Health & wellbeing support
for international students

Studying abroad is an exciting experience but with all that is happening in the world with Coronavirus (COVID-19) there is also a lot of uncertainty. Here at Radiant we can support you by helping you find the right wellbeing support for you and your needs.

Find support to feel your best

Whilst many international students enjoy their time studying in Australia, exploring a new culture, language and educational environment, it can also have its challenges.

It can be difficult moving away from family and friends, finding employment or housing, coping with homesickness or navigating Australia’s healthcare system. COVID-19 has added to these challenges.

It is understandable that these challenges and experiences might impact on your wellbeing, possibly leaving you feeling stressed, overwhelmed, uncertain and generally not like yourself. The good news is that there is a broad range of support available to help you feel your best.

Radiant has resources and tools available that are specifically tailored to help international students. We also facilitate access to experienced counsellors and practitioners so students like yourself can find the support you need during your time in Australia.

Invest in your wellbeing

Have you ever felt like something is wrong, but you're not sure what?

When you’re feeling stressed, down, sad or overwhelmed, it can be hard to know what’s really going on. It’s important to know when something might not be right, and asking for help is a key step in finding the right support. 

There are many ways that you can invest in your wellbeing on a daily basis, from developing healthy habits around eating, exercise and mindfulness to connecting and sharing your experiences with family and friends.

For tips on how to feel your best every day, click here for resources for International Students.

Speaking to a mental health professional

Sometimes the feelings of stress and uncertainty don’t go away. 

Talking about your thoughts and feelings with a mental health professional can often make all the difference.

Your Overseas Student Health Cover may be able to support you and your mental wellbeing. Have a read of our resources and make an appointment to see a trusted General Practitioner (GP)  to ask them for a Mental Health Care Plan today.

To learn more about how to navigate healthcare in Australia click here.

When you’re looking to find a Mental Health Professional, Radiant can help. Private and confidential, we can help you search through hundreds of mental health professionals so you can connect with the support that is best for you.

How does Radiant work?


Find the right psychologist or counsellor by age, gender, expertise, or what’s most important to you.


We’ll match you to a professional most suited to you.



Check out your professional’s profile before making a connection. Book a session and pay online.

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Radiant is supporting the wellbeing of international students during COVID-19 through generous funding by the City of Sydney and the Community Services Grant 2020-21.

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