Life in Australia
So you're thinking about studying in Australia, but what's life in Australia really like?
We have all your questions answered — from accommodation, the weather and public transport, through to working here and what to do when you first arrive.
There are many different types of accommodation options you can choose from depending on your budget, what type of living arrangement you prefer, and what facilities you want access to.
With great public transport networks, well-maintained freeways and motorways, as well as bikeways and bike-share networks, there are plenty of ways for you to explore this great state.
Australia has a first-class healthcare system complete with state-of-the-art hospitals, medical centres, and extensive mental health services.
TAFE Queensland has a comprehensive range of student support services, including dedicated international student support advisors, to assist you throughout your studies.
Before you decide to study in Australia, it's important to know the cost of living and how much money you'll need while you're here.
Australia has extensive mobile network coverage and high-speed internet services in most metropolitan and regional centres. Find out how you can easily get connected once you've arrived.
Follow these simple safety tips to keep you and your personal possessions safe while you study in Australia.
With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Queensland has a pleasant, sub-tropical climate with warm summers and mild winters.
Australia is a stable, democratic, and multicultural nation. We are a culturally diverse society with nearly half of all Australians either born overseas, or have at least one parent who was born overseas.
If you decide to work in Australia, there are a few things you should know about the working conditions, tax system, and about working on a student visa.
Once you've safely arrived in the country, there are a few things you'll need to do to get set up for your new life in Australia.
TAFE Queensland has a comprehensive orientation program to help you get familiar with your campus and settle into your new life in Australia