Why Study in Perth?

Why Study in Perth?


The capital of Western Australia, the nation’s largest state. Located ideally on the banks of the beautiful and accessible Swan River, the City of Perth boasts a modern, healthy and safe lifestyle for students studying from abroad and interstate. The many attractions of Perth include:

The City Centre

An active shopping, entertainment and cultural environment that boasts many international exhibitions, wonderful fashion and many and varied cultural opportunities.

The Swan River

Meandering through the city and its suburbs is the Swan River. Culturally important to the local Aboriginal peoples it is lined by many parks where everyone can enjoy picnics, play in the water and enjoy the fresh air.

Kings Park

One of the most popular attractions for both local and international visitors, Kings Park is one of the largest inner city parks in the world. It is located directly behind St George’s College and contains the State War Memorial, walks, native plants, Botanic Gardens, playgrounds and the best views of the city, as well as marking an important place in Indigenous history.


Known as the Sunset Coast, Perth’s beaches are some of the best in Australia. Crystal clear water and some good surf spots combine to attract any beach lover.


Located on the coast just 20 minutes from the city centre, the bustling port city of Fremantle has long been renowned for its eclectic mix of art and alternative types. It boasts world class historical sites, restaurants, cafes, shopping and access to Rottnest Island.

These are just a few of the attractions to living in Perth. Ideally located on the west coast of Australia, Perth has excellent airline access through many major airlines into South, East and Central Asia, South Africa, the Middle East and then onto Europe.

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