Useful links

Free Useful Apps for Students

Google Translate
Translate between more than a hundred languages by taking a photo, typing, or speech. The app can be used offline, too.

WhatsApp / Viber / Messenger / Telegram
Call or message your friends and family overseas through these free messaging apps.

PTV / Google Maps
Find your way around Melbourne and Victoria using public transport through the PTV app or Google Maps.

Meet new people in Melbourne through Meetup’s various groups for traveling, hiking, reading, and sports.
If you want to rent a place to live in Melbourne, you can use this App to browse through options, schedule inspections, and apply.

Banking Apps
Aside from these apps, your banking institutions may also have apps that allow you to access banking services through your mobile phone.

Students Referral Guide

Australian Government Immigration
Australian Skills Quality Authority
Australian Qualifications Framework
Australian Education International
City of Melbourne
CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for International Students)
ESOS Act and National Code 2017
Emergencies (Ambulance, Police, Fire Brigade) Dial 000
Overseas Students Ombudsman
Tuition Protection Service
Victoria Police

Health & Wellbeing

International Student Welfare Program
Living in Melbourne Australia
Royal Melbourne Hospital: 9342 7000
St. Vincent’s Hospital: 9288 2211
Study in Australia


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