Do you need to travel on university business, attend a conference, conduct fieldwork or participate in an approved exchange program?
If you are a staff member or student at UNSW, you may need to travel as part of your work or study.
Travel means any business related travel that is more than 100km from your normal place of work or study.
Are you a staff member and going to be away for more than five nights?
Then you must complete a travel diary.
What do you want to do?
All approved travel is automatically covered by UNSW’s travel insurance, provided by Chubb Insurance. Policy number 01PP528908.
Go to the travel insurance page to find out what the policy covers.
Get help in an emergency whilst travelling overseas
UNSW is a member of iSOS – a 24 hour global medical and travel security company.
All staff and students travelling overseas on approved travel can contact iSOS anywhere at any time in an emergency.
UNSW Membership number: 12AYCA086931
- Print the card to keep as you travel and/or
- Download the assistance app (membership number required)
- International SOS + 61 2 9372 2468
|Calling from||Assistance centre||Collect call|
|North and South America||Philadelphia, PA||
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS),
Africa or Middle East
|Asia, Australia, or Pacific Rim||Singapore||65-6338-7800|
International travel and your credit card
Before you travel, contact your credit card provider to advise them you will be travelling overseas to avoid a security block whilst travelling.
For UNSW credit cards contact Westpac on 1 300 650 107.
- Travel Forms
- Travel Approval Form
Travel Approval Form - to be completed prior to travel, retain within School Administration office (Travel Diary to be attached on return from trip).
- Travel Allowance Form
- Travel Cash Advance Form
- Travel Cash Advance Settlement Form
- Travel Diary Form
- Example 1 - Travel Diary
- Example 2 - Travel Diary
- MV1 - Booking Vehicles
- MV2 - Claiming Travel Expenses
- Private Vehicle Mileage Form
- Travel Insurance Claim Form
Click Here for information on making an insurance claim.
- Leave Form
If you will be taking leave while you are travelling please complete a leave application form. Log into MyUNSW, click on the "My Staff Profile" tab and you will see the leave application form to the left of your screen.
- Travel Risk Management Form
Use this risk assessment form if the travel warning advice from Department of Foreign Affairs is 3 or above and or if the travel and/or medical risk rating from International SOS (iSOS) is 'high' or 'extreme' (log in with UNSW membership number 12AYCA086931)
- Travel Guidance