As an international student preparing to study in Sydney, Australia, you’ll need to consider your budget. There are a few mandatories that you will need to cover – food and groceries, living costs, lifestyle, insurance, and travel. You will also have expenses in relation to academic (textbooks, notebooks etc.) and insurance (Overseas Student Health Cover).
The Australian Government estimates students need at least A$21,041 per year to cover living expenses, which will vary from individual to individual. This estimate covers expenses such as groceries, accommodation, entertainment, and public transport: