Whether you’re travelling from a nearby country or from the other side of the world, landing in Perth is the beginning of your new adventure studying in Australia. Here are some important things to know about arriving in Perth to help you make a smooth transition to your studies.

Visit the Welcome Desk

You've just landed in Perth, Western Australia on your way to Murdoch and we're so glad you're here. Before you leave the airport, make sure to stop by the StudyPerth Welcome Desk. You can talk to the Airport Greeters and receive a welcome gift, thoughtfully put together to help you settle in.

Find out more about the Airport Welcome Desk

Airport pickups

It’s a good idea to plan ahead so you know how to get from the airport to your accommodation. Read about what to do when you first land in Perth.

See airport pickup options

Get set up

When you arrive in Perth, you will need some time to settle in. You also need to finalise your enrolment, get set up in your accommodation and prepare for your studies.

Get organised for life in Perth


You may be able to balance your studies with a part-time job to support you. If you plan to work while you are here, read these tips on what you need to know and how to get started.

Find out about working in Perth

Students shopping at Market Daze

Settle in with Orientation

Meet new people, find your way around and learn more about life at Murdoch University.

See Orientation