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Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in Australia in the last 12 months Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in Australia
Directly opposite the 34 acres of Southport Broadwater Parklands, with views over the Pacific Ocean.

Rating: 4.3

4.33 reviews

Rating: 4.3

4.3
Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.0

4.0
Leisure program
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Accreditations:
Australian International College of Language accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client) Australian International College of Language accredited by Study in Australia

Southport is a suburb of the Gold Coast, to the North of the city, and is the business hub of the region. Australian International College of Language sits on one of the main roads of the...

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General English - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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990AU$ 951AU$
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Rating: 4.0

4.0
Quality of teaching

Rating: 3.0

3.0
Leisure program
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
EC English accredited by AAIEP (American Association of Intensive English Programs) EC English accredited by ACCET  (Accrediting Council for Continuning Education and Training) EC English accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) EC English accredited by British council EC English accredited by EA (English Australia) EC English accredited by NEAS  (National ELT Accreditation Scheme ) EC English accredited by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) EC English accredited by Study in Australia

The school is in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Australia's premier holiday destination. It is in the middle of the business, cafe and shopping district and just a 2-minute walk to world...

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General English - 16 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Surfers Paradise
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
OHC English accredited by ACPET (Australian Council for Private Education and Training) OHC English accredited by ELICOS  (English Language Intensive courses for Overseas Client)

Enjoy the white sand beaches, clear blue skies and 300 days of sunshine a year in this lovely city. The school offers very modern facilities in the heart of the Gold Coast.

Course Categories (3)Accommodation (2)Facilities (15)
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
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940AU$ 906AU$
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Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

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Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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3310US$ 3145US$
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Key Facts about Gold Coast

Gold Coast: The Australian Gold Coast is situated only 80 kilometres south of Brisbane. A part from great beaches the town offers theme parks, golf courses, national parks, the green valleys of Mount Tamborine and a rainforest.

Population: 592,000

Time zone: +9h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Gold Coast

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.6361 EUR)

Gold Coast quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (13 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from Netherlands need a visa to enter the country. A holiday/Tourist visa is sufficient to take a course up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week: 383 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Amsterdam

  • Student price index excluding rent:113* (13% more expensive than Amsterdam)
  • Student price index including rent:103* (3% more expensive than Amsterdam)
  • Price index food only:155* (55% more expensive than Amsterdam)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):5.52 AU$ (7% cheaper than in Netherlands)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Public transportation in Gold Coast

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Events in Gold CoastBest time to take a language course in Gold Coast

March
Supanova Comic Con
Supanova Comic Con

March 2021Supanova is THE event of the year for lovers of sci-fi and fantasy where comics, anime, TV, films and games take centre stage. There are shows, exhibitions, games, competitions and much, much more.

May
Blues on Broadbeach
Blues on Broadbeach

May 2021A free music festival attracting blues fans from around the world

July
Gold Coast Marathon
Gold Coast Marathon

July 2021The Gold Coast Marathon has been held every year since 1979 and is recognised as one of the world's premier marathons. The start and finish lines are in the Gold Coast Broadwater Parklands.

What to do in Gold Coast

SkyPoint Observation Deck
SkyPoint Observation Deck

Arrival Airports

Gold Coast (OOL) - 19 km. from Gold Coast city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 30 minutes, 37,00 AUD, 126 minutes.

Main stops: International Airport-platform 1, Wooloowin, Central, South Bank, Loganlea, Ormeau, Helensvale-platform 1 + Helensvale-platform 5, Parkwood, Gold Coast University Hospital, Southport, Surfers Paradise, Cypress Avenue

Taxi: 62 AU$, 25 minutes drive to city center of Gold Coast

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International, Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
Brisbane (BNE) - 75 km. from Gold Coast city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 10,00 AUD, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Gold Coast Airport, Pal, Beach, Nineteenth Avenue, Twenty Seventh Avenue, Burleigh Heads, Second Avenue, Christine Avenue, Nobby Beach shops, Tamborine Street, Crescent Avenue, Broadbeach South station

Taxi: 223 AU$, 66 minutes drive to city center of Gold Coast

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown, Wellington
  • USA: Honolulu International, Los Angeles International
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Vancouver International

    FAQ about schools in Gold Coast

  • Students rated the activity program at Australian International College of Language as the best.
  • Australian International College of Language has received the best overall rating in Gold Coast.
  • Australian International College of Language, located in 66 Marine Parade, Directly opposite the 34 acres of Southport Broadwater Parklands, with views over the Pacific Ocean. has been voted as the school with the best location in Gold Coast.
  • Australian International College of Language was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay ' at EC English is the best rated accommodation in Gold Coast.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for Australia is 12 weeks.
  • The student price index in Gold Coast is 73.95. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Gold Coast with 4.2 stars out of 5.
  • In Gold Coast electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type I.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Gold Coast is Gold Coast (19.6 km from city center). Alternative airport: Brisbane (75.2 km). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Gold Coast.
  • Schools in Gold Coast offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: IELTS.

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