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Gold Coast

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Gold Coast is located in South-​East Queensland, just one hour south of Brisbane and is one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations.​​

About Gold Coast

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  • Gold Coast stretches from Oxenford in the north to Coolangatta in the south and South Stradbroke Island in the east, and incorporates Surfers Paradise on the coast.
  • The region has 70-kilometres of uninterrupted coastline and is fringed by rainforest hinterland, including World Heritage-listed national parks. It has an attractive environment, climate and lifestyle.
  • Gold Coast is famous for its beaches, surf, theme parks and shopping, and has been attracting families from Australia and around the world for many decades.
  • Gold Coast has its own international airport with links to Asia, Europe, the USA and New Zealand, while Brisbane International Airport is just a 70-minute drive or a 35-minute flight.

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Gold Coast location marked on a map of Queensland, Australia
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Gold Coast education

The schools in the region offer a choice of study programs that benefit from the area’s strengths in:

  • tourism
  • construction
  • health
  • information communication technology
  • advanced manufacturing
  • education
  • professional services.

Our high school students continue to benefit from the education pathways offered by the nearby regional universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) options, including:

Explore further Gold Coast study pathways.

Search EQI schools to find a Gold Coast school that offers the program and subjects you want to study!

Last updated 22 July 2022