Getting started

International students – online resources
Supporting transition to studying in FMNHS

Getting started

Pre-arrival

What to do before you arrive at Monash

Information about what to do pre-departure to prepare for your start at Monash, including how to register for the free Airport pick-up service and where to find the Student Welcome Desk to obtain your information pack about living in Melbourne.

Download the Destination Monash handbook for international students and Before you Leave Home checklist. Salaam Monash is another handbook that provides a helpful introduction for Muslim students.

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Enrolment

How to enrol in your course

It is compulsory for all international students commencing a new course at Monash to attend International Enrolment Day. All students will receive a welcome email from Monash University that outlines the date of enrolment, what to do to prepare and what to bring on the          day.

Note: There are additional enrolment requirements for FMNHS students who will be going on placements as part of their course.

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Visa requirements / ESOS

Assistance to navigate implications for visa compliance if required to extend length of course, apply for under / overload, information about permissions to work, intermission, etc. Refer to the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act for policy on international students rights and responsibilities.

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Student essentials

Getting to know Monash

Orientation activities and information about where to find services and getting through the first semester.

There is a compulsory International Students Essentials information presentation on each campus. Check the Orientation planner to plan for your course scheduled activities and social events.

Access information about the range of services available to support international students at Monash.

Sign up to the International Student Newsletter for regular updates on events and news for international students.

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Who to ask

  • Ask.monash is an online portal to answer many frequently asked quesitons.
  • Monash Connect is a good place to start for most non-course related questions.

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How to access online systems at Monash and IT support

Access to apps and online systems used by Monash students:  Moodle, WES, Allocate+ (timetable), my.monash student portal, MULO (Lectures Online), IT support.

Download the TechEssentials booklet for information about all things IT for students at Monash, including access to wifi, printing, computer labs, etc.

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Placement / Fieldwork

Getting ready for placement

Practical advice on getting ready for placement, knowing and complying with immunisation, criminal check, WWWC, uniform, transport, negotiating special needs.

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