Study in Toowoomba

Overview

Recognised as one of Queensland’s most family-friendly cities, Toowoomba is a safe, healthy, and diverse community that celebrates a quality lifestyle. Built upon its garden city image, Toowoomba has more than 240 public parks and gardens - the perfect blend of city and open spaces. Aptly nicknamed the ‘Education Capital’, the Toowoomba Region offers excellent primary, secondary and tertiary education options, transport connectedness, health facilities and shopping and dining to rival metropolitan destinations.
A community with a strong economy, the Toowoomba Region has a diversity of investment and local business that has seen the area become a central hub for the transport, mining, agriculture, and manufacturing industries.

Nature and Climate

Toowoomba is 600m above sea level. Toowoomba's climate is classified as warm and temperate. Toowoomba has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. This is true even for the driest month. The average temperature in Toowoomba is 18.1 °C and an average of 27.7 inches of precipitation falls annually.

Arts & Culture

Toowoomba is nationally renowned for the annual Carnival of Flowers, held each year in September. Many of the city's major parks and gardens are especially prepared for the carnival, including an important home garden competition and parade of flower floats.
Over 100 large murals are filled with street art by nationally and internationally artist. Enjoy a show in the heritage listed Empire Theatre. Located in the heart of the city, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery houses three permanent collections that include some of Australia’s most loved painters, such as Frederick McCubbin, Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and Rupert Bunny.
The history of the Millmerran district is on display in a series of six larger than life murals located around the township. Located one hour south-west of Toowoomba, the works include an impressive water tank mural that is part of the famous Australian Silo Art Trail.

Popular Attractions

Picnic Point, Cobb+Co Museum, Empire Theatre, Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers, Queens Park