Student Stories

Settling into life in Toowoomba is an exciting journey, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Find Accommodation

Discover a wide range of accommodation options for students from student housing, private housing, to student villages.

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Things to Do

Toowoomba is brimming with activities and experiences to enrich your student life. Dive into the vibrant local scene, connect with fellow students, and make the most of your time in this lively city and its surrounds

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Toowoomba Climate

Get to know Toowoomba’s climate, so you can be prepared for the seasons. We’ll provide insights into what to expect throughout the year, and tips for staying comfortable in this unique climate.

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Enrich, Engage, and Evolve in Toowoomba

Welcome to Student Stories, here at Study Toowoomba we celebrate the diverse and inspiring journeys of students who have chosen Toowoomba as their educational home. You will be able to read firsthand accounts of academic achievements, personal growth, and the vibrant community life that defines our city. Through these stories, we aim to showcase the unique experiences and opportunities that make Toowoomba a premier destination for students from all over the world. 

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Luis Ochica

Luis Ochica

Born in Bogota, Columbia, Luis was always surrounded by a large extended family. As well as his parents, brother and three sisters, he had many cousins around his own age. Of course, this meant family gatherings were large including uncles, nephews and nieces. Luis is...

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Hom Poudel’s Story

Hom Poudel’s Story

Hom hails from Nepal and belongs to a middle-class family. Both of his parents attained a high school education. The middle child of three siblings, Hom’s elder brother resides in Nepal with his wife, children, and our father, while his younger sister and her husband...

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Ushan Gunawardhana’s Story

Ushan Gunawardhana’s Story

Born in Sri Lanka, near the southern city of Matara, Ushan recommends his home city’s close proximity to many beautiful beaches and natural parks.  Matara is located about 160 kilometres from the capital  Colombo in Southern Province, and is a major commercial hub...

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