Australia is a safe, affordable study destination with highly regarded and internationally recognised institutions. Many international students choose to study in Australia because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education. Australia offers a diverse range of study options for foreign students, with more than 1,100 institutions and 22,000 programs to choose from.
Tuition Fee and Living Expenses
Knowing the average living expenses in Australia is an important part of your financial arrangements. For your reference, here are some of the costs associated with studying and living in Australia. (All costs are in AUD).
Hostel Accommodation – $90 to $175 per week
Shared Rooms – $120 to $250 per week
On campus – $80 to $250 per week
Rental Apartments – $250 to $450 per week
Other Living Expenses
Eating out & Groceries – $100 to $300 per week
Gas, Electricity Bills – $80 to $100 per week
Mobile and Internet Expenses – $20 to $50 per week
Public Transport – $10 to $50 per week
Motor Vehicle Expenses (if any) – $200 to $350 per week
Entertainment – $70 to $120 per week
Minimum Cost of Living
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa. Below is a guide on the requirements you must meet to study in Australia:
You – $18,610
Your partner – $6,515
Your first child – $3,720
Every other child – $2,790
All costs are per year in Australian dollars.