MELBOURNE

A Quick Student City Guide

Melbourne Fast Facts

STATE

STATE

VICTORIA
FOUNDED

FOUNDED

1835
AREA

AREA

9,990 KM²
POPULATION

POPULATION

4.9 MILLION
CLIMATE

CLIMATE

OCEANIC

Welcome to Melbourne

A packed agenda of study, food, wine, sports and arts is your introduction to the best of Melbourne – from its creative, exciting city centre, to its buzzing neighbourhood hubs. Melbourne is the place to be

Reasons to Study in Melbourne

Laneway Art

Laneway Art

Melbourne has an amazing number of eclectic laneways full of great restaurants, cafes and art. Don’t miss out the famous street art in Hosier Lane.

Food

Food

Melbourne is a stunning food destination. It is a Global Gourmet Capital due to the varied food cuisines available. Casual culture with stunning quality at reasonable prices.

Location

Location

It is just a short drive to the country towns and tourist attractions like Great Ocean Road, Mornington and Dandenong ranges.

Sports

Sports

Whether MCG, AAMI Park, Rod Laver Arena or Hi-sense Arena, Melbourne is known for its world class sporting facilities and a sports-crazy population. AFL is a must watch for everyone.

Best Universities

Best Universities

Melbourne’s universities are one of the best in the world. That’s why QS World University Rankings put 6 out of 10 universities in the top-ranked universities.

Multicultural

Multicultural

Melbourne is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with significant populations of over 150 of the world’s nations represented.

Cost of living in Melbourne

Accommodation

Accommodation

$150 – $400 p.w

Food

Food

$80 – $150 p.w

Transport

Transport

$40 p.w

Other

Other

$50 p.w

Public Transport in Melbourne

Trains

Trains

Buses

Buses

Trams

Trams

Taxis

Taxis

Major Events in Melbourne

Moomba Festival

Moomba Festival

Australian Open

Australian Open

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Melbourne Cup Carnival

Comedy Festival

Comedy Festival

Places to Explore

Yarra River

Yarra River

Melbourne Central

Melbourne Central

Eureka Tower

Eureka Tower

Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance

Universities in Melbourne

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