international students, to work up to 40 hours a fortnight during semester and even better during breaks we get unlimited hours and at UWA it's really easy to find jobs, you know, from casual to full time employment. But we just look it up when you need help. It's the exclusive platform for UWA students.

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    Victoria University

    Victoria University

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    As international student at Victoria University on a student visa, the Australian government will allow you to work up to 40 hours a fortnight during this semester and unlimited hours during semester breaks and vacation periods. For more information regarding working rights for international students, please visit the Department of Home Affairs website www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

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    Torrens University Australia

    Torrens University Australia

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    Hi, I'm Rachel from the international team at Torrens University, Australia. Most student visas let you work up to 40 hours per fortnight while your course is in session. For more information, please consult your agent or the Australian Department of Home Affairs website.

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    Stanley College

    Stanley College

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    So in order to earn some pocket money, it is very common for international students to take on a part time job in Australia. International students in Australia are permitted to work up to 40 hours per fortnight. Now, your pay or your pay rate depends on your experience, position and the industry you're in.

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