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Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Australia's Best Student Cities


If you’re thinking of studying in Australia, you’ll be pleased to know there’s a great selection of cities to choose from – with seven Aussie entries in the latest QS Best Student Cities index. These include Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Gold Coast – and, within the global top five, the hugely popular rival cities of Melbourne and Sydney.

Apart from the great urban life, rich culture and stunning natural surroundings offered by Australia’s best student cities, are you aware of other, less well-known facts about them? Like the kind of languages are you most likely to hear people speaking in Melbourne (apart from English)? Or what you’d call someone who lives in Sydney and its suburbs?

Take a look at our infographics below and discover some fun facts you probably didn’t know about Australia’s star cities – and get that extra motivation you need to pack your bags for the region.

1. Melbourne



2. Sydney



Infographics by Georgia Philippou for TopUniversities.com.

To find out more about studying in Australia, take a look at our complete guide. You might also want to check the best student cities in the US and the UK as well as our facts about Europe’s best student cities.

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Written by Sofia Konstantzou
Sofia formerly worked for QS's social media team. She holds a Master of Arts in Brands, Communication and Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is originally from Athens, Greece.

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