Preparing for overseas study
Find resources to help you prepare for your overseas study adventure.
Financing your overseas study
Plan your budget
Planning your budget early and accurately can really improve your overseas study experience.
It may feel like studying overseas is outside your current financial capacity – but there are many funding options available for a variety of circumstances to help you achieve your goals.
There are many scholarship options available to students undertaking overseas study.
Culture, health and wellbeing
Adjusting while travelling
Visiting another country, while exciting, can be an overwhelming experience – especially if this is your first time overseas or first time travelling solo. Don't worry, being nervous and taking a little time to adjust is expected. To ease your mind a little, we've included some information that might help.
As an LGBTIQA+ student, you are a valued and vibrant part of the University of Melbourne. Many destinations will be as accepting (or more) of different sexual and gender identities, but unfortunately there are also destinations where laws, customs and attitudes towards you will be very different.
Health and wellbeing
Familiarise yourself with these tips and resources to keep safe and healthy during your time overseas.
Support and advice
What to do in an emergency
If you encounter an emergency during your overseas study, it's important to know the key contacts that can help.
We're here to help. Below you will find common challenges faced by students studying overseas. If you require further assistance, please contact Stop 1.
Withdrawing from overseas study
Sometimes you might not be able to go on your overseas study program as you originally intended. So what happens next?
Connect with Global Learning
Submit an enquiry
Connect with an Education Abroad Adviser via a written enquiry.
Chat with an Education Abroad Adviser on our contact page, when available.
Make an appointment
Speak with an Education Abroad Adviser via a phone or in-person appointment.
Get support from an adviser online, over the phone or in person.
Hear what other students have said about their overseas study experience via our Postcards from Abroad Blog and follow us on Instagram.