Studying in Brisbane
Why study in Brisbane
With 240 days of sunshine each year, Brisbane’s weather is almost always warm and sunny, making it perfect for those who love summer.
Affordable cost of living
Brisbane is a more affordable place to live than many of the cities in Australia, meaning your student budget can stretch further.
Beautiful natural wonders
Sitting between the ocean and ancient rainforests, Brisbane offers unique outdoor adventures and experiences within a short distance.
Public transport options
The bus, train and ferry systems in Brisbane are accessible at a low cost or even for free.
University courses in Brisbane
Things to do in Brisbane
Make the most of your time at a university in Brisbane by taking advantage of all the things to see and do around the city. While Brisbane is known for its outdoor lifestyle, there are also plenty of things to do indoors on those rare rainy days. As an international student studying in Brisbane, you’ll have easy access to everything the city has to offer
To get a feel for Brisbane, head up Mount Coot-tha Lookout, a heritage-listed lookout that offers unrivalled views of the city and surrounds. Or stay in the city centre and explore South Bank Parklands, 17 hectares of riverfront parks, gardens and a man-made beach.
For a more cultural experience, visit the Museum of Brisbane to learn about contemporary and historical Brisbane through art, artefacts, workshops and other activities. Then finish by checking out Howard Smith Wharves, a dining and lifestyle area beside the river where you’ll find food, drink and events for day and night entertainment.
Student lifestyle in Brisbane
International students who choose Brisbane enjoy a fantastic quality of life. With great access to nature and plenty of activities, you’ll have a great lifestyle when you study in Queensland.
Sunseekers love Brisbane for its subtropical climate, with warm or hot weather most of the year. During summer, average temperatures range from 21-30°C and the city sees its highest rainfall, with occasional thunderstorms. The weather in winter is generally dry and mild, with average temperatures between 11 and 21°C.
Brisbane also has lots of employment opportunities for international students, so you’ll be able to earn while you study.
Events in Brisbane
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