Study in Perth:

Why we're obsessed with the City of Light

Thinking about where to pursue your higher education? Let us introduce you to Perth, Western Australia. Known for its perfect blend of stunning natural beauty and vibrant city life, Perth offers a unique experience for students. Here are five fun reasons why living and studying in Perth is an adventure you don’t want to miss!

1. The beaches are out of this world

We may be biased, but there’s a reason Perth is famous for its breathtaking beaches. From the white sands of Cottesloe Beach to the surf-friendly waves at Scarborough Beach, there’s a spot for everyone. Imagine finishing a day of classes and heading straight to the beach for a swim or a barbecue with friends as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean. Living in Perth means you’re never far from the coast, offering a perfect balance of study and relaxation.

2. A foodie’s paradise

If you love exploring new cuisines, Perth’s food scene will delight you. The city’s multicultural population brings a diverse array of flavours, from authentic Asian street food at markets like the Twilight Hawkers Market to upscale dining in the trendy neighbourhoods of Leederville and Mt Lawley. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur or a dessert lover, Perth's cafes and restaurants are sure to satisfy your culinary cravings.

3. Outdoor adventures at your doorstep

Perth’s outdoor lifestyle is second to none, thanks to its beautiful parks and natural reserves. Kings Park, one of the world’s largest inner-city parks, offers stunning views of the city skyline and Swan River, along with botanical gardens and walking trails. For weekend adventures, you can explore Rottnest Island’s pristine beaches and meet the friendly quokkas, or hike in the lush forests of the Perth Hills. Studying in Perth means endless opportunities for outdoor fun and exploration.

4. A thriving arts and culture scene

Perth might be known for its natural beauty, but its arts and culture scene is equally impressive. The city is home to numerous galleries, theatres, and music venues. The Perth Cultural Centre is a hub for creativity, hosting events and exhibitions year-round. Festivals such as the Perth International Arts Festival and Fringe World bring an eclectic mix of performances, ensuring there’s always something exciting happening. If you’re passionate about the arts, Perth provides a vibrant and inspiring backdrop.

5. A friendly and welcoming community

One of the best things about Perth is its friendly and welcoming community. The city’s laid-back vibe makes it easy to settle in and feel at home. Here at Sheridan, we provide support for all of our students, helping international students adjust and thrive. You'll meet new people and build lifelong friendships. The sense of community and belonging is something that truly sets Perth apart.

Studying in Perth offers more than just a great education — it’s a chance to immerse yourself in a lifestyle rich with adventure, culture and new experiences. From its incredible beaches and diverse food scene to the endless outdoor activities and welcoming community, Perth provides a unique and fulfilling student experience. So, if you’re looking for a place that combines academic excellence with a fun and vibrant lifestyle, Sheridan Institute of Higher Education in Perth should be at the top of your list.


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South Wing Building
Suite 1, 10 Nash Street
Perth WA 6000

West Wing Building
Suite 18, 7 Aberdeen Street
Perth WA 6000

PO Box D178 Perth WA 6849