Your caregiver will meet with you at least every fortnight, can assist you in finding medical or other services in Melbourne, will assist if you want to change your accommodation and acts as your emergency contact.

RMIT communicates with your caregiver regularly to ensure you are adjusting well and being supported. These approved caregiver companies specialise in supporting under-18 international students.

Asian Student Education

Asian Student Education has more than 18 years’ experience in working closely with education providers to deliver pastoral care to under-18 students. 

ASE guardianship services aim to provide gentle guidance to the students and ensure that they feel safe, warm, and welcome in their new country and home that they are placed in. ASE caregivers are multi lingual and languages spoken include Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Malaysian and Indonesian. The company also have access to Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese interpreters where required.

A&J Student Care Services

A+J Student Care Services was established in 1999, to provide guardianship and welfare support to international students who are under 18 years of age.

Languages spoken by their multi-lingual staff include Mandarin, Vietnamese and Indonesian. The team members have backgrounds in education, information technology, languages and international student support. This extensive and varied skill base enables them to bring considerable talent and expertise into dealing with their students' needs. 


EduCARE Services Australia has been established to provide guardianship or welfare supervision services for families who have no contacts in Australia, yet want their children under 18 years of age to study here.

EduCARE offers peace of mind for parents and families, knowing that their children are being well-monitored and cared for. They provide guidance for the students in their care in their academic, physical, social and emotional welfare.

ISA Student Advocates

ISA has twenty years experience in dealing with international students and education providers in Australia and has a unique insight in managing the issues, needs and difficulties in this specialised field. 

ISA has established a network of over 100 dedicated and trained multilingual administration, support staff and care givers spread across every major city in Australia.

Professional Student Care

PSC's caregivers have extensive knowledge and experience in the industry of providing care services for young international students, some with a history of caring for students for more than 10 years. Additionally, caregivers are kept up-to-date on emerging changes and developments with international students in Australia through regular PSC training.

Caregivers are also trained and given information on the cultural difference and practices of various countries to ensure appropriate support is provided to their students.