Life in Australia
Australia is a warm and welcoming country that prides itself on its history of multiculturalism. Australia is often described as a 'melting pot' of different faces, races and cultural traditions, yet all Australian, upholding a distinct set of Australian values and traditions. Read more about Multicultural Australia on the international students’ website.
In Australia, people are free to follow their own beliefs and religion. A place of worship can be a great support for your faith, and a place to grow and be nurtured by others who share the same faith. Read more about Worship and Religion in Australia including places to worship in Brisbane on the international students’ website.
When you leave home you naturally take your own personality and cultural ways with you. Understanding the language and communication differences can help ease the transition. Read more about languages spoken in Australia and to find resources to assist you with language and communication.
Australia is a multicultural society and therefore Australian customs may differ depending on the individual’s background. However, there are some common customs and characteristics of Australian people which are explained under Australian Etiquette. Also, learn more about the many icons and stereotypes that help describe Life Down Under on the international students’ website.