As an international student, you need to keep your Student Online details up to date, this includes your Emergency Contact Details.
When selecting an emergency contact type, there are 4 options to choose: Emergency Contact, Next of Kin, Guardian and Nominated Contact.
But, do you know what the difference between these terms is?
- Next of Kin
Is the person who can be contacted by the University in the event of an accident or incident occurring to a student.
- Emergency Contact
Is the person the university can contact in the event of an emergency situation. For example: “do not come to campus today”; “please move to building XXXX”
Onshore guardian for students under 18 years old.
- Nominated Contact
Is the person who can be contacted by the University in case the student is not available.
For all these 4 options, it is very important that you add the following information:
- Home Phone:
- Work Phone:
For the purpose of your safety and visa regulations, please you keep these details up to date.