WHY STUDY ON THE GOLD COAST

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Quality Education and Training Institutions

Explore over 200 of the cities reputable education and training institutions and schools

EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER OUTCOMES

Part-time and casual work available all year round to enhance your skills and support experience. The city offers free employment and career advice at the Gold Coast Student Hub

Great Global careers on the Gold Coast with exciting projects such as the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct creating new jobs.

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Diverse Student Community

People from all over the world are ready to welcome you. Did you know that one third of the Gold Coast population is born overseas? Students from over 130 countries make up our international student community of 29,000. 

Jermaine

zimbabwe

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Griffith University

Jasmina

Gold Coast , Australia

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Griffith University

Nicolas

France

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Bond University

Celia

Jamaica

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Bond University

Abdul

Pakistan

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Griffith University

Malik

United States

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Griffith University

Martin Ebata

Sweden | TAFE Queensland Gold Coast | Sport

Martin Ebata

Sweden

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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

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Southern Cross University

Michael Timoscuk

Slovakia | Browns English Language School | English Language

Michael Timoscuk

Slovakia

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Browns English Language School

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui

Pakistan | Griffith University | Business & Commerce

Kazi Haisam Siddiqui

Pakistan

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Griffith University

Mona Izzeldin

Sudan | Bond University | Health & Medicine

Mona Izzeldin

Sudan

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Bond University

Steven Wey

Australia | Griffith University | Health & Medicine

Steven Wey

Australia

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Griffith University

Rohan

Oman

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Southern Cross University

Rizu Sawaki

Japan

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Benowa State High School

Tebby

Botswana

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TAFE- Queensland Gold Coast

Prabhjot Kaur

India

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Griffith University

Alexia David

India

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Griffith University

Tatiana

Russia

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Griffith University

Yukta Kapoor

India

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Griffith University

Alexander Cujko

Gold Coast , Australia

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Griffith University

Alvin Yap

Malaysia

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Griffith University

Bren Domingo

Philippines

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Griffith University

Brianna Bailey

Australia

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Griffith University

Emily Hancock

Australia

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Livingston Christian College

Jake Goodall

Australia

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Trinity Lutheran College

Jamie Houston

United Kingdom

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TAFE Queensland- Gold Coast Region

Jaycee Li

Australia | Griffith University

Jaycee Li

Australia

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Griffith University

Joseph Prospere

Norway

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Griffith University

Mercedes Semaan

Fiji

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Griffith University

Michelle Matsika

Zimbabwe

I'm studying at -

Griffith University

Nicole David

India

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Griffith University

Phebe Mills

Australia

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Griffith U`niversity

Thais Assis

Brazil

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EIM

Anita Kissi

Canada

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Bond University

Gene Huang

Australia

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Griffith University

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AFFORDABLE LIVING

THE Gold Coast is ranked #1 for affordability in Australia.

Public transport, socialising and overall living costs are considerably lower than major cities such as Melbourne and Sydney. With the rent being around 40% lower than that of what it is in Sydney.

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ESTIMATED WEEKLY COST OF LIVING

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Rent

$200

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Health

$9

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Food

$100

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Transport

$50

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LEISURE

$100

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UTILITIES

$20

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DESIRABLE LIFESTYLE

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There are beautiful national parks, waterfalls and mountains less than an hours drive from the Gold Coast.

G:LINK

The Gold Coast has great public transport with our new tram network - The G:Link.

1,000KM

Cycling and walking is also popular with over 1,000 kilometres of cycling trails.

COMMUNITY

The Gold Coast offers a range of support initiatives and community engagement programs.

300 DAYS

There is an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.

29 degrees

The Gold Coast average yearly temperature is 29 degrees

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