International Student Support Package

May 14, 2020

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The South Australian Government‘s $13.8 million International Student Support Package (ISSP) is designed to assist international students who are currently facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How you can apply for these International Student Support packages will depend on your current and future enrolment.

If you currently hold a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) with a future commencement date with one of South Australia’s three public universities, please refer to option 2. For students who do not have a COE with a university, please refer to option 1.

1.  $500 Emergency Cash Grant

This package is for international student currently studying at TAFE SA and living in South Australia whose income has been significantly affected by COVID-19 restrictions. 

Apply now to start your application process with the Department of Human Services.

 

2.  Package and Pathway Students (English, VET or pathway with one of South Australia’s three public universities)

This package is being individually assessed by each university. Each provider may have its own systems and criteria.  

University of South Australia

Online applications for a $500 International Student Support Package grant open on Monday 18 May. You will be able to find the web form link and supporting information for the application process on the University of South Australia website.

Flinders University

As information regarding this process becomes available, it will be posted here. Please check back regularly and keep an eye on your student emails for updates. 

University of Adelaide

As information regarding this process becomes available, it will be posted here. Please check back regularly and keep an eye on your student emails for updates. 

Please note
With an overwhelming number of students registering for information and application support, it is anticipated that application numbers for the ISSP will also be extremely high. Please be patient with this process and remember that if you need additional support services, please consider contacting the relevant service from the list below:

TAFE SA Support Services

Julie Ladic, International Student Support Consultant
Email or call 0434 078 881

TAFE SA Support Contact Centre
Call 1800 882 661, visit Services or  email.

TAFE SA Student Counselling
Visit Student Counselling

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