Gold Coast

Sun, surf and party capital
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Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s most famous beach-side destinations. One million tourists a year come from all over the world to enjoy 55kms of pristine beaches, excellent surf, 300 days of sunshine per year and 100,000 hectares of World Heritage-listed rainforests. The Gold Coast has a population of 560,000. It is the sixth largest city in Australia.

The Gold Coast is proud of its lifestyle. Students love the weather, the beaches, clubs, theme parks, forests, and a myriad of cafes and restaurants. In the middle of winter, the average daytime temperature is 22°C.

Inforum Education Australia

Inforum Education was founded in 2007 by its esteemed director and principal, Simon Craft, and is nestled in the heart of Southport, one of the most breathtaking locations on the Gold Coast, Australia. Known as the country's most sought-after beach destination, the Gold Coast attracts millions of visitors every year. With its prime location, Inforum Education is just a leisurely five-minute stroll away from various shops, restaurants, post offices, and other local conveniences. Their campus is a home away from home, with a serene garden and BBQ area where students can unwind, savour barista-made coffee in the inviting student lounge, and stay connected with the high-speed Wi-Fi available throughout the campus.

Inforum activities

Inforum’s magnificent school building has:

  • Student lounges and café including barista machine, microwaves, fridges and beach café style surroundings;
  • An outside BBQ area for the exclusive use of our students to enjoy the Gold Coast’s fantastic weather;
  • High speed Wi-Fi delivered through four hotspots throughout the building;

where is it?

Inforum is in Southport, a 2—5 minute walk to all shops, banks, bus and tram stops, local cafés and library. The school is a 10 minute bus ride from Southport Main Beach.

where can i sleep?

  • Homestay: Full board or half board, single or twin.
  • Room only: Single or twin.
  • Hostel: The Bunk Hostel, Surfers Paradise.

what can i study?

  • General English (full-time)
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation (FCE and CAE)
  • IELTS Exam Preparation (Foundation and Advanced)
  • English plus Surfing programs
  • Private lessons

All lessons are face-to-face.

good to know..

  • Max class size: 16 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • School size: medium 350 students
  • Number of classrooms: 16
  • Mininum age: 17
  • Student computers, great student lounge and garden and free Wi-Fi
  • Outside deck and BBQ area
  • Beach café style student lounge and café
  • Lessons are 60 minutes in length. 4 hours/day, 5 days per week = 20 hours per week for General English and IELTS.       22 hours/week for Cambridge FCE and CAE preparation.
  • There are two shifts. The morning classes are from 8.30am to 12.45pm. The afternoon classes start at 1pm and finish at 5.15pm.
  • Airport transfer from Gold Coast or Brisbane
  • Registration for CAE or FCE exam


  • Barista training courses
  • Job skill workshops
  • Working in a bar certificate (Responsible Service of Alcohol)
  • Dog and cat welfare training courses


The Gold Coast has 50km of the best beaches in Australia. Enjoy swimming, surfing, beach volleyball, beach BBQs, kite-boarding, kayaking and sailing. 

Inforum runs activities every week all including:

The Language House likes

Inforum has a monthly Guest Speaker program where students meet people from the Gold Coast community. Speakers include: lifesavers, scuba diving instructors, Olympians, gymnasts, police officers and many more.