Moving out of the country for the studies or employment is one of the turning points for every
individual. No one can predict the future and also cannot control anxiety and stress about coming
possibilities. If you are planning to visit Australia in order to continue your studies start
preparing as soon as possible after receiving the confirmation of your student visa. Australia is
one of the most popular educational sites for ambitious students, and you will see for yourself
what makes an Australian education so treasured after you arrive there. They will provide you
personally enriching the understanding of the professional world.
The very first thing you need is an updated and legally registered passport and Visa. The
passport stays valid for a minimum of 6 months before arriving in Australia. Do not try to
breach the working settings pertinent to the visa.
What if you decide to change the institution after getting a visa? To update your
qualification level, you must apply for a new student visa.
Then comes another vital part that is authentic details and proofs of your student
enrolment along with orientation papers. Don’t forget to get your electronic Confirmation
of Enrolment (eCoE).
Keep in mind about OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover), which is a health policy
that covers all medical and pharmacological expenses.
Insurance is an essential part of living in a foreign country. Get yourself the travel
insurance, as quickly as possible to ensure the safe traveling experience.
You must be prepared financially and for that, visit money exchange offices nearby. The
Australian airports have numerous and abundant such agencies that will help you get
How can you skip the part of finding appropriate accommodation? before leaving, make
sure that you have all the transportation routes and housing details. It will be better to
clear the payments before arriving,
Customs and Border Protection
I hope everyone must feel anxious while traveling but do remember, every border has protection
laws and you have to clear them with respect. According to Australian agencies, carrying drugs
such as marijuana, cannabis, heroin, cocaine, and amphetamines in or out of Australian territory
is considered highly illegal. In case of possessing any weapon, certain medication, or a huge
amount of money (currency), you must inform the authorities on the border. You should be
aware of your responsibilities in asking Australian Border Force officers. In any worst case, if
you carry prohibited items or fail to justify your belongings, you will face court or get heavily
Department of Agriculture
You must be shocked to know about Australia’s agricultural love. The Department of
Agriculture is actively working to protect and maintain its exceptionally green and soothing
environment. While packing your luggage, you must consider yourself lucky as you will be
visiting such a pleasant place with nature-loving people. Australia has one of the most strict
biosecurity requirements systems. Astonishingly, you will not be allowed to take any kind of
fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, poultry, pork, eggs, dairy products, live plants or seeds with
yourself as it can bring serious threats. But somehow you can bring alcoholic beverages with
yourself across borders. To declare your goods, you are advised to go through the Australian
agricultural department’s database at the Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON).