Living Costs

Preparing a budget for living and studying expenses in Australia is crucial to ensure a successful academic journey.

Living costs

Australia is a popular destination for international students due to its high-quality education system and welcoming culture. However, it’s important to plan for the cost of living before arriving. The cost of living in Australia varies depending on the city, accommodation type, and lifestyle. On average, international students should expect to spend around AUD 20,000 to 30,000 per year on living expenses such as accommodation, food, transport, and entertainment.

It’s important to research and compare the cost of living in different cities before deciding on a location to study. Additionally, many universities and colleges offer on-campus accommodation, which can be a more affordable option than renting privately. Students may also be eligible for part-time work, which can help offset living costs while studying. Overall, with careful planning and budgeting, international students can enjoy a comfortable and rewarding experience living in Australia.

Education costs

The tuition fees for international students in Australia are not fixed and vary depending on the city, educational institution, and program of study. Additionally, the cost of living will also depend on the student’s location and lifestyle choices. It is essential to factor in additional costs like learning materials or clothing requirements when calculating the cost of studying in Australia. To explore the complete list of courses and their tuition fees, students can click on the button below.

Visa requirements

In order to obtain a student visa for Australia, it is important to meet the financial requirements set by the Department of Home Affairs. You can refer to the step-by-step Student Visa Subclass 500 application and Document Checklist Tool to learn how to provide evidence covering the costs of your stay, including travel, study, and living expenses. If you experience financial difficulties during your stay, you can seek assistance from your education provider’s international student support services staff.


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