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Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), which students are encouraged to purchase before they leave their home country, is specifically designed to cover the medical costs and hospital care for international students studying in Australia. It’s crucial for all international students undertaking formal studies in Australia to have OSHC while they remain on student visas, mostly because foreign students are not covered under the Australian Government’s Medicare public health insurance system. This makes medical care hugely expensive for foreign students. In the event of accident or sickness, an OSHC provider is able to reimburse some, or all, of the costs of expensive medical treatments, depending on the cover’s inclusions.
IDP has a relationship with some of Australia's most respected insurers, so that we are able to offer our students access to an excellent insurance product at an affordable rate.
Get the best overseas student health cover for you
To find out more about the cover available, lodge an enquiry and we will be in touch to talk about your needs.