Effective 14 September 2016, applications for ACT nomination from overseas residents will not be accepted. If you are living overseas you will not be able to commence an application for ACT nomination of a Skilled Nominated (subclass 190) visa until the program reopens in July 2017.
Applications lodged on or before 13 September 2016 will be processed in queue order.
This action does not affect Canberra based applicants. You are still able to apply for ACT nomination if you meet the nomination criteria.
The life of the mind is important in Canberra.
We’re home to some of Australia’s most prestigious universities and educational institutions.
A school system that has a national reputation for achieving excellent academic results. And some of the world’s leading cultural, scientific, historical and sporting institutions and facilities.
No wonder we’re the most educated population in Australia.
Read about the PhD graduates streamlined ACT nomination, coming into effect 1 November 2016.
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Determined to study at one of the world’s top universities brought Nabid Alam from Bangladesh to study at the ANU in Canberra.
The safety and security in Canberra is amazing. I really like it, I feel very safe. When you hear a sound or something in a dark street, the only thing you can think of is a possum there or a kangaroo. That is the only thing that can scare you here.