Australia is a popular study destination with students from around the world who want to gain a top-quality education. Brisbane has the majority of international students from 40 different nations accounting for more than 80% of international students studying in Queensland.

1. Sunshine capital of Australia

With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, Brisbane has beautiful sub-tropical summers with winter days rarely going below 20 °C. Perfect conditions to enjoy the beaches all year with many fun recreational water activities and exciting new experiences to try. Not forgetting Brisbane’s magical inner-city gardens including Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane City Botanic Gardens and South Bank Parklands to name a few.


Brisbane offers international students some of Australia’s best higher education institutions such at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology and Griffith University. There are also a number of English language colleges and courses to choose from.

3. Excellent student accommodation

Brisbane offers a range of practical and quality built-in student accommodation accessible to most Brisbane institutions. Most residences provide support, facilities, and a student community from across institutions.

4. Brisbane is affordable

In comparison to other Australian cities, Brisbane has one of the lowest costs of living. From affordable transport to accommodation and meals, with no compromise in quality.

5. Friendly community

There are always plenty of opportunities to meet local and other international students from all over the world. Brisbane’s international students love the City’s Welcome Festival, Lord Mayor’s International Student Friendship Ceremonies through the year and events by Brisbane education institutes.

6.Reliable public transport

As Brisbane prides itself on being green and sustainable, there is no surprise that public transport is one of the best ways to get around the city. Travel by bus, train and ferry, students have the option of getting discounts for all public transport.

7. Brisbane celebrates the arts

Brisbane is home to Australia’s largest Gallery of Modern Art, historic museums and Performing Arts Centre hosting world class theatre and music events daily. Brisbane also hosts the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

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