Live in Australia

Looking forward to living in Australia? Learn about planning your departure, finding work and accommodation, and staying safe while studying.

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Accommodation

Once you confirm where you will study, you can look for accommodation to match your budget and lifestyle.

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Education and living costs

Knowing the average cost of living and studying in Australia is an important part of your application and financial preparation.

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Health and safety

Australia is generally a very safe place to live and study, but it is still important to be aware of the risks that exist.

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Insurance

While you must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), you can also access private health, travel, home and contents, and vehicle insurance in Australia.

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Plan your arrival

Once you have been accepted to study in Australia and have received confirmation of your student visa, it's time to start planning.

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Support services

Australian education institutions provide a wide range of support services to make your study experience easy and stress-free.

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Visa compliance

Once you have received your visa, there are requirements you must meet in order for it to remain valid. Follow these simple steps to avoid complications.

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Work

Working while you study in Australia can help complement your overall experience.

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Living in Australia will be a new experience, but there are support services in your institution as well as from other organisations to help make adjusting to life in Australia easier.

Australia is among the happiest countries in the world (World Happiness Report 2019) and we have five of the 30 best cities in the world for students (QS Top University Rankings 2019), you are sure to enjoy your time here.

No matter what type of study you are doing in Australia, whether you are here for a few months or a few years, some research and planning will help you have a safe and rewarding study experience. Important considerations and planning includes:

  • Planning your departure.
  • Arriving in Australia.
  • Accessing support services.
  • Remaining visa compliant.
  • Working while you study.
  • Living costs and finding accommodation.
  • Health and safety.

 

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Live in Australia

Looking forward to living in Australia? Learn about planning your departure, finding work and accommodation, and staying safe while studying.