Student City Guide – Adelaide | International Students

Student City Guide – Adelaide | International Students

October 5, 2019 6 By Stanley Isaacs


Welcome to our next student city guide. In this student city guide. We are going to talk about Adelaide. The first thing first is about the city. Now Adelaide is the capital of South Australia It has a population of around 1.3 million people. The weather is Mediterranean It gets quite hot in the summer and it gets cold in the winters The average temperature in the summer is around 27 degree Celsius and the winters is around 16 degree Celsius The next thing is about universities and tafes. Adelaide is home to some of the best universities in the world The five main universities that come from Adelaide are Flinders University University of South Australia University of Adelaide, Torrens University and Carnegie Mellon University Many other universities also have their campuses in Adelaide as well Now TAFE South Australia is the only tafe in Adelaide Which provides plenty of vocational educational courses and they are plenty of other private RTOs where you can do your vocational education or English courses as well. The next thing is about the transport system Now Adelaide also has a very good public transport system You can access public transport by using trains trams and buses as well And to travel on this public transport you would need a MetroCard now the good thing is that International students are eligible to apply for concession when travelling on public transport in Adelaide. Apart from this, bikes are very popular among international students it’s obviously a much cheaper option As you only have to pay one-off fee for buying your bike and you can easily travel around the city area and suburban areas using all the bike paths The next thing is about the living costs. When it comes to living costs, Adelaide is not that expensive city you can easily find shared accommodation with other people and the rental costs can be anywhere from $500 to $700 per month. the food cost can be anywhere between $100 to $200 dollars Transport tickets can cost you around $100 per month as well. Other living expenses Can be around $75 to $150 per month and your mobile expenses can be around $30 per month as well. Again, if you’re sharing some of your expenses with other people, it’s definitely a much cheaper option The next thing is about accommodation and popular neighborhood. There plenty of different types of accommodations available in Adelaide Some of them are available on campus and some of them are available off campus. Now obviously most of the students like to live in the city centers also known as CBD Central Business District. Apart from the city center, some of the popular neighborhoods where overseas student live in Adelaide are Bedford Park, Mawson Lakes, Westbourne Park , Rostrevor and North Gate the next thing is the jobs When it comes to the job, Adelaide have less number of job opportunities as compared to Melbourne and Sydney But there are still have plenty of opportunities for international students to work most of the international students work in hospitality industry The next part is about things to explore, the popular places to explore in Adelaide are Adelaide Botanical Gardens Art Gallery of South Australia, Rundall mall, Glenelg Beach and South Australia Museum Now a couple of interesting things about Adelaide. Adelaide is known as 20-minute city Which means you can easily travel from one side of the city to the other side within 20 minutes Adelaide is also known as the city of churches. As there plenty of churches around the city area itself Adelaide Fringe Festival is the second largest art festival in the world Well, I hope you find the student guide about Adelaide useful. If you do make sure to like, share and subscribe Make sure to check all the useful links in the description below. Thank you for watching. See in the next one