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college study abroad semester - which city in Australia?

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college study abroad semester - which city in Australia?

We are researching the universities of Australia, BUT, for an American college student (engineering major), what city would be most inviting, most fun, most things to do, most regional travel opportunities, etc.??? (and why). Looking at U Melbourne (very good academics) among the several options. Need input quick - application deadlines looming for Spring semester. THX!

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1. Re: college study abroad semester - which city in Australia?

Hello

There is no other option than Melbourne. Ticks all the boxes on your list. . Best universities in Australia and most culturally diverse.

Cheers

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I think you should simply choose based on academics first.

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I agree with KVE. You are coming to study, so that should be your first option.

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I agree with KVE and Navy, academic considerations first. Having identified Melbourne Uni it shouldn't take a bright young student long to read the TA FAQ's and browse a few threads, google the official tourism website, not to mention look at the info on university website itself, and gain an encouraging impression of the city.

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Hi

Melbourne - no question.

Cultural diversity; a great university, right in the city, great, safe, public transport. Energetic student body; beaches…. hopefully not too many distractions for the student ;)

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6. Re: college study abroad semester - which city in Australia?

Budget some travel money. You really should see Sydney...even more gorgeous than San Francisco. And go to Cairns for the Great Barrier Reef in autumn or spring there.

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