Estimated living expenses for an international student are approximately A$18,720 to A$20,000 a year. This covers food, accommodation, travel, entertainment and clothing Suggested Weekly Budget (Remember figures are in Australia dollars and accurate in May 2008): The average international student in Australia spends about $360 per week on:
- International and domestic travel;
- Telephone and incidental costs.
You may spend more or less, depending on the course you choose to study, where you choose to live and your lifestyle.