International students
  • Last updated:
  • 28 May 2020

1800QSTUDY (1800 778 839) is a hotline for international students across Queensland. The service supports:

  • students
  • agents
  • chaperones
  • parents and homestay providers.

It provides 24/7 phone support and general enquires about studying in Queensland. Students should call with questions about:

  • accommodation
  • employability
  • transport
  • travel
  • legal referrals
  • health and wellbeing.

Students with financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can access the Queensland international student crisis assistance package.

  • Study Sunshine Coast 
    Provides students with the latest local information on how to access a range of free or low cost food services during the COVID-19 crisis. You can also view the Coping with COVID-19 video series which includes tips and information on how to cope with anxiety and keep you safe.
  • Queensland Student Hub
    Connect with professional support officers who can guide students through mental health, visa, crisis accommodation and other essential needs
  • Study Australia 
    Provides the latest news, advice and essential information for students on COVID-19
  • Australian Homestay Network
    Offering housing support for vulnerable international students who are experiencing hardship due to the global COVID-19 crisis
  • University of the Sunshine Coast
    Advice for students and staff
  • TAFE Queensland
    Advice for students and staff