Gold Coast Overview
Famous for its surf beaches, national parks, waterways, and mountain ranges, the Gold Coast is Australia's sixth largest and fastest growing city and a popular tourist destination for visitors worldwide. The city features an enormous selection of foods from all corners of the world, great shopping, and a wealth of entertainment options. Nearby are arguably some of Queensland's best national parks which provide a welcome sanctuary from the city hype and crowds. Defined by its spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, forests, waterways, and vibrant communities, the Gold Coast is an outstanding global city you will enjoy living in.
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What Our Students are Saying
"ISA provided me with the attention and resources necessary for me to feel prepared and as comfortable as possible for my semester abroad. I wouldn't have wanted to study abroad through anyone else."
Benjamin M.Bethel University
"Throughout my life I have always wanted to venture off on my own. Never would I have imagined I would be able to spend an entire summer studying in Australia with one of my best friends. I will forever be indebted to ISA for the personal growth I have experienced while studying abroad. Thank you."
Francesca M.Christopher Newport University
"Choosing ISA was the right decision for me because they were very helpful no matter what the situation was. Australia has always been on my bucket list of places to go and to be able to say that I had an amazing time is such an understatement. I will never be able to put into words what this experience was like for me because I enjoyed every minute of it. I will be forever grateful for the time I had and the friends I made while abroad and I hope that I will be able to get back to Australia sometime real soon"
Johanna S.Emmanuel College
"The ISA staff is so incredible, I knew after speaking with a specialist once that ISA was the program for me! Any questions that I had were answered in a professional and personable manner and I am so thankful!"
Katherine V.University of Toledo
"I had the best summer of my life. I got everything I wanted and more from studying in the Gold Coast with ISA. The on-site program leaders were very helpful and assisted with any needs or questions I had."
Tiffany C.Grand Valley State University
"Choosing ISA for my study abroad program was the best choice I could have made. Everything was extremely organized and well-planned out, and the ISA employees were amazing! They were very helpful and caring, and did their best to make sure we had an enjoyable and safe time abroad."
Trevor D.Arizona State University