Student’s checklist guide to Australia

Your go-to checklist to Australia

Follow this student’s checklist guide to prepare for your trip to Australia. Get ready to enjoy your journey!

  1. First Steps

  • ✅ Choose your desired study courses and city

You can search for your course on Study Australia: https://www.studyaustralia.gov.au/en/plan-your-studies/find-a-course

  • ✅ Check the entry requirements provided under each course. Each college and course has different requirements. However, some common requirements are:
    • Relevant Qualifications or Experiences.
    • English Level.
    • Genuine Student (GS) Requirement.
    • Proof of sufficient funds.
  • ✅ Gather the required documents and apply for admissions, for example:
    • Academic qualifications and results
    • English Certificates. If required, you must take an English Test.
    • Passport and other personal information.
  • ✅ If successful, receive your Letter of Offer and accept the Offer.
  • ✅ Make the initial Pre-Paid tuition fee and organise your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
  • ✅ One you receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), apply for your student visa.

Find out more about the Visa Checklist

  1. Once you have your visa

  • ✅ Book your flights.

The earlier you can purchase tickets, the cheaper they tend to be. Check your course starting day and Orientation Day, and try to arrive earlier than these days.

  • ✅ Check the Department of Home Affairs website for information about entering Australia.

Check information on: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/entering-and-leaving-australia/entering-australia

  • ✅ Organise your accommodation.

Laurus Education is also providing student accommodation services. We have partnered with Together Co-Living to offer our students an alternative accommodation option with multiple perks.

Check out more information on our website:https://lauruseducation.com.au

  1. Final steps before take-off

  • ✅ Pack the essentials (including clothes for all seasons, cash, travel adaptors, etc.)
  • ✅ Check what you can bring to Australia.

You can check the details on Australia Border Force: https://www.abf.gov.au/entering-and-leaving-australia/can-you-bring-it-in/list-of-items

  • ✅ Research for transportation options, phone service carriers and banks when you arrive.
  • ✅ Have your important documents ready.
  1. When you land

  • ✅ Head to your accommodation.
  • ✅ Take a deep breath and prepare for your studying in Australia. It must be an exciting adventure!
  • ✅ Visit your college and familiarise yourself with the campus. Locate your classrooms, student support services, and any other facilities you will be using.

Download your checklist:

Your Go-to Australia Checklist.pdf

Australia – A Perfect Destination for You

Australia warmly welcomes everyone, embracing diversity and fostering inclusivity. Whether you’re looking for adventure, education, or personal development, Australia provides a supportive atmosphere where you can develop and feel like you belong.

Growing Destination

Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world. A reported by the Home Affairs Department, 713,144 international students enrolled in Australian institutions as of 29 February. It’s evident that Australia’s allure knows no bounds. This diverse student body contributes to the rich tapestry of multiculturalism that defines the Australian experience.

Liveable Destination

Melbourne and Sydney consistently secure the 3rd and 4th positions among the world’s most liveable cities. Renowned for their top-tier education and unmatched quality of life, these urban hubs beckon individuals seeking both academic excellence and a fulfilling lifestyle. Moreover, other cities across Australia also boast exceptional livability factors. From the serene coastal charm of Perth to the vibrant cultural scene in Brisbane, and the laid-back atmosphere of Adelaide, each city offers its own unique blend of opportunities and experiences. Whether you’re drawn to the bustling metropolis or the tranquil countryside, Australia provides a myriad of options for a fulfilling life.

Join Laurus Education and become an integral part of Australia’s vibrant community, where opportunities abound.

If you have any questions or you are looking to make an enquiry, feel free to Contact Us.

Welcome Back Student’s Bash

Kickstart the New Academic Year

As the holiday cheer winds down, it’s time to gear up for an exciting new academic year! We warmly welcome you back and invite you to join us for an unforgettable evening of celebration at Diesel Bar. 

Event Details: 

Date: 17/01/2024 

Time: 6pm onward 

Location: Diesel Bar, 202 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 

Dress code: Casual 

FREE ENTRY: 

Limited spots for 100 students. Register for your spot here.

***Note: ONE ticket per student. 

Let’s raise a toast to the upcoming academic challenges and triumphs! Join us for an evening filled with delicious food, refreshing beverages, and a variety of engaging activities. It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with friends, meet new faces, and set the tone for a fantastic year ahead. 

 What to Expect: 

  • Good food and Refreshments: Quench your thirst with an assortment of beverages to keep the spirits high. 
  • Fun Activities: Participate in exciting activities that promise laughter and camaraderie. 
  • Prizes and Surprises: Get ready for some fantastic prizes and surprises throughout the evening. 

Let’s make memories together and kick off this academic journey with enthusiasm and positivity. Your presence will add to the vibrancy of the event! 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Best wishes for a successful and rewarding new 2024 academic year.