International Students

If you are an international student looking for information or assistance about studying at TasTAFE, the Tasmanian Government Education and Training International (GETI) unit can assist you with any questions relating to:

  • courses with TasTAFE, including English language courses
  • your children and their education if you choose to study with TasTAFE
  • fee payments for courses
  • exchange program opportunities with overseas schools or VET institutions
  • student visas.

For information on Vocational Courses at TasTAFE, including fees please visit the GETI website. If you require further information, please contact GETI directly on +61 3 6165 5727 or email

TasTAFE CRICOS Number: 03041M

International Student Support

If you are a current international student studying at TasTAFE, please contact us on 1300 655 307 (within Australia only) or +61 3 6165 5470 (International) and ask to speak with the International Student Advisor in your region. You are also able to email to contact an International Student Advisor. They will be able to provide assistance with:

  • enrolment support
  • course selection and study pathway advice
  • orientation and induction to TasTAFE
  • advice about money, visas, legal and health issues
  • counselling support and advocacy
  • any issues affecting your course attendance and/or academic progress.

International Student Advisors (ISAs) are available at most campuses.  It is the ISA’s role to help international students deal with any problems you may have while in Tasmania.

If you are experiencing any difficulties with your life or studies in Tasmania, it is important that you keep in regular contact with the ISAs on your campus.  To make an appointment with an ISA in your region contact 1300 655 307(within Australia only) or +61 3 6165 5470 (International).

International students are also able to access counselling services.  Some counsellors will have expertise in given areas, including those frequently encountered by international students. This service is free, confidential and designed to ensure you successfully complete your course.

For more information about counselling or to make an appointment with a Student Counsellor, please contact us on 1300 655 307 (within Australia only) or+61 3 6165 5470(International) or email