When you arrive in Australia, you’ll find yourself in an open-hearted country where people enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and fun-loving culture in a safe and clean environment.

Female student and male student playing cricket on the beach

Life in Australia

Aussies love their sport, especially cricket and Australian Rules Football (AFL), so be sure to get along to a game with your friends.

Most Australians live in a capital city, but we love our regional towns and remote outback which you can explore while you’re studying here.

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Indigenous Culture

Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have lived here for over 50,000 years. Their cultures, laws, ceremonies and connection to the land are strong and enduring. There are over 250 language, tribal or nation groups of the Indigenous peoples of Australia.

Adelaide is the traditional Country of the Kaurna people.

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Aussie Slang

Australians can be known as ‘larrikins’ because we love our unique Aussie sense of humour.

Watch this video where Cameron, one of our friendly Student Ambassadors, gives you some tips about the use of the Aussie slang.

To test your knowledge on Aussie slang, take our quiz below.

Student Stories

Hear from international students about living and studying in Adelaide.

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