About Melbourne


Australia is a diverse, unique and economically stable country with an established and internationally respected education system.

Listed as one of the world's most livable cities, Melbourne is an exciting place in which to live. As the state capital of Victoria, Melbourne is a vibrant and multicultural city that is filled with excitement, culture and entertainment. Melbourne is home to people from all around the world, including European, Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities.

A well-planned and modern city, Melbourne is a major business, education and manufacturing centre for more than 3 million people. Living in Melbourne, you can benefit from public transport, high quality housing, excellent telephone and postal networks and wonderful shopping and recreational opportunities. RMIT English Worldwide is located in the Central Business District (see Location ), opposite the RMIT University city campus and within walking distance to many of the city's attractions and services.

Melbourne is famous for its wide variety of fantastic restaurants and cafes. You can sample international cuisine in Chinatown, Southbank, Carlton's Lygon Street, South Yarra, Docklands and many other areas in the city. The city is also famous for its love of culture with an active theatre, art and music scene. Galleries, cinemas, sporting events, live music venues and theatres all make Melbourne a great place to live.

You can explore the many public parks and gardens and learn why Victoria is called "The Garden State". Outside the city people can enjoy our mountains, forests, ski fields and beautiful coastlines for camping, skiing, bushwalking and surfing. Whatever your lifestyle, there is something here for you.

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