The best of all worlds
Perth is the ideal place to find your dream lifestyle in a safe yet exciting city.
You can watch or participate in many sports including football, rugby, golf, tennis, swimming, surfing, horse riding or cricket. If that is not for you, there is the option to; relax on picturesque beaches, sample international cuisines, walk in beautiful parks or experience the many outdoor cinemas, theatres and cultural festivals. There is a wealth of things to enjoy during your studies in Perth.
- In the top 10 most liveable cities in the world*
- 19 white sand beaches
- Over 400 hectares of manicured gardens and natural bushland at Kings Park
- 3,000 hours of sunshine per year
*The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey 2014
Something for everyone
Clean and cosmopolitan, warm and friendly – Perth is the perfect sized city and the fourth largest in the country. It is the capital of Western Australia. Here you’ll find all of the excitement of a major urban destination, from pavement cafés, great places to eat and various shops to museums, art walks and outdoor cinemas.
Despite its lively urban charm, this Aussie (Australian) city still manages to offer the kind of welcome you’d expect to receive from an old friend. Perth’s pleasant climate – with an average of 3,000 hours of sunshine each year – is one more reason to choose The University of Western Australia.
Incredible natural landscapes
Perth offers you many beautiful spaces in which to think, breathe in fresh air and relax. The city is home to Kings Park and the Botanical Garden, one of the world’s largest inner-city parks, and its surroundings include one of Australia’s oldest conservation areas.
Close to the city you’ll find 19 incredible beaches that are great for all kinds of activities, from swimming and surfing to sailing and windsurfing. You’ll quickly understand why the whales love it so much around here! Back inland there are lots of incredible natural landscapes, which are ideal for hiking. Don’t forget to pack your picnic.