Study in Canberra
Canberra is the capital city of Australia, it’s located in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), surrounded by New South Wales (NSW). With a population of over 350 million people, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. Canberra is a modern city, set within extensive parks and gardens and enjoys four distinct seasons.
Surrounded by forest, farmland and nature reserves, it earns its nickname, the "Bush Capital”. An extensive network of parks and nature reserves linked by walking trails and cycle ways offer wonderful recreation, exploration and rejuvenation opportunities. With a bustling calendar of events, festivals, exhibitions and tours, Canberra has so much to see and do in a compact and connected capital awaiting your visit.
What to do and see: visit the official Government website.
Be prepared, what is important to know about Canberra:
- Canberra Currency: AUD
- Canberra Telephone area code: +61 02
- Canberra Electricity (plug): Electricity in Australia is 220-240 volts AC. Check out the type of plug.
- Canberra Annual events: New Year's Eve (Dec), Summernats (Jan), Australian Running Festival (Apr) and more.
- Canberra Public holidays: check out on Government website.
- Canberra Weather average:
Summer (Dec - Feb): 11ºC - 28ºC
Autumn (Mar - May): 4ºC - 24ºC
Winter (Jun - Aug): 0ºC - 13ºC
Spring (Sep - Nov): 4ºC - 23ºC
Find information about transports in Canberra on government websites:
- Getting around Canberra: buses and train.
- Taxis can be hailed from the street and you can also use UBER services that have been increasing their participation around the world. You can download the app on your smartphone.