Fee increases, pandemic, and financial struggles – it’s been a tough two years for international students in Australia.
If you are dealing with any issues, help and support are available. In addition to the federal and state governments, and universities, there are many nonprofit organizations that provide services Food, immigration, career advice, and more.
Navneet Mittal, Vice President of AISA, previously spoke to Study International about using the collective strength of the team to help solve problems faced by international students in Australia. Thanks to this support network, they’ve been able to provide groceries, money, lodging – and even bikes.
Here is a list of organizations that international students in Australia can seek help from:
New South Wales
For those facing difficulties in Sydney, the best organizations to contact for emergency food assistance are the following: Sydney Community HotlineAnd Consolidation of the emergency food support service for the Harris Community CenterAnd UzharfestAnd Staples bagAnd Addi Road Food Pantry, And Lou . place.
People who live outside Sydney but are still in NSW can access them The food bankAnd Fair Food IllawarraAnd Angelcare, And food recovery. From Sydney to Wollongong, these organizations help provide food packages, free meal services and baskets to international students in Australia who are facing food insecurity.
Oz International Student Center (OISH) addresses issues such as social isolation and advocacy to support social welfare. Redfern Law Center It is a legal service in New South Wales that you can seek advice from, while Multicultural Youth Affairs Network It has a network of youth ambassadors open to anyone.
Western part of Australia
they are Helps with visa information as well as updates for international students in Australia dealing with COVID-19 challenges. Students who do this They do not have access to support from their institutions, they can contact StudyPerth via E-mail.
In Victoria, students can apply for one time Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rent Relief Grant, the Facilities Relief Grant Scheme, and Working for Victoria – a help platform for finding work. The state also established a Online COVID-19 Support Center To fund food relief programs and services.
international student council of australiaCISAIt helps by providing the latest updates on education quality, immigration, work rights, travel and accommodation benefits.
Adelaide study Has the latest COVID-19 related news including up to AUD 1500 Pandemic Leave Payments Program and information on food and basic items. Baptist Care Community Food Center And Affordable SA Assistance with obtaining information about local support services, including housing, transportation, health, financial support, food and emergency relief in South Australia.
the Skills Commission of South Australia It helps provide high quality education and training through a variety of courses that will help you be job ready. open your world Helps achieve well-being through a variety of simple activities.
NT . study established International Student Housing Scholarship To help students move to Darwin. The scholarship covers fees for the first four weeks of your stay.
If you are a temporary visa holder, you may be eligible for Granting assistance in isolating epidemics For access, you must call the public health hotline – 1800671738.
You can also apply to the International Student Support Scholarship To get paid to participate in activities, buy materials, supplies, etc.
For the general community of international students in Australia, Salvation Army and the Australian Red Cross Provide assistance without discrimination.
In all states and in New South Wales, Saint Vincent de Paul SocietyAnd metro help, And important match Assistance with finances, food, health, employment and rent.
Free Consulting Services
eHeadspaceAnd ASKPEACE projectAnd beyond blue And Lifeline They are all free to use and confidential – you can rest assured that your information will not be shared.