International Student Centre (ISC)


The team at the International Student Centre includes friendly and knowledgeable staff and International Student Advisors who provide individual one-on-one support to international students.

The ISC aims to assist and enhance the academic progress and the quality of the university experience of all international students by providing a range of appropriate professional services, workshops and programs.

What we do

The International Student Centre provides numerous support services. Staff can:

  • advise/counsel
  • provide accurate information on visa regulations for student visa holders
  • provide information concerning life in Turkey
  • provide one-on-one support to individual students in crisis
  • assist with academic progress matters and the provision of necessary support and referral
  • provide pre-arrival information
  • act as a liaison for sponsors and other institutions with whom we have agreements
  • facilitate interaction between international and local students
  • provide request letters, sign official TAFETR UNI documents and perform other administrative tasks
  • ensure that the institution’s obligations under the Act and other legal structures are fulfilled
  • research key issues that relate to the experience of international students and their interactions with the TAFETR UNI and outside community.
  • If you have any questions regarding university issues, visas, health cover, life in Turkey, or require one-on-one support, please come and talk to us.

The ISC activities

During teaching weeks, the ISC prepare some activities to all international students , that includes :

  • workshops and seminars
  • issues of importance concerning your home country when necessary
  • any relevant changes to University policies and procedures
  • changes to policies and procedures of the Department of Immigration
  • updates and reminders about Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC),
  • university events and visa compliance matters.
  • It also includes a link to the International Student online newsletter.
  • ISC News & Events

The ISC News & Events blog has been developed to supplement the weekly student email. It contains information about what’s on in Turkey  and at the TAFETR UNI.

turkey3Morning tea at the ISC

The International Student Centre hosts a morning tea every Friday morning from 10.30-11.30 am during teaching weeks. It is a great place to meet other students, and make new friends. It’s also a safe environment to practise your English. We provide coffee, biscuits, tea and cakes… join in any time!

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