Why Study in Melbourne

Australia’s cultural capital

Melbourne has been named as the topmost liveable city in the world for the past seven years by the Economic Intelligence Unit.

 Melbourne received a perfect score of 97.5 out of 100 in 2017 due to a combination of excellent performance in education, culture, environment, infrastructure, low crime rate, and low cost of living. It is a popular destination for a range of exciting cultural and sporting activities events such as the Melbourne Cup, Australian Open and Formula One. Melbourne is a fantastic destination in the education sector with a large assortment of options in both the public and private education space.

Australia's Best Student City

Melbourne is Australia’s best student city and one of the best student cities globally in the QS Best Student Cities Ranking for 2022. 

The score as the best student’s city comes from global higher education analysts Quacquarelli Symonds, also known as QS, the rankings compared 115 cities across the world on indicators including: 

  • Desirability by students

  • Affordability

  • Diversity

  • Safety

  • Employment opportunities after graduation

Melbourne is a safe and vibrant city that is extremely friendly to international students and offers a wide range of student support services, as well as things to see and do.

Also usually known as Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne hosts globally renowned events such as the Australian Open tennis championship, Spring Racing Carnival, and world-renowned music, arts and literary festivals. 

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