Insurance requirements for studying in Australia

Insurance information for Australia

If you are going to study and live in Australia, you want to be fully prepared before starting your adventure. Among other things, you want to make sure your insurance covers everything you need, without paying too much.

International students undertaking formal studies in Australia, must obtain Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). It includes cover for visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals. OSHC insurers can provide a variety of different OSHC products, ranging from basic to extensive cover. Learn more about OSHC.

Insurance, that's difficult, right?

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It is important to understand that local mandatory health insurance will probably not cover:

  • Additional medical costs
  • Repatriation
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Via our partner Aon, you can easily discover details that apply to your specific situation. To get advice and insight in the costs of insurance, you can freely request an instant quote.

About Australia

Studying in Australia offers a vibrant student environment, both inside and outside classrooms. Alongside globally renowned business and engineering schools, you can explore a developed country that seamlessly blends urban life with its untamed side. With its pleasant climate, stunning beaches, and vast Outback, housing over 500 national parks, Australia provides a diverse natural playground. Moreover, numerous Australian universities offer valuable internships and work placements, equipping students for the competitive job market.