Welcome to Study Tours Gold Coast

What is a Study Tour?

Study Tours Gold Coast (STGC) provides international visitors with a great educational experience of Australian lifestyle and culture in a safe and joyful environment. We have been operating on the Gold Coast since 2008 and our main focuses are tours to:

  • South-East Queensland including Brisbane and Gold Coast
  • Northern New South Wales
  • Great Sydney region

We are dedicated in providing international visitors with a unique experience and we have diversified tour programs to suit all visitors across all different ages such as:

  • Kindergarten program (Parents and child) – For children from 3 – 6 years old
  • General study tour program – suits for primary and high school aged students
  • University and vocational training program – University students
  • Professional visit – For adult group specializing in a certain area such as teachers or from the management level

STGC is a one-stop-shop; our services cover all your study tour’s needs. In general speaking, the tour program includes three components below.

Accommodation 

For the most authentic Aussie life experience, we highly recommend Homestay as the accommodation option for at least part of your tour. Homestay is an excellent opportunity for students to experience daily life with an Australian family in  safe and caring environment at an affordable cost. Australian Student Accommodation, our associated partner is providing high-quality Homestay service for study tours, includes the following features.

  • All our families are carefully selected and, all family members must undergo a police check and have a valid working with children qualification (Blue card)
  • Host families attend pre-host orientation sessions conducted by our team
  • The family’s house is inspected regularly to ensure a nice and neat host environment
  • Host family member will accompany the student to and from school
  • All meals will be provided for students

However, we also have other accommodation options such as student dormitory or hotel available, and please contact our team for further information.

Educational learning

A study tour program commonly contains educational activities. These activities could be either academic focused, practical workshops or even learning some hands-on skills. We are specialized in organizing instructive activities such as the following.

  • High school and Primary school program.  (STGC is one of the most experienced operators in Queensland in arranging school integration program, please refer to school program for more information).
  • English as a second language lesson. (General English, English for academic purpose, holiday and cultural English)
  • United nation’s Sustainable development goals (Environmental sustainability, cultural equality and innovation)
  • Global leadership and team building activities
  • Musical and performing art
  • Business entrepreneur development
  • STEM, IT and sciences
  • Hospitality (cooking, backing and barista training)

All educational activities above can be delivered in workshop style (from a half-day to two days) or a long-term intensive training (from 3 days up to months).

Sightseeing and travelling 

It is important to ensure students have a fun and joyful tour experience, while students are learning new skills and knowledge.  Having leisure time and visiting some tourist attractions and destinations will make the study tour journey unforgettable! We can arrange activities such as visiting to theme parks, outback experiences (camping and farmstay), city tours, national parks, or zoo/ wildlife sanctuary.

Our tour programs can be tailor-made, please contact our team for a comprehensive consultation and design a unique tour itinerary for your students.

We have had hugely successful study tour seasons in recent years, with over 1200 international students having a great time studying English while enjoying learning about the Australian lifestyle and culture with our wonderful  Homestay families.

We can organise study tours at any time of the year, it does not have to be during the busy season. We tailor study tours to suit your budget and specific requirements – our Sample Study Tour Itineraries page shows you the kinds of tours we can arrange. Please call us on 07 5527 8688 to discuss your needs and obtain a quote, or go to the contact us page for more information.