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. To prepare for your time in Perth, we recommend taking some time to understand more about life in Western Australia’s capital city, and how you can plan your new life in Perth to get the most out of your experience.

We have put together some information to help you plan for your new life in Perth.

Click on one of the topics below to get started.

Life in Perth

Life in Perth

With its Mediterranean climate, friendly residents and relaxed lifestyle, Perth isn’t just a great place to study, it’s also a great place to live.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

International student accommodation is as varied as the requirements of students themselves! Perth has many options available to suit your needs.

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Safety and Support

Safety and Support

Moving to a new country can be difficult and knowing where to find support can be confusing. The following information is a great way to get started.

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Before You Arrive

The first few months in a new country will be a big adjustment. It may be your first time away from home and like many other international students, you may find it difficult living, working and studying in an unfamiliar language.

Before you start your journey make sure you have researched your destination.

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OUR BLOG

Life as an introvert in Perth

Written by StudyPerth International Student Ambassador Hasta Mahatara

An introvert is like the ripples in a lake after t...

International Students Welcomed To WA

The international education community yesterday welcomed the 2020 cohort of international students to Perth and said the...

Student Story: Chuxiong (Harry) Li

My name is Chuxiong Li - but I prefer Harry. I am originally from China, currently studying for a Master of Physiotherap...

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A different view of a popular spot in Perth.⁠ ⁠ Have you visited the War Memorial in Kings Park?⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @Georgiekfromwa for the ⁠ ⁠ #kingspark #warmemorial #justanotherdayinwa #perthlife #studentsinperth #soperth #perth #westernaustralia

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Good luck to all the swimmers competing in the Rottnest Channel Swim tomorrow!⁠ ⁠ If you aren't swimming, head on down to Cottesloe Beach tomorrow morning to cheer the swimmers on!⁠ ⁠ @rottoswim⁠ ⁠ #rottoswim #S32rottoswim2020 #perth #cottesloe #rottnest #westernaustralia #soperth

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There is no shortage of gorgeous coastline in Western Australia.⁠ ⁠ Have you visited this spot in Fremantle before?⁠ ⁠ @perth_air⁠ ⁠ #fremantle #perthlife #soperth #seeperth #justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia #perthbeaches⁠ ⁠

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Who needs their quokka selfie? ⁠ ⁠ StudyPerth is hosting the inaugural Rottnest Student Day on Sunday 8 March!⁠ ⁠ We are hosting up to 1000 international and domestic students and their families and friends on Perth's famous island. Come along for the day and enjoy free island tours, discounted activities and get your quokka selfie.⁠ ⁠ Ferry tickets are heavily discounted and can be purchased through the link in our bio!

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Have you walked through the “Spanda” sculpture at Elizabeth Quay, created by internationally-renowned artist Christian de Vietri. ⁠ ⁠ We think that the Spanda and @ElizabethQuay looks fantastic at any time but it looks great at sunset. ⁠ ⁠ ​ @doyle.snaps⁠ ⁠ #elizabethquay #spanda #perth #westernaustralia #justanotherdayinwa #soperth #sunsets

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We never get tired of seeing Perth's amazing beaches.⁠ ⁠ How amazing is this picture of City Beach by @kaneartie.photography⁠ ⁠ Is City Beach your favourite beach?⁠ ⁠ #summerdays #perth #perthbeaches #citybeach #westernaustralia #soperth #livelearnlaunch

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Sunrise over Perth and @kingsparkandbotanicgarden⁠ ⁠ Where is your favourite place in Kings Park to visit?⁠ ⁠ @kaneartie.photography⁠ ⁠ #kingspark #sunrise #perthcity #perth #westernaustralia #soperth #livelearnlaunch #justanotherdayinwa

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@optusstadium is one of the best stadiums in the world. ⁠ ⁠ Here it is living up to its reputation, looking sensational at sunset.⁠ ⁠ @ospreycreative⁠ ⁠ #perth #westernaustralia #drone #optusstadium #perthisok #livelearnlaunch

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Birds eye view of the new @ritzcarltonperth hotel at @elizabethquay.⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @visitperth for the snap!⁠ ⁠ #perth #elizabethquay #ritzcarlton #perthisok #westernaustralia

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Good morning! ⁠ ⁠ I'm just popping my head up to say, have a great Monday!⁠ ⁠ @cruzysuzy⁠ ⁠ #quakka #quakkaselfie #rottnestisland #perth #westernaustralia #perthisok