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Health Insurance

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To ensure you’re taken care of while in Sydney, students must obtain health insurance by law.


Overseas Student Health Cover

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) provides affordable access to medical and hospital treatment, and subsidises most prescription drugs and emergency ambulance transport.

OSHC does not cover dental treatment or physiotherapy.

Read more about OSHC with our preferred* provider - Medibank.


Health and medical at UNSW

Read our tips about health and medical at UNSW here.

*Please note that there are many suppliers of OSHC. Our contract agreement with Medibank Private Ltd, allows us to receive a standard industry commission from Medibank Private Ltd to act as a preferred supplier of OSHC for our international students.


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