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Spanning nearly 60 km of coastline with some of the best beaches on the planet, the Gold Coast is one of Australia’s leading holiday destinations. Home to more than 500,000 residents, beautiful beaches, excellent quality of life and friendly people make the Gold Coast a popular study destination.

API students have the opportunity to study abroad in the Gold Coast at Griffith University in beautiful Queensland. Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative universities, and one of the most influential in the Asia-Pacific region. Griffith was the first university in Australia to offer degrees in Asian studies and environmental studies and is a leader in many other fields as well.

Set amongst native bushland and located just minutes from the pristine beaches of the famous Gold Coast, the Griffith Gold Coast campus hosts over 16,500 students from all over Australia and the world. Widely acknowledged for its strengths in health studies, Griffith’s Gold Coast Campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a modern health center and hospital.

Across all of Griffith's campuses, students can choose from subjects such as business and government, criminology and law, health studies, education, engineering, IT, humanities, social sciences, and much more.

Experience one of Queensland’s gems through study abroad in the Gold Coast with API!

“My Resident Coordinator was awesome and provided me with every bit of information I needed to thrive in Australia. She was great, and I couldn't have asked for someone better to make me feel comfortable in a new country."

Mackenzie M. Marywood University

On-Site Staff

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Renata Hade

Renata Hade is the Brisbane Resident Coordinator and will be there for you during your stay in Australia.

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