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Living costs for international students in Australia can vary depending on factors such as the city of residence, accommodation choices, lifestyle preferences, and personal spending habits.

CategoryAverage Monthly Cost (AUD)
AccommodationAUD 440 – 2,500
Food and GroceriesAUD 350 – 500
TransportationAUD 40 – 160
Healthcare and InsuranceAUD 45 – 60
Education ExpensesVaries (depending on course and institution)
Utilities (Electricity, Water, Internet)AUD 100 – 200
EntertainmentAUD 100 – 200
Miscellaneous ExpensesAUD 100 – 200

Here is a rough estimate of the living expenses for international students in Australia on a monthly basis:

  1. Accommodation:
    • On-campus university accommodation: AUD 440 – 1,100
    • Shared rental accommodation: AUD 600 – 1,500
    • Homestay (including meals): AUD 900 – 1,400
    • Private rental: AUD 1,200 – 2,500
  2. Food and Groceries:
    • Groceries: AUD 200 – 300
    • Eating out and dining: AUD 150 – 300
  3. Transportation:
    • Public transportation (monthly pass): AUD 40 – 160
    • Bike rental or ownership: AUD 50 – 100
    • Car expenses (fuel, insurance, maintenance): AUD 150 – 250
  4. Healthcare and Insurance:
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): AUD 45 – 60
    • Medication and doctor’s visits: AUD 20 – 50
  5. Education Expenses:
    • Tuition fees (vary depending on the course and institution)
  6. Utilities:
    • Electricity, water, internet: AUD 100 – 200
  7. Entertainment and Miscellaneous:
    • Books, stationery, and supplies: AUD 50 – 100
    • Mobile phone and internet: AUD 50 – 100
    • Recreation and leisure activities: AUD 100 – 200

Keep in mind that these estimates are approximate and can vary depending on individual circumstances. It’s advisable to research specific cities, universities, and accommodation options to get a more accurate understanding of living costs. Additionally, it’s recommended to create a personal budget and track your expenses to manage your finances effectively during your stay in Australia.

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The information contained on this blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. And the information provided on this blog should not be construed as professional advice.

While I strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, I cannot guarantee that all information is complete or error-free. You should always consult with a qualified professional before making any decisions based on the information contained on this blog post.



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