Skip to menu Skip to content Skip to footer

You're viewing this site as a domestic an international student

You're a domestic student if you are:

  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.

You're an international student if you are:

  • intending to study on a student visa,
  • not a citizen of Australia or New Zealand,
  • not an Australian permanent resident, or
  • a temporary resident (visa status) of Australia.
You're viewing this site as a domestic an international student
Change

U18 International Student Supervision Program

This program provides supervision and support for students who are attending UQ while under the age of 18.

You're required to sign up if you're an international student who's under 18 when starting your program, and you:

Registration

How to register

Before you register for the supervision program, you must have a conditional or unconditional offer to study at UQ.

When you receive your offer, complete the online registration form and upload the following supporting documents:

  • a completed and signed declaration form (PDF, 575.78 KB)
  • a copy of your passport photo and information page
  • a copy of your parent's or legal guardian's identification
  • documentation from your doctor outlining any relevant medical conditions and additional support you require.

If you received a package offer through the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education or the IES Foundation, you will also need to upload a copy of your lease agreement with your UQ approved accommodation provider.

You need to register for the program online:

Register

Program fees

The supervision program fees include:

  • a non-refundable $110 registration fee, and
  • $6.60 per night for every night you must be enrolled.

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with your total program fee and payment details. Your preferred accommodation provider will also contact you to finalise your accommodation arrangements.

When you complete the registration process, you should accept your offer to study at UQ. You will then receive a Confirmation of Enrolment and Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare. Use these documents to apply for your visa.

Approved accommodation

Living close to campus

If you are under 18, you must maintain suitable accommodation as part of your visa requirements. We will help you make appropriate arrangements with UQ-approved accommodation providers.

Applications for accommodation should be made using the International Student Supervision Program registration form. Do not apply directly to the provider – we will contact them on your behalf.

St Lucia and Herston

If you will be studying at St Lucia or Herston, you can choose one of the following off-campus approved accommodation providers:

Urbanest
View of a single bed, desk and bookshelf in an Urbanest bedroom, as well as the brightly-coloured recreation room including a large screen TV and chairs and a pool table.

Single ensuite room in a 5-6 person apartment

  • Cost: $286 a week per student based on a 12-month lease
  • Facilities: gym, media room, study area
  • Meals: shared kitchen, restaurants nearby

Read more about Urbanest

Student One
Combination image of a student sitting on the double bed in their apartment, with views overlooking the Brisbane river, as well as students sitting at tables and on loungechairs in a study area.

Standard room in a 5-6 person apartment

  • Cost: $309 a week per student based on a 12-month lease
  • Facilities: gym, study area
  • Meals: shared kitchen, restaurants nearby

Read more about Student One

Gatton

If you will be studying at Gatton, you can choose from different room options at the Halls of Residence located on Gatton campus. Places are limited.

To discuss overall availability and room options, email our International Student Supervision Team at supervision@uq.edu.au before you register for the supervision program.

Travel or overnight stays

While enrolled in the supervision program, you must submit an activity permission request (UQ login required) if you plan to:

  • travel
  • be late for the 10pm curfew
  • stay overnight anywhere other than your approved accommodation.

Your request must be submitted at least one week prior to your intended activity. Any travel or overnight stays must also be approved by your parent or legal guardian and your Welfare Adviser.

Request permission if you plan to stay anywhere other than your approved accommodation (UQ login required):

Request permission for travel or overnight stays

Safety and support

Adjusting to university life

The supervision program incorporates a range of services and requirements aimed at helping you feel safe, settled and supported through your first weeks and beyond.

You will participate in sessions and workshops to prepare you for your studies. These include:

  • academic preparation sessions
  • study and life skills workshops
  • one-on-ones with your Welfare Adviser and peer mentors
  • Orientation Week induction sessions.

These sessions also provide an opportunity to ask questions and meet new people.

Safety and security

You will receive an after-hours emergency support number and meet regularly with your Welfare Adviser. You will also be expected to follow a few welfare rules:

  • Act responsibly and avoid risk-taking behaviour.
  • Inform your Welfare Adviser if you need additional academic support.
  • Attend regular individual and group academic sessions.
  • Advise us by email if any contact details change for you, your parents or legal guardian.

Arriving at UQ

Arriving for semester

You should plan to arrive on or after your confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare start date. Keep in mind that you must also attend compulsory Orientation Week sessions.

If you received a package offer that includes an English language program at the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education, you should arrive no earlier than 9 days before the start of your first class.

Once you have booked your flights, please email a copy of your itinerary to supervision@uq.edu.au.

You are required to arrange an airport pick-up for your arrival in Brisbane. A University representative will meet you at the Brisbane Domestic or International Airport to take you to your approved accommodation.

Book your airport pick-up online (UQ login required):

Book an airport pick-up