Against the general assumption that mature students (student who have got long gap years) can not apply for SPP visa program, lot of mature students are getting their study visas.
Mature students are those who are having 6-7 years of gap between their last education and current date. Most of the colleges give offer-letters to the international students who are less than 35 years of age.
First of all secure admission in any one of the SPP college. Generally colleges issue offer-letter to an international student who is less than 35 years of age. To attain an offer letter the mature students should send their professional resume to the college along with the copies of educational certificates. Once a student gets the offer letter he will have to arrange an education loan form the recognized banks. While submitting the application the student will have to write the details of his work experience in SoP (Statement of Purpose) and provide the experience letters from various organizations with whom the student has worked. Along with that a bank statement of the candidate can also to attached with the application
Reasons why visa is refused to some mature students
- The course selected by the student do not match with his educational qualification or work experience.
- The work experience certificates presented to CHC are fake (CHC can enquire the authenticity of the work experience letters)
- If mature student is married and spouse is also applying for dependent visa in that case its really difficult for the candidate to prove the home ties and hence can result into visa denial as CHC is not convinced that the student will return to home country after the studies.