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Why is Sydney a great city for students?

Posted16 May 2017 Lifestyle Social Activities Study English in Australia Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s oldest, largest and most multicultural city, surrounded by incredible beaches and national parks. It is a hugely popular tourist destination featuring a wide variety of museums, shopping areas and culture and arts to enjoy, all surrounded by the stunning harbour.

Multiculturalism and diversity

As one of the largest student cities in Australia, Sydney attracts students from all over the world. The five universities in the city have an international reputation for excellence, and language schools are similarly famous for their multicultural mix of students.

Stunning beaches

There are more than 70 stunning beaches to enjoy in and around Sydney. Whether you want to take part in or watch the surfers of Bondi Beach, or go snorkelling at Shelley Beach, there is a white sandy beach for everyone.


Name a summer activity and it can be done in Sydney. From surfing to sailing or taking in a floating opera to the cinema under the stars, Sydney’s sunny climate with mild winters and hot summer makes it perfect for enjoying the great outdoors.

Museums and galleries

Want to get away from the sun for the afternoon? Places such as the Museum of Sydney or the Art Gallery of NSW will give you a fix of history and culture.

Famous sights and landmarks

Sydney is home to one of the most iconic landmarks in the world with its eye catching Opera House, but there also many other sights to behold. The Harbour Bridge, Rocks and St Mary’s Cathedral all make for an unforgettable experience.

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