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The City of Ballarat looks after many different areas, programs and projects for our community, including for international students.


Welcome to Ballarat, Australia’s third-largest inland city! A popular choice among international students, Ballarat is beloved by both long-time locals and new arrivals. Fascinating history, breathtaking nature, great education providers – you’ll find all this and more in the charming Victorian locale. Home to Federation University and Australian Catholic University (ACU), Ballarat is perfect for students of all backgrounds and interests. Whether you’re hoping to study business, nursing, education or anything in between, there is a course here for you. With a small-town feel and a welcoming community, you’ll feel right at home in Ballarat as you work towards your educational and professional goals.