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 in the 10 most liveable cities in the world* in 2019, Adelaide was also listed as one of the best places to live overseas (UK's Sunday Times in 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
There’s a wide range of shopping choices to suit any taste and budget. Rundle Mall is a pedestrianised 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
*Economist Intelligence Unit 2019
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