From tropical rainforests, World Heritage reefs, arid deserts, soaring mountain ranges, icy snowfields, untouched islands to pristine beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see - Australia has something to offer everyone.
Soak up the ambience of the Sunshine State! Australia’s second largest state, Queensland, is affectionately known as the Sunshine State due to its tropical climate and year-round sunshine. It has a fascinating mix of cities, stunning coastal beaches, rainforest hinterland and is the gateway to some of Australia’s most diverse and awe inspiring experiences.
Highlights include Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest, the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands, the Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Fraser Island and the world famous Gold Coast, sometimes referred to as ‘Australia’s Theme Park Capital’ with five major amusement parks including Dreamworld, Sea World, Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild and WhiteWater World.
The state’s laid-back capital, Brisbane, is situated in the southeast corner of the state and is one of the fastest growing regions in Australia with a population in excess of 2 million people.
Queensland CRICOS campuses:
Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Southport, Gold Coast
New South Wales
Experience the iconic delights of cosmopolitan New South Wales! With its stunning harbourside setting, idyllic beaches, fine dining and world-class shopping, Sydney is Australia’s largest and most visited city and the capital of New South Wales. Host of the 2000 Olympics, Sydney is a truly international city, with a population in excess of 4.1 million people and home to tourist attractions including the Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, Sydney Tower and world famous Bondi Beach.
It is also the site of five World Heritage listed sites including Lord Howe Island, Mungo National Park, the Gondwana Rainforests and the Blue Mountains. Surrounding the city is a wonderland of national parks, forests, mountains, ancient valleys and historic riverside towns including the Hunter Valley region and the Barrington Tops and the winter wonderland of the southern alps of Mt. Kosciusko National Park.
New South Wales CRICOS campuses:
Discover the cultural diversity of contemporary Victoria! Victoria boasts a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions from sweeping coastline to pristine beaches, national parks, wineries, lakes and windswept mountains offering skiing, climbing and hiking.
Its capital city, Melbourne, has a population in excess of 4.5 million people and is renowned for its sense of style and sophistication. It boasts glamorous festivals and events, divine shopping, beautifully kept parks and gardens, a huge array of culinary delights and a thriving and eclectic arts scene.
It is also known as the nation’s sporting capital as host of the Australian Open tennis, Formula One, the Melbourne Cup and the home of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Further afield visitors can experience the Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges to view magnificently lush forests and sample some of Victoria’s famous wines. Phillip Island is also a short drive away where Australian wildlife in its natural habitat awaits or visitors can take to the track of the internationally renowned Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. To the west lies the Great Ocean Road, offering stunning ocean views, laid back coastal towns and the rugged splendour of the Twelve Apostles.
Victoria CRICOS campuses:
Discover the diversity of the City of Churches! Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and the nation’s fourth largest city with an estimated population in excess of 1.2 million people. Commonly known as the ‘City of Churches’ because of its colonial architecture and the large number of stunning churches scattered throughout the region, festivals and food, arts and culture, shopping and sports are all part of the city’s charm. Sample the fine wines of the Barossa region, fossick for precious opals in the rugged desert region or hike the marvellous Flinders Ranges.
The Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas offer breath-taking coastlines with excellent fishing and for the more adventurous, a visit to remote Kangaroo Island or a rock climbing expedition in the vast caves that surround Mount Gambier’s extinct volcano are a must.
South Australia CRICOS campuses: