International students – online resources
Supporting transition to studying in FMNHS
|Getting started||Life outside study||Study success|
|Pre-arrival||Living in Melbourne||Academic and language skills|
|Enrolment||Social life||Academic progress|
|Student essentials||Health and wellbeing Safety||Advocacy and student support|
|Placement/Fieldwork||Jobs, careers and volunteering|
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who to ask
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.
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.