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About Brisbane

Australia’s new world city

Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland and ranks among the top lifestyle cities in the world - making it the perfect place to live, study and work. With an enviable subtropical climate, the city enjoys year-round outdoor activities.

Brisbane is well known for its three urban precincts: City, South Bank and Fortitude Valley. Each offers a wide range of activities from arts and entertainment to shopping, restaurants, parks and nightlife.

City Welcome Festival

Feel the warmth of a city that welcomes you into its community.

Each year, Brisbane hosts a Welcome Festival for international students. It includes an official city orientation and introduction to Australian sports, life and indigenous culture. There is even an opportunity to meet the Lord Mayor and receive a friendship certificate.

Globally connected

Brisbane is Australia’s fastest-growing capital city for employment, ahead of Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The city’s job market is growing at more than twice the rate of population growth and now accounts for 47 per cent of Queensland’s total jobs growth.

Its east coast location allows companies to access a 24-hour business cycle encompassing the Asian time zone, and the closing of American and opening of European business days. There is no better place to study while positioning yourself for your future career!


Built along the banks of the Brisbane River the city has a vibrant centre including shopping, arts and entertainment surrounded by beautiful parkland. Living and studying in the city allows you to balance inner city life with access to outdoor natural spaces. On weekends you can choose to explore the city surrounds including Moreton and Stradbroke Islands, or experience the beauty of Brisbane’s World Heritage listed Scenic Rim. Be inspired by your natural surrounds while building your career path with us.

Explore Brisbane

The following websites are a great place to start exploring your study and life in Brisbane.