If you’re an international student planning to study at La Trobe, you’ll need a visa issued by the Australian government.
It’s important to get everything right when you apply for a student visa, so we’re here to help you understand the application process and other key information.
Important visa information
Find out about student visa applications, including eligibility, enrolment, financial requirements and more, so you can apply for your visa.
Learn about student visas
ESOS: protecting your rights
Learn more about your rights and responsibilities regarding the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act, as well as La Trobe’s ESOS responsibilities.
More about ESOS
You need to arrange health insurance as part of your student visa. Find out about your obligations, the costs and coverage of insurance policies and how to access medical services.
Understand your obligations
Bringing your family
Bringing your family to Australia while you study? We’ll help you understand the legal requirements involved, plus other considerations like schooling for your children.
Find out more
Permission to work
You can work part-time while you study in Australia. Find out more about working on a student visa and the impact of taking a work placement as part of your course.
Working while you study