Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a mandatory requirement of student visas for all international students, except for students from a few European countries whose governments’ reciprocal health care agreements with Australia include eligibility for Medicare for students.
For more detailed information visit Services Australia’s website
Overseas Student Health Cover is also required for all family members residing in Australia on a dependent visa.
Flinders University's preferred OSHC provider
Medibank is Flinders University's preferred OSHC provider. For information on the benefits and level of cover visit Medibank Comprehensive OSHC.
A Medibank representative will be available at Flinders Connect (Bedford Park campus) usually twice a week. For more details about their availability please check Flinders Connect's information about specialist services.
Medibank OSHC has a 24/7 Student Health and Support Line that provides support to all international students. Their number is 1800 887 283.
Information for Bupa and Allianz OSHC policy holders
If you hold a Bupa OSHC policy, please contact Bupa by emailing email@example.com , phoning 1800 888 942 or visiting your nearest Bupa retail store.
If you currently have OSHC through Allianz Care Australia please visit their website.
Choose your own provider
If you do choose your own provider, please ensure that you maintain health cover for your entire stay in Australia.