The Pre-departure Briefing provides essential information to make your stay in Australia as successful and enjoyable as possible, such as advice about settling in, living and studying in Australia. The briefing also provides information about award conditions, including entitlements and obligations.

The Pre-departure Briefing is a combination of technical training, guest presentations, and panel discussions. The briefing is usually four to five days and may include both on-line and face-to face delivery.

Attendance at the Pre-departure Briefing is compulsory for all awardees prior to travelling to Australia.