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Pre-departure Preparation


Documents to bring:

Air ticket


Evidence of e-visa

Academic transcript or evidence of education background

Letter of Offer

Identity Card

Driver's licence (with English translation if applicable) or International driver's licence

Cash (Australian Dollars) (around $500 - $1500 for the first week)

Travel Cheque or Bank Cheque (amount of A $2,000 - A$5,000)

Personal Necessities:

Clothes (check the climate of your destination before packing)

Watch and alarm clock

Mobile Phone and Charger

Converter (for socket)

Personal medicine if necessary

Shoes (formal and casual)



Dictionary, stationery, lap-top computer, USB and calculator

School Bag


Sun cream, sunglasses and umbrella



Please keep it handy with your passport, air ticket, evidence of visa, letter of offer, cash, other valuable items and emergency contact in your handbag. For things that are required to declare, it will be more convenient to pack them together for Customs examination.

Last Updated on 19 March 2012