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Living Abroad


Preparing to go

So, you’ve chosen your course. Now it’s time to get ready for your life-changing international education experience. There are many things to consider when making the move to your new country – visa, insurance, financial support, accommodation and work opportunities. Although it may seem overwhelming, IDP’s counsellors are dedicated to supporting you throughout your journey.

Social advice for international students
The international student experience involves more than just study! If you want to make the most of your time in Australia, you will also need to explore life outside the classroom. One of the big advantages of being an international student is the opportunity to interact with people from all backgrounds from all walks of life.
Here is some advice on how you can meet new people and build your confidence in your new city.

Visa and immigration

Our experienced counsellors will guide you through the visa application process and help you prepare the necessary documents for your submission.

What to pack

Being organised when you are packing will save you a lot of time and hassle in your new country.

Managing money

There are several ways in which you can save money as an international student in Australia. You may already know a few of these tips, but most of them are definitely worth keeping in mind as they will be able to help you if you're struggling with money.
Develop your soft skills
As well as a great academic score, employers will often be interested in your soft skills.
Settling in
You may find that you experience a range of emotions in your first few weeks in your new city.
Networking and socialising
Let's get ready to mingle! Take a look at these simple tips to help you get out and about.
Further Research


How can I enquire on the status of my university application?
by priyanshi
You can get in touch with your IDP counselor or you can write back to the acknowledgment email that you had received from the university.
Is Australia a good place to study a masters in biotechnology?
by yash
Yes absolutely, Biotechnology is a good option as there are good work opportunities when you graduate.

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