Any international student holding a Student Visa (subclass 500) studying at UNSW require a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from UNSW and a visa from the Immigration Department for the length of their program.
You will require a new CoE if you are:
To request a new confirmation of enrolment as a research student, complete the Graduate Research School's Visa Amendment/Extension Request Form.
If the request for a new CoE is approved, it will be sent to your UNSW email account. To apply for a new student visa, lodge your new CoE with the Australian Government Office.
Lodge your new CoE application with Student Development International (SDI) at least one month before your current visa expires. You will only require a new CoE if your visa is due to expire within 3 months. Immigration will not allow visa renewal to be processed until 3 months prior to the visa expiry date.