Talk to us arrow

hipchat Call
text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

Tips for Studying and Living Abroad


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. Since all this may seem overwhelming, IDP’s counsellors are dedicated to support you throughout your journey.

 Social advice for international students

What to pack?

Being organised when you are packing will save you a lot of time and hassle in your new country. Read our checklist to make sure you don't miss anything out.

Managing money

There are many ways to save money as an international student. We’ve got you some tips to help manage your money well.

Study tips

It is important that you, as an international student, understand how to create a balance between academic and social life. Here are some tips to help you study smarter.

Job seeking skills

Find jobs in a competitive market during and after your studies using these effective tips.
Networking and Socialising
Lay the foundation for a better professional life. These simple tips will help you get out and about.
Developing your soft skills
Besides a great academic record, your soft skills are as important. Read up to know more.
Dealing with stress
It’s okay to be stressed and homesick when abroad. Here’s how to deal with it.

Please select a level of study

Enter subject, choose from the list or hit search

  • Start typing, choose from the list or hit search

  • Enter subject, choose from the list or or hit search

Please type and select an institution

  • Type 3 characters of a university name and select from the list

  • Enter a university or school name and select from the list

Please select a level of study

Got any ideal countries in mind?