Information about arriving in Australia

UOW has welcomed the recent return of international students to our Australian campuses. Below you will find useful information to help you plan your travel to Australia.

Information about entering Australia

There are some useful sites we recommend you visit to help you work through the requirements to enter Australia and New South Wales

Travelling to Australia

The Australian Government has temporarily removed the limit on student visa holders’ working hours throughout the pandemic. This measure will end on 30 June 2023.

From 1 July 2023, work restrictions for student visa holders will be re-introduced and capped at the increased rate of 48 hours per fortnight. Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information.

If you're an international student with questions about study requirements and visa compliance, visit the student visa compliance website for more information.



International Student Success Course

Get ready to succeed and enjoy your experience as an international student at UOW with the International Student Success (ISS) course.

This free, interactive online course is designed to provide practical strategies and useful tips to help you achieve your best and enjoy your time at UOW. Learn from other international students about their experiences studying in Australia and at UOW. Find out what you can do to prepare to study in Australia, and at UOW – and gain ideas to help you settle into the local community.

Access the course here

You will need to set up an Open Learning account if you don’t already have one. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to register / login.