Life in Brisbane

With a population of just over 2 million people, and with 25% of Brisbane residents born overseas, Brisbane is seen as Australia's new world city.

Built around the Brisbane River, our city is a unique blend of the old and new. The inner city blends into our green, open suburbs, where you can make the most of the great Queensland lifestyle.

Cost of living

How much you'll need to get started in Brisbane, and what to budget for.

Climate, food and transport

Come ready for the weather, and learn how to travel to and from university.

Student life

Share our culture, join a club, play social sport, and connect with your fellow students.

Explore Queensland

Brisbane is a gateway to Queensland, a state of varied and stunning natural beauty.


Study Abroad and Exchange Office

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  • Level 1, A Block, Room 102
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
  • Monday - Friday, 9-5pm

  • Postal address:
    QUT - Study Abroad & Exchange Office
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001