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Student Expenses, Earnings and others

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ChefMaChefMa Manila, PhilippinesTotal Reaction Points: 0Member
Hi! This thread is for student allowances, earnings and expenses.

Question 1:
As a student working part time, kasya ba ang kikitain mo pang bayad ng tuition? ( $5000 per sem)

Question 2:
Magkano ang average na kita ng isang student sa loob ng isang linggo?
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  • kymmekymme Western AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 115Member
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    Hi. This is as per my experience.

    1. I did Bachelor in Nursing for 1 year (2 semesters) for $14,000/sem tuition. Di ko kaya so my parents paid for the tuition and i did the living expenses. When i did my 2nd student visa (diploma in leadership and management), ako na nagbayad lahat. Tuition was $6500 for 1 year. Nakaya ko yun while working as part time nurse.

    2. Average kita would depend on your job and how many shifts you have. If odd jobs like kitchenhand, dishwasher, market vendor, nsa $15-18/hour ang sweldo. Bec its not a permanent job, shifts are not guaranteed. So it would depend anong work din.

    Suggestion, have a back up financial plan incase di makakita agad ng work. Allocate $1500/month for bills and expenses. Mine was $2000/month including tuition.
    Registered Nurse Nec

    06/15 - touchdown Oz
    07/15 - start of classes (Bachelor in Nursing)
    05/16 - passed OET (after 4 failed attempts with IELTS and PTE)
    07/16 - finished uni
    07/16 - received AHPRA Australian Registered Nurse rego
    08/16 - student visa 500 (Diploma)
    10/16 - started working as an RN

    07/09/17 - Submitted EOI for State Nom Vic with 60points

    I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
    ChefMa charm15
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  • agentKamsagentKams AustraliaTotal Reaction Points: 99Member
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    Based sa experience namin:
    1. Master degree program - 2.5 years - 12k per sem - first year kahit may ipon kami hindi kinaya so kelangan humiram, after that kami na nagbabayad. part time work hindi kakayanin, kelangan may kasama ka na nagwork fulltime kung ganyan kamahal ang tuition.
    2. on average, net ko on 20 hrs work week is $450 - part time permanent.
    minimum wage $18.93 - base sa experience ng mga kakilala ko na naging student din, mababa ang bigay pag cash on hand but then again its cash on hand as much as possible iwasan kasi baka mahuli.

    Piece of advise, always have 1 year fund for tuition and extra 3 months worth for living expenses.
    Timeline: Student Visa Subclass 573 (Masters)
    06 July 2015: Visa Grant
    22 July 2015: First day of class
    Feb 2016: Change program to dual
    Nov 2017 : Finished MBAC program
    April 2018: Uni Graduation

    Timeline: Permanent Visa (189) Accountant 221111
    26 Aug 15: PTE-A Result- OK! ( L84 W80 R77 S69)
    28 Aug 15: Email sent to CPAA for Assessment
    14 Sept 15: Positive Assessment received from CPAA
    14 Sept 15: Lodged EOI (60 pts 189/65 pts 190) - lapsed
    17 Nov 2017: Lodged EOI (75 pts 189 / 80 pts 190)
    08 March 2018: PTE-A Retake - Superior (L87 W90 R90 S90)
    16 March 2018: Updated EOI (85 pts 189/90pts 190)
    12 April 2018: NSW pre-invite [lapsed, EOI withddrawn]
    18 April 2018: ITA received - Visa 189
    04 May 2018 : Lodged Visa Application - Visa 189
    29 Aug 2018 - First CO Contact - PCC Qatar (partner)
    9 Jan 2019 - 2nd CO Contact - penal waiver
    18 Jan 2019 - Updated immiaccount with penal waiver
    29 Jan 2019 - Forwarded PCC to gsm.allocated email
    8 Feb 2019 - Visa Grant - Finally!!
    ChefMa charm15
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  • anshunanshun iloilo ---> BrisbaneTotal Reaction Points: 3Member
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    Based on sa experience with my girlfriend

    1. Bachelors Degree Nursing (2 Years) 14k-12k per sem - First year and a half kailangan mag borrow from parents in my case. makapag ipon ng konti plus may extra help sa work from my partner. mostly ung hinihiram is for tuition lang, living expenses and everything else kami.

    2. on a 20-hour work week, 500 - 600 after tax, working as nightfill in woolies (22-23 per hour + casual rate). partner got a job sa Big W din as filler so big help. if makahanap ng cash on hand na side job maganda din kasi pwede nang makapag over 20 hours sa work time.

    Like the post above, better to have extra funds (1 year tuition and 3 months living expenses)
    The waiting game begins...

    2018 Nov - received ANMAC assessment and lodged for EOI
    2018 Oct - Applied forANMAC
    2018 Sept - received AHPRA registration
    2018 July - applied for visa 485, granted after 2 weeks TYL!
    2018 July - PTE results in (S-90 L-90 W- 89 R-90), applied for AHPRA
    2018 July - graduated Bachelor in Nursing and took PTE
    2016 Aug - Got a job in Woolworths (Nightfill), Defacto partner got a job in Big W XD
    2016 July 22 - SV approved (3 days before the start of class)
    2016 Feb - idp processed SV for QUT July intake. (previous agent was removed)
    2016 Jan - Found out the IDP agent didn't process my SV application to UTS (-_-)
    2015 Oct - applied to UTS through idp Cebu
    2015 Oct - IELTS 8.5 overall
    charm15 ChefMa
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