Free Useful Apps for Students
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.
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 www.homeaffairs.gov.au
Australian Skills Quality Authority www.asqa.gov.au
Australian Qualifications Framework www.aqf.edu.au
Australian Education International aei.gov.au
City of Melbourne www.melbourne.vic.gov.au
CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for International Students) cricos.deewr.gov.au
ESOS Act and National Code 2017 internationaleducation.gov.au
Emergencies (Ambulance, Police, Fire Brigade) Dial 000
Overseas Students Ombudsman www.oso.gov.au
Tuition Protection Service www.tps.gov.au
Victoria Police www.police.vic.gov.au
Health & Wellbeing
International Student Welfare Program www.studymelbourne.vic.gov.au
Living in Melbourne Australia www.living-in-melbourne.com
Royal Melbourne Hospital: 9342 7000 www.rmh.mh.org.au
St. Vincent’s Hospital: 9288 2211 www.svhm.org.au
Study in Australia www.studyinaustralia.gov.au
For information about Melbourne’s transport system, visit ptv.vic.gov.au.
Where public transport is not available, taxis or car hire services may be available. For further information, please visit www.13cabs.com.au.