Living in Melbourne

Home to more than five million people from different religious and ethical backgrounds, Kangan Institute is located in Melbourne, one of Australia’s busiest cities.

Melbourne has been consistently ranked as one of the best student cities globally by the QS Best Student Cities Ranking for it’s:

·         desirability by students

·         affordability

·         diversity

·         safety, and

·         employment opportunities after graduation

Melbourne’s unique climate offers warm summers, moderate autumns, cool winters and a sunny and bright spring. Unlike other major cities around the world Melbourne has clean air with low levels of air pollution.

Summer (December – February)

temperature range 14-36◦C

Autumn (March-May)

temperature range 14-24◦C

Winter (June – August)

temperature range 4-15◦C

Spring (September – November)

temperature range 14-22◦C

The city is well laid out with an extensive network of public transport made up of trams, buses and trains.

There are several public transport apps to help you navigate your journey.

Here’s some useful links:

·         Melbourne City Maps

·         Public Transport Victoria

When you study in Melbourne, you’ll be living in a safe and vibrant city that offers world-class study options, services and a wide range of things to do.

From chic fashion stores to buzzing laneway cafes, eye-catching museums, award winning zoos and aquariums, popular sports, vibrant festivals and beautiful parks and gardens, Melbourne has an activity and attraction for everyone.


Watch this video to learn more:



Here’s some more ideas on places to visit:

·         Melbourne Zoo

·         Melbourne Museum

·         The Queen Victoria Market

·         Melbourne International Film Festival

·         Parks Victoria


Find out more by visiting the Visit Victoria website.


More Useful Information

·         Department of Home Affairs

·         Study Melbourne

·         Australian Tax Office

·         Universal Currency Converter

·         Australian Government Biosecurity Information