City Snapshot

Welcome to Perth! There’s so much to love about this riverside city, and you’ll soon be very glad you made the decision to study here. Perth is where many of the best aspects of Australia come together to offer a lifestyle that’s hard to beat. Year-round sunshine, incredible arts and culture initiatives, a bustling social scene, and endless spaces to retreat and engage with nature make this place the full package. With around 35,000 international students and promising new international graduate employment schemes, Perth is full of opportunity for students ready to start their education and career journeys.

Perth, Western Australia

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From arts and culture in Northbridge to laid-back beachy vibes in Fremantle, each area of Perth has its own distinctive highlights. No matter where you live, though, you’re bound to be within close proximity of the Swan River or Perth's world-famous beaches.
Where to Study
Educational institutions in Perth, including universities and vocational education and training providers, are some of the best in Australia, ranking top of several esteemed lists across the board for student satisfaction, subject-specific courses, and graduate employment rates.
Public Transport
Perth’s transport system is diverse, clean and reliable. With free city loops, and a tertiary student discount for students of participating institutions, it is also a relatively cheap way to get around the city.

Around Perth

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Perth City Centre

Perth’s CBD is full of activity, offering shops, bars, restaurants, galleries, museums, theatres and much... Read More


Northbridge, Leederville & Mount Lawley

Surrounding the city, these suburbs are very cool. A thriving club scene mixes with fantastic coffee spots, hidden gems and leafy suburban... Read More


Crawley, Claremont and Subiaco

Seconds from the river and covered in parks, lakes, coffee shops, boutiques, bike routes, and bars, these student hubs are as beautiful as... Read More



This port city has beautiful beaches, shady esplanades, a state-of-the-art skate park, unique retailers, local markets and a buzzing live... Read More

Articles about Perth

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Gold Coast and Perth Now Considered Regional Areas
The Gold Coast and Perth were once considered major cities alongside Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, but now they're being treated as... Read More


A Guide to Universities in WA
As the capital city of Western Australia, Perth is usually associated with sun, surf and the outdoors. However, the state is also home to... Read More

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Student Story: Making the Most of Exchange in Perth
Finnish exchange student Lotta Ylinen has already packed a lot into her semester in Australia. On top of her studies, she works as a... Read More