Student’s Checklist Guide to Australia

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Your go-to checklist to Australia

Follow this student’s checklist guide to prepare for your trip to Australia. Get ready to enjoy your journey!

This guide will provide you with an in-depth breakdown of steps that you need to complete before starting the student journey.


1. First Steps

✅  Choose your desired study courses and city

You can search for your course on Study Australia:

✅ Check the entry requirements provided under each course. Each college and course has different requirements. However, some common requirements are:

    • Relevant Qualifications or Experiences.
    • English Level.
    • Genuine Student (GS) Requirement.
    • Proof of sufficient funds.


✅ Gather the required documents and apply for admissions, for example:

    • Academic qualifications and results
    • English Certificates. If required, you must take an English Test.
    • Passport and other personal information.


✅ If successful, receive your Letter of Offer and accept the Offer.

✅ Make the initial Pre-Paid tuition fee and organise your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

✅ Once you receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), apply for your student visa.

Find out more about the Visa Checklist


2. Once you have your visa

✅ Book your flights.

Indeed, the earlier you can purchase tickets, the cheaper they tend to be. Check your course starting day and Orientation Day, and try to arrive earlier than these days.

✅ Check the Department of Home Affairs website for information about entering Australia.

Check information on:

✅ Organise your accommodation.

Additionally, Paragon Polytechnic provides student accommodation services. We have partnered with Together Co-Living to offer our students an alternative accommodation option with multiple perks.

Check out more information on our website:


3. Final steps before take-off

✅ Pack the essentials (including clothes for all seasons, cash, travel adaptors, etc.)

✅ Remember to check what you can bring to Australia.

You can check the details on Australia Border Force:

✅ Research transportation options, phone service carriers and banks when you arrive.

✅ Importantly, have your important documents ready.


4. When you land

✅ Head to your accommodation.

✅ Following, take a deep breath and prepare for your studying in Australia. It must be an exciting adventure!

✅ Last but not least, visit your college and familiarise yourself with the campus. Locate your classrooms, student support services, and any other facilities you use.


Download your checklist: Your Go-to Checklist to Australia (Paragon Polytechnic)


Australia – A Perfect Destination for You

Australia warmly welcomes everyone, embracing diversity and fostering inclusivity. Whether you’re looking for adventure, education, or personal development, Australia provides a supportive atmosphere where you can develop and feel like you belong.


Growing Destination

Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world. In detail, The Home Affairs Department reported 713,144 international students enrolled in Australian institutions on 29 February. Additionally, Australia’s allure knows no bounds. This diverse student body contributes to the rich tapestry of multiculturalism that defines the Australian experience.


Liveable Destination

Accordingly, Melbourne and Sydney consistently secure the 3rd and 4th positions among the world’s most liveable cities. Renowned for their top-tier education and unmatched quality of life, these urban hubs beckon individuals seeking both academic excellence and a fulfilling lifestyle. Moreover, other cities across Australia also boast exceptional livability factors. Such as from the serene coastal charm of Perth to the vibrant cultural scene in Brisbane and the laid-back atmosphere of Adelaide, each city offers its own unique blend of opportunities and experiences. Whether you’re drawn to the bustling metropolis or the tranquil countryside, Australia provides a myriad of options for a fulfilling life.

Join Paragon Polytechnic and become an integral part of Australia’s vibrant community, where opportunities abound.

If you have any questions or you are looking to make an enquiry, feel free to Contact Us.

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