Get to Know Canberra
As Australia's capital city, Canberra offers exciting opportunities to both domestic and international students. In addition to its respected universities and multicultural student communities, the city also has plenty of manmade and natural wonders to explore.
Popular activities among locals include bushwalking, trail bike riding, and picnicking. There are also heaps of festivals to take part in, including the Canberra International Music Festival, Summernats Car Festival, Canberra Balloon Spectacular, and the Fireside Food and Wine Festival.
Commuting is easy in Canberra, with plenty of bus services available to take you to campus and back to your student accommodation. No matter which university you’re enrolled at, UniLodge can help you find the perfect student accommodation in Canberra. Book online to avoid missing out on your preferred location.
If you're moving from overseas to study in Canberra you'll need to have an Australian bank account to pay your bills, including rent for your student accommodation. To make this research a little easier we've rounded up the top things to consider when choosing a banking provider and the best bank accounts for students.