Gold Coast

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Australian International College of Language, Gold Coast
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Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.03 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

General English - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
990AU$ 951AU$
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EC English, Gold Coast
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
990AU$ 990AU$
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OHC English, Gold Coast

OHC English

Surfers Paradise
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 16
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
940AU$ 906AU$
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Gold Coast
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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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: +20h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Gold Coast

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.6953 USD)

Gold Coast quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 (13 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA 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: 372 AU$

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:74* (26% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:57* (43% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:74* (26% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Australia average):6.13 AU$ (26% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type I
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

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

Public transportation to city center:


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

Weather in Gold Coast

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

Gold Coast Marathon
Gold Coast Marathon

04 July 2020 - 05 July 2020The 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
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    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.
  • Gold Coast Learning Centre, located in Levels 1-2, 18-22 Orchid Avenue (Surfers Paradise), Surfers Paradise 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 Gold Coast Learning Centre 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.
  • In Gold Coast the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group.

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