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Student checklist

Make sure you know what to do before leaving! We’ve made a list of what to pack, and what not to bring when you leave to study in your new country.

Get organised before you leave:

- Load copies of documents, photos, music to cloud storage.

- Save important contact details and information in a Google document.

- Know your flight: weight restrictions, entertainment, and food.

- Arrange airport pick-up for when your flight arrives.

- Download a mobile app that you can use to contact your family and friends with access to wi-fi.

- Add something to make your luggage identifiable.

- Bring hand luggage that can be used for day trips and daily use.

What to pack in checked luggage

What not to bring

- A photocopy of your passport.

- Toiletries like contact lenses and solution, feminine products, razors, and shaving products.

- Power strip/plug board – allows you to plug in multiple devices with just one adaptor.

- Any books/materials you want to bring for your studies.

- Appropriate clothes for the seasons in Australia. 

- Spices or plant products. Most Asian spices can easily be bought in Australia at Asian supermarkets.

- Large amounts of cash (over AUD20,000)

- Pirated goods (movies, etc.)

- Anything that could be considered a weapon.

 

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