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New International Student Checklist

Below is a checklist of recommended actions to undertake before commencing your studies.

Be sure to understand your visa and it's conditions.

Remember to check Australian Customs and Quarantine information.

Ensure that your Accommodation has been arranged.

Be sure to book the free International Pick-up Service from Canberra Airport or Canberra Bus Depot.

Scan and make soft copies of all your important documents including your passport, visa, CoE etc.

Research a little more about living in Australia and it's awesome capital city, Canberra!

Organise a mobile phone service and tell your friends and family of your safe arrival.

Open an Australian bank account.

If you plan on working in Australia, apply for a Tax File Number.

Familiarise yourself with Canberra.

Get your own MyWay card for using the public transport in Canberra.

Attend the International Student Essential Information Session that will be held during the Orientation period of your starting semester. Get to know the university support services and the important information about your visa and study.

Attend your Faculty Course Advisory Session that will be held during the Orientation. They will have important information regarding your course!

Activate your UC student email account.

Update your contact and emergency details via MyUC.

Order your Overseas Student Health Cover with Allianz (If you've selected UC to organise OSHC for you).