Australian Student Visa Fees

Money makes the world go round. So, if you’re planning on going round the world to the land of Australia, you’ll want a bit of cash to be coming in. Unfortunately, like all things in life, your student visa’s going to cost you.

Student visas come with student visa fees. Student exchange comes with tuition fees. And student living comes with, you got it, living fees.

Studying in Australia takes a lot of planning. And as with all well-thought out plans, you need to budget. Time to find out how much your student visa application and student exchange are going to cost you. You need to make sure your exchange in Australia doesn’t break the bank.

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Silent Yoga is coming to students in Perth & it’s free!

Feeling the stress of assignments and study? Silent Yoga has arrived in Perth and we are giving students the opportunity to try it first!

Escape the stresses of exams by immersing yourself in a yoga class with our brand new silent yoga headphones.

The details:

4th October 2018 Murdoch University – Bush Court

8th October 2018 University of Western Australia – Oak Lawn

18th October 2018 Murdoch University – Bush Court

23rd October 2018 Curtin University – Atkinson Forum

Cost: FREE – Please register here to ensure you do not miss out!

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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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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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International Students in Australia: A Local’s Guide to Perth

Perth is a great place to live, work, and study – but like anywhere, there are certain things you should know before jumping straight in! Here’s our guide for international students to live like a local does in Perth.

London Court in the heart of the Perth CBD

Cost of living in Perth for international students

We all know how important money is and it can be difficult to estimate your living costs in a foreign city, but thankfully the Australian government has calculated some average living costs for international students in Australia. Of course, these costs will fluctuate from person to person, but it’s a good starting point to estimate your specific cost of living in Perth:
• Accommodation (housing and apartment rentals) – $165 to $440 per week
• Groceries and eating out – $80 to $280 per week
• Public transport – $15 to $55 per week
• Phone and internet – $15 to $55 per week
• Entertainment – $80 to $150 per week
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