Quality Education and Training
Feel at home in our city.
The Gold Coast is a city that warmly welcomes and embraces its students with an unparalleled level of support for its diverse student community comprised of more than 130 nationalities. The focal point of the city’s support programs is the Gold Coast Student Hub, offering free and confidential support on accommodation, mental health and well-being, career and employment advice, as well as referrals on legal, visa and other matters.
EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Employability is a key focus for our city as we create better graduate outcomes for our students. Gold Coast Student Jobs is your one-stop-shop if you're a Gold Coast student or graduate looking for a job, work experience, or opportunities to launch your career.
Students also have the benefit of a range of support and professional development experiences through the Gold Coast Student Hub, including free employment and career advice. Further, the Gold Coast Careers Explorer is a dynamic and interactive digital tool which allows you to explore the study pathways to your chosen career. We invite you to explore these pathways and discover the great employment opportunities here on the Gold Coast.
Up to 4 Years Post-Study Work Rights
There's never been a better time to study on the Gold Coast.
International students who choose to study on the Gold Coast have the option of up to four years of post-study work rights. This compares favourably to other Australian cities like Sydney or Melbourne who can only offer three years. Gold Coast students also currently enjoy priority visa processing over many other Australian destinations. For more information visit the Department of Home Affairs.
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There are beautiful national parks, waterfalls and mountains less than an hour's drive from the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast has a great public transport network, including our tram service - the G:Link.
Cycling and walking are popular pursuits, with over 1,000 kilometres of cycling trails.
The Gold Coast offers a range of support initiatives and community engagement programs.
There is an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.
The Gold Coast's average yearly temperature is 29 degrees Celsius.