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International Students

At TUSA we welcome students from all backgrounds and walks of life. Moving countries to pursue higher education at UTAS is a daunting task, so we’ve created this page to help you navigate university life. Scroll for info on the communities you’ll want to join, the people you can come to with concerns and questions, and a Frequently Asked Questions section answering any other questions you may have.

 

International Societies and Communities at UTAS

There are over 20 TUSA societies for international students at UTAS. Find more information via Find a Club or Society – TUSA. Many of the societies are active and host meetings and events throughout the year to facilitate international student engagement at UTAS.

 

International Specific Contacts, who can support me?

International Student Advisors

International student advisors are able to provide information and support to help with university life overseas. More information can be found here and  appointments can be booked with advisors via the AppointmentHub

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where can I find more information about specific entry requirements and resources UTAS has to offer?

The following link provides information on the latest information for international students, in a variety of languages.

In your Country or Language – International Future Students

What if my international qualification is not enough? Can I still enroll at UTAS?

UTAS offers the International Pathway College, which delivers a range of bridging programs to support international students in enrolling in Australian Tertiary qualifications.

I would like to get better at English during my time at UTAS. What programs are on offer?

UTAS offers English classes both online and face-to-face. More information can be found here.

What accommodation options are available to me?

There are accommodation options at every UTAS campus. Campus accommodation is a great way to meet people, and is an easier and more convenient option than the private rental market (especially in Hobart, houses are impossible to find!). Find more help with accommodation here.

My student visa has been declined, or is expiring soon, what do I do?

Although it is your responsibility to ensure that any visa and passport requirements are met at all times, the International Student Advisors can point you in the direction you need to go to make sure you have met, and continue to meet legal requirements. The ‘Study Australia’ and ‘Study Tasmania‘ websiteare some helpful resources that you can check out!

What’s on? // Current Projects

International LGBTQIA+ Peer Support Group – LGBTQIA+ advocacy initiative for students coming from culturally different backgrounds. More information is coming soon.

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