Studying in the most liveable city in the world


Melbourne has been ranked the world’s most liveable city for six years in a row for its stability, education, culture healthcare and infrastructure. In 2017, QS Best Student Cities awarded Melbourne as Australia’s best student city and the fifth best in the world. Key features such as Victoria’s quality of living, vibrant multicultural society and social inclusion attracted 175,000 international students to Victoria in 2016.

Life in Melbourne


Often called Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne provides a range of services, advice and support for international students that make the Australian lifestyle so appealing.

You can explore a specific range of services by following the links below:

Things to do in Melbourne


International students who study in Melbourne have a variety of fun and exciting ways to entertain themselves. Students can spend their weekends checking out the music scene in Brunswick, walking along the Yarra, the river that runs through the heart of the city, or swimming with seahorses around the piers of the Mornington Peninsula. Students might also choose to explore the Melbourne Zoo, or take a stroll through the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Other highlights in Melbourne include St. Kilda, which is one of Melbourne’s only beaches. With many grassy areas, St. Kilda is a great place for students to meet up with friends for a picnic or daytrip. Federation Square is also a popular place to spend the day

Other events for international students running throughout the year- See What’s on for more details