Tasmania is Australia’s island state, also known as “Tassie” by Australians. Tasmania is located just south of Victoria. Tassie is now attracting a large number of international students and visitors craving for the ultimate wilderness escape mixed with great food and wine. Here are some of the reasons why.
Tasmania is Exceptionally Beautiful
Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, offers a healthy blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world-class activities and attractions for international students. The second oldest capital city in Australia, after Sydney, Hobart offers a wide range of interesting and unique places and festivals. You can visit the famous Salamanca Market every Saturday from 8.30 am to 3:00 pm. Enjoy Bruny Island or Mount Field National Park.
If you enjoy snow-capped mountains, hiking paths, sprawling green glads, and boundless adventure, you will love Tasmania.
More Affordable than Bigger Cities
For international students, looking a cheaper city in Australia to live in, Tasmania offers a refreshingly affordable alternative. Rent in Hobart ranges from AUD$120 – $300 per week, depending on where you stay. Finding accommodation is easier as Tasmania hosts far fewer international students than Melbourne and Sydney. It is also great that you do not have to pay for water bills in Tasmania. Isn’t that a sweet deal?
Understand and Interact with the Australian Culture
Tassie is the perfect place for studying. With less traffic, bustle and people, and more wilderness, there is a relaxed vibe. As there are fewer international students compared to other cities in Australia, you’ll learn a lot more about Australian culture. You’ll most likely have more interactions with locals, speak more English, and enjoy a unique study experience.
More Chances to Apply for Permanent Residency
If you are thinking of calling Tasmania or Australia home, Tasmania offers Tasmanian Graduates permanent resident visa pathways to live and work in Tasmania. As a Tasmanian graduate, you can apply for a 190 or 489 visa. Plus, with the Australian government aiming to push more international students and migrants to regional areas by offering additional benefits for permanent residency for Tasmanian graduates. Tasmania will be a viable and attractive destination for more international students.
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