Flinders ISC students

Amazing Adelaide

Experience an authentic "Aussie" lifestyle in a vibrant and friendly city.

‭Flinders ISC is located in Adelaide, the vibrant capital city of South Australia, famous for its warm ‭welcome, amazing food and world-renowned festivals. Adelaide offers the big city lifestyle in a more relaxed, compact city environment. You will be able ‭to enjoy everything this cosmopolitan city has to offer, from great shopping, cafes and restaurants ‭to sandy white beaches and incredible wildlife. 

Ranked as the 5th most liveable cities in the world* in 2016, Adelaide was also listed as one of the best places to live overseas by UK's Sunday Times in 2015. 

*Global liveability study 2015

Safe and welcoming

‭Adelaide is a safe and friendly city, so you’ll be able to explore it with confidence.

Sunshine and clean air

Adelaide benefits from a Mediterranean climate with 2,500 hours of sunshine per year and clean, ‭fresh air without the humidity of other Australian cities.

Affordable to live

Adelaide is around 20% cheaper to live in compared to both Melbourne and Sydney, making it the most affordable mainland Australian capital city. You will have more money to spend on ‭the things you enjoy here. 

Easy to get around

Adelaide is well serviced by public transport, with a free bus and tram service operating in the city ‭centre. Buses to and from Flinders ISC run frequently and international students can take advantage of ‭transport discounts.

Events for students

Study Adelaide runs a range of free and discounted events for students, from tickets to sporting ‭matches and art events to employment seminars and regional tours.

Why Adelaide is amazing

Great shopping

There’s a wide range of shopping choices to suit any taste and budget. Rundle Mall is a ‭pedestrianized shopping strip with department stores and high street brands. Westfield  Marion, the biggest shopping mall in Adelaide, is just a 10 minutes drive from Flinders ISC. 

Beach paradise

‭Adelaide is well known for its sparkling beaches such as Glenelg Beach, just a short tram ‭ride away from the city centre. You’ll be able to enjoy beachside entertainment, picnic ‭under pine trees or have a go at snorkelling.

Seriously good food

Adelaide has a higher ratio of cafés and restaurants to residents than any other city in ‭Australia. The city has a vibrant market culture with a range of food options influenced by ‭the city’s many cultures and nationalities. 

World-famous festivals

‭The city hosts lively music, film, art, theatre and dance events throughout the year, ‭including internationally renowned arts festivals – Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival.

Adelaide's surrounding areas

Kangaroo Island

This incredible wildlife sanctuary is a short ferry ride away from Adelaide. Here you’ll find ‭Australia’s native animals, such as sea lions, penguins, pelicans and kangaroos in their ‭natural environment. ‭

Breathtaking hills

Adelaide Hills are just 20 minutes drive from the city and home to world-famous vineyards. You can hire a bike, go for a hike or simply sit back and relax to appreciate the beautiful ‭landscape.

Rugged ranges

‭Flinders Ranges is the largest mountain range in South Australia. There are several ‭valleys, ruins and gorges to explore. You can also go bushwalking or choose to camp ‭under the stars.


Provider: Study Group Australia Pty Limited. CRICOS Provider Code: 01682E.

"Australia in general is a very likeable country. Everything is possible here. The weather is great, the people are extremely friendly and Adelaide is a beautiful city. It’s by the ocean and there are beautiful national parks."

Caroline from France – studying Bachelor of Health Science

Flinders ISC student Caroline from France

Where is Adelaide?

Located between the hills and the ocean, Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia.

‭‭Adelaide is...

  • #9 in Top 10 Cities in the World to Visit, Lonely Planet 2014
  • ‭#5 in Global Liveability Ranking, Economist Intelligence Unit 2014