Culture & Lifestyle
Australia is an extremely culturally diverse country with a population made up of individuals from over 140 nations,. It is varied in its religion, language, history, and art. International students who study in Australia will find themselves studying in a fascinating and diverse environment. International students can feel at home in multicultural Australia, with people from the Asia-Pacific, European and African regions having a visible presence in the city and contributing to its cultural heritage. It has a western culture with a democratic system of government.
The climate in Australia varies widely depending on the area, as Australia consists of a variety of environments: from beaches to deserts to grazing lands to coral reefs. Australia experiences temperate weather for most of the year but the climate can vary due to the size of the continent. The northern states typically experience warm weather much of the time, with the southern states experiencing cooler winters. Australia is also one of the driest continents on earth with an average annual rainfall of less than 600 millimetres. Like all countries in the southern hemisphere, Australia’s seasons are opposite to those in the northern hemisphere. December to February is summer; March to May is autumn; June to August is winter; and September to November is spring.