Your home away from home

ABILITY English campuses are designed to maximize your learning. Our classrooms are light-filled, bright and comfortable, with projectors and wifi access. We have multiple student computers throughout our campuses and large well-equipped kitchens. There are many student socialising areas throughout the campuses to help you make friends and practise English in the college.

  • European-style city
  • Safe and friendly
  • Great restaurants
  • Work opportunities
  • Yarra river
  • Vibrant nightlife
  • Designer shopping
  • Live music

Melbourne campus is close to everything you need

  • Flinders Street station, trams, buses
  • Major museums and art galleries 
  • Tourist sights: Yarra river, Federation Square, Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Famous laneway cafés and bars
  • Affordable restaurants from around the world
  • Queen Victoria food markets

Campus Features

Classrooms 29 Student Computers 50
Student lounges 1 Free wifi Yes
Student kitchens 3 Free tea and coffee Yes
Microwaves 23 Free ABILITY cup Yes
Student Fridges 4 Free ABILITY notepad Yes
Projectors in all classrooms Yes Computer rooms for self-study Yes
Wheelchair access Yes Prayer room No
First Aid Yes

Cost of Living in Australia

We want to start helping you now in the same way we will when you arrive in Australia. This table shows monthly estimated costs of services and goods in Australia that you are likely to need. We hope this helps you with your study and travel planning.

The cost of living in Melbourne is cheaper than in Sydney, mostly due to the cost of housing.

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Per Month AUD$
Share housing $413-1433
Utilities for a small apartment
(Electricity, heating, water)
$200
Regular public transport pass $145
Internet (broadband, wifi) $74
Pre Paid Mobile $20-$50
Groceries $500

Per Item AUD$
Cheap Meal $14.50-$25
Coffee $3.80-$5
Beer $6-$10