Our Gold Coast campus is based in Southport Central, the Gold Coast’s business precinct. Light-rail trams bring you directly to our front door. We are located on Level 5 of a tower filled with light, where wall-to-wall windows in every classroom showcase the golden beaches, mirrored skyscrapers and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and the green hinterland ranges to the west. These views will inspire you. The campus offers superfast student wifi, a fully-equipped student kitchen and dining room, plus three large modern classrooms. Australia Fair shopping centre is 300 metres away with a massive range of retail, dining and entertainment. Healthcare, banking and other essential services are at our doorstep. World-famous beaches like Surfers Paradise, with the superb fun parks of Seaworld, Dreamworld, and Warner Bros Movie World all here.
Elevated 45 feet above sea level and located on the beach, this is the second-largest city in Queensland and boasts 70 km of golden coastline and 2,400 km of cycling and running tracks. It is summer all year here with 300 days of sunshine and an average daily temperature of 25ºC. The balmy nights are perfect for barbecues and nights out with friends. The bright days are great for studying, work, adventure sports, and sightseeing. It’s a simply glorious lifestyle.
The city is youthful and multicultural with 50% of the population aged under 35, and 30% born overseas. This is where Australia forecasts the highest jobs growth of any city: 31% growth in childcare and education; 27% growth in healthcare, aged care, and disability care; 25% growth in management and administration; 21% growth in accommodation, food, and tourism; 18% growth in logistics, warehousing, and transportation. The area also houses major Hollywood motion picture studios, which are a $1.8 billion local industry. Ranked #1 for student affordability, the Gold Coast is 40% less expensive to live in compared to Sydney and Melbourne.