Australia is one of the world leaders in education and home to almost 700,000 international students. It’s a great place to live and study as Australia has some of the lowest crime rates in the world with lots of open spaces, beautiful parks and wildlife, golden surf beaches and vibrant cities and night life. Australia is a welcoming and friendly country toward overseas visitors and our national values include individual freedoms along with protection of the rights of citizens and visitors with a transparent legal system in place. We are a multi-cultural and diverse nation with a thriving mix of regional and city centres providing a variety of landscapes and opportunities. Australia is a technologically advanced nation with great infrastructure and transportation options for students and being a country with one of the highest minimum wage rates – Australia is really a fantastic place to live and study.

This information has been sourced from Study in Australia provided by the Australian Government. If you would like more information about a specific topic, please visit the website:

Cost of Living

As of 2024, the 12 month living costs are as follows:

  • For students or guardians – AUD$24,05
  • For partners coming with you – AUD$8,574
  • For a child coming with you – AUD$3,670

For a specific breakdown of accommodation and other living costs, please refer to and make use of the cost of living calculator provided by Insider Guides at