Welcome to International Student Life
International Student Life at UNSW Sydney is where current international students can discover all of the programs and services available to support you during your time at UNSW and in Sydney, Australia.
New to UNSW?
Starting University can be difficult, especially in a new country. Discover Orientation activities & useful info to help you get started on your journey.
Living in Australia
Find out more about accommodation, cost of living, bringing family to Australia, insurance, health & wellbeing, safety, and equity, diversity & inclusion.
Programs & Activities
Make the most of your time at University and get involved in activities to enhance your personal and professional development.
Supporting Your Studies
Want to make a change to your studies such as through reduced study load or program leave? Or would you like to find out information about studying on campus or from overseas?
Students Under 18
Are you an international student that is Under 18 years of age and has taken up the Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) Agreement at UNSW?
Know Your Rights & Responsibilities
Understand your CoE and visa obligations, your rights at University, your workplace, accommodation, and throughout NSW, and know what services can support you.
The Student Support Team can help with personalised advice, information about university life, student visas, wellbeing, academic performance or if you need help but don’t know where to go.
Check out the latest news, events and activities for international students:
Join our Discord server!
Join our virtual community and meet other UNSW International Students in Australia and all over the world! Play games, find a study partner or just come and say hi!
Applications Open: Cultural Mentor Program
Curious about what studying at UNSW is like? Not sure how to prepare yourself for the semester or where to ask for help? Apply to be matched with a Cultural Mentor who can share their insider student tips and guide you throughout the term.
Wellbeing at Home
Hear from elite sport athletes and receive expert advice to keep you fit and healthy during lockdown, regardless of where in the world you are joining from!