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Australia offers a unique experience for students. Apart from a world-class education system, the opportunities to get involved in daily life are endless: whether you're into the arts or sport, partying or book clubs, the great outdoors or cosy cafés, you’ll find many ways to join in and have fun. So if you want to get an education and have a life, it really is the place to be.

Victoria is not only a great place to study, live and work, Melbourne is among the developed world’s least expensive cities in terms of cost of living, while at the same time offering an excellent quality of life – making it one of the world’s most liveable cities.

Geelong is the second largest city of Victoria and is located 50 minutes away from the capital, Melbourne. Geelong has exceptional facilities for its student population, including a lower than average cost of living, central and suburban shopping areas, restaurants that cater to all budgets, as well as cultural, recreational and sporting events and amenities. Geelong has everything needed to make your study enjoyable and it's all within easy reach.

The cost of living depends upon a student’s background, individual lifestyle and expectations. However, most students manage on approximately $18,000 per year. This is exclusive of tuition fees and lifestyle expenses but covers accommodation, food, public transport clothing, entertainment, books, stationery and incidental expenses.