COVID-19 Information

Dear Friends of Refuge of Hope,

Over the last few months situation related to coronavirus has continued to unfold. We would like to take a moment to encourage you all to stay safe and strong, and continue to reach out and support each other at this time.

The Refuge of Hope is currently unable to provide face to face support so please make sure you’re connected to Study Melbourne, which offers free help, information and practical support for all international students in Victoria.  Study Melbourne is committed to ensuring all international students studying or commencing their studies in Melbourne and Victoria who are impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak stay informed and supported. The best way to access the information and the support that Study Melbourne is providing is through this link:

The Study Melbourne Student Centre will continue providing assistance and information over the phone on 1800 056 449; they operate 24/7, and they have a translation service.

For more information related to coronavirus visit or if you are displaying any symptoms please call this hotline on 1800675398 for advice.

Warm regards,

Refuge of Hope Team