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The simple things to remember when moving overseas to study

October 27, 2022 - 2 min read

Many of us have gone on a short trip and forgot to pack something important. If you are only travelling for a few days, it should not be much of a problem. But when you move overseas to go to university, you will be away for a long time. If you forget something, it will not be easy.

Deakin student Vaibhav has a few tips about what you must not forget when moving.

Yes, you can probably buy the correct power adapter here in Australia and even get new glasses in an emergency. But what you cannot get is photos of your family! Whatever you do, don’t forget those to help with the homesickness.

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