City SnapshotAs Australia’s capital city, Canberra has grown into a thriving cultural and social hub since its creation in 1908. It may be a relatively small city, but locals pride themselves on building a strong sense of community. Situated around the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra welcomes thousands of international students every year to its world-class educational institutions. Students can take advantage of Canberra’s many cafes, museums and art galleries, as well as the city’s laid-back lifestyle and natural wonders (fun fact: it’s the third-cleanest capital city in the world).
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
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Best known forCanberra is well-known for its world-class educational institutions, great cafes, bars and restaurants, range of galleries and museums, as well as its ample opportunities to explore Australia’s natural beauty. You'll also find all the nation’s important cultural and political institutions, including the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, Parliament House and the Museum of Australian Democracy, in Canberra.
Where to StudyWith a choice of 5 world-class universities - including Australia's number one ranking university, The Australian National University - vocational education and training institutions and flexible pathways, study options in Canberra are accessible and diverse.
Public TransportCanberra’s population is spread across a large area so many people rely on cars and bicycles. The bus system is available in key regions and the introduction of light rail provides an additional option for many commuters.
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*UPDATE: As reported on 9 July, the pilot program to bring international students at ANU and The University of Canberra to the ACT has... Read More