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Western Australia’s economy strongest in the world

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Western Australia’s wages are 8% higher than the national average

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Perth is full of opportunity

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Visa benefits are on offer when studying in Perth

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Experience Western Australia’s sensational lifestyle

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We want to welcome you to Perth

Perth,
The place to be

Perth is one of the world’s most liveable cities, and it’s not hard to see why. We offer world-class education, a warm sunny climate, a relaxed lifestyle, and a vibrant economy, with adventure and new discoveries waiting on your doorstep.

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Perth City Skyline. © Photo by Tourism Western Australia

Education

Students in Perth enjoy a world-class education, under guidance from some of the world’s leading lecturers and researchers. There are many options for studying in Perth, including top-rated universities and colleges, pathway providers, English language institutions and schools. 

Urban Art, Fremantle. © Photo by Tourism Western Australia

Cost of Living

Perth has some of the lowest living expenses for international students. You will find day-to-day living costs in Perth are a lot cheaper than in other major cities in Australia (and worldwide), making it one of the most affordable destinations in which to study.

Job Opportunities

Western Australia is extremely wealthy, with a booming economy, Perth has enormous job opportunities for international students. Working while you study is not only a great way to earn some extra money, but it will also give you the chance to be part of the community and experience Perth’s way of life. It’s also a great way to practice your English if you are not a native speaker.

The Warders Hotel, Fremantle. © Photo by Tourism Western Australia

Career Pathway

After you graduate you will have the opportunity to start your career in Perth and begin working in your chosen field. You will see graduate positions open and will be given the opportunity to work in one of Western Australia’s leading industries. Western Australia’s workforce offers world-leading wages and will provide you with the skills and experience you need to improve your career opportunities internationally. Before graduating, consider applying for a Temporary Graduate visa which will allow you to work in Australia for two to four years post-study.

Climate

Perth is the sunniest capital city in Australia with clear blue skies incredible 70% of the year. It has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Our warm weather and clean air allow us to enjoy a year-round outdoor lifestyle and we make the most of our state’s natural beauty. Studying in Perth lets you take advantage of our sunny climate while earning a qualification for your future.

Longreach Bay, Rottnest Island. © Photo by Tourism Western Australia

Perth Station, Perth CBD. © Photo by StudyPerth

Transportation

It has never been easier to explore Perth. In some areas, students travel cheaply or for free and, as an international student, you will receive a 40% discount on all public transport throughout Western Australia. Also, with Perth’s sunny climate and level terrain, cycling is a great way to travel around the city which has an excellent and expanding network of on-road and off-road cycle paths.

Travelling

You can explore the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the pristine wilderness and natural attractions that are completely undisturbed by man. Western Australia has a remarkable and very modern transportation network with accommodation and tour operators alike having world-class facilities to suit your every comfort and desire – there’s something for every traveller.

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22 and 29 June 2021

Are you ready to call Perth your new home?