Are you willing to carry out your further study in Australia? Apart from studying in reputed and well-known universities, you will experience a cosmopolitan environment. First, you may check out the best Australian universities providing the course of your interest. Then, you must look for the best cities in Australia to live in.
In this blog, we have listed the top 7 cities including Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide for students. These universities are picked as per the QS Ranking 2019, university facilities, student’s diversity, cultural environment, and employability rate.
Melbourne is Australia’s #1 place to study. It has many top-rated universities such as La Trobe, Monash, RMIT, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria University, and more. It is also ranked in the top liveable cities. In Melbourne, students can complement their study with many other activities such as attending events, shopping, spa, race karts, a virtual room, indoor Skydiving, Melbourne Cable Park, and more. The expenses to live in Melbourne depending on the student’s lifestyle but the average cost per student is nearly AUD $300-AUD $600 per week.
Sydney holds the 2nd place in the best liveable cities in Australia. Over 50, 000 international students choose Sydney every year to pursue higher education. The main reasons are top universities, high-quality education, a standard way of living, and a high employability rate. Sydney has 5 world-wide ranked universities offering postgraduate and research degrees. Apart from the study, you can admire lovely beaches, several concerts, music events, museums, and numerous activities.
Universities in Sydney:
- UNSW Sydney
- University of Technology, Sydney
- The University of Sydney
- Australian Catholic University
- Macquarie University
Welcome to the 3rd best place for students to live in Australia. Brisbane is a city comprised of universities like James Cook, Griffith College, JMC Academy, American College, etc. where more than thousands of international students get enrolled to complete undergraduate, postgraduate, and other degrees. Also, Brisbane is the most affordable city in Australia to live and study. Local universities have more than 500-degree courses which can be pursued at a very low tuition fee.
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and one of the largest cities in Australia. It is a place that is loved by many visitors because of its warm and pleasant climate, diverse culture, lovely beaches, and other activities. In the list of QS World University ranking, Perth has three universities including the University of Western Australia in terms of the best education. Also, these universities are supportive of students and thus provide student center for international students. If you get frustrated or overwhelmed by your semester, you can visit a few unique and attractive places like Kings Park, Cottlesloe Beach, SciTech Discovery Centre, etc.
If you are looking for the best place to live and study, then Adelaide is the best option. This city not only offers you a high-quality education but also plenty of sporting such as cycling, trekking, hiking, and climbing. Adelaide is one of the most populous cities in Australia with over 1,300,000 people. According to SAIBT, the total expenses incurred by international students to live in Adelaide are AUD $14,000 to $19,000 including accommodation, food, transportation, entertainment, textbooks, and others.
The best universities in Adelaide are Flinders University, University of South Australia, The University of Adelaide, Fitness Institute Australia, Kaplan Business School, etc. These universities offer more than 100 diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, VET, and research degrees.
Canberra is a homeland to nearly 35000 students out of which 9000 are international students coming from over 100 countries. The total cost of living in Canberra is around AUD $23, 500 per year for international students including all sorts of expenses. Apart from living, you also get the best education from universities like The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra Institute of Technology, and Alliance College of Australia.
Gold Coast is a place in Australia that praises itself with many internationally ranked universities including Bond University, Griffith University, and Southern Cross University. Every year more than 25, 000 students get enrolled in the universities of this city. Gold Coast has always been a top city to live for international students. However, the average living cost for a student is AUD $1335. In the Gold Coast, there are plenty of things to do in your leisure time such as whale watching, shopping, jet boating, kite surfing, parasailing, and much more lucrative activities beyond your study.
So these were the best place for students to live in Australia. Read Top Universities in Australia by Cities to find the best universities in Australia.