Not only is Brisbane more affordable compared to other cities, tuition fees provide students with more value for money and more affordable cost of living expenses. Brisbane has over 75, 000 international student enrolments as our educational institutes offer programs for all levels of international study across various subjects. To add to this, the city is one of Australia’s most affordable places to study. Some students also have the advantage of living in student accommodations or homestays surrounded by shops, supermarkets, restaurants as well as beautiful parkland and views; which can be more convenient and help to save additional costs.
Brisbane is known for its wonderful weather. The city has a subtropical climate with hot summers, warmer winters and more sunny days than any other Australian Capital City. This means that people are able to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle all year round. As summer falls from December to February, the hottest part of the year is around Christmas through to Australia Day. These are the most popular times for people to go to or participate in adventure sports, theme parks, and barbecues and also cool down in the inner-city beach at the South Bank Lagoon Water Park. With lovely weather and outdoor activities all year round, students will feel like they’re in a home away from home.
As a multicultural city, there are multiple activities for people who are interested almost every month of the year. Some of these activities are free, family friendly, and also educational. Anyone can enjoy festivals, live music, sporting events, comedy shows, markets, expos as well as exhibitions. Those who prefer more quiet and relaxing activities can enjoy a day at the Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery as well as the Queensland Museum. They can also shop on Queen Street mall; in the heart of Brisbane City. Businesses usually trade seven days a week with the exception of public holidays such as Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Anzac Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Students can also enjoy a Clock Tower Tour for a special insight into the newly restored Brisbane City Hall, one of the city’s most iconic buildings.
Some of the most well-known tourist attractions and destinations are located near Brisbane City. These include the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, the Gold Coast, the Whitsundays and the Sunshine Coast. With exceptional transport services available in Brisbane, these destinations are easily accessible. Travel services such as Greyhound is one of Brisbane’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation; providing comfortable, trouble-free and affordable services all around Australia. There are also connections between airports to a majority of cities worldwide.