No surprise that Melbourne is a great city because it has been voted the most livable city in the world for six consecutive years, also being one of the best student cities in Australia.
Based on the QS Best Student Cities 2019 survey, Melbourne is Australia’s best student city and is ranked 3rd in the world. Melbourne is considered a center of study abroad. All universities in Melbourne provide excellent support to international students whether through student accommodation, English language support, financial advice and help with student or campus life.
There are more than 100,000 international students from over 170 countries around the world that have chosen to study in Melbourne. That is why Melbourne is the most multicultural and socially diverse cities in Australia and it was voted one of the top destinations in the world that people want to visit. According to the QS World University Rankings, the quality of student life here is great and Melbourne is one of the most popular study destinations for international students.
Melbourne is often referred to as “Australia’s cultural capital” because it is a city that celebrates all forms of culture such as arts, museums and galleries, so Melbourne is full of festivals and events. There are many famous events hosted in the city, for example, the Racing Carnival, Test cricket series, the Grand Prix and the Australian Open Tennis Championships. If you are a coffee lover, do not look anywhere else, Melbourne is a coffee city famous throughout the world. There are also many international foods from around the world available in the city and a range of great venues with amazing food and atmospheres to suit everyone.
The city also has good public transport systems, including trains, trams and buses, which make it very easy travel within the city. There are free tramas within the city centre as well. Most international students can apply for the iUSEpass Myki card, which is a public ticket, at half the price of a regular ticket. Moreover, you can travel comfortably in the city around the suburbs, and between cities too. You also have a chance to see the beautiful scenery nearby such as the world famours Great Ocean Road and the Dandenong Ranges.