Life in Australia

Need to know

Before getting to Australia, it is important that you learn as much as you possibly can about this wide brown land to ensure you get the most out of your study. To help you, we have provided some General Information that will assist in making your experience in Australia an unforgettable one. The chances are that you will like Australia so much you will not want to leave!


Working as a student in Australia is a great way to meet people, earn extra income, get to know the culture and improve your English. In Australia there are many opportunities for you to work but there are a number of important rules you must know before getting started. Read more about Work in Australia

Health Insurance

The Australian Government requires that all international students take out Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), which is special healthcare insurance provided by various companies designed for international students like you. In fact, it is mandatory for you to have this cover for the duration of your course and length of your Student Visa. Read more about Australian Heath Insurance.


Australia is a very large country; many times the size of Europe. Its cities are scattered across a huge continent, and in many cases, the climate can be different between each city. Therefore, it is important to know the climate of the city you are intending on studying in to ensure you pack the right clothes - it’s a pretty safe bet that in summer, it will be hot no matter where you are! Click here to learn more about what each city has to offer and to learn about their climate.