Australia's Gold Coast - Where the World Comes to Learn


Australia's Finest Education Facilities

The Gold Coast has some of Australia's finest education facilities and is home to four Universities; Bond University Australia's highest rating University for Overall Graduate Satisfaction; Southern Cross University with their brand new Gold Coast campus offers an individual student and quality education experience, Griffith University the Gold Coast's largest University campus and Central Queensland University, with a campus located in the heart of the Gold Coast in Southport (CBD). These combine together to offer a collection of world class higher education options.

In addition there are a number of Private Colleges, English Language Institutions, High Schools and the largest Regional TAFE in Queensland. It is no wonder this city has been branded, 'the city for learning and living'. In addition, being one of Australia's youngest and fastest growing urban centres there is superb infrastructure in place and it is continually growing.

Gold Coast Education and Lifestyle

  • World Class Education Facilities

    The Gold Coast, Australia's city for learning and living has a strong reputation for quality education in a safe and friendly environment, making the Gold Coast the first choice for many Australian and international students; offering a traditional and contemporary range of innovative study programs through numerous providers.

  • Vibrant Multicultural City

    The Gold Coast is one of the most interesting, multicultural and friendly places in the world. At night the countless city lights make for a spectacular setting and there are hundreds of restaurants, cafes and bars open late into the night when everyone enjoys a mix of local and international food, fun and music.

  • Gold Coast Lifestyle

    Natural attractions are central with 70km of legendary beaches and waterways a major feature, providing an idyllic backdrop for boating excursions, scenic flights and surf-based activities with numerous lifeguard stations spanning the length of the coast to keep our beaches safe.

  • Attractions and Events

    Visiting students have a great time on the Gold Coast, with attractions including some of the world’s tallest and fastest thrill rides, encounters with koalas, kangaroos and wildlife, tours to the rainforest or reef and exciting events. There is plenty to keep you occupied while you further your knowledge and study on Australia’s Gold Coast.

  • Natural Attractions

    It is more than simply the manmade experiences which excite travellers to the Gold Coast. Less than 30min from Australia’s best beaches is Australia's largest expanse of sub-tropical World Heritage listed rainforest, bordered by rural farmland and bush where travellers can encounter Australia’s unique native wildlife and experience a taste of country life.

  • Fantastic International Cuisine

    The multicultural nature of Gold Coast means all flavours of the world are served in the restaurants, cafes and stores around the city. Some of Australia's best restaurants and international chefs are on the Gold Coast. Famous for fresh seafood, tropical fruits and the best locally grown vegetables; the region has been blessed with great ingredients for world class cuisine.


    For More Information

    For more information on how you can enjoy the education and lifestyle benefits of studying in Australia’s Gold Coast, visit the Study Gold Coast website. There you will find information on all of the Gold Coast Campuses, student accommodation, student resources, travel, climate and lifestyle.