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Study Gold Coast — Australia's FAVOURITE classroom

Study Gold Coast aims to educate the community about the value of the sector, provide meaningful student experiences and promote the economic value of the industry in order to expand the city's talent pool, attract more employers and add depth to the city's social fabric.

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employability program


Study Gold Coast has launched Australia's largest city-wide student employability program, aimed at showcasing career options, helping to up skill and develop student engagement opportunities. 

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The Mayor's Telstra Technology Award- Final Pitch

  Monday 21 Oct - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Gold Coast Mayor, Tom Tate and Study Gold Coast CEO Alfred Slogrove invite you to attend the Final Pitch Night for the Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards 2019.

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Annual General Meeting & Member Function

  Thursday 7 Nov - 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Join the Study Gold Coast Chairman The Hon. Rob Borbidge AO & CEO Alfred Slogrove for the Study Gold Coast Annual General Meeting as well as an opportunity to network with Study Gold Coast members.

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End of Year Celebration

  Saturday 9 Nov

We invite all Gold Coast students to join our End of Year Celebration event.

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Become a Member

Beyond the advantages of a newfound community, members will gain access to an amazing suite of exclusive benefits. 

The Study Gold Coast organisation is membership based and represented by a Committee of Management, chaired by former Queensland Premier the Hon. Rob Borbridge AO. Institutional members in Southern Cross University, Griffith University and Bond University, as well as TAFE Queensland Gold Coast. The organisation has more than 50 regular members, which includes a range of Registered Training Organisations (RTO/VET), English Language Schools and High Schools. Associate members provide complimentary services to the education and training sector. 

For all membership inquiries please contact Partnerships on +61 7 55 66100 or email us.



A Tale of Two Interns

Amy Kwan and China (pronounced Chee-na) Yamasaki are students from Griffith University and Southern Cross University respectively. Both are serving internships with Tyler International, a Gold Coast based study tour organisation. CEO Angela Tyler says her company is always happy to accept students who believe their internship experience will benefit their career aspirations.   

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One of a kynd

Michael Metcalfe is the founder of Kynd, a healthcare app that empowers people to choose the right carer, based on their unique needs. The Southern Cross University alumnus launched his startup two years ago and has since grown rapidly in an industry that is undergoing significant change.  

“For the past 40 years the health care industry has worked a certain way with everything controlled by the traditional provider, but over the last few years the sector has become deregulated and we’ve also seen the introduction of the NDIS scheme,” says Michael.

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A Sports and Cultural Exchange

This week the Gold Coast is hosting 30 students from China as part of the Sister City Agreement signed by the City of Gold Coast and Chengdu earlier this year.

Boys and girls from three Chengdu based high schools, including the prestigious Chengdu No. 7 High School are enjoying a soccer and friendship exchange experience with Gold Coast based high schools including Trinity Lutheran College, Emmanuel College and Coomera Anglican College.

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