Schools & Universities Gold Coast
A range of quality schools and universities on the Gold Coast provide students with first class degrees across a range of vocations. Whatever your career aspirations are, you’re sure to find a college or university here to suit. And if not, Brisbane and its colleges and universities are only a short drive up the coast.
We take a quick look at some of the education options to be found on the Gold Coast in our blog.
If you are looking for reliable group transportation on the Gold Coast for research trips, excursions or travel to other campuses TravelSafe has a number of options to suit. Contact our Gold Coast team for assistance with your transport requirements.
Schools / Universities Gold Coast – Bond University
As the name suggests, Bond University was developed by Bond Corporation along with several of Allan Bond’s Japanese business associates. It’s one of three private universities in Australia; the others are Torrens University in Adelaide and The University of Notre Dame in Perth.
The university is located in Robina on the Gold Coast on the site of a former pine plantation. It has 4 faculties that cover degrees in Business, Law, Health Sciences and Medicine, and Society and Design. Bond is also involved in research work.
Schools / Universities Gold Coast – Gold Coast Institute of Technology
The Gold Coast Institute of Technology is a specialist provider of early childcare education located at Arundel on the Gold Coast. The institute offers several diplomas and certificates in Early Childhood Education and Care.
These qualifications are recognised nationally throughout the childcare industry. This makes the Institute one of the leading suppliers of this type of focussed childcare training and certification.
Schools / Universities Gold Coast – Holmes Institute
Holmes Institute is a private multi-sector educational institution located in Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. The Institute has other similar facilities in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Hong Kong.
Holmes has faculties of Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training as well as Schools of Secondary Education and English Language Centres at all Institute locations. Students can obtain masters degrees in accounting and business administration as well as awards of various levels in a range of vocational subjects.
Schools / Universities Gold Coast – Shafston International College
The Gold Coast campus of Shafston International College is located at Southport. Shafston is a private college for international students offering certificate and diploma courses in vocational courses like Business, Leadership, Management and Early Childhood Care. The college also runs Cambridge University Exam preparation courses along with accredited English language classes.
Shafton was established in 1996 and to date has seen over 120,000 students walk through its doors. The original campus is located at Kangaroo Point in Brisbane close to the CBD.
Schools / Universities Gold Coast – TAFE Queensland, Gold Coast
TAFE Queensland has 5 campuses across the Gold Coast at Ashmore, Coolangatta, Coomera, Coomera Marine and Southport. The TAFE is a major provider of industry specific training and offers certification from entry level right through to bachelor degrees.
Courses offered at the Gold Coast campuses are many and varied but include automotive, building and construction, child care, engineering, horticulture, hair dressing, hospitality, IT, nursing and many more.
If you require more information about any of the schools and universities on the Gold Coast that we’ve mentioned here visit their websites. For group travel options related to study and education, whether it’s a quick day trip or for extended research periods, TravelSafe has a fleet of coaches and mini-buses available.
Contact us for more information or to book your low cost coach hire on the Gold Coast.