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:
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||Approximate 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|
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
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