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On the east coast of Australia, Brisbane is the capital of Queensland - the Sunshine State - and home to more than 95,000 international students. Brisbane is home to some of Australia's finest higher education providers, with three universities ranked in the top two percent globally. Our education institutions offer programs for all levels of international study across various subjects, as well as vocational training and English language courses.
With a population of more than 2.4 million, Brisbane is one of Australia's fastest-growing capital cities for employment growth and offers a great range of opportunities in both the public and private sectors. Brisbane is also one of Australia's most affordable metropolitan cities, meaning your dollar will go further studying here.
With sunny weather all year round, Brisbane is perfect for outdoor activities. Brisbane is also a safe and welcoming city, hosting the Lord Mayor's International Student Friendship Ceremony - which has extended the hand of friendship to more than 10,000 students.
Learn how to apply for a visa, browse the incredible range of study options and listen to why our international students love Brisbane.
If you’re already studying in Brisbane, take a look at our guides on where to eat, drink and play in our riverside city.
The 2020 Brisbane International Student Ambassadors represent 23 countrie and 21 education institutions and accommodation providers.
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