Why choose Brisbane

Brisbane (Australia’s New World City) is the capital city of Queensland – Australia’s second largest state by area. In addition to being the third most populous city in Australia, Brisbane is the largest of Australia’s six capital cities by geographic area and the third largest in the world, occupying some 1,140 km2.

Brisbane offers world-class education along with a high-quality, accessible lifestyle – especially if you compare living expenses and tuition costs with other developed countries. The city also strives to make international students feel at home right from Study Brisbane’s special Airport Welcome, to a range of international student events including the City Welcome Festival and the series of Lord Mayor’s International Student Friendship Ceremonies.

The perfect weather and proximity to some of the world's most beautiful natural wonders are just some of the reasons you'll love studying in Brisbane. Here are some other top reasons why you should study in Brisbane:

Brisbane is one of Australia’s most affordable places to study. You'll find that tuition fees provide students with value for money, and cost of living expenses are more affordable compared to other developed countries.
Brisbane has more sunny days per year than any other Australian capital city. In 2013, Brisbane had 261 days of full sunshine. Boasting Australia’s best climate, Brisbane summers offer sub-tropical humid heat cooled by beautiful afternoon thunderstorms, while winters rarely dip below 20°C. Spring and autumn are favourite seasons for residents, as it’s easy to enjoy the outdoors with temperatures hovering in the mid-to-late 20s.
Brisbane is Australia's most inclusive study destination. Explore everything Brisbane offers international students at Australia's largest city Orientation Day – the City Welcome Festival. Then meet the Lord Mayor personally and enjoy free music, food and employment networking at a regular Lord Mayor's International Students Friendship Ceremony.

Staying in Brisbane puts you in prime position to explore some of Australia’s best destinations, both within the state of Queensland and beyond.

As the closest Australian state capital to Asia with an integrated public transport system, you’ll be able to get anywhere easily so that exploring Australia and beyond couldn't be easier.

Destination Travel Times
Gold Coast 1 hour by train
Sunshine Coast 1 hour by car
Sydney 1 hour by plane
Melbourne 2 hours by plane
Great Barrier Reef 2 hours by plane
Auckland 3 hours by plane
Singapore 8 hours by plane
Guangzhou; 9 hours by plane
Seoul 10 hours by plane
Dubai 14 hours by plane

Living in Brisbane

Brisbane is one of the friendliest, most livable and multicultural cities in the world. Before starting your journey to Brisbane, it is important to deal with the essentials to ensure you arrive confident and well prepared.

Beautiful one day, perfect the next. Those are the words most often used to describe Queensland, known as Australia’s “Sunshine State”, and its capital Brisbane lives up to this famous slogan.

As one of the friendliest, most liveable and multicultural cities in the world, it’s no wonder Brisbane was recently ranked in the top 50 best student cities in the world.*

*QS World University Rankings 2013/2014

BROWNS Brisbane Campus

Brisbane campus
Brisbane is a progressive, cultural and vibrant city with a warm climate all year round. The local people are friendly, “easy going” and enjoy living a relaxed outdoor lifestyle. BROWNS Brisbane campus is located in the heart of the city’s popular shopping and eating district. The school occupies the entire first floor of a modern building and overlooks the spectacular Museum of Brisbane and King George Square.