Pre-departure checklist

Pre-departure checklist

Ready to start your exciting adventure in Australia? Use this handy checklist to ensure you have everything you need before you jet off.


Applied for and been granted your student visa through your agent?
Checked what you can and can’t bring into Australia?
Found accommodation close to our campus?
Organised flights to arrive in Sydney a few days before orientation?
Arranged transport from the airport to your accommodation?
Created a budget to cover living costs in Sydney?
Collected some Australian currency for your arrival? (We recommend AUD$2,000.)


A valid passport

Your student visa and entry permit

A copy of your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) and your signed UEC Business Institute Letter of Offer

Medical records and prescriptions if applicable

Australian adaptor plugs for electrical items

Details of your academic history if applying for RPL or Credit Transfer

Evidence of your financial situation (e.g. bank statements)

A bilingual dictionary

Official documentation – translated into English if required (e.g. driver’s licence, certified birth certificate and marriage certificate).

Written references from your previous employers and landlords (in English)

Medical records – especially your vaccination history

Contact details for UEC Business Institute, the Australian Embassy and your accommodation provider


Your flight departure and arrival times

Check-in and carry-on baggage allowances

The difference between your local time and Sydney’s time

If there are any restrictions on your medicines or medical devices