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Good access for public transport, restaurants, parks and tourist attractions.
The capital of South Australia, Adelaide is the fifth most populous city of Australia, and it offers a wide variety of experiences to its residents and visitors. From exquisite wine tasting to partying at an immersive festival – Adelaide has it all, just name it.
Endless beaches and sprawling gardens are there for your recreation, as well as numerous museums, art galleries, and live music venues. Adelaide is well-known for its fairs and sporting events, exquisite food and wine, and live music festivals.
There are many international cultural fairs, the most popular of which are the German Schützenfest and the Greek Glendi. The Adelaide Christmas Pageant is the world’s largest Christmas parade, so if you are travelling to Adelaide around Christmas time, this event is not to be missed.
Estimated Living Costs Per Week
You may find the cost of living in Adelaide is different to the cost of living in your own country.
The following link to Study Adelaide provides the approximate costs of living in Australia.
- Rent – City (Shared): AUD$185 per week
- Utility Bill (Shared): AUD$30 per week
- Grocery: AUD$60 per week
- Phone and internet: AUD$25 per week
- Public Transport: AUD$15 per week
- Entertainment: AUD$80 per week
- Morialta Conservation Park
- Belair National Park
- Waterfall Gully
- Cleland Wildlife Park
- Gorge Wildlife Park
- Himeji Gardens
- Glenelg Beach
- Onkaparinga River National Park
- Wittunga Botanic Garden
- Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary
February: Adelaide Fringe.
March: WOMADelaide, Adelaide Festival of Arts, Glendi Greek Festival.
April: Touch Bass
May: DreamBIG Children’s Festival, South Australia’s History Festival
June: Cabaret Festival
July: Adelaide Guitar Festival
August: SALA Festival
September: OzAsia Festival
October: Adelaide Film Festival
November: Feast Festival
December: The Adelaide Christmas Pageant
Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate with warm to hot dry summers and cool to mild winters. Winters may be rainy, and hails are quite frequent.
Adelaide is an interestingly planned city with five squares in the Adelaide city centre and a ring of parks, known as the Adelaide Parklands, surrounding it.
Getting a Job
To help pay your living expenses while studying in Adelaide, you may be eligible to work up to 40 hours per fortnight and work full time during semester breaks.
The Study Adelaide website provides you with all the information you need regarding your legal rights to work, pay rates and how to apply for an Australian Tax File Number (TFN).
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