Living in Brisbane

Living in Brisbane

Welcome to your new home

Friendly and entrepreneurial, Brisbane isn't just a city – it's your key to a region full of things to see and do.

To help you get settled, we’ve put together some useful guides that cover everything from accommodation options and opening a bank account to cost of living and what to expect when you begin your studies.

Get to know the River City

The city’s diverse population and ever-growing infrastructure contribute to the reason our students graduate with the knowledge, attitude and experience needed to succeed.

Add a beautiful climate and easy access to golden beaches, subtropical rainforests and coastal mountain ranges, there’s always plenty to discover!

  •  Population: 2.5 million people
  •  36% of Brisbane residents were born overseas
  •  Voted 8th most beautiful city in the world by Rough Guides
Multicultural metropolis
Brisbane is home to people from more than 200 nationalities, speaking 220 different languages. You'll find every nation represented in restaurants and cafes, while markets and specialty grocery stores make it easy to find food from around the world. 
 

Things to do

Brisbane is jam-packed with things to do with events and activities all year round

Sport and recreation

Sport and recreation

Whether it's the roar of a crowd in a packed stadium or achieving your own personal best, Brisbane offers a raft of activities for energetic bodies and minds.

Find out what's on

Arts and entertainment

Arts and entertainment

Culture connoisseurs, art admirers and music mavericks – you've come to the right place! Discover Brisbane's burgeoning arts and entertainment scene.

Find some fun

Food

Food

With a superb selection of fine-dining options, along with countless casual eateries, Brisbane’s rapidly growing food and cafe culture won't disappoint.

Get a taste of what's on offer

Nature and wildlife

Nature and wildlife

South-East Queensland is your launch pad to some of the world's most striking natural landscapes and wildlife, so take the time to immerse yourself in the best the area has to offer.

Discover greater Brisbane

300+ days of sunshine per year
With average max temperatures ranging from 16 to 27 degrees Celsius, Brisbane offers more sunny days per year than any other Australian capital city! It's easy to enjoy a vibrant lifestlye in this metropolis folded into the banks of the Brisbane River.
 

Places to go

Queensland is a place like no other on Earth – discover everything it has to offer

Gold Coast
Plan a day trip or weekend getaway, with golden beaches, lively nightlife and designer boutiques aplenty.
Great Barrier Reef
Snorkel, scuba dive or take a scenic flight over the world’s largest coral reef, which stretches over 2300 kilometres.
Fraser Island
Discover the world's largest sand island by sand or sea, and catch a glimpse of turtles, dolphins and whales passing by.

Learn to see the potential of the world. Gain the knowledge to make it better. 

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