We always organize pre-departure sessions for students and their family before students depart for their study, and we will recommend you to attend it to keep you well prepared and informed for overseas study. When you arrive at your study destination, our friendly counsellors from our network offices will continue to support you and help you with settling into the country.
Find out more about our pre-departure support.
We’re committed to making sure you feel supported at every step of your study overseas journey. That’s why we host pre-departure briefings throughout the year to help you prepare for life in your new country.
It helps to have some knowledge of the local culture and customs before arriving in your study country. This eases your transition into the community and helps you interact with your new classmates more effectively. Half of the fun of going abroad is learning about the things people from other cultures do differently.
When you study overseas, you will need to adjust to a new learning environment, where there may be different learning styles, classroom environments, and expectations. You’ll also be getting used to new cultural norms as a student.
Whether it is academic support, English language assistance or visa advice, we outline some of the practical support that is available to international students.
One of the first things on your to-do list when you arrive at your new study country will be setting up a bank account. Having a local bank account will ensure that you have easy access to your funds to pay for your accommodation, tuition fees, and living expenses. It also allows your employer to deposit your remuneration into your account if you choose to work during or post studies
Part-time jobs can help complement your study and living experience. We will discuss how to stay within the rules of your student visa and help you with some tips on finding a good student job.
We know it is hard to stay away from family and friends, but we will guide you by providing some useful tips on how to deal with the feeling of homesickness when you arrive at your study country
We will brief you on the do's and don’ts of your study country and what rights you have as an international student. We are here to provide practical guidance and continuous support for you