Living in Sydney

The ideal city to study, work and play

Consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the world to both live and study, Sydney is the perfect choice for international students.

An important hub within the Asia Pacific region, Sydney is an economic powerhouse with low unemployment, excellent graduate salaries and one of the highest minimum wages in the world. Many of our students work part-time and take advantage of our professional internship program, which partners with some of the world’s most recognised businesses.

Sydney also offers one of the most beautiful natural playgrounds for you to explore, with world-famous beaches, many free parks and botanic gardens. The Student Representative Council organises regular excursions for students to places like the Blue Mountains and northern beaches, as well as city tours, parties and trips to Taronga Zoo.

For information about living costs, local transport, Australian culture and more, download the International Student Guide to Sydney from Insider Guides.