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Brisbane is the Queensland state capital, known for its great climate, extensive riverside parks and local sports and culture scene. The sub-tropical climate is perfect for hot-weather adventures when you aren’t studying.

University campuses in Brisbane

From what they offer to what they look like, get a feel for our Brisbane campuses before you walk through the door.

Fortitude Valley Campus Brisbane Queensland | Torrens University Australia
Fortitude Valley campus

Design and Creative Technology, Health, Business, Hospitality, English Language Centre

90 Bowen Terrace
Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Why study in Brisbane

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Amazing weather

With 240 days of sunshine each year, Brisbane’s weather is almost always warm and sunny, making it perfect for those who love summer.

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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.

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Beautiful natural wonders

Sitting between the ocean and ancient rainforests, Brisbane offers unique outdoor adventures and experiences within a short distance.

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Public transport options

The bus, train and ferry systems in Brisbane are accessible at a low cost or even for free.

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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