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Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast glitters along the coastline of South East Queensland and enjoys near-perfect weather all year long. It’s a city famed for its diverse natural beauty, from picture-perfect beaches to a surrounding hinterland of lush rainforests, ancient national parks and abundant wildlife. The city also boasts an electric nightlife and entertainment scene, shopping strips, theme parks and world-class educational institutions that attract students from all over the world. With friendly locals and a laid-back beach culture, the Gold Coast is an ideal city to study in.

Gold Coast, Queensland

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Best known for
Surfers Paradise, Warner Bros. Movie World, the SkyPoint tower, Wet'N'Wild and Australia Zoo - the Gold Coast plays host to a huge number of Australia's most famous holiday destinations.
Where to Study
You’ll have plenty of choice when it comes to educational institutions on the Gold Coast. The city has three world-class universities (Griffith University, Bond University and Southern Cross University) as well as a major TAFE campus offering state-of-the-art facilities, diverse courses and innovative teaching methods.
Public Transport
The Gold Coast’s transport system is diverse, clean and reliable, with buses, trains and trams to help you on your journeys. With a tertiary student discount, it is also a relatively cheap way to get around the city.

Around Gold Coast

Central Gold Coast

The Central Gold Coast stretches from Surfers Paradise to Mermaid Beach and attracts visitors year-round with its iconic beaches,... Read More

Northern Gold Coast

The Northern Gold Coast is a bustling hub for fun and recreation thanks to its theme parks, shopping centres, parklands, world-class... Read More

Southern Gold Coast

The Southern Gold Coast boasts a relaxed, village vibe that draws visitors to its national parks, quieter beaches, bohemian boutiques and... Read More

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