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Presenter: Name here Business Title here. Welcome to South Australia. 2. www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au. Welcome to South Australia. 3. Enjoy the South Australian way of life. shopping. culture. culture. sports. friends. www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au. Settling In. 4.

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Presenter: Name here

Business Title here

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Welcome to South Australia

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www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au

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Welcome to South Australia

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Enjoy the South Australian way of life

shopping

culture

culture

sports

friends

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Settling In

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your local area

homesickness

transport

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International Education Services

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International Education Services (IES) manages your:

  • homestay accommodation
  • ongoing support and welfare
  • tuition fees

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Your student visa

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Your student visa is issued by DIBP

www.immi.gov.au

Level 355 Currie StreetAdelaide SA 5000

131 881

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Your student visa

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issues your

visa grant notice

It includes your visa conditions and entitlements

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Your student visa

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Attendance

You need to

be enrolledfull time in a registered course

maintain satisfactory attendance

get a medical certificate from a doctor if you

are sick

Attend all classes

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Your student visa

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Course Progress

  • achieve satisfactory results
  • each term’s school report sent to
  • parents/agent

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behaviour you are an ambassador at school in your homestay in the australian community

Your student visa

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BehaviourYou are an ambassador* at school * in your homestay* in the Australian community

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Your student visa

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BehaviourAt all times follow the laws of AustraliaTalk to your International Student Program (ISP) Manager if you think you are being encouraged tobehave unlawfully.

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Your student visa

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Changing education provider only after:6 monthsin your principal course in a South Australian government school.

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changing homestay family ies approval is needed a change of homestay fee may apply

Your student visa

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Changing homestay family:IES approval is neededA change of homestay fee may apply

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Your student visa

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Work:For students in the Graduate ProgramYou can work in Australiaafteryou have begun your course40 hours max!each fortnight during school term

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you have agreed to follow the conditions of your visa

Your student visa

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It’s important!

You have agreed to

follow the conditions of your visa

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Your student visa

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If you break your visa conditions you will be notified. IES is required toreport to DIBP.

Student visas can be cancelledby the Federal Government if conditions are broken.

Toextend your programcontact IES on8226 3402

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Your health cover

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BUPA OVERSEAS STUDENT HEALTH COVER

Let us help with your health insurance needs so that you can focus on your studies

www.overseasstudenthealth.com

1800 888 942

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Your health cover

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If you need to see a doctor

  • ask your homestay to help you choose one
  • take your OSHC Card
  • there may be a ‘gap’ payment
  • further information is available on their website

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Your student visa

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Covered

Not Covered

  • dental
  • physio
  • optical

doctor’s visit

hospital

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Your safety

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  • Your safety & well being is the
  • highest priority
  • Students in Australia are taught that:
  • we all have the right to be safe
  • we all have a responsibility to behave appropriately towards and with other people (adults and children)
  • we can help ourselves to be safe by talking to people we trust.

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Your safety

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Abusive behaviour, bullying and harassment are against the law.

Inappropriate and illegal behaviour in any form, including via social mediawill not be tolerated

Please read

- IES ‘Keeping you Safe’

(Child Protection Legislation)

- SA Police Personal Safety

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Your safety

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Emergencies that need attention

NOW

  • serious injury or health problem
  • victim or witness to crime
  • serious homestay issues
  • serious environmental dangers ie fire, flood
  • abuse

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Your safety

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In an Emergency

Police

000

Ambulance

Fire

Mobile 112

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Your safety

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For Police Assistance

Police

Patrol attendance

no immediate danger

131 444

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Your safety

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Think Before:

A Student Safety Initiative

www.thinkbefore.com

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Your safety

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Speak with your ISP Manager

International Education Services offers a 24 hour emergency contact

0401 123 205

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Your safety

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Money Safety

Look after your money

- bank accounts

- small amounts of cash

- keep your Personal Identification Number (PIN) to yourself ****

- avoid borrowing or lending money

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Your safety

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Money Safety

IES Money Matters

In orientation pack

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Your safety

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Internet Safety

Protect yourself on the Internet

And in Chat Rooms

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Your safety

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Mobile Phone Safety

Sharing your phone number

    • Only with friends/homestay/school

Protect yourself and your phone

  • Don’t lend your phone

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Homestay

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Some tips

  • talk with your family
  • respect your family\'s routines
  • offer to help
  • treat property with care
  • ask permission to invite friends home
  • pay for your personal expenses:-phone calls, internet, personal products
  • save water – have short showers
  • stay in touch with your homestay

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Homestay

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Your homestay needs to know your whereabouts

and how to contact you

  • ask permission before going out
  • let your homestay know
    • where you are going
    • when you will return
    • who you are going with
  • return by the agreed time
  • always ring if you think you will be late

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Homestay

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Overnight stays

permission

your homestay

friend’s homestay

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Homestay Payments

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Homestay payments for Study Abroadstudents

are managed by IES.

If you are a High School Graduatestudent,

Please remember to:

  • pay 2 weeks homestay fees on arrival
  • pay your homestay fees on time, every fortnight
  • write the due dates in your diary
  • keep a receipt of your payments

You are still required to pay part homestay fees if

you go away on holidays.

Ask your homestay about the Room Holding fees.

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Travel

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Want to travel in the school holidays??

Speak with your ISP manager

Must get approval from parents and homestay, your school & IES

Complete travel form and return to school / IES

Don’t forget to check your visa expiry

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Australian Culture

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society

family structure

family life

customs

manners

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Australian Culture

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In Australia, our shopping habits may be different to what you are used to.

  • supermarkets
  • specialty food

shops

  • weekly shopping
  • Central Market
  • frozen food
  • food packaging
  • meal times
  • making breakfast

& lunch

  • weekend eating

habits

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Australian Culture

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  • four seasons
  • dry climate
  • Slip, Slop, Slap,
  • Sunglasses & Shade
  • avoid dehydration
  • conserve water

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Grievances/ Complaints/ Appeals

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  • Grievances or complaints are to be handled promptly
  • You have the right to involve an independent advocate or nominee
  • Please discuss any grievance/complaints with your ISP Manager
  • You have the right to appeal a decision

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Care and Support

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People who are here to help and support you

  • Homestay parent/s
  • Your School
    • ISP Manager
    • Home Group Teacher
    • School Counsellor
  • International Education Services

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