Travel checklist

Travel checklist

It's time to leave home, and come to Sydney to begin your adventure at Macquarie. Here are a few things you should make sure you remember to do...

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 (you can make an airport pickup request)

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.

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