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How to Cope with Loneliness for international students when living in Australia.

OSHCstudents-Coping with loneliness as an international student in Australia can be challenging, but there are strategies and resources available to help you combat feelings of isolation and build a fulfilling social life.
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Engage with Your University.

Most Australian universities have international student support services. Connect with these services for guidance, social events, and resources tailored to international students.

Join Student Organizations.

Participate in student clubs, societies, and associations. These groups often organize social activities and events where you can meet fellow students who share your interests.

Attend Orientation Programs.

Attend orientation events and workshops offered by your university. These programs are designed to help you acclimate to your new environment and connect with other students.

Roommate or Hallmates.

If you’re living in student accommodation, get to know your roommates or hallmates. They can be a source of companionship and support.

Language Exchange Programs.

Consider joining language exchange programs where you can meet locals interested in learning your language while you learn theirs. This can lead to valuable friendships.
If you are international students, foreigners arriving in Australia, or Australian citizens traveling abroad looking for OSHC, OVHC, travel insurance, please contact the OSHCstudents team at email: info@oshcstudents.com and our partners for further information and assistance.

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