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Campus highlight: Adelaide

For over 30 years Le Cordon Bleu has had a large presence in Australia with its unwavering commitment to training up-and-coming hospitality talent. But when choosing where in Australia to study, there are many factors to consider. In this article, we take a look at Le Cordon Bleu’s first Australian campus to open – Adelaide, South Australia.

Adelaide is one of Australia’s smaller cities, with a moderate population of 1.3 million citizens from a range of nationalities. Approximately 30,000 of these are international students who, every year, choose to live, work and study in this idyllic yet surprising city.

A feast for the senses

Adelaide is renowned for its array of award-winning restaurants and bars. From cozy cafes to fine-dining establishments pushing the boundaries of gastronomy, the city's culinary landscape is as rich and diverse as the flavours it offers. As a Le Cordon Bleu student studying in Adelaide, you'll have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in this thriving industry, learning from some of the best chefs in the business and gaining invaluable hands-on experience in top-notch establishments.

Bars and Nightlife in AdelaidePicture credits: South Australian Tourism Commission

Stunning sights to see

Beyond the kitchen, Adelaide offers a lifestyle that’s hard to beat. On days off, you'll find yourself within easy reach of incredible destinations such as world-renowned wineries, pristine beaches and the breathtaking Kangaroo Island. Spend your weekends exploring the picturesque vineyards of the Barossa Valley, indulging in wine tastings and gourmet experiences that will inspire your culinary creations. Or, escape to the tranquil shores of Glenelg Beach, where you can unwind with a leisurely stroll along the promenade or dive into the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing swim.

beach and wineries in south australiaPicture credits: Tourism Australia/South Australian Tourism Commission (left), and Dandelion Vineyards (right).

Cost of living

In addition to its natural beauty and culinary delights, Adelaide also offers affordable living, making it an attractive destination for international students studying abroad. According to Studies in Australia (https://www.studiesinaustralia.com/where-to-study-in-australia/study-in-south-australia), Adelaide is 24 per cent more affordable than Sydney, 20 per cent more affordable than Melbourne and 9 per cent more affordable than Perth. Whether you choose to live in the bustling city centre or the charming suburbs, you'll find a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and lifestyle.

Campus life

Situated just 25-minutes from the city centre, Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide offers students an unparalleled learning experience. In addition to its exceptional academic offerings, Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide boasts a range of amenities designed to enhance the student experience. From onsite carparking to a cafe where students can recharge and socialise between classes, every aspect of campus life has been carefully curated to support student success.

But it's not just about what happens inside the classroom at Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide. The campus itself boasts leafy green spaces, providing the perfect backdrop for outdoor study sessions or casual gatherings with classmates. Plus, with student accommodation located nearby, you can enjoy the convenience of living within walking distance of campus, allowing for easy access to classes and extracurricular activities.

Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide provides the perfect environment for students to kickstart their culinary arts journey. So why wait? Enrol at Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide today and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career in the hospitality industry.

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