Telephone: +61 2 9212 2522
sales@sbta.com.au
 
  • E-Mail: sales@sbta.com.au
  • Telephone: +61 2 9212 2522

LIFE IN SYDNEY

Study at SBTA & SELA

How is the life in Sydney

Useful Information


If you are doing some sightseeing, you may wish to purchase a My Multi Day Pass that gives you unlimited train, bus, ferry and light rail travel for the day. If you commute by public transport to school everyday, there are also weekly tickets available. For bus, train and ferry information and timetables go to www.cityrail.info/timetables/.

Trains

The closest train stations to SBTA are Central and Town Hall.

Buses

Many bus services now require you to have a pre-paid ticket. Tickets are available from newsagents and convenience stores.

Working

Your visa may allow you to work whilst studying. Please check with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP), if you’re not sure. If you are intending to work, you will need a Tax File Number from the Australian Tax Office (ATO). They are located at Podium Level, Centrepoint Building, 100 Market St, Sydney. For more information their website is: http://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/.

Banks

Australia’s main banks are:

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Westpac Banking Corporation
  • NAB (National Australia Bank)
  • ANZ (Australia and New Zealand Bank)

Shopping

SBTA is within walking distance to Darling Harbour, World Square and Market City. From Wednesday to Sunday (9:00am- 5:00pm), Paddy’s Markets sells bargain items and fresh food.

Cinemas

There is a large cinema complex located at 505-525 George St, Sydney. On Mondays they have a special student discount day.

Events

There are many events held at Darling Harbour such as firework displays, cultural festivals, free live music and more. For what’s happening at Darling Harbour, visit the following website:

For up-to-date information about what is happening all around Sydney, here are some useful websites:

http://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/

Map of SBTA/SELA & surrounding areas