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.
The Gold Coast has some of Australia's finest education facilities and is home to four Universities, 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.
The Gold Coast 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), combine together to offer a collection of world class higher education options. These Universities all bring a strong multicultural atmosphere allowing students to not only study in this iconic destination, but also learn about other cultures all whilst studying in a safe and friendly environment.
Vocational Education and Training providers offer advanced entry into universities and a broad range of specialist qualifications for a wide variety of professions and trades. The Gold Coast delivers a vast scope of studies from a large range of institutions. Gold Coast Institute of TAFE is the largest Regional TAFE in Queensland, TAFE is well known for being one of Australia's leading vocational trainers. All courses are designed and developed alongside and in close conjunction with industry experts to ensure students are successfully placed into the workforce.
Some of Australia's finest primary and secondary education facilities reside on the beautiful Gold Coast. From state to faith-based schools, and to completely independent institutions, there are learning options to take students through every stage of their development. Students develop skills and knowledge relevant to their present and future needs and gain a greater understanding of other cultures and technology.
The Gold Coast offers our English language learners a wide-variety of modern, high quality ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) institutions, from university affiliated English language institutes to superbly run and resourced private English language schools. Learning on the Gold Coast is made easy supported by pathways that promote easy progression from school to vocational education then on to higher education. English Language course can be undertaken to support every level of student.
The Gold Coast proudly offers numerous reputable institutions offering certificate and diploma qualifications, with many offering pathways to Gold Coast, Queensland and Interstate universities. These institutions provide cutting edge training in line with industry based requirements preparing students for the workforce. Many facilities are home to leading technology and fun and innovative classrooms with a network of professionals dedicated to ensuring students find the right learning experience to suit their needs.