Getting prepared to come to Australia
Moving to a new country is exciting. You’ll get to see new places and try new things – but there’s a lot to organise before you go.
Welcoming back international students
We’re excited to welcome you back to our campuses. If you have a valid visa and are fully vaccinated with a TGA approved or recognised vaccine, you can now enter Queensland without the need to quarantine on arrival.
Before you fly
From student visas to airport pick-ups, there's a few things to arrange before you leave.
Bringing your family
Brisbane is the perfect city for families. Before you move any family members to Australia, you'll need to think about:
- language support.
After you arrive
See our guides on living in Brisbane, adjusting to UQ and working in Australia to help you settle in.
Living in Brisbane
Adjusting to UQ
Working in Australia
Make a note of important dates for getting started at UQ, information sessions you'll have to attend, and when you can enrol and change courses.
Preparing for semester
We'll walk you through how to enrol in classes, drafting a timetable, paying your fees, and everything you need to know to prepare for a successful semester.
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