Experience Preparation

Once you have been accepted to participate in a short-term experience, it’s time to prepare for your experience to start!

For students participating in-person please read every step carefully.

For students participating virtually some of the steps below will not apply.

Work your way through the IGET Pre-departure Essentials Checklist to help you prepare.

Below you'll also find some tips to help you make the most of your experience while ensuring you keep safe and healthy while overseas.

1. Pre-departure Briefing

Before you leave for your short-term study experience, you must attend a compulsory* pre-departure briefing.

Pre-departure Briefing for Winter 2023 Experiences

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM AEST
Location: In-Person - Abel Smith Lecture Theatre (Bld23 R101), St Lucia campus

Lock it in your calendar early!

The briefing will include information on:

  • enrolment
  • insurance
  • health and safety while overseas
  • credit transfer
  • culture shock
  • returning home

*for in-person experiences only

Register here

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