Cannonvale is the business precinct of the Whitsundays, located 3km from the tourist destination of Airlie Beach. Situated midway along the Queensland coast, the Whitsundays include 74 tropical islands, which form a part of the Great Barrier Reef.
Students can enjoy fun water activities, including sailing, scuba diving and snorkelling. With a range of day and night activities, Cannonvale and Airlie Beach make the perfect study destination.
Cannonvale is approximately three hours drive south from Townsville.
The Gold Coast enjoys a mild sub tropical climate, with summer temperatures ranging from 20-35°C between September and April, and 10-25°C during the winter. With 300 days of sunshine, the Gold Coast truly is 'beautiful one day and perfect the next'!
The Gold Coast is located one hour from Sydney by air and 45 minutes by road from Brisbane. People from all around the world choose to live, work, study and play on Australia's Gold Coast. Fifteen kilometres inland from the golden beaches you will find an array of national parks and rainforests where you can hang glide, bush walk, camp, or four wheel drive. And for those who love boating, fishing and water sports, the beaches and waterways are a true paradise.
Studying and living on the Gold Coast is generally more economical than in the capital cities of Australia. Food, medical facilities, public transport and educational services are amongst the highest standards in the world.
|South East Queensland||
Brisbane, Australia's most livable city is the capital of Queensland and the hub of the southeast region. It has warm sunny days and mild nights, which create the perfect outdoor lifestyle.
Brisbane offers the diversity of a big city with a relaxed pace of life. It is surrounded by open parklands, has world class sporting facilities, cosmopolitan restaurants and the Brisbane River at its heart.
Brisbane is also the gateway to many of Queensland's finest tourist destinations, including the Great Barrier Reef and the islands of Moreton Bay. Brisbane is less than an hour drive from the Gold Coast's famous theme parks, Sea World, Dreamworld and Movieworld. To the north is the Sunshine Coast and the beautiful heritage listed beaches and rainforests of Fraser Island. In addition, Brisbane offers a broad calendar of cultural events and the arts.
Brisbane's accommodation, food, public transport and educational costs are generally lower than other capital cities of Australia, making it affordable for students.
Queensland's Sunshine Coast is a one hour drive north from Brisbane. The beaches are the jewels in the Sunshine Coast's crown. Nestled into the backdrop of lush green hills, national parks, rainforests and swimming holes, the hinterland hosts a mix of bohemian and farming communities.
The Coast offers a unique style of cuisine featuring local produce grown in the lush hinterland and fresh seafood from the rivers and surrounding oceans. The townships of the Sunshine Coast are progressive, relaxed, highly creative and very welcoming. The region allows you to indulge in art, shopping, heritage features and markets while enjoying your study
Townsville, located in Queensland, is Australia's largest tropical city. TAFE Queensland campuses are located in a region, which includes the cosmopolitan city of Townsville and the Whitsunday Islands.
Townsville is a unique location with over 170,000 people living in the urban area and another 100,000 living in the surrounding region. Townsville has a strong economy offering both excellent part time employment and long term career opportunities.
Located in North Queensland's dry tropics, Townsville boasts an average of 320 days of sunshine each year.
|Tropical North Queensland||
Cairns is the hub of Tropical North Queensland. This international tourist destination has a population of over 130,000 people. The rich cultural and cosmopolitan lifestyle blends in with this beautiful tropical paradise. Cairns is located in the tropics on the North Eastern seaboard and is surrounded by picturesque hills covered in lush tropical rainforests.
It is the ideal base to explore the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The spectacular beaches of the beautiful Coral Sea are within a short drive from the city centre. No other place in Australia offers such a wonderful mix of a sophisticated city lifestyle combined with untouched natural wonders of the Rainforest and the Reef.
The tropical north is a great environment for students to study, work and play. TAFE has a full range of study options ranging from English language centres to vocational studies makes the tropical north a popular destination for international students.