Top Cities For International Student In Australia

Australia is a vibrant nation. Every corner of the continent speaks for itself. Australian cities are diverse, cultural, modern & best of all, admirable. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra, Gold Coast, Perth, Brisbane, & Hobart, are top cities in Australia. If you are an International student in Australia, you might have come across this particular thought of which city to opt to study in Australia, Isn’t it?

The thought can be tiring, the process could be exhausting. The world is online, and the library of information is just endless. What Information can serve you the best knowledge and what will not, is a tough choice to make. But, considering how important and easy that decision-making should be for an International student in Australia, we bring this informative piece of literature to you. 


The most important aspect for an International student in Australia is the Cost of Living as it directly determines your stay’s nature in Australia. Cost of living changes from block to block & city to city like in any other country. What factors should you take in mind while choosing a city? The three major factors are as below:

  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Food

Which Australian city fits right into your expectations the most?

Having considered the three main elements mentioned above… Sydney, of all, remains the most expensive city. You will be paying a quarter more on everything. The list of cheapest to the costliest city is as stated below:

  • Gold Coast
  • Canberra 
  • Hobart
  • Adelaide 
  • Perth
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney 

Need help sorting out the best city with a feasible cost of living for you?

Trans Globe Australia can help you with it. Get in touch with us. 


The cost of living plays a major role in determining the lifestyle an International student adopts in Australia. Lifestyle, however, is not scripted as a rule in any book, it differs from individual to individual. Cities like Melbourne & Sydney obviously offer more social life than any other cities. These cities have more options to explore in food, transport, & leisure activities like shopping, gaming & sports. You are entitled to have your own choices and preferences when it comes to creating the kind of life you desire, but lifestyle does play a major role for an International student in Australia. So, think wisely while you choose a city for your further studies in Australia.


Safety is a priority and a major factor that you should take into consideration while being an
International student in Australia. But to be honest, Australia is one of the safest countries in the world at present. The crime rates are pretty low, however, caution should always be practiced. The safest cities in Australia are… Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne & Sydney according to rankings by Numbeo. 


The rules & the visa requirements change from state to state in Australia. Did you know that some cities offer additional advantages to your application for Migration? The main goal for you is obviously to study the right and evolve brightly. But it’s no loss if you do take the migration criteria in mind while choosing the city. Some cities offer occupations that directly help your profile for Australian Residency. It’s right to choose a city that can offer you advantages in the future. If you need help there,
Trans Globe Australia is there to sway things by your side in Australia. 


Weather is a secondary factor but again, an important one as it directly connects to your lifestyle and indirectly to your health. The weather differs from city to city in Australia. If you like cold weather, you may choose cities like… Canberra, Melbourne & Hobart. If you like hot weather, the best choice could be… Sydney, Brisbane & Gold coast. 


! The most influencing word and factor determining your stay’s nature as an International student in Australia. How many jobs are there in your city, in the area you live is important to consider while you come to a decision to pursue your further studies in a particular city in Australia. In the end, paying bills will come on to you and you have to ensure the smooth happening of the same. If you want to learn about the part-time jobs available and the most suited for you, book your consultation with Trans Globe Australia. 


Australia, overall, makes a perfect destination for International students to study. But there are some courses which are only available in particular institutions and that will surely influence your decision of choosing a city. For Example, if you are interested to pursue a
Bachelor of Arts -Aboriginal Cultures and Australian Society in Australia, then this course is not widely available in Australia. It is only offered at the University of South Australia, which also happens to be our Educational Partner in Australia. Course Availability is an important factor and with the right research and guidance, you may be easily able to choose the right city for you. Check out Trans Globe Australia Course Selection Service. 


Being an
International student in Australia, one of the important things you have to take care of is your mental health. A slight de-rail and you may find yourself in the madness of chaos. In order to keep your mental health on track and safe, what better than being close to your friends and family in Australia? It would make perfect sense if you consider being among your close circle in Australia and choose a city accordingly. 

That’s it from us!

Do keep these factors in mind while you reach the final decision. If you are an International student in Australia,  all you need is Trans Globe Australia for the desired light, clarity, and bright opportunities in Education & Migration in Australia.

Book your consultation with us.


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📍Melbourne Office

101 & 104/672 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn 3122, Australia.

📍Hobart Office

Office 1 on Level 3, 85 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia.

📍Adelaide Office

Suites 422 and 423, 147 Pirie Street, Adelaide 5000, Australia.