Afro Alumni

Studying in Australia? Get the low-down on everything you need to know about living in Australia

Studying abroad in Australia can be exciting, daunting, or perhaps a little of both, but it will be a new experience none-the-less!

To help make adjusting to life in Australia easier, all of the online resources for Australia’s universities and government agencies have been scoured and the best listed below to give you the essential information you need regarding cost of living, accommodation, transport, shopping, banking and local culture for the state you have chosen to live in.

The links have been broken down into living in Australia in general, and then state-by-state.

Have a read then go forth and make the most of your time in Aus!

Living in Australia:
Australian Government Resource
Australian Government Resource
CQ University Resource
ACU University Resource

Living in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT):
University Of Canberra Resource

Living in New South Wales (NSW):
University Of Newcastle Resource
Southern Cross University Resource
University Of Technology, Sydney Resource
Victoria University Resource
Western Sydney University Resource

Living in the Northern Territory (NT):
Northern Territory Government Resource

Living in Queensland (QLD):
Southern Cross University Resource
Griffith University Resource
University of QLD Resource
Bond University Resource
Queensland University of Technology Resource
University of Southern QLD Resource

Living in South Australia (SA):
Flinders University Resource
University of South Australia

Living in Tasmania (TAS):
University Of Tasmania Resource

Living in Victoria (VIC):
Cambridge International College Resource
Victoria University Resource
Deakin University Resource
La Trobe University Resource
Monash University Resource
RMIT Resource
Swinburne Resource
University Of Melbourne Resource

Living in Western Australia (WA):
Cambridge International College Resource
Curtin University Resource
University Of WA Resource
Murdoch University Resource