International and CALD student support

Your FedUni experience starts early and our International and CALD support team are with you from before you arrive until after you leave! We are your first point of contact if you're unsure about anything and whatever you need help with, we can point you in the right direction.

We can provide you with advice and information about things like (click the links for some quick help/resources, or contact us with any questions):

Academic support


Feelings of isolation

Personal difficulties

Community resources

Financial support

Language development

Social and sporting activities



Travel and visas

Referrals to other services

International students are those who are studying on a temporary student visa (including Exchange/Study Abroad Students).

CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) students are defined as those who are:

  • Studying on a Humanitarian Visa OR
  • Migrants/Permanent Residents/Australian citizens born in a country other than Australia/New Zealand OR
  • From a Non-English-Speaking Background

To ensure you get the most relevant information for your circumstances, please choose one of the options below: