Melbourne is the first choice destination for many international students

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and Australia’s second largest city. Its growing population of 4.2 million rivals Sydney’s 4.6 million.

With world-class education providers offering credentials recognised by international institutions and employers, it’s a great place to start your learning journey and make lifelong friends.

The city is home to 8 universities that teach close to 300,000 students, with more than a third from abroad. This makes Melbourne comfortably Australia’s biggest university city and one of the biggest study abroad destinations globally.

Climate

Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons in the year - spring, summer, winter and autumn. Below is a guide to the average daily temperatures:

Spring September - November 12-22 degrees
Summer December to February 28-32 degrees
Autumn March to May 12 - 20 degrees
Winter June to August 10 - 15 degrees

Melbourne does not have a specific wet season - it can rain at any time of the year. Sports and other outdoor activities are possible at all times of the year.

Festivals & Events

Melbourne is home to a number of International Festivals and Sporting Events. Some include;

  • International Comedy Festival
  • International Festival of the Arts
  • Chinese New Year Parade
  • Moomba Festival.
  • Spring Racing Carnival (Melbourne Cup)
  • Australian Open (Grand Slam tennis)
  • Grand Prix Motor Racing
  • World Series and Test cricket
  • Bells Beach Surf Classic

Art

Australian contemporary arts reflect the world’s oldest continuous cultural traditions and also a diverse, multicultural society. Our visual and performing arts communities receive international acclaim for their vibrancy, originality and cutting-edge work in the arts, literature, stage and cinema, dance, classical music and contemporary Australian rock music.

The National Museum of Australia opened as part of Australia’s Centenary of Federation celebrations in 2001. It is co-located with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in the nation’s capital city of
Canberra and adds to more than 1000 museums throughout Australia.

Multiculturalism

More than 100 ethnic groups are represented in Australia, making Australia one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Australia’s dynamic multiculturalism can be attributed to its unique combination of Indigenous cultures, early European settlement and immigration from all parts of the world.

Australians value the wealth of cultural diversity, and social sophistication that international students bring to our campuses and our communities. We take great care in looking after international students by helping them to adjust to
the Australian way of life.

International students also gain great benefits from their education in Australia, making lifelong friendships.

 

Clean, Safe & Cosmopolitan

Students from all over the world come to Australia to take advantage of our world-class education, enjoy our friendly hospitality, and cultural diversity. Australia has low crime rates, and strict gun control laws, providing a safe environment in which to learn and travel.

With one of the highest standards of living in the world, Australia offers modern transport systems, convenient telecommunications, cosmopolitan shopping complexes and excellent health services.

Visitors from many parts of the world are attracted by Australia’s spectacular natural environment and the distinctive personality and friendliness of the Australian people. 

 

Windsor College

Our campus is located in the vicinity of the Melbourne CBD, and can be easily accessed by trains, and public transport - Our campus is a 5 minute walk from Parliament Train Station.