Overseas Student Health Cover (OHSC)
International students studying on the Sunshine Coast on a student visa are required to take out health insurance known as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full period of their student visa. This insurance provides cover that assists international students meet the costs of any medical or hospital care they may need. For more information on Overseas Student Health Cover visit health.gov.au. OSHC does not cover secondary medical services such as dental, optical, physiotherapy or non-essential prescription medicines. Additional private health insurance will need to be purchased if these services are required. Visit privatehealth.gov.au to find out more.
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