Where are the best restaurants in Perth?

Australia is a very multicultural country, with people from all across the globe! In Perth, we are lucky to have so many cool and trendy restaurants that have proven to be a hit amongst university students! Whether you are after French, Asian, food trucks or Italian, we’ll show you the best places to go that suit all budgets and occasions!

 

Best Asian Food

Lucky Chans Noodle Bar

311 William St, Northbridge

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If you’re looking for a nice local meal with friends, Lucky Chans is your best bet. Asian Fusion food with lots of amazing flavours. They also do bubble tea cocktails which are a popular choice amongst students and you can’t find them anywhere else!  Bao sliders, a more western take on the traditional Asian staple, are proving to be very popular amongst students. Lucky Chans have some of the best in Perth and you should definitely try them out! Check out their menu to see what else they have to offer. They are also only a 10-minute walk from The Boulevard, making it super convenient to access!

Boom Boom Fried Chicken Bao
Boom Boom Fried Chicken Bao

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What Are Perth’s Top Festivals for Uni Students?

Perth may be the furthest away from all the other capital cities of Australia but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on! We’ve listed the best events and festivals suited for university students. We’ve got the Perth Fringe Festival, Perth Comedy Festival, and Falls Festival, among many others! Whether you want to watch a runway fashion show, or a comedy show, you won’t be disappointed.

Perth Fringe Festival

18th January – 17th February 2019

The annual Fringe World Festival is one of Perth’s biggest events and dubbed the 3rd largest in the world. One of the best things about it is that it’s located in the heart of Northbridge, only minutes away from The Boulevard. In 2018, the festival featured 730 events throughout 155 venues all over Perth. At Fringe, expect to see a wide variety of acts including circus, cabaret, comedy, music, and theatre just to name a few! International students, this is not one you want to miss as people travel far and wide to attend. It’s best to book your shows in advanced online as they get pretty busy!

Fringe Sign in the Perth Cultural Centre
The iconic Fringe Sign in the Perth Cultural Centre, minutes from The Boulevard!

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Life in Perth: Weather and Climate

No doubt you’ve heard about Perth’s sunny days and hot weather, endless hours spent at the beach or relaxing outside. We can’t lie though – sometimes it does rain in Perth, albeit rarely! We’ve compiled some of the best information on Perth temperature, the climate of Perth, and the seasons of Perth for your ease. We’ve also included some activities you might like to do in each season – so read on!

The iconic Perth boat shed on a clear day

Generally Speaking

Perth is in the southern hemisphere, so that means our seasons are mirrored to the northern hemisphere. OK – you probably already know that, but just remember that if you’re coming to Perth in June and expecting a hot summer! It’ll be winter in Australia, and although it doesn’t rain too much, you can expect a few gloomy days. We can’t have it all!

In the cooler months of May – September, you can expect around 110mm of average rainfall, with July being the wettest and coldest month of the year: with an average of 145mm rainfall and temperature of 18.4 degrees. On some days you’d hardly think it’s winter though, and you can even get away with going to the beach sometimes!

Summer though, is a different story. In Perth the weather really starts to heat up around November and stays warm until April. You won’t see much rain, with an average of 20mm in these months. It’ll get pretty hot though – with January being the hottest month of the year, the temperature averaging 32.3 degrees!

In the peak of summer, it’s not unusual to see temperatures over 40 degrees! Don’t worry though, there’s plenty to do and you’ll soon forget about the heat with all the fun you’re having. Make sure you keep reading for the best things to do depending on the weather in Perth!

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Arrange a Display Suite Viewing Today – Northbridge, Perth

With our first Perth property, The Boulevard, due to open in February 2019, our display suite gives you the first look into what makes our student accommodation renowned around the world! Students love to call us home so if you’d like to learn more about The Student Housing Company and our properties in Australia visit us at The Boulevard and you won’t be disappointed!

Why Visit Our Display Suite?

We love meeting students, and we’d love to learn about what you’re currently or thinking of studying!  Here are some of the reasons you should visit us:

  • Meet the team
  • Walk through a studio room and a 5/6 bedroom apartment
  • Learn about the award-winning student housing on offer

You can book your viewing online now!

Our colourful entrance is easy to spot! How many languages can you spot ‘hello’ in?
Our kitchen and dining area in the cluster apartment!
Our kitchen and dining area in the cluster apartment!

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A Premium Student Apartment – The Studio Apartment at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

Looking for fun student accommodation that still lets you have some space to yourself? Well you’ve come to the right place because The Boulevard’s Studio Apartment offers students ultimate privacy and comfort in a modern, full furnished apartment. We’re talking your very own bathroom, floor-to-ceiling personal storage and your own private study area.

Our studio provides you with your own kitchen and study area!
Each studio comes with a comfy, double bed
Each studio comes with a comfy, double bed

Room Features

  • Fully furnished bedroom with double bed
  • 1 modern, ensuite bathroom
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Living area with TV
  • Dining area
  • Large storage spaces
  • Study area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 18 sq.m.
  • Prices from $399 a week, all bills included

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Spacious and Accessible – The DDA Studio at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

Our DDA studios are very generous in size. They are accessible for students with a disability and they meet the compliance standards of the Disability Discrimination Act in Australia. They have the same modern and stylish features of a studio, but with extra living and dining space and a large en-suite bathroom.

Enjoy a kitchen and dining area designed to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act

Room Features

  • Accessible for students with disabilities, in compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act
  • Spacious, fully furnished room
  • Large ensuite bathroom
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Living area with TV
  • Dining area
  • Large storage space
  • Study area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 27 sq.m.
  • Prices from $399 a week, all bills included

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Extra Space and Privacy – The 5 Bedroom Ensuite Apartment at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

This apartment is perfect for students who want to live in a communal apartment with other students, but still want to keep their bathroom space the way they like it. This modern apartment provides each student with their very own bathroom, so you’ll never have to wait to use the bathroom in the mornings before uni!

Enjoy a modern bathroom all to yourself in our 5 bedroom ensuite rooms!
Bedroom with individual study area
Your bedroom with individual study area

 

Room Features

  • 5 fully furnished bedrooms
  • 5 ensuite, modern bathrooms
  • Individual study spaces
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Communal living area with TV
  • Communal dining area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 105 sq.m.
  • Prices from $329 a week, all bills included

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Live with Mates – The 5 Bedroom Apartment at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

This apartment is made for socialising and making new friends. If you like being around other students and enjoy cooking and hanging out with others, the 5 Bedroom Apartment would be a great match for you.

Each room comes with a double bed in the 5 bedroom apartments
The shared kitchen and dining area in a cluster apartment

Room Features

  • 5 fully furnished bedrooms with double beds
  • 2 modern bathrooms
  • Individual study spaces
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Communal living area with TV
  • Communal dining area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 95 sq.m.
  • Prices from $299 a week, all bills included

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Social Student Living – The 6 Bedroom Apartment at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

The 6 Bedroom Apartment is the largest apartment at The Boulevard. It has been designed to provide a social space for six people – sharing a kitchen, living and dining area with five others means your student experience will be a lot of fun!

The dining area and kitchen in a shared apartment
A shared apartment bedroom and study area

Room Features

  • 6 fully furnished bedrooms
  • 3 modern bathrooms
  • Individual study spaces
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Communal living area with TV
  • Communal dining area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 110 sq.m.
  • Prices from $289 a week, all bills included

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Perfect for Two – The Twin Studio Apartment at The Boulevard

All our rooms and communal spaces at The Boulevard have been designed specifically to provide you with your best student experience. Located in Northbridge, you’ll be living in the cultural district of Perth and next to the city’s main shopping district. Students at The Boulevard are conveniently connected to all destinations and universities in the city with transport links around the corner and the Perth Central Train and Bus Station just a short walk away.

The Boulevard includes a range of room types, to ensure we accommodate for every kind of student. To help you get to know our rooms better we have created Room Editorials, giving you all the information you need to find the room at The Boulevard that suits you best.

About the Room

If you love the sound of our studios with all the modern features but are looking to save a little on the cost, read on to find out more about our Twin Studio – an efficiently planned studio apartment which has been designed to provide spacious living for two!

 

Room Features

  • 2 fully furnished bedrooms
  • 1 modern bathroom
  • Individual study spaces
  • Contemporary, full equipped kitchen
  • Communal living area with TV
  • Communal dining area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Average apartment size of 27 sq.m.
  • Prices from $239 a week, all bills included

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