Perth Cultural Activities
Our local staff arranges various activities during the semester designed to help immerse you into the local culture. And if you have a specific interest, your Resident Director will be able to point you in the right direction. We also keep you updated on all the local happenings so you know where the Aussies will be hanging out! Below are examples of previous activities arranged for students.
Tour of Perth and Fremantle
Get to know your new home with this tour highlighting all the local haunts in Perth and “Freo,” as well as providing historical background to the region.
Aussie Rules Football Match
While the Australian Rules Football League originated in Victoria, Western Australia was the first state outside of Melbourne to have two teams in the national competition – West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers. We join the vocal locals to cheer on one of these teams against an East Coast rival.
Surf Lifesaving Club
With so much coastline to enjoy, you can bet the locals hit the beaches often. However Australians know to “swim between the flags.” The surf lifesaving movement is part of the Aussie culture. It’s not just about lifesaving, as there are competitions between clubs and great opportunities for social interaction. We introduce you to a local club, and you even have the opportunity to get your Surf Bronze Medallion.