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Study Abroad on the Gold Coast, Australia

There’s the appeal of the sand, sun and nightlife but when you study abroad on the Gold Coast you'll realise that there is a lot more to this region than just the beach. The Gold Coast hinterland is home to two of Queensland’s best national parks.  Hike your way through lush rainforest to pristine mountain pools, then head to the beach to catch one of the best surf breaks on the coast at Burleigh Heads, before spending the evening clubbing in Surfer’s Paradise. Oh – and this region is also home to Australia’s huge theme parks! Experience a semester on the Gold Coast!

Gold Coast Program Highlights

  • With two universities available, Bond University and Griffith University, select an academic program and campus setting to suit your needs
  • Take advantage of our pre semester trip options to beautiful islands of Fiji (Bond only), New Zealand’s adventure packed South Island (Griffith) or Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (Griffith)
  • Experience living on the beach in our high-quality, ideally located off-campus apartments
  • Live on the Gold Coast, known for it’s ideal climate, great beaches and exciting nightlife
  • Comprehensive five-day orientation program in Sydney includes many cultural activities
  • Embrace your new culture, with our included cultural activities throughout the semester
  • Experience an alternative Spring Break with our optional Thailand excursion (Griffith University only)

Don't Leave the Gold Coast Without...

  • Visiting Q1, the world's tallest residential tower, to view the beach stretching as far as the eye can see in both directions
  • Screaming your lungs out on a roller coaster at a theme park
  • Getting up close and personal with a koala at the Curumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Surfing at Surfer's Paradise or the other great local surf breaks
  • Hiking and sampling the local wines in the Gold Coast's hinterland
  • Heading south of the border to experience the laidback, hippy vibe of Byron Bay on Australia's most easterly point
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