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South Australia (SA)

Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is a city that is sophisticated, dynamic, inspiring and surprising As the locals will tell you - it’s not just a place to live, it’s a place to enjoy life. Adelaide's Mediterranean climate is perfect for people who enjoy outdoor, healthy, vibrant lifestyles and the city's clean, sandy beaches and scenic hills are only 20 minutes drive from the city centre. The city is a stage for art and music festivals, and everybody is invited to take part. The educational heart of Adelaide sits alongside a bustling city centre that combines business, shopping, ccommodation and entertainment.

One of the World’s most liveable cities

n a recent study of the most liveable cities around the world, Adelaide ranked eighth out of 140 cities surveyed.

Australia’s Most Affordable Mainland Capital City

Whilst the city offers the same lifestyle and quality education opportunities as other cities in Australia, Adelaide’s cost of living is 23% lower than Sydney and Melbourne, 12% lower than Perth and 11% lower than Brisbane.

Nobel Prize Capital of Australia

Adelaide has always been a trailblazer when it comes to university education. Three Nobel Laureates studied here (more than any other city in Australia) and more than 100 graduates have gone on to become Rhodes Scholars at Oxford University. Adelaide’s three long-established universities have been popular with international students for many years and continue to sit high on international rankings.

Flinders University – progressive, friendly and accessible, offering a stimulating study environment.

The University of Adelaide – member of the prestigious group of eight universities that consistently ranks among the best in the Asia Pacific.

University of South Australia – one of the largest, fastest growing, most collaborative and innovative universities in the country.

Recently, Adelaide’s reputation as Australia’s learning city has been boosted by the arrival of two of the world’s best universities: Carnegie Mellon University - Australia and University College London (UCL). It is the only city in Australia where you can study and gain degrees from the USA and the UK.

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