Melbourne is full of attractions. From
laid-back laneways and lush parks to grand
libraries and museums, all wrapped up in a
vibrant atmosphere (and a stunning food
destination). And where is Lonsdale? Right in
the heart of it all…

Victoria’s cultural capital provides a strong sense of artistry and is home to some of the best food, dining and live music in the country. Whether by bike, bus, tram or on foot, exploring the city is an absolute must. It’s an innovative, creative place; in tune with the world and home to more than 4-million people, who speak around 180 different languages. Full of of alleys, lanes and arcades to explore, Melbourne’s restored and preserved nineteenth century architecture sits alongside modern and dynamic skyscrapers. Beautiful parks and gardens provide a respite from the busy pace of city life whenever you feel the need.

Sitting on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne is often praised for its sense of style and elegance. It boasts glamorous festivals and events, Australia’s best shopping, a lively passion for eating and drinking, and a flourishing interest in sport and the arts. The city hosts many major world sporting and cultural events including the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Australian Open Tennis Championships and the Melbourne Fashion Festival.

And there’s even more to explore outside of the city. Not far outside Melbourne is the incredible Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Mornington Peninsula, as well as Yarra Valley Wineries, Gippsland and the snow country. An abundance
of riches. You’ll find a wide variety of experiences on offer in this vibrant city and its surrounds.

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  • Accommodation


    Homestay allows you to live with an Australian host family – giving you an authentic Melbourne experience. You’ll pay a fee that covers accommodation, breakfast and dinner. Internet access is also often included. We can set you up with homestay accommodation for your arrival in Australia – and provide airport pick-up and drop-off to your host family. Our families are located within 30 minutes of Melbournes’s Central Business District.

    Le Student 8

    Le Student 8 student housing includes many options for relaxing with friends. Billiards, bars and restaurants, gym, sauna, resort-style swimming pool and BBQ area are just a few! All the latest technology and services you need to get a head start in your studies are available, and the study centre is the perfect place to retreat to for quiet study. Mix with new friends in our spacious communal kitchens on every floor, or make the most of your light and stylish twin or single room to relax or study.


    Whatever you’re looking for, there are always plenty of things to do in Sydney.

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