Before you arrive
Checklist to think about before you arrive
Here is a checklist to think about before you arrive to Tasmania and Australia.
- Have you enrolled in the right course?
Talk to your institution and get a clear idea about the course, about your requirements and the application process. Read more about studying in Tasmania here.
Make sure you get all the right information and documents ready for your student visa. Read more about visa requirements here.
- Check Australian and Tasmanian entry requirements
Make sure you meet the criteria to enter Australia and Tasmania during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about entry requirements here.
- Health Insurance
As part of your student visa, you will be required to have health insurance to cover the duration of your stay in Australia. Read more about health and wellness here.
Look for accommodation options – book accommodation at least for the first few days after reaching Tasmania. Read more about Accommodation options here.
The cost of living in Tasmania will likely be different from your home country. It’s important to budget your expenses and income. Read more about cost of living and budgeting here.
- Have a look at the city you’ll be living in
Take a look at the different scenic spots, restaurants, supermarkets and activities on offer in our cities. Tasmanian cities have everything you need. Hop on our virtual tour of Tasmania here.
- Become a part of the community
Explore clubs, student and community associations and other interest groups before you get here. This way you can make connections sooner and become a part of various activities. Check with your institution or look up groups to connect with on social media.