Living in Australia

Living in Australia


Australia is the home to an enormous diversity with people from almost all parts of the world. Australia's multicultural society is made up of people from over 210 different nationalities, so it is difficult to define what 'typical' is in Australian culture or social customs

Australia is the land of contrasts: sweeping golden beaches, coral reefs rich with marine life, tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, vast grazing lands and sparse deserts.

Surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Australia has a large variety of animals and plants species, which are unique on the planet. The surface geology is typically old and flat with a major mountain range stretching down the eastern coast and another mountain range in the north west of the continent.

The climate in Australia varies widely depending on the area, as Australia consists of a variety of environments.

Accommodation


Arranging accommodation should be one the first things international students will have to determine while preparing to study in Australia. The majority of Australian students live off-campus, through homestay programs, hostels, or rental properties.

Getting Around


The public transportation system in Australia is very efficient in coverage, punctuality and frequency, which makes it easy for students to get around.

Money Matters


Tuition in Australia is generally less expensive than tuition in the United States or United Kingdom, but it is still important for international students to budget and carefully plan their finances.

Visa Requirements


The Australian Government allows people who are not Australian citizens or permanent residents to study in Australia. There are several requirements that must be checked.