Study Melbourne Student Centre

A friendly hub for international students in Melbourne

The Study Melbourne Student Centre (SMSC) is a ‘one stop shop’ where international students in Victoria and their families can access free and confidential information and support.

The SMSC is a Victorian Government initiative which aims to ensure that international students have a positive, rewarding and enriching experience during their studies in Melbourne, Victoria.


Services offered

At the Study Melbourne Student Centre, international students can access a range of information about health matters, general wellbeing and safety, legal services, accommodation, financial management and safety.

The Centre offers professional support and referrals to local services and community resources, crisis intervention, case work assessment and support in emergency situations.

We can assist international students through personal difficulties by providing emotional and practical support that is sensitive to their particular circumstances.

Our support staff can be contacted via our 24-hour free phone line, seven days a week or by visiting the office during business hours, Monday to Friday.

Our services are free and confidential and Chinese language interpreters are available.
The SMSC also offers a welcoming space where international students can access computers, the internet and printing service. In addition, international student groups are welcome to hold meetings and events at the centre.


Conveniently located near Southern Cross station, the Centre is easy to access, so please feel free to come along if you require advice or support.

You can drop-in to the Centre without an appointment, however you are encouraged to call first to ensure a staff member is available.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm.

Contact information

Phone: 1800 056 449 (free call from landline phones)
Drop-in to the office: 599 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000

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