International student support

VU has a range of services available to assist you throughout your studies and to help you get the most out of university life.

Guides and resources

Adjusting to a new culture and environment is exciting but it can be challenging at times. Learn about the support services available for you as an international student, how to get involved and where to ask for help.

International student resources

Explore our other student support services, including our on-campus student advisors.

Student advice and support

In an emergency

If you are in an emergency situation that requires immediate attention, for example, if your life or someone else’s life is in danger, if you are feeling suicidal or considering harming yourself or someone else, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. Calls to triple zero (police, ambulance, fire) are free.

If you need personal support and your life is not in immediate danger you can call: