Every city around the world is different and there are a few costs you need to keep in mind when planning your daily expenses.
And make sure to check out these useful links to assist you with planning your accommodation in Sydney:
If you are arriving into Sydney airport, please make sure you arrange your own transport to campus and/or your accommodation. More information about, public transport, taxis and ride share options from Sydney Airport can be found here. For information about public transport, parking and cycling to campus, visit UNSW Estate Management.
Please note that International students are not eligible for a concession Opal Card unless you are in receipt of an approved Australian Government scholarship and enrolled full time. Therefore, you will need to obtain an Adult Opal Card to travel on the public transport system in Sydney.
The Australian Government Scholarships program are comprised of:
- The Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships, funded by the Department of Education and training for full research scholarships
- The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarships and Vocational Education and Training
- The Australian Awards (two scholarship streams) funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for full scholarships
Students undertaking cross-institutional studies
If you are a UNSW student undertaking cross institutional studies and your combined study load is equivalent to a full time study load you may be eligible for a concession Opal Card. Please bring proof of your cross institutional enrollment to The Nucleus: Student Hub.