Find out how to get help and support before and during you travels.
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
Study abroad and exchange to other locations remain cancelled for Semester 2, 2021 as global student travel has been suspended until 31 October 2021. Read the latest advice or find out more about completing exchange in Semester 1, 2022.