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Life on the Gold Coast
Life on
the Gold Coast
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Gold Coast Campus

Train in the heart of the action at Pacific Training Group, Gold Coast. Recognised as the undisputed tourist capital of Australia and host to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast offers you a world of workplace training and employment opportunities.

Address

Level 2, 3033 Surfers Paradise Boulevard

Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

Contact

Tel: +61 7 5538 9973

Email: [email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday. 8am – 5pm

Campus Facilities

  • Large, bright training room, equipped with digital learning technology
  • Free campus-wide Wifi
  • Fully equipped student lounge  and kitchenette
  • Sunny outdoor balcony with the views to the hinterland

At your doorstep

Q1. Australia’s tallest building

Surface Paradise beach, esplanade, shops, restaurants and night life.

Surfers Paradise Light Rail Station

Local Partners

Located in the famous beachside suburb of Surfers Paradise, Pacific Training Group offers you an idyllic study location less than 100m from the beach, and access to local industry employers and partners such as:

Are you currently overseas and wanting to come to Australia to study? You can find out more about life in Australia in our Offshore Students section.

Find out more

Welcome to the city of lights, pristine beaches and spanning coastlines – the Gold Coast.

The Gold Coast is recognised as the undisputed tourist capital of Australia. While over 600,000 locals enjoy the lifestyle the area offers (making it Australia’s sixth largest city), 12 million visitors a year also arrive to find a remarkable place for a holiday.

The Gold Coast boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, 70kms of clean, sandy beaches, world-class entertainment and recreation, and a buzzing nightlife. And for nature lovers, the Gold Coast hinterland has over 100,00 hectares of World Heritage rainforest and unique Australian wildlife, offering a world of adventure.

With its sub-tropical climate, lower cost of living and tourism based employment industry, you’ll love living, studying and working on the beautiful Gold Coast.

Climate
Summer (December – February)
During summer the average temperature is a pleasant 21 – 28.4°C (69.8 – 83.1°F). February is the wettest month (receiving 184mm/7.2” on average), and short, tropical storms are common in the late afternoon and early evening. During summer humidity is high, roughly 69 – 75%, but this is offset by cool sea breezes.

Autumn (March – May)
In Autumn sunny days are followed by cooler nights with average temperatures between 18 – 25.7°C (64.4 – 78.2°F). Water temperatures are still high enough to swim (25.2°C / 77.3°F) and it is generally less rainy than the summer months.

Winter (June – August)
Winter on the Gold Coast is generally sunny and dry with average temperatures between 12.5 – 21.5°C (54.5 – 70.7°F). Clear skies and dry air average cool nights.

Spring (September – November)
Sunny days are followed by mild tropical evenings and average temperatures range from 16.9 – 25.4°C (62.4 – 77.7°F). Days are dry but can be windy, especially during September.

Transport
Cycling
With its flat terrain and warm climate, the Gold Coast is the perfect place to get around on bike. Utilise more than 800kms of bike paths and keep safe.

http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/cycling-bikeways-312.html

Public transport
The Gold Coast has a range of public transport options including trains, buses and light rail that all operate as part of the TransLink network. You’ll need to pre-purchase a go card for travel.
For details check https://translink.com.au/gold-coast

Recommended Gold Coast websites
www.studyqueensland.qld.gov.au
www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au
www.mygc.com.au

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