Where To Learn More About Studying In Australia

23 April 2020

You know you want to study in Australia – that’s fantastic! But where to start looking for information can be challenging. After all, there is an infinite amount of information available online.

We’ve put together a list of some of the best online resources for you to use when looking to learn more about studying in Australia.

StudyPerth website

Of course, the first place you should look is the StudyPerth website! Containing information about all things Perth and the key details you need to know about choosing Western Australia’s capital city as your study destination, the website is a great place to start.

We are also excited to be in the process of redeveloping our website to have a brand new look and feel, so keep checking the website over the coming weeks to be one of the first to see the new design and functionality!

Insider Guides

The team at Insider Guides produce high-quality, best practice guides to ensure students are prepared, welcomed, connected and supported in Australia. Insider Guides are widely regarded as a best practice provider of high-quality information to improve the student experience.

Did you notice you received a copy of the 2019 Insider Guide in your Welcome Pack when you arrived in Perth? We hope you enjoy the booklet, which StudyPerth co-branded.


This is the official Australian Government website for international students, and is managed by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). You can use this website to search for courses, institutions and scholarships, read about studying and living in Australia, watch stories from other students, and learn about the Australian education system.

Explore visa options for studying in Australia

Managed by the Federal Department of Home Affairs, this section of their website focuses on the visa options available to international students, to allow them to study in Australia. Taking only seconds to complete, the website will provide details about student visas, costs, processing times and eligibility criteria.

IELTS for Studying in Australia

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the internationally standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers, and is a very common part of the study abroad experience. This website provides comprehensive information about IELTS for studying in Australia, including tips and tricks to help you ace your exams. You can also read our recent blog about preparing for the IELTS test here.

Go Study Australia

The Go Study Australia website offers free advice and student counselling to international students from all parts of the world via our Australian and international offices. Services include academic course selection, administration support for visa processes, help finding jobs, accommodation and general welfare.

Oz Studies

Oz Studies is a social platform connecting students worldwide with Australian education providers online. Through this platform you can chat with people worldwide that have already studied your dream course, find suitable courses and scholarships, and schedule live webinars and chat with education providers.

This is just a selection of great websites available for you to peruse - there are many more to find by just searching the internet.

Did you use a different website to find out more about studying in Australia or Perth? Tell us by tagging us on social media (@studyperth).

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In collaboration with governments, educational institutions and stakeholders, StudyPerth provides a leadership role in building the profile of international education in WA and overseas.