LIVING IN SYDNEY
Sydney enjoys a sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers.
During summer, December to February, average temperatures range from 18.6 – 25.8°C.
Autumn is the mildest time of year in Sydney when the humidity drops and average temperatures fall between 14.6 – 22.2°C .
Sydney’s Winter is June to August when average temperatures drop between 8.8 – 17°C.
In Spring, September to November, days are warmer but the humidity is not as high as summer. Average daily temperatures range from 11 – 23°C.
Sydney has a great sporting life and many international sporting events take place here.
Culture and the Arts
Concerts, theatre, film and many other cultural and arts events take place in Sydney. There is always something to do!!
Public Transport in Sydney
Public transport is clean, efficient and reliable in Sydney. The Opal card makes public transport very easy and accessible. It can be used on ferry, train, light rail and bus services in Sydney.
Visit the transportnsw.info/international-students website for more information.
Our campus is located 5 minutes walk from North Sydney station.
To find out how much it costs to live day-to-day in Sydney, check the following site: http://insiderguides.com.au/cost-of-living-calculator/
You can find accommodation in Sydney in many different ways – rental accommodation, shared accommodation, and homestay.
Check this website for more details: http://insiderguides.com.au/category/accommodation/
The language of instruction at CIHE is English but our students and staff are multilingual. Sydney is a very multi-lingual city. 34% of the residents speak a language other than English at home.
OVERSEAS STUDENT OMBUDSMAN
The Overseas Students Ombudsman offers a free and independent service for international students who have a complaint or want to lodge an external appeal about a decision made by their training provider. Refer to the Overseas Students Ombudsman website www.oso.gov.au or phone 1300 362 072 for more information.
The link below will explain to you how the Australian government regulates the provision of education to overseas students: