We have a number of helpful tools and services to ensure you get the most out of your time with us.
Queensland is an all-year round destination. The sub-tropical climate brings warm summers and mild winters. Average maximum temperatures during the year are:
Sep - Nov
14 – 25 ℃
Dec - Feb
22 – 35 ℃
Mar - May
14 – 25 ℃
Jun - Aug
5 – 20 ℃
The basic cost of living in Australia according to the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs is AU$19,830 per year. International student may be asked to provide specified documentary evidence of your financial capacity with your visa application.
Bus, Tram Services
Buses and Trams are readily available on the Gold Coast and times vary from 24 hour service to part time services depending on location and week day. You can purchase GO CARD and register for concession.
Cost to school: AU$1.50 – AU$2.00 (GO CARD Concession)
*The cost may vary depending on the location. For more information, please check TransLink website: https://translink.com.au/
There are a number of train stations located throughout the Coast. The train service provided connects the Gold Coast to Brisbane and all major suburbs in between. The present train service terminates at Varsity Lakes Station.
For more information, please check TransLink website
The following is an indicative price guide for general accommodation costs on the Gold Coast.
*Home Stay AU$250.00 – AU$270.00 per week depending on location and conditions of stay
*Share Accommodation AU$130.00 –AU$180.00 depending on location [does not include food ]
*Unit and house rentals from AU$280.00 up, depending on size and location
Other living costs
*Pre-paid phone card: AU$10.00 – AU20.00 per week
*Cinema ticket: AU$12.00 – AU$17.00
*Coffee: AU$3.00 -AU $5.00
*Lunch (take away): AU$8.00 – AU$15.00
*Fast Food: AU$5.00 – AU$10.00
*Dinning out: AU$25.00 – AU$45.00