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LEARN HOW MUCH YOU’LL NEED TO LIVE & STUDY ON THE GOLD COAST

Here, we give you a brief overview of how much you can expect to spend living on the Gold Coast, and what you can expect to spend your money on.

 

How much will I need

As a general guide, you’ll need about $21,000-30,000 to cover living expenses for one year. This equates to roughly $625 per week or $2500 per month. This will cover accommodation, food, transport, entertainment and mobile phone expenses.

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Accommodation costs

Accommodation costs vary depending on where you choose to live. Use the following as a guide:

  • Shared rental: $95-250 per week
  • Homestay $235-325 per week
  • Rental $185-440 per week

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Living Expenses

You should also consider the following expenses:

  • Groceries and eating out $80 to $200 per month
  • Gas, electricity $150-$175 per month
  • Phone and Internet $80-$120 per month
  • Public transport $50-$100 per month
  • Entertainment $50 to $100 per month

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