Imagine your life in one of the world’s most liveable cities.

When you live and study in Adelaide, you’ll enjoy a lifestyle that is safe, affordable and vibrant. And when you need a break from your study, there are exciting events, world-class shopping, and so much to explore.

Adelaide has been consistently ranked as the world’s fifth most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual liveability index.

Living your life is easy in Adelaide.

 

Affordable

As a student, one of your biggest worries can be how to manage the cost of living and studying away from home. In Adelaide, it’s easy. Adelaide is one of Australia’s most affordable capital cities, with cheaper rent, food and public transport costs than most Australian mainland capital cities. In fact, your rent in Adelaide costs around A$90 less per week than the Australian average. So in Adelaide, you’ll be able to afford to enjoy more living and less worrying.

 

Safe

Adelaide is one of Australia’s safest cities. When you live here, you’ll enjoy peace of mind knowing Adelaide has:

  • Quality healthcare
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Political and economic stability

Low crime rates

 

Student housing

You can choose from a range of accommodation options when you study in Australia. From full-service residential colleges and university-managed housing to self-managed rental properties and homestays. There’s a perfect place for you to live in Adelaide.

Learn more about student housing.

 

Student experiences

StudyAdelaide offers a range of events and activities designed to help you make friends, succeed in your studies, and enjoy your time in Adelaide.

Learn more about StudyAdelaide student experiences.

 

Getting around

Men getting off Adelaide tramYou’ll find getting around is easy to do in Adelaide. With wide flat streets, it’s perfect for walking or bike riding. And our affordable public transport system will take you where you need to go.

Learn more about getting around Adelaide.

 

Money and banking

You won’t have to worry about accessing your money in Adelaide, it’s easy. ANZ Bank has teamed up with StudyAdelaide to help you set up your Australian bank account and familiarise yourself with Aussie money.

Learn more about money and banking.

 

Family life

If you’re moving your family with you to Adelaide, we’re here to help.  We’ve put together some information to help you find schools, healthcare and fun things to do for kids.

Learn more about family life in Adelaide.

Before you Arrive

Before you Arrive

Before you Arrive

If you’re attracted to the idea of Adelaide as your study centre, there are some things it’s wise to do before you get here.

Housing

Housing

Housing

A range of housing options are available to international students in Adelaide.

StudyAdelaide Events

StudyAdelaide events

StudyAdelaide Events

StudyAdelaide’s student engagement program boasts a host of events throughout the year for students to attend at a discounted rate or free of charge.

Transport

Transport

Transport

Adelaide’s public transport system includes buses, trains and trams and each of these can get you to the far reaches of the city.

Money and Banking

Money and Banking

Money and Banking

Adelaide is one of Australia’s most affordable cities; costing around 20% less to live compared to Sydney and Melbourne, and around 5% less than Brisbane and Perth.

Travel South Australia

Travel South Australia

Travel South Australia

South Australia is a huge mass of land within a vast continent. Inside its borders are an array of fabulous places to explore and experiences to be had.

Family Life

Family Life

Family Life

Adelaide is a great place for families. If you have school aged children, you can rest assured that most suburbs around the city have their own primary schools and local high schools.