Important Contacts

Important contacts for students travelling overseas:

In the event of a critical incident

  1. UNSW relies on advice from International SOS and DFAT for all travel. If a warning is issued for the country you are in, you will need to leave as soon as possible.
  2. In the event of a critical incident the following offices should be informed as soon as possible:
  • The International Office at your host university. Keep their contact details handy.
  • International SOS
  • The UNSW Study Abroad and Exchange Office:
  • Where the incident occurs after hours, contact UNSW Security on +61 2 9385 6666. State clearly to the control room operator accepting the call you are a UNSW student currently overseas and need assistance.

In the event of a natural disaster

  1. Should an unforeseen disaster occur such as an earthquake, typhoon, tornado, tsunami, it is essential that in addition to the above offices you also make contact with the local Australian diplomatic mission:
  2. If UNSW determines that you must leave a location, the Global Education Office will contact you to advise of evacuation.

More contacts

UNSW Study Abroad and Exchange

Tel: +61 2 9385 3179
Fax: +61 2 9385 1265

Ground Floor, East Wing, Red Centre Building
The University of New South Wales
Kensington, Sydney 2052

After hours emergency contacts

UNSW Security Office
Ph : +61 2 9385 6666

UNSW Risk Management

International SOS

UNSW websites

Australian Government websites

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