Your health is important to us
Organising health cover
When you receive your offer to study at the University of Tasmania, you will be given the option of us arranging Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for you through Medibank Private. Alternatively, you can choose one of the other five Australian health insurance companies to provide you with OSHC.
Overseas insurance companies are unable to cover the Australian Medicare system. You may be exempt from OSHC if you are from Norway, Sweden or Belgium.
Overseas Student Health Cover for additional family members
If you select Overseas Student Health Cover for additional family members and a confirmation of the OSHC is required for visa application purposes, you will need to provide all family member(s) personal details to UTAS to ensure the confirmation certificate will contain the correct information.
If this is necessary, please contact UTAS.OSHC@utas.edu.au and provide your additional family members' full name, date of birth and gender. If your family members are not arriving at the same time with you, it is recommended that their OSHC is arranged separately.
If any additional information is required, you will be contacted.