5 Reasons International Students love
Brisbane is one of Australia’s leading cities and is very popular with international students. It’s
fantastic range of higher education facilities means there is a great wealth of courses that you
can study whilst in Brisbane.
Free time in Brisbane
With it’s fantastic climate year-round, Brisbane has fantastic parks, meaning you can spend
your study time in some of it’s stunning green areas including the Brisbane City Botanic
Gardens, South Bank Parklands and Roma Street Parkland.
Music & Entertainment Scene
Brisbane has a lively music scene meaning you can catch a live band on a Saturday at South
Bank – a popular haunt for international students in Brisbane. You’ll also find free live bands
playing as part of the City Sounds program which runs from Wednesday to Sunday all over the
city and on the South Bank. Popular with international students is the City Welcome Festival
and Lord Mayor’s International Student Friendship Ceremonies which run throughout the year.
Weekends Home and Away
Being situated in Queensland means you can make the most of your weekends by exploring the
rainforests, beaches, hinterland as well as incredible water sports – all just a stone’s throw from
this busy metropolis. For those who love animals you can visit the Australia Zoo and the Lone
Pine Koala Sanctuary to get those all important Koala-hugging pictures to commemorate your
time in Australia – how’s that for a study break?

Getting around town
From enjoying the waterways on the CityCat to exploring the city by bicycle, you’ll find plenty of
outdoor ways of seeing the best of what the city has to offer.
World class Education
When you’re not enjoying all the sites and sounds of the city, you can be getting a world class
education at these top Brisbane Universities…

University of Queensland

St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Queensland University of Technology
2 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Griffith University
170 Kessels Rd, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia
James Cook University
Ground Floor, 349 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia


Central Queensland University
554/700 Yaamba Road, Norman Gardens QLD 4701, Australia
JMC Academy
75 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
University of the Sunshine Coast
Should you want to study in Brisbane, you will require a student visa for Australia. Speaking with
a Brisbane Registered Migration agent is a sure fire way to make sure you have all the correct
documentation in place to get your student visa for Australia.