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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Perth looks pretty stunning under the evening lights! ⁠ ⁠ @anton.wilk captured a great picture of Perth at night.⁠ ⁠ #perthcbd #perthnights #nightshots #westernaustralia #soperth #justanotherdayinwa

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Sun setting on another great day on Rottnest Island.⁠ ⁠ Where is your favourite place on the island?⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @catr13 for the pic!⁠ ⁠ #rottnestisland #rottnest #quokka #westernaustralia #justanotherdayinwa

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Looking for a place to go for a hike this weekend? Look no furher than Lesmurdie Falls! 🥾⁠ ⁠ With views like these, why would you go anywhere else.⁠ ⁠ @andrew.moore_photography⁠ ⁠ #lesmurdiefalls #waterfall #westernaustralia #shireofswan #perthmood #perthlife #perth #cityofperth #justanotherdayinwa #livelearnlaunch

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We think Busselton Jetty looks pretty beautiful first thing in the morning!⁠ ⁠ Where is your favourite down south to visit?⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @ryanchatfieldimages for the great pic!⁠ ⁠ #busseltonjetty #busselton #westernaustralia #perth #justanotherdayinwa #livelearnlaunch

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Knock knock…..trick or treat? ⁠ ⁠ We think these little guys are definitely a treat!⁠ ⁠ Keep your eyes peeled tonight for kids celebrating Halloween! ⁠ ⁠ @australiazoo⁠ ⁠ #halloweenperth #perth #westernaustralia #soperth #livelearnlaunch

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Elizabeth Quay by night. Still just as beautiful!⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @welcometoperth for the great shot!⁠ ⁠ #perth #perthisok #soperth #elizabethquay #infinitebridge #westernaustralia

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How beautiful is @cathedralsquare?⁠ ⁠ Designed as an open, interactive meeting place and public square, the precinct introduces locals and tourists to arts and entertainment experiences, retail and dining.⁠ ⁠ @cityofperth⁠ ⁠ #cathedralsquare #cityofperth #perth #westernaustralia #perthisok #cityliving #livelearnlaunch

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Diving into the weekend like...⁠ ⁠ @el.picko⁠ ⁠ #perthsunset #perth #westernaustralia #summervibes #perthisok #livelearnlaunch

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Tap, tap...is this thing on? ⁠ ⁠ The Australian International Education Conference starts today in Perth bringing together world leading experts, delegates, institutions and governing bodies.⁠ ⁠ Make sure you head down to the Austrade #TeamAustralia pavilion in the main exhibition hall!⁠ ⁠ #aiec2019 #teamAustralia #livelearnlaunch

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Sometimes, Perth puts on a real show.⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @kaneartie.photography for the amazing shot.⁠ ⁠ #perthsunsets #perth #soperth #justanotherdayinwa #westernaustralia #sunsets #livelearnlaunch⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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The longer days means that everyone is enjoying the water a little bit more.⁠ ⁠ @saifullar⁠ ⁠ #perth #blackswan #perthlife #justanotherdayinwa #perthisok #soperth #livelearnlaunch

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The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer. Summer is definitely on the way.⁠ ⁠ What beach is your favourite to visit? ⁠ ⁠ @el.picko⁠ ⁠ #beach #summer #perth #justanotherdayinwa #perthisok #seeperth #livelearnlaunch #westernaustralia

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There is always colourful street art popping up all over Perth!⁠ ⁠ This one is part of a larger mural by @okudart in the heart of Subiaco.⁠ ⁠ What is your favourite piece of street art in Perth?⁠ ⁠ #streetart #muralsofperth #subiaco #perth #westernaustralia #seeperth

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⁠ StudyPerth and @openaircinemasperth are giving students a chance to win a VIP Double Pass to Aladdin this Sunday 6 October! ⁠ ⁠ Students can enter by subscribing to our newsletter before 4pm Friday 4 October through the link in our bio!⁠ ⁠ Who are you going to take? Tag a friend below!⁠ ⁠ #openaircinema #americanexpress #perth #studentdeals #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch

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You never know what is right beneath the surface.⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @ryanchatfieldimages for the great shot of what's underneath the surface at Rottnest Island⁠ ⁠ #Rottnest #Perthisok #SeePerth #Justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch #rottnestisland

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How beautiful is Perth with the sun shining?⁠ ⁠ What are you going to do this long weekend in the sunshine?⁠ ⁠ @skyperth⁠ ⁠ #perth #justanotherdayinwa #perthisok #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch #drone #city