Institutional members include Southern Cross University, Griffith University and Bond University as well as TAFE Queensland. Study Gold Coast has more than 50 regular members, including a range of Registered Training Organisations (RTO/VET), English language schools and high schools. We also have numerous associate members providing complementary services to the education and training sector.
Building on our strengths in education the Gold Coast universities – Bond, Griffith and Southern Cross are investing heavily in infrastructure and research and delivering world-class education that is ranking them amongst the world’s best in national and global rankings.
Vocational Education and Colleges
Queensland is internationally renowned for its high quality, industry focused vocational education and training system. Led by industry and responsive to local and international needs, vocational education and training providers on the Gold Coast are focused on delivering competency based training that gives students a competitive edge.
English Language Schools
English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) are for international students who will be studying English in Australia as part of an intensive program. In this case ‘intensive’ means a minimum of 20 hours of scheduled classes involving face-to-face contact hours of English language instruction.
Our Gold Coast public and independent schools are ambitious to be leaders within Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. They are competitive both nationally and internationally and are highly regarded for both academic and sporting excellence.