Join our Human Rainbow

The Gold Coast is home to 25,000 international students from 130 nationalities. A diverse and global city. 

Our differences make us stronger. It’s time to celebrate who we are as individuals. Our differences, our experiences and our similarities as a student community and city.

Explore the diversity of stories from the students of the Gold Coast Explore now  
Jermaine photo

Jermaine
zimbabwe

Jermaine, zimbabwe
Jasmina photo

Jasmina
Gold Coast, Australia

Jasmina, Gold Coast, Australia
Nicolas photo

Nicolas
France

Nicolas, France
Celia  photo

Celia
Jamaica

Celia , Jamaica
Abdul photo

Abdul
Pakistan

Abdul, Pakistan
Malik  photo

Malik
United States

Malik , United States
Martin Ebata photo

Martin Ebata
Sweden

Martin Ebata, Sweden
Thais Assis Arruda photo

Thais Assis Arruda
Brazil

Thais Assis Arruda, Brazil
Saskia Walgenbach photo

Saskia Walgenbach
Germany

Saskia Walgenbach, Germany
XingLong Jin photo

XingLong Jin
China

XingLong Jin, China
Michael Timoscuk photo

Michael Timoscuk
Slovakia

Michael Timoscuk, Slovakia
Kazi Haisam Siddiqui photo

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui
Pakistan

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui, Pakistan
Mona Izzeldin photo

Mona Izzeldin
Sudan

Mona Izzeldin, Sudan
Steven Wey photo

Steven Wey
Australia

Steven Wey, Australia
Rohan photo

Rohan
Oman

Rohan, Oman
Rizu Sawaki  photo

Rizu Sawaki
Japan

Rizu Sawaki , Japan

Tebby
Botswana

Tebby, Botswana
Prabhjot Kaur  photo

Prabhjot Kaur
India

Prabhjot Kaur , India
Alexia David photo

Alexia David
India

Alexia David, India
Tatiana  photo

Tatiana
Russia

Tatiana , Russia
Yukta Kapoor  photo

Yukta Kapoor
India

Yukta Kapoor , India
Alexander Cujko photo

Alexander Cujko
Gold Coast , Australia

Alexander Cujko, Gold Coast , Australia
Alvin Yap photo

Alvin Yap
Malaysia

Alvin Yap, Malaysia
Bren Domingo  photo

Bren Domingo
Philippines

Bren Domingo , Philippines
Brianna Bailey  photo

Brianna Bailey
Australia

Brianna Bailey , Australia
Emily Hancock photo

Emily Hancock
Australia

Emily Hancock, Australia
Jake Goodall  photo

Jake Goodall
Australia

Jake Goodall , Australia
Jamie Houston  photo

Jamie Houston
United Kingdom

Jamie Houston , United Kingdom
Jaycee Li photo

Jaycee Li
Australia

Jaycee Li, Australia
Joseph Prospere photo

Joseph Prospere
Norway

Joseph Prospere, Norway
Mercedes Semaan  photo

Mercedes Semaan
Fiji

Mercedes Semaan , Fiji
Michelle Matsika photo

Michelle Matsika
Zimbabwe

Michelle Matsika, Zimbabwe
Nicole David  photo

Nicole David
India

Nicole David , India
Phebe Mills  photo

Phebe Mills
Australia

Phebe Mills , Australia
Thais Assis photo

Thais Assis
Brazil

Thais Assis, Brazil
Anita Kissi photo

Anita Kissi
Canada

Anita Kissi, Canada
Gene Huang  photo

Gene Huang
Australia

Gene Huang , Australia

Share your story

Students of the Gold Coast, we are asking you to share your stories and help us celebrate and embrace diversity.

Submit Your Story

Jermaine

zimbabwe

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Jasmina

Gold Coast , Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Nicolas

France

I'm studying at -

Bond University

Celia

Jamaica

I'm studying at -

Bond University

Abdul

Pakistan

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Malik

United States

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Martin Ebata

Sweden | TAFE Queensland Gold Coast | Sport

Martin Ebata

Sweden

I'm studying at -

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

Thais Assis Arruda

Brazil | EIM International Training | Childcare

Thais Assis Arruda

Brazil

I'm studying at -

EIM International Training

Saskia Walgenbach

Germany | Griffith University | Health & Medicine

Saskia Walgenbach

Germany

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

XingLong Jin

China | Southern Cross University | Accounting & Finance

XingLong Jin

China

I'm studying at -

Southern Cross University

Michael Timoscuk

Slovakia | Browns English Language School | English Language

Michael Timoscuk

Slovakia

I'm studying at -

Browns English Language School

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui

Pakistan | Griffith University | Business & Commerce

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui

Pakistan

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Mona Izzeldin

Sudan | Bond University | Health & Medicine

Mona Izzeldin

Sudan

I'm studying at -

Bond University

Steven Wey

Australia | Griffith University | Health & Medicine

Steven Wey

Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Rohan

Oman

I'm studying at -

Southern Cross University

Rizu Sawaki

Japan

I'm studying at -

Benowa State High School

Tebby

Botswana

I'm studying at -

TAFE- Queensland Gold Coast

Prabhjot Kaur

India

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Alexia David

India

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Tatiana

Russia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Yukta Kapoor

India

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Alexander Cujko

Gold Coast , Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Alvin Yap

Malaysia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Bren Domingo

Philippines

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Brianna Bailey

Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Emily Hancock

Australia

I'm studying at -

Livingston Christian College

Jake Goodall

Australia

I'm studying at -

Trinity Lutheran College

Jamie Houston

United Kingdom

I'm studying at -

TAFE Queensland- Gold Coast Region

Jaycee Li

Australia | Griffith University

Jaycee Li

Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Joseph Prospere

Norway

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Mercedes Semaan

Fiji

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Michelle Matsika

Zimbabwe

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Nicole David

India

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Phebe Mills

Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith U`niversity

Thais Assis

Brazil

I'm studying at -

EIM

Anita Kissi

Canada

I'm studying at -

Bond University

Gene Huang

Australia

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

 

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The Gold Coast is home to 25,000 international students

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Students from more than 130 nations are studying here

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Almost a third of the city's population were born overseas

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Voted #1 regional city in Australia for international students

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Named the worlds first World Kindness City

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Diverse study options with over 200 education and training providers

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