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Overseas student health cover

As an international student you are required to maintain OSHC for the duration of time you are in Australia. 

OSHC helps you meet the costs of medical and hospital care that you might need while in Australia. It includes cover for visits to the doctor, some hospital treatment, ambulance cover and limited pharmaceuticals (medicines). OSHC insurers can provide a range of different OSHC products. These may range from a basic product which covers only the compulsory minimum services to comprehensive products which cover, in addition to the compulsory minimum services, extra services as specified under the particular policy.

Learn more about OSHC, including a list of the providers at

Find out what to do if you get sick here, as well as other health and safety advice for international students. 


Bupa OSHC is The Gordon’s preferred OSHC Insurer if you choose to arrange your OSHC through The Gordon.  

If you are with other OSHC insurer and have questions understanding your policy or services, please contact the International Office.

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