Before moving to Perth
Getting ready to move to a different country to study can be a bit overwhelming. We've got all the information you need to be fully prepared by the time you leave.
Before you leave your home country for Australia, you should read our Pre-Departure Guide and Arrival Guide. Register or login to Student Welcome Services (SWS) for information about moving to Perth to study at Murdoch University. You’ll find a checklist of things to do before you leave, and information about living in Australia and studying at Murdoch.
Applying for a visa
If you are not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or temporary resident, you will need a student visa. These are the steps you need to take to apply for your student visa.
Fees and scholarships
A Murdoch degree is a significant investment in your future, so it’s important to consider the financial aspects when you apply. Learn about the fees and costs of studying and living in Perth as well as scholarships, student loans and other types of financial aid that might be available to you.
Relocating as a family
You might decide to study here with your family to support you. Read about what you need to consider if you are thinking about moving to Australia as a family.
Overseas health cover
You need to have enough health insurance to cover you for unexpected events or illnesses while you are in Australia. Find out more about the level of insurance cover you need and how to apply.