You used to need the following to apply for a student resident visa:
A. A certificate of enrollment issued by the Chinese language center.
B. Proof of financial support.
C. A passport, valid for no less than six months and having blank pages sufficient for permits, visas
and stamps. In addition, bring one copy of your passport.
D. One copy of the completed visa application form, to be signed by the applicant in person, and two 2x2-inch color photos taken within from the last six months.
E. A health certificate issued within the last three months.
The health certificate was the government's requirement not the school's. A quick check and ...
It is not required for a student visitor visa:http://www.boca.gov.tw/content.asp?CuItem=4401
It is required for a student resident visa:http://www.boca.gov.tw/fp?xItem=2094&ctNode=533&mp=2
Which type of student visa are you applying for?