Living in Australia
- On average, a one bedroom apartment will cost anywhere from 1000 AUD (in rural areas) to 1750 AUD (city centre).
- Living on campus typically costs much less (approximately 750 AUD /month).
- If you are renting a 3 bedroom apartment, you could see costs as high as 2,500 AUD a month in the city
- Groceries average approximately 200 AUD/month.
- 16-20 AUD for a meal at a casual dining establishment is relatively average.
- Whether you're looking for a relaxing bar, a quieter, artsy atmosphere, a wild club, exotic or themed places, corner bars, or a luxury setting, you can find your new favourite place in Australia.
- Australia is a vast, varied country with beaches, the outback, rugged wilderness, and rain forests.
- Outdoor sports include swimming, surfing, hiking, golfing, biking, and boating
- There is a multitude of parks, both national and local, where students routinely gather and enjoy Australia's vast outdoor resources.
- Australian society is made up of people from a rich variety of cultural, ethnic, linguistic and religious backgrounds, and this is a defining feature of modern Australian society.
- Right in the heart of Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia’s Red Centre, Uluru is a place that speaks of timeless folklore, rich indigenous culture and great spirituality.
- Bushwalk and snorkel, share bush-tucker or learn to craft-spears and catch fish in the traditional way.
- Kakadu National Parkis the biggest national park in Australia. You’ll find rugged escarpments, lush rainforest and ancient rock art up to 50,000 years old.
- Life in Sydney centres on the harbour. Catch a ferry at Circular Quay for views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge from the water.
- With around 50,000 kilometres of spectacular coastline, complete with islands, stunning beaches, fringing reefs and long meandering drives, you’ll find millions of places to explore around the Australian island continent.
- From challenging four-wheel drive adventures to sprawling cattle stations of more than a million hectares and from rugged mountain ranges and spectacular gorges to the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world, the Australian Outback is the essence of Australia.
- The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef and an amazingly popular tourist attraction.