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International student support

Get the most out of life and study in Australia with our student support services at TAFE Queensland. In addition to disability, counselling, and learning support services that are available to all students, we also have dedicated support services for our international students.

International student support advisors

Our team of international student support advisors can help you settle into life in Australia and provide support to help you with your studies. If you're ever feeling confused, or aren't sure who to ask for help, our international student support advisors are here.

Our international student advisors can also help if you have any questions about:

  • finding accommodation
  • setting up a bank account in Australia
  • how to use public transport in Queensland
  • dealing with homesickness or culture shock
  • Overseas Student Health Cover or local health services
  • student visa conditions including attendance, academic performance, and employment restrictions.

Contact your local International Student Engagement and Support Team

Office Service Hours

  • South Bank campus, Student Service Centre at C Block – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – Wednesday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Mount Gravatt, Grovely, Bracken Ridge, Caboolture and Loganlea campuses - By appointment, please contact us to book your appointment.

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 - Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Support
Phone: 07 3244 5633
Email: intss.brisbane@tafeqld.edu.au

Office Service Hours

  • Acacia Ridge campus, Student Service Centre at E Block - Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.00pm / Friday 8.00am to 2.00pm
  • Eagle Farm campus – Library at O Block- Monday & Wednesday 8.00am to 3.30pm

International Student Support Advisor
Phone: 07 3244 0227
Mobile: 0417 190 713
Email: intss.skillstech@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 – Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

Office Service Hours

  • Mooloolaba campus, A Block, Room A1.46 -Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Nambour campus, Room F2.05 - Wednesday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Sunshine Coast Health institute and Bundaberg campuses - By appointment, please contact us to book your appointment.

International Student Support Advisor
Phone: 07 4120 6336
Mobile: 0409 068 027
Email: intss.eastcoast@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 – Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

Office Service Hours

  • Southport campus, Student Service Centre – Monday and Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Ashmore campus, Student Service Centre at A Block – Tuesday and Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Robina campus, Student Service Centre – Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Coomera and Coomera Marine campuses - By appointment, please contact us to book your appointment.

International Student Support Advisor
Phone: 07 5581 8625
Email: internationalsupport.goldcoast@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 – Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

Office Service Hours

  • Cairn campus, Student Service Centre at H Block - Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Townsville and Whitsundays campus, - By appointment, please contact us to book your appointment.

International Student Support
Phone: 07 4042 2724
Email: intss.north@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 – Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

Office Service Hours

  • Toowoomba campus, A Block - Directorate office - please contact us to book your appointment.
  • Ipswich and Springfield campus, - By appointment, please contact us to book your appointment.

International Student Support
Phone: 07 4694 1693
Mobile: 0428 188 140
Email: intss.southwest@tafeqld.edu.au

International Student Engagement (Student Related Enquiries)
Phone: 07 3244 5100 – Press option 3
Email: tqiassist@tafeqld.edu.au

Student support services

Find out more about our range of services including counselling, disability, and learning support services available to all TAFE Queensland students.

Student gateway

For more information on how to contact and access the support services at your TAFE Queensland location, please check out our current students page. 

Student Assistance Line

You can call the International Student Assistance Line on 1800 644 044 for general support and enquiries i.e. Accommodation information, Transport information, Health/Doctor information. This number is available after hours and on public holidays.

In the event of an emergency, please call 000 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.

International student hubs

Student hubs are a welcoming service for international students in Queensland. Run by local multicultural and community organisations, the hubs provide access to free WiFi, information, support, events and contacts to enhance your student experience. There are currently student hubs located in BrisbaneCairns, and on the Gold Coast.