Students in Adelaide are welcomed into a multicultural community; enjoying life with a low cost of living.

Consistently ranked as the fifth most liveable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Adelaide has a reputation for providing a variety of accommodation options specifically for students – many of which are within walking distance of a campus, school or education provider.

Adelaide is known as Australia’s events city and is alive all year around with fascinating and fun festivals and exhibitions. In addition to being home to over 400 festivals and events every year, international students in Adelaide have access to StudyAdelaide’s outstanding onshore student engagement program which runs free or heavily discounted events specifically for international students.

Adelaide is one of Australia’s most affordable cities; costing 19% less to live compared to Sydney and Melbourne, and around 7% less than Brisbane and Perth. This low cost of living means that students get more value for money and are able to see and do more around the city as well as the rest of South Australia.

With travel, shopping and entertainment all close at hand, students in Adelaide are able to get from A to B quickly and cheaply thanks to the city’s excellent public transport system. Not only are there buses and trams that run for free within the CBD, international students travelling outside of the city are offered the same half price ticket prices that domestic students receive.

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.