Destination Gold Coast
A study experience with surf and sun!
Just an hour south of Brisbane is Queensland’s second largest city - The Gold Coast.
With a population of 650,000 the Gold Coast stretches along 70kms of gorgeous yellow sandy beaches.
It’s a popular Australian tourist destination with a subtropical climate and average yearly temperature of 29 degrees.
Known for its theme parks, sun, surf and beach activities.
Surfers Paradise is central to the Gold Coast and is a modern urban centre with many high rise buildings and resorts.
At night Surfers Paradise becomes a vibrant nightclub precinct with popular themed bars and hotels. There are many restaurants and cafes ranging from 5 star gourmet eating to casual style food often with outdoor seating . With more than 300 days of gorgeous sunshine a year, the Gold Coast is also bordered by a lush Hinterland rainforest.
The hinterland has over 100,000 hectares of World Heritage rainforest with unique Australian wildlife, so there’s a lot to see in your spare time.
With 32,000 international students from over 130 countries the Gold Coast offers quality education in an unbeatable location.
Home to three major universities, 20 English Language Schools, 200 Private institutions and 100 schools there’s an institution for everyone.
Employability is a key focus with many job opportunities for students in retail and hospitality.
International students who choose to study on the Gold Coast can also qualify for a three year post study work rights visa. This allows students to stay on after they finish University and work and enjoy the Australian lifestyle.
Affordability is also a key point for students with accommodation, public transport and overall living costs lower on the Gold Coast than other major Australian cities.
If you’re looking for a lifestyle choice, the Gold Coast has everything that is great about Australia, in one location.
Study English on the Gold Coast and during your break make the most of the sun and surf!