Before you leave

After you have accepted your offer to study at La Trobe University, we will send you pre-departure information including your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) which you can use to arrange your student visa.

Pre-departure information

Refer to our pre-departure checklist for important information on preparing to come to Australia and what to do if you arrive on a weekend.

Quarantine and customs

There are a number of restrictions on what goods you can bring into Australia.

Airport reception

We can arrange for you to be picked up from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine), Albury Airport or the Albury Railway Station.

Temporary accommodation

La Trobe can organise temporary accommodation for you, if needed prior to longer term arrangements.

Currency and banking

Information on Australian currency and banking services in Australia.