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Starting university is an exciting time especially if you are commencing as an international student. Moving to a new country to study is a big decision that will no doubt change your life. But it need not be overwhelming: we are here to help you every step of the way.
In many ways your journey will begin well before you arrive in Adelaide. You will need to sort out your Student Visa and passport, obtain Overseas Student Health Cover, and organise your travel and accommodation. And then, of course, the fun bit - you’ll need to pack.
To make sure you are fully prepared take a good look through the following.
If you are a Study Abroad or Exchange Program student there are a few extra things that you need to know.
UniSA has a range of personal, academic and social support services in place to assist students. For our international students, we offer help from the moment you step off the plane, to your first day on campus and right throughout your studies.
The International Student Guide is a valuable 'pocket book' of information about settling into Adelaide as a new international student.
Learn more about your future home, one of the most liveable cities in the world according to the New York Times.
Get involved in the UniSA community through the many social activities on campus ranging from, USASA (UniSA Student Association), UniSA Sport, and the many clubs and events.
>> Get involved in student life.
Are you seeking accommodation? Watch this great video that highlights the various types of accommodation options available and visit ‘Student Accommodation’ to hear fellow students talk about the options available.
>> Find out more about accommodation options
As an international student on a student visa, you have a number of visa conditions that you must meet. Watch this short video that highlights the key things you need to do so your student visa remains valid.
>> Find out more about student visas