Perth is one of the world’s most liveable cities, 

and it’s not hard to see why!


We offer world-class education, a warm sunny climate, a relaxed lifestyle and a vibrant economy, with adventure and new discoveries waiting on your doorstep. To prepare for your time in Perth, we recommend taking some time to understand more about life in Western Australia’s capital city, and how you can plan your new life in Perth to get the most out of your experience.

We have put together some information to help you plan for your new life in Perth.

Click on one of the topics below to get started.

Life in Perth

Life in Perth

With its Mediterranean climate, friendly residents and relaxed lifestyle, Perth isn’t just a great place to study, it’s also a great place to live.

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Accommodation

Accommodation

International student accommodation is as varied as the requirements of students themselves! Perth has many options available to suit your needs.

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Safety and Support

Safety and Support

Moving to a new country can be difficult and knowing where to find support can be confusing. The following information is a great way to get started.

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Before You Arrive

The first few months in a new country will be a big adjustment. It may be your first time away from home and like many other international students, you may find it difficult living, working and studying in an unfamiliar language.

Before you start your journey make sure you have researched your destination.

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OUR BLOG

We must value and support our international students when they need us most - a statement by StudyPerth.

In Canberra today after a National Cabinet meeting with state and territory leaders, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said ...

Speaking with Confidence

Written by StudyPerth International Student Ambassador ShuHui Yong

Engaging in a conversation in English can be intimida...

My top three reasons to pursue further studies in Perth

Written by International Student Ambassador Emmanuel Dei

Studying away from your home country could be a very difficult ...

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While there is a lot of uncertainty regarding COVID-19, it's easy to focus on these negatives so we want to encourage a bit of positivity in your lives.⁠ ⁠ Please share any experiences, activities or moments that have made you smile over the past week! ⁠ ⁠ #inthistogether

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Stormy clouds over Fremantle Port.⁠ ⁠ Did you know that work began on the Fremantle Harbour, designed by State Engineer CY O'Connor, in 1892 and the harbour was officially opened on 4 May 1897.⁠ ⁠ The port also played a significant part in Western Australia's development and history, including wartime⁠ ⁠ @langley.the.the.fall⁠ ⁠ #Fremantle #Freo #SoPerth #Justanotherdayinwa #FremantlePorts #livelearnlaunch

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⁠ Who thinks that Perth sunsets are the best?⁠ ⁠ @doyle.snaps⁠ ⁠ #perthsunsets #perthskyline #soperth #perth #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch #justanotherdayinwa⁠ ⁠

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We want to show our support to the international student community affected by COVID-19. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ We’d love to see you post a message to show them we're #InThisTogether! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ 1. Post a photo or video of support to impacted students⁠⠀ 2. Use the hashtag #inthistogether and tag @studyperth⁠⠀ 3. Encourage your friends to share their messages of support too

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Sun rising on another epic weekend!⁠ ⁠ What are you going to do on your days off?⁠ ⁠ @nicolaiabano⁠ ⁠ #perth #westernaustralia #sunrise #soperth #justanotherdayinwa #perthweekends #livelearnlaunch

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Who is going to see Sculpture by the Sea?⁠ ⁠ Head on down to Cottesloe from now until 23 March to see some of the amazing sculptures from local and international artists.⁠ ⁠ @sculpturebythesea⁠ ⁠ #sculpturebythesea #cottesloebeach #cottesloe #soperth #perth #justanotherdayinwa #westernaustralia #livelearnlaunch

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Why is the west coast the best coast? Sunsets over the beach is a pretty good place to start.⁠ ⁠ nicolaiabano⁠ ⁠ #perth #westernaustralia #perthisok #soperth #perthsunsets #perthbeaches #justanotherdayinwa

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A different view of a popular spot in Perth.⁠ ⁠ Have you visited the War Memorial in Kings Park?⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @Georgiekfromwa for the ⁠ ⁠ #kingspark #warmemorial #justanotherdayinwa #perthlife #studentsinperth #soperth #perth #westernaustralia

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Good luck to all the swimmers competing in the Rottnest Channel Swim tomorrow!⁠ ⁠ If you aren't swimming, head on down to Cottesloe Beach tomorrow morning to cheer the swimmers on!⁠ ⁠ @rottoswim⁠ ⁠ #rottoswim #S32rottoswim2020 #perth #cottesloe #rottnest #westernaustralia #soperth

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There is no shortage of gorgeous coastline in Western Australia.⁠ ⁠ Have you visited this spot in Fremantle before?⁠ ⁠ @perth_air⁠ ⁠ #fremantle #perthlife #soperth #seeperth #justanotherdayinwa #perth #westernaustralia #perthbeaches⁠ ⁠

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Who needs their quokka selfie? ⁠ ⁠ StudyPerth is hosting the inaugural Rottnest Student Day on Sunday 8 March!⁠ ⁠ We are hosting up to 1000 international and domestic students and their families and friends on Perth's famous island. Come along for the day and enjoy free island tours, discounted activities and get your quokka selfie.⁠ ⁠ Ferry tickets are heavily discounted and can be purchased through the link in our bio!

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Have you walked through the “Spanda” sculpture at Elizabeth Quay, created by internationally-renowned artist Christian de Vietri. ⁠ ⁠ We think that the Spanda and @ElizabethQuay looks fantastic at any time but it looks great at sunset. ⁠ ⁠ ​ @doyle.snaps⁠ ⁠ #elizabethquay #spanda #perth #westernaustralia #justanotherdayinwa #soperth #sunsets

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