Explore Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills

Adelaide is known as the ’20 minute’ city for its accessibility. It's the Nobel Prize capital of Australia and the lowest cost of living of any mainland Australian city. It has campuses for 3 South Australian and 2 international universities.
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About Adelaide and Adelaide Hills

  • Known as the ’20 minute’ city for its accessibility.
  • Nobel Prize capital of Australia.
  • Lowest cost of living of any mainland Australian city.
  • Campuses for 3 South Australian and 2 international universities.
  • Large retail precincts.
  • Many wildlife parks to visits.
  • Consistently voted in the top ten most liveable cities in the world.

Why study in South Australia?

Adelaide is Australia's premier learning city. It is Australia's fifth largest city and the capital of South Australia.

Adelaide’s reputation is built on a tradition of educational excellence that makes it known as the “Nobel Prize Capital” of Australia. It has supported and produced five Nobel Prize Laureates and over one hundred Rhodes and Fulbright scholars and is home to some of Australia’s most esteemed institutions.

In Adelaide students can live in the heart of the city in excellent student accommodation. And nowhere in Adelaide is too far – even the beautiful city beaches are only a 30 minute ride on public transport. International students also receive full transport concessions on public transport which provides substantial cost savings.

Adelaide is regarded as the food and wine capital of Australia and has more restaurants per head than any other major Australian city. The city is now home to 1.26 million people of all cultures and walks of life. It is a bustling multicultural city with a range of cultural events to help international students feel right at home.

South Australia produces 50% of all Australian wine and is renowned for its National Wine Centre and numerous food and wine events.

South Australia is also known as the festival state and hosts many national and international events attracting audiences from around the world. These events include the Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Aboriginal Spirit Festival, WOMADelaide, Test cricket, the Clipsal 500 and the Santos Tour Down Under.

Read more about studying in South Australia at www.studyadelaide.com

Last updated: Monday, 27 October 2014 4:59:07 PM

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