Health cover offer gives students the breathing space to enjoy life University of Tasmania September 9, 2016 UTAS Anyone who deals with students every day knows that they can literally worry themselves sick. Not only about their grades but also about money. That’s why the University of Tasmania is providing Indian, Sri Lankan and Nepalese students with the financial breathing space to really enjoy their time studying in one of the greatest places on earth. Free comprehensive medical insurance All Indian, Sir Lankan and Nepalese students accepting offers to commence in February, 2017, will receive 12 months’ FREE comprehensive medical insurance!* Medical insurance for the duration of their studies is a requirement of the student’s visa. And at around $600, this can be a costly addition for many students. What it includes Medicare OSHC singles health insurance meets all student visa health insurance requirements (for all course types) while helpings towards their hospital and medical needs. How to get free medical insurance Getting the free insurance is simple. All the student has to do is: Apply for a full-fee paying course, with a commencement date in Semester 1, 2017. Accept their offer. And that’s it! We’ll take care of the rest. More reasons UTAS is a healthy study environment Removing the cost of medical insurance is just one way in which the University of Tasmania is providing one of the healthiest environments to study in in the world. Environment: Breathe easy. Tasmania has the cleanest air and water in Australia.** Always Active: There are an amazing array of sports and hobbies on offer. From hiking Mt Wellington, kayaking the derwent or mountain biking hundreds of local trails. Unigym: Get fit with our university gym – there’s one located on both our campuses. UniDoctors: Our UniDoctors health centre is located on our Sandy Bay campus. Support: We offer spiritual and pastoral care, international student mentors, and free professional in-person and online counselling services. Community: Source Community Wholefoods provides students with affordable, organic, local and fair trade food and is located on our Sandy Bay campus. Find out more information about this great offer, including terms and conditions, now. *Medibank Comprehensive OSHC is for singles only and covers a maximum period of twelve months **CSIRO’s Baseline Air Pollution Station has classified the air in parts of Tasmania as the cleanest in the world.