I am an international student and I need to return home- what do I do?


We understand that the current circumstances are unprecedented and that some international students may need to return home at short notice. Flexible, blended learning will allow international students to complete their study remotely.

Before you return home you are required to:

  • Meet with your Academic Coordinator to make a study plan for the remainder of trimester.
  • Contact Student Services for an "approval to return to home country" letter
  • Stay in touch with SAE about your intentions to return to Australia
  • Read your SAE email regularly as we will update you with any important information by email.

International students who return home but remain enrolled can access all modules online. You can also book remote appointments with Student Counsellors, Student Services Advisors and Industry Liaison Coordinators, and continue to use the Library.


Need more information? Email or Chat online with Student Services

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  • Last Updated May 20, 2022
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  • Answered By Alexandra Mooney

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