Travel checklist

Before Leaving Home    

  • Apply for a passport
  • Arrange your student visa
  • Make contact with the University
  • Arrange for immunisations and medications         
  • Apply for a credit card and/or arrange funds 
  • Confirm overseas access to your funds with your bank
  • Make your travel arrangements
  • Arrange travel insurance        
  • Organise your accommodation
  • Arrange transport from airport to accommodation

Pack in your bag                     

  • Money for taxis, buses, phone calls etc in case of an emergency
  • Valid passport with Student Visa
  • Macquarie University Offer Letter
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE
  • Receipts of payments (e.g. tuition fees, OSHC, bank statements etc.)
  • Insurance policies
  • Original or certified copies of your academic transcripts and qualifications
  • Other personal identification documents, e.g. birth certificate, ID card, driver's licence
  • Medical records and/or prescriptions
  • CAAW if you are under 18 years of age

Keep all documents in your carry-on/hand baggage luggage. In case you lose the originals, make copies that can be left behind with family and sent to you.