Step 10 - Coming to Australia
Once Deakin University has confirmed your acceptance, you should prepare to travel to Melbourne. You should arrive at least two weeks before your course starts so that you have enough time to find accommodation and settle in.
Before you leave
You should consider the following before your depart your country:
All international students and their dependents who wish to study under a Student Visa need to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for duration of their Student visas. Visit the OSHC FAQ page for more information.
Getting started at Deakin
We know that new students often have lots of questions about how to prepare for university, so the Get Started site has been built just for you.
Follow the simple steps from 'Enrol' to 'Attend Orientation' to find all you need to know about commencing your study at Deakin, including arriving and living in Australia. You can also find details about your own enrolment and the welcome sessions that happen the week before Deakin's Orientation program.
We have also included information for your parents that will help them understand how they can support you while you're at Deakin.
Got a question?
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page will help you find the answer you are looking for.