Study and Work in Melbourne
If you want to learn English whilst working, one of the best places is Melbourne
Melbourne is the second most populous city of the Australian continent after Sydney, with approximately 3.6 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. It’s a very cosmopolitan and sophisticated city, considered the most “European” city in Australia for its architecture and varied cultural life. Melbourne is also an important place for the arts, cultural activities, shopping, fashion and sports.
Melbourne is a city with leisure and cultural activities for all tastes. It has huge shopping centers, trendy cafes, beautiful gardens, modern buildings, stylish skyscrapers such as Eureka Tower (285m) and many international cultural & food festivals , cinema and shows.
What not to miss…
- Visit Federation Square
- Participate in the sports culture of Australia attending a cricket match at the MCG or Australian football (Aussie Rules )
- Have a coffee, lunch or dinner in the famous Lygon Street.
- Visit the Melbourne Museum
- Eat at fabulous restaurants in the Southbank area.
- Visit Queen Victoria Market, the oldest market in Melbourne
- Go shopping in Docklands , a nearby port area.
Melbourne is known for its changeable weather and it’s often said that it offers “four seasons in one day”. Generally the city has a mild climate with not very hot summers but with dry heat; mild and nice springs and autumns and cold winters. Temperatures reach an average of 25 °C in summer and 14 °C in winter.
An interesting fact
Immigration has always been an important element in the building of the Australian nation, with a population of about 23 million people, one out of every four Australian was born abroad. Melbourne’s population is very multicultural and houses one of the biggest Greek and Italian communities in the world. The Spanish people have also a prominent role with almost 4,000 inhabitants.
The singer Guy Sebastian, of Malaysian, Portuguese, Indian and English descent, Australian multiculturality paradigm, represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.