Have you?

  • Applied for and been granted your visa (if required)?
  • Booked your flights to arrive in Brisbane a few days before the program commences?
  • Obtained an international credit card and some Australian currency for your arrival?
  • Organised global roaming with your mobile/cell phone provider, or arranged another way to be contactable when you arrive?
  • Looked at public transport options or prearrange transportation from the airport to your accommodation?
  • Checked Australian Customs and Quarantine information, especially what not to bring?
  • Made copies (hard and soft copies) of your important documents, such as your passport, visa, etc.?
  • Booked accommodation?
  • Organised travel and health insurance?
  • Payed the program fee by the due date?
  • Downloaded the UQnav app to find your way around campus?
  • Added all the key contacts to your mobile/cell phone, and/or printed them out for your reference?

Make sure you pack:

  • A valid passport and visa paperwork
  • A copy of your Queensland in July acceptance letter
  • Proof of health and travel insurance
  • Adaptor plugs for electrical items (Type 1 Australia plug; 220-240 volts, AC 50Hz)
  • Contact details for:
    • The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics & Law:
      Level 3, General Purpose North (39A)
      Campbell Road
      The University of Queensland
      St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
      Email: qldjuly@uq.edu.au
      Phone: +61 7 3346 0008
    • Your embassy or consulate in Australia
    • Your accommodation provider
    • Your family contact numbers and addresses
  • General medication, toiletries, and first aid kit (including sunscreen, insect repellent, pain relief, etc.)
  • Laptop and charger; notebook and pen
  • Camera and storage
  • Phone and chargers
  • Appropriate clothing, including some warm clothing,
  • Walking shoes (enclosed sports shoes) for North Stradbroke Island visit
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle.

Have you?

  • Organised a mobile phone service and advised family/friends of your safe arrival?
  • Familiarised yourself with the University of Queensland St Lucia Campus:
    • Libraries
    • Know where to get help (BEL Faculty Office, Campus Security)
  • Familiarised yourself with Brisbane?