Information for International Students:
Melbourne is Australia's second-largest city with a population of approximately 3.5 million. It is a multi-cultural city and boasts great festivals and shopping.
Outside Melbourne you will find a host of regional attractions, from the Little Penguins to the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
Melbourne is a very safe, exciting city in which to live. It offers a modern, efficient transport system. Melbourne has a large number of parks, beaches, a thriving arts culture and a unique blend of historical and modern architecture.
Melbourne is set around the shores of Port Philip Bay. The city itself, laid out in a large rectangle and boasting a lively cosmopolitan pulse, sits on the northern banks of the Yarra River, about five kilometers from the bay.
The weather in Melbourne is pleasant and mild with four distinct seasons: Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring. The climate can vary greatly from day to day. The average temperatures for each season are as follows:
|Summer:||December, January, February||14-26 deg Celsius|
|Autumn:||March, April, May||10-24 deg Celsius|
|Winter:||June, July, August||7-15 deg Celsius|
|Spring:||September, October, November||10-24 deg Celsius|
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