Here is the continuation to our previous post “Best Location to stay in Australia for an overseas student”.
Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and the third largest city in Australia. It has total population of 2 million and it is the third populous city. In World War II this city played a vital role and the 1982 Commonwealth games, 1988 World Expo, 2001 goodwill games were hosted in Brisbane. The tourist attractions in Brisbane are:
The CBD- consists of shopping malls, cinema theatres and parks.
South Bank – Consists of arts centre, cafes, restaurants, inner-city beach and riverside boardwalks.
Fortitude Valley– consists of Vivacious nightlife, bars, DJs, World Class clubs.
Adelaide is the capital of South Australia. It has the population of 1.23 million and the fifth largest city in Australia. It was founded in 1836 by Colonel William Light. It is located near to the River Torrens which is resided by the Kaurna people. In 2010 it was rewarded as the most liveable city in the world by The Economist. It is well known for its food, culture, festivals, long beachfronts, wine and sporting events.
The list is really endless and these are the best among the entire Australia. Every student will surely have an amazing and fresh experience in Australia. Moreover the universities in Australia also have outstanding campuses and lot of entertainment features to the students.
Australia is the 8th prevalent and awesome tourism destination in the world. It is also one of the best countries to do higher studies. The reason why students from other countries prefer to study in Australia is its affordability. Because the tuition fee as well as the cost of living is absolutely lesser than UK and USA. Another reason to study in Australia is its beautiful and safe environment. Here we will discuss about the best location to stay in Australia for the students during their study abroad program.
Sydney is always the first and best city to stay in. It is the largest cosmopolitan city in Australia. It is the state capital of New South Wales. It was founded in 1788 by Arthur Philip at Sydney cave. It has the first British colony in the city. It is built around Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. These are the top tourist attractions in the city. Opera House is an art centre and Harbour Bridge is the arch bridge athwart Sydney Harbour. The Harbour Bridge is nicknamed as “The Coathanger”.
Melbourne is the capital of the Victoria State and it is the second largest city as well as the crowded city in Australia. The population of this city is 4.25 million and it is the fifth fastest growing city. It was established in 1837 by settlers in Van Diemen’s Land. It is also called as “Cultural Capital of Australia” and “Garden City”. It is well known for its changeable climate. Hence Melbourne is located in between the boundaries of cold southern ocean and hot inland areas.
We will discuss about the remaining liveable cities in Australia for a Study abroad student in our next post.
Find out your anticipation:
First step you need to take before choosing any country, College, University and Degree is determining your expectations about studying in abroad. Try to understand what study abroad is. Try to answer these questions:
- Reason to choose study in abroad?
- What are the Pros and Cons about study abroad?
- Which degree you want to study (major, minor)?
- What is your Area of interest (course)?
- What are the requirements needed by your home university?
- What is your expectation about the foreign country, their culture, politics, environment, safety, People behaviors etc?
- Where do you want to live? Whether inside the campus or outside the campus? With your family or alone?
- What is the cost of living in the country and also the cost of studying?
Find out the correct university:
The main aspect about studying abroad is finding out the right place i.e. university to study. Most of the students who want to study abroad mainly focus on the environment of the University and the entertainment features. Don’t choose the university only based on the environment, weather, and beautiful beaches near the university. Look at the universities which have good reputation on the degree and course you want to study. Find out the University Rankings and also make sure about the university’s international standard.
We will discuss about the remaining myths about study abroad in our next post..