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Orientation for international research students


These orientation sessions aim to introduce you to your campus, the facilities, support services, staff and other students.

International student orientation

As a research new student, you must attend one of these compulsory information sessions.

The topics covered include:

  • accommodation and living in Melbourne
  • Australian culture
  • money and tax matters
  • overseas health cover
  • support services for students with families in Australia
  • services and facilities on campus
  • research student support networks
  • travelling around Melbourne
  • visas, regulations and work rights.

Details and registration

You need to register that you will attend a session. Sessions are open to students from any campus. Click on the session date to register.

Caulfield campus

Clayton campus

If you are unable to attend any of the listed sessions, email

Monash Postgraduate Association (MPA)

See research postgraduates for support and advice.

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