Gold Coast High School students are very fortunate as they can apply for
direct entry to Griffith University, Southern Cross University, Bond University
and Gold Coast Institute of TAFE.
partnered with Griffith, Southern Cross and Bond Universities where students can gain direct
entry to University courses via the Griffith Connect Programs/GUESTS, Southern
Cross STAR Program/Headstart and Bond University Student for a semester
Griffith Connect programs include:
These programs are studied at school. Students need to register for
the "Griff" programs in Year 11 through their class teachers or
Griffith GUESTS Program
Open to year 11 and 12
students who wish to study a university subject through Griffith while at
Southern Cross STAR program
Year 12 students apply and
are recommended by the school based on their results.
Southern Cross Headstart
Is available to year 11 and
12 students where they can study a university subject while at school.
Bond University – Student
for a semester
Open to Year 11 and 12
students who wish to study a university subject through Bond while at school
Universities offer scholarship to Year 12 students. There are four types
- Students who achieve an OP 1 - 3
- Low family income. Student is usually on Youth Allowance
- Related to your course
- State or National Representative
Universities provide scholarship information on their websites in July
each year. Applications are completed online and documents supporting your
application may need to be submitted at a later date.
The exception to this is Bond University. Applications open in April and
close 31 July each year.
Griffith University Scholarships
The Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarship is for an OP1 student with a high
level of community service/leadership and covers full fees. The Griffith
Connect Academic Excellence scholarship is for a high achiever nominated by the
school and is worth $3,000. There are also Faculty Scholarships (worth up to
$5,000/year) and sporting scholarships for those representing at state or