Amazing Adelaide|Flinders International Study Centre
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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 2015, 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 or 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 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 snorkeling.

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.

"The best thing about Adelaide is the lifestyle."

Flinders ISC student Xiaohong from China

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