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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Whose weekend starts like this?⁠ ⁠ Tag your favourite coffee shop around Perth! ⁠ ⁠ @heyjudehandmade⁠ ⁠ #coffee #perthcoffee #Perthcafe #perth #perthisok #breakfast #livelearnlaunch

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Treat your taste buds at the Pop-up Twilight Hawker Markets!⁠ ⁠ The ever-popular Twilight Hawkers Markets are running a special pop-up edition in 2 locations in the Perth CBD⁠ ​⁠ ​The markets are available every Friday and Saturday from 20 September until 12 October from 4:30 to 8:30pm⁠ - Fridays at Barrack Square ⁠ - Saturdays at Regal Place ⁠ ⁠ @visitperth⁠ ⁠ #visitperth #cityofperth #twilighthawkermarkets #perthisok #justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch

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Spring is here!⁠ ⁠ @srorchard is hosting the Saku Blossom Festival from 14 - 30 September, were you can see their orchard in full bloom!⁠ ⁠ Pack a picnic lunch, or go to one of the food stalls on site. You can even bring your pets along for the day!⁠ ⁠ #spring #perthisok #justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia #perthhills

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We think that Cottesloe Beach looks pretty good all the time, but how nice does it look here.⁠ ⁠ What beach is your favourite during summer?⁠ ⁠ @whitesands_photography⁠ ⁠ #perth #perthbeaches #cottesloebeach #justanotherdayinwa #perthisok #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch

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How good does this look?⁠ ⁠ The @rawkitchenfreo is one of many great restaurants in the Fremantle area. Tag your favourite place to eat in Freo!⁠ ⁠ @yummololaberry⁠ ⁠ #freo #fremantle #rawkitchen #justanotherdayinwa #livelearnlaunch #sofreo ⁠ ⁠ ⁠

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There is no shortage of street art in and out of the city centre. Have you seen this striking piece by @kerisedelcoure in Mount Lawley?⁠ ⁠ #perthstreetart #perthisok #cityofvincent #mountlawley #justanotherdayinwa #perth #livelearnlaunch #westernaustralia

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Repost @visitperth Stretch out of your winter shell and into FREE pilates and yoga in the city! There are five different free workouts available during Spring. See below for details; ​ ​Pilates on the lawn at @CathedralSquare | 12.30pm to 1.15pm | Mondays until 28 October (excluding 30 September) ​ Pilates at #ElizabethQuay | 8am to 9am | Wednesdays until 9 October ​ ​Yoga on the lawn at Cathedral Square | 12.30pm to 1.15pm | Wednesdays until 30 October ​ ​Yoga at Harold Boas Gardens | 7am to 8am | Fridays until 11 October ​ Yoga at #Northbridge Piazza | 8am to 9am | Saturdays until April 2020 (excluding 26 October, 2 November, 2 February) ​ ​

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The @openaircinemasperth opens next week at the Ozone Reserve. To celebrate, StudyPerth is giving away a VIP Double Pass to one lucky student, all you have to do is sign up to our student newsletter before 3 September for your chance to win. All subscribers will receive a code for 10% off tickets – tag who you want to go on a movie date with! Subscribe link in our bio! #openaircinema #americanexpress #perth #studentdeals #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch

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One of the main signs that Spring is just around the corner - Araluen Botanic Park in full bloom for the Spring Tulip Festival. The Spring Tulip Festival runs until 30 September and the park is open daily @bigmperth #araluen #araluenbotanicpark #visitperth #experienceperthhills #Perth #westernaustralia #tulipfestival

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How amazing does this mural look on the side of @theadnate hotel? Situated on Hay Street, and representing the past, present and future of Australian culture, the mural spans 25 storeys! @bigmperth #artseries #perth #visitperth #perthisok #westernaustralia #perth #livelearnlaunch

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Have you ever wanted to go on a road trip to see something a little bit different? The @publicsilotrail is a self drive tourism trail spanning 7 regional towns across Western Australia, showcasing unique artwork on industrial grain silos! So why don't you get out on the road and see this unique art today. @roam_y #livelearnlaunch #justanotherdayinwa #thisisWA #seeaustralia #westernaustralia

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The winter rains have caused the beautiful Lesmurdie Falls to be flowing freely! Only 20km from Perth city, this is a great place to spend the day, go for a hike or walk the dog! @brettamorphic #lesmurdiefalls #darlingranges #livelearnlaunch #justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia