Most overseas students who would like to study onshore in Australia will need to obtain a student visa.
What to bring
Moving to a new country can be both exciting and daunting. Get tips and advice that will help you decide what to pack so you have the things you need to get settled in Perth.
OSHC is a specific type of health insurance that international students must have before arriving in Australia. It includes insurance cover for visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals (medicines).
Bringing your family
Most student visas allow you to bring your partner and children to Australia for the duration of your course.
Planning your budget
Planning your budget and finances is an important element of making the most of your time in Perth.
Your student visa allows you to work up to 40 hours per fortnight when your course is in session and unlimited hours during semester breaks, so you can work while you study in Australia.
Hear what our students have to say about preparing to arrive in Perth.
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