Applying for a course
For information on how to apply for one of Canberra's education institutions, visit their websites using the links at the bottom of this page.
Visas, arriving and settling in
Here's an overview of useful information for international students considering studying in Australia:
- Steps to Studying in Australia
- Student Visa Information
- Australian social customs
- Currency and banking
- Health and Safety
- Student Accommodation Options in Australia
- Accommodation - University of Canberra
- Accommodation - Australian National University
- Accommodation - Canberra Institute of Technology (TAFE)
- Permanent visa options
Canberra is a modern and connected city offering big city amenities without the traffic, congestion or pollution. The median age is well below that of Australia and provides an opportunity to connect with like-minded peers from all over the world. Higher than national average education levels means that students in Canberra are part of a community that encourages you to learn and further your knowledge.
Canberra is a safe place to live, with one of the lowest crime rates of any major Australian city. Here you'll find a unique learning environment conducive to study while also offering wide ranging options for recreation and socialising.
Spend your free-time exploring the wide open spaces and natural surrounds of Canberra. Engage in social events such as sports, concerts and festivals. Enjoy unique access to major exhibitions and take the opportunity to learn and engage with Australia's story, both past and present. Visit the national cultural institutions such as the National Gallery of Australia , the Australian War Memorial , the National Museum of Australia and the National Library of Australia .