Study on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast and nearby Tweed Heads offer prospective students a diverse range of course options and is a popular destination of choice for both domestic and international students.

The region provides a safe, comfortable and freindly environment. Students can enjoy studying in a city that offers a healthy lifestyle and clean air in one of Australia’s fastest growing cities.

The city has four Universites:
Bond University Australia
Southern Cross University
Griffith University
Central Queensland University

Vocational Education & Training (VET)
The region has numerous training providers offering specialist courses, trade certificate courses and industry specific training. The Gold Coast Institute of Tafe (GCIT) is the regions largest featuring five campuses.

Study English
International students can find numerous training providers and colleges offering certificate programs such as ELICOS.

Registered Training Orginisations
There are over 100 government registered training orginisations in the region. Two of note include:
The Australian Industry Trade College – Gold Coast – Trade training in Construction, Hospitality, Engineering and Automotive qualifications.
The College of Australian Training – Gold Coast – Providing training courses for the hospitality and hairdressing industries.
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