A student will need approximately AUD $17,000 – $22,000 per year to live comfortably in Australia. Airfares, visa costs, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and tuition fees will be additional.
Living expenses in Australia
The following table shows estimated costs for one student living in Homestay accommodation.
Costs are quoted in Australian dollars.
|APPROXIMATE COST||PER WEEK||PER YEAR|
|Public Transport Ticket (zone 1)||$35||$1569.50|
|Public Transport Ticket (zone1 + zone2)||$59.20||$2423.60|
For more information on the costs of common expenses in Melbourne visit the Live in Melbourne website.