2 weeks
General English Course
Accommodation (optional)
Gold Coast

12 Best language schools in Gold Coast (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Gold Coast? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Gold Coast for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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Why Gold Coast? The Australian Gold Coast is situated only 80 kilometres south of Brisbane. It is renowned for its spectacular sandy stretches and perfect surf. You can try your hand at a wide range of water sports throughout the year! Apart from the glorious beaches the town offers theme parks, golf courses, national parks, the green valleys of Mount Tamborine and a rainforest. It is not surprising from all on offer here, that The Gold Coast attracts not just foreign tourists but also many Australians come here for a break from life. The city itself is an excellent blend of busy city life and chilled beach vibes. You can really immerse yourself here into the "Aussie" way of life!
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Gold Coast

Rating: 4.4

4.4 | 5 reviews

I met a great deal of students who came from all around the world , and i really enjoyed the teaching methods
to my mind, it is a very effective school to improve your english with pleasant teachers and amazing students !

23 August 2007
Course: Intensive General English Full-time (25 hours per week) - 4 weeks
Student age: 19 years


Key Facts about Gold Coast

Population: 592,000

Time zone: +20h. (GMT +10)

Region: Queensland, Gold Coast

Currency: AUD (1 AUD = 0.7332 USD)

Gold Coast quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.2

4.2 (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: 383 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):5.81 AU$ (26% cheaper than in USA)
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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What to do in Gold Coast

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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

    FAQ about schools in Gold Coast

  • Gold Coast Learning Centre 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.
  • Students rated the activity program at Gold Coast Learning Centre as the best.
  • Gold Coast Learning Centre was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at Gold Coast Learning Centre is the best rated accommodation in Gold Coast.

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