Webinars for students

International students enrolled at Deakin University can register for upcoming legal information webinars provided by Deakin Student Legal Service (DSLS).

Tenancy law

Friday 27 November 2020, 1.30pm-3pm

Learn about what you can do if you’re struggling to pay rent, negotiating rent reductions, breaking leases and other tenancy laws while staying COVIDSafe.

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Post-study visa options

Thursday 19 November 2020

Learn about migration pathways after you graduate; the types of visas you can apply for when you graduate, such as a Temporary Graduate Visa (485) or a Skilled Independent Visa (189); changes to the Skilled Migration Visa Occupations List; and have your questions answered on student visa conditions.

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Applying for new student visa

Thursday 25 February 2021

If your student visa is about to expire, you’ll want to attend this session. The Migration Agent will walk you through the steps on how to apply for a new student visa, and you are encouraged to follow along with your own online application.

Please note the panellists’ video boxes cover part of the presentation in this recording, however you can download a copy of the presentation to follow along.

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Working and employee rights

Thursday 20 August 2020, 1–3pm

Learn about working in Australia and the laws in place to protect you in the workplace. The session will cover your rights as an independent contractor (e.g. Uber Eats, Deliveroo), casual employee and permanent employee; how to identify and avoid scams; how to apply for a Tax File Number; and the rules you must adhere to when working on a Student Visa.

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