Information for parents

International students are vitally important to Australia, and the government is committed to offering every student a high level of service, support and care. Australia’s advanced economy, stable democracy and cultural diversity ensures your child can feel safe and welcome.

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Pre-departure information

A checklist for students and parents to support a smooth arrival.

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Working in NSW

Learn about work place rights and how students can find work while studying.

Foreign embassies and consulates

Contact embassies and consulates with this directory.

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International Student Guide

A comprehensive guide with information on studying in NSW.

Students at UNSW

Find a course

Explore study destinations, types of courses and fees.

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International Student Health Hub

Free resources and information from NSW Health.

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NSW emergency services

To access Fire, Ambulance and Police call 000.

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Support services

Explore a range of government and community support services.

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Living in NSW

Explore housing, transport and support services.

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Study destinations

Explore iconic destinations across Sydney and NSW.

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Visa information

Learn about student visa requirements and how to apply.

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Staying healthy and safe

Resources available to your child while they study abroad.