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Adelaide is a clean, safe, friendly and multicultural city. Students will enjoy the low cost of living that Adelaide provides, just take a look of this wonderful city!!

Adelaide is a clean, safe, friendly and multicultural city. Students will enjoy the low cost of living that Adelaide provides, just take a look of this wonderful city!!

Population: 1.277.174

Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of more than 1.1 million.

Adelaide is a coastal city, open, clean  and with a very green city centre. It is surrounded by parklands offering outdoor activities such as tennis, golf and cycling. The beaches, just 20 minutes from the centre, offer sailing, diving, windsurfing and swimming in warm gulf waters.

This amazing city offers great food and wine, galleries and museums, beautiful architectural buildings and wonderful shopping; it offers a wealth of tourist activities - all easily accessible from the city centre, making it a great place to study and enjoy the best that the city has to offer.

The city is renown for excellence in Education, good choice of quality high schools, universities and excellent vocational training in Hotel Management, Business, Information Technology, Child Care and Aged Care. Adelaide is known as the "Festival City" because of the many and varied festivals. These include many regional food, wine and music festivals in the surrounding wine producing areas of the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale. 

Adelaide has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, with hot dry summers and mild winters, with most precipitation falling in the winter months. Rainfall is unreliable, light and infrequent throughout summer.

In contrast, the winter has fairly reliable rainfall with June being the wettest month of the year. Hail is also common in winter. Snowfall in the metropolitan area is uncommon, except for very light falls at Mount Lofty and some places in the Adelaide Hills, with the most recent occurrence being in July 2013.

Adelaide Metro is Adelaide's public transport system which has an extensive array of services that include bus, trains and trams throughout the City of Adelaide and the greater metropolitan area. 

To travel on public transport system there are two options to pay your fare. For frequent travellers there is the Metrocard which is a pre-paid electronic smart card. For people who use public transport less frequently there is the option of purchasing a Metroticket. Metrocard If you use public transport frequently or staying in Adelaide for a week or more then the Metrocard is not only more convenient but gives you access to cheaper fares.

There is a one off cost of $5 to purchase a Metrocard. Metrocard for Visitors, The Metrocard Visitor Pass is available to tourists and provides unlimited travel on all Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams for three consecutive days from the day the Metrocard is first used. 

Concession Holders (international studnets).

One-way ticket: $1.67 AUD

Victoria Square: Victoria Square Adelaide Located smack-bang in the centre of Adelaide, Victoria Square serves as Adelaide's heart and its the site of many special events held in the city throughout the year.

Gouger Street: The area is particularly popular for its Asian cuisines - specifically, its range of high-end Chinese restaurants (a result of playing host to Adelaide's Chinatown) - however, there are dining options from the majority of major fares across the globe such as Italian, French, Indian and many more.

Swim with Dolphins with Temptation Sailing: The area distinguishes itself in large part due to its resident pods of dolphins and colony of sea lions. The dolphins in particular are a highlight as these playful, inquisitive creatures will often approach boats.

Adelaide Zoo: It is home to around 300 species of animal and is working hard to protect endangered species. The animals have specially designed enclosures specific to their needs.

The Barossa: The Barossa is located north of Adelaide and is home to world-famous vineyards. A great day out is to visit some of the  many vineyards and indulge in some wine tasting.  The drive to the Barossa is always a pleasure and you will find some gorgeous scenery once you get there.

Gorge Wildlife Park: Gorge Wildlife Park is located at Cudlee Creek in the Adelaide Hills. Located on 14 acres of land, you have access to Australia's most famous creatures, including: koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, wombats and wallabies. 


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