UTS Overseas Student Health Cover

Medibank Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Staying healthy during your stay in Australia is important and OSHC is required as a condition of your student visa. Medibank OSHC provides you with cover to help you pay hospital and medical costs whilst you are studying in Australia.

Medibank OSHC includes

  • Unlimited emergency ambulance cover*

  • Thousands of hospital services, including those for bone, joint and muscle, heart and vascular, joint reconstructions and ear, nose and throat+

  • 24/7 Student Health and Support line – which includes medical assistance from a registered nurse, counselling services and interpreter services

  • Benefits payable on eligible prescription medicines**

  • We’ll pay 100% of charges raised directly by the hospital for outpatient accident and emergency facility fees in a Public or Private Hospital, providing greater flexibility on where you can be treated in an emergency^

  • Plus Medibank OSHC is 100% compliant for Student visa health insurance requirements

Things you should know

* For ambulance attendance and transportation to a hospital where immediate medical attention is required and your condition is such that you couldn't be transported any other way.

+ Waiting periods apply.

^ A facility fee is an administrative fee charged by emergency department of hospitals. Out-of-pocket costs may apply for medical services such as x-rays, blood tests, and any charges raised by the doctor above the benefit we pay.

** Annual limits and co-payments apply.

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Medibank is the preferred OSHC provider for University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

As Australia's leading health fund with over 3.7 million members, Medibank has extensive experience providing health cover options to international students studying in Australia.

This means you can have peace of mind that you will be well looked after while you are here.

Need a little extra help?

Feel free to contact us via

Phone: 134 148 (in Australia) or +61 3 9862 1095 (international)

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

8.00am - 8.00pm AEST

Australia is GMT+10 hours

Email: oshc@medibank.com.au