We are so glad you have chosen to study with us! Here you will find useful tips and hints for living and studying in Melbourne as an International Student.
Your Student Services team will be able to assist you with a wide range of enquiries and point you in the right direction for any help needed.
Welcome to Melbourne, one of the world’s top destinations for higher education. We pride ourselves on embracing people from all walks of life: our city is home to people who come from 200 countries, speak more than 230 languages and dialects and follow more than 120 faiths. Melbourne is a great place to study and an enjoyable place to live, having recently been named the world’s most liveable city for the fourth consecutive year. Our international students make a unique contribution to our city, providing us with opportunities for broader cultural experiences and adding to the diverse atmosphere of Melbourne.
Click below to read the Internation Student Guide for Melbourne
OSHC covers up to 100% of the scheduled fee for most medical services and 100% of scheduled hospital and emergency ambulance fees. You may want to consider taking out additional insurance such as dental, physiotherapy and optometry services.
For emergency and safety information, please visit Emergency & Safety page.
There are also a number of foreign language websites for accommodation:
Tips for sourcing accommodation
If you need additional assistance, the Student Services Team can help you with further resources.
It is important to know your rights in the workplace. You have the right to fair pay and safe working environment. You can visit the Fair Work Australian government website for more information about your rights at work.
Visit the Support Services page for our counsellor's contact detail.