Our location & facilities

study on the gold coast

Study on the Gold Coast, Australia

Our campus is located in Southport which is the main business district for the Gold Coast, only minutes away and walking distance to:

  • Southport library
  • Post office
  • Broad water
  • Markets
  • Beaches
  • Shopping malls
  • Cafes and entertainment
  • Public transport at our doorstep
  • and more.

126 Scarborough St, Southport, Queensland, Australia 4215.


On-campus facilities

Health Institute Australasia – reception
Health Institute Australasia
Health Institute Australasia – Lounge area

Our on-campus facilities include:

  • Modern air-conditioned lecture rooms
  • Latest technology
  • Internet facilities
  • Specialist student library with hundreds of book in many genres inc. yoga, ayurveda, herbology, massage, nutrition.
  • DVD collection
  • Student lounge
  • Yoga and dance studio air-conditioned/heated with natural bamboo timber and mirrored.
  • Massage therapy rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Ladies and men’s change room


HIA Yoga Room

The Health Institute Australasia has modern premises which include the Buddha Lounge, office areas and reception; the student facilities include a library, a student lounge plus a kitchenette with tea making facilities, and toilets. There are lecture rooms that are air-conditioned in summer or heated in winter, and include wi-fi facilities and all modern technology. There is a PA system with radio-mikes in the large lecture room, plus movie projector and screen, along with access to broadband internet. There is also a specialist library on campus. We have an air-conditioned yoga and dance studio, which is centrally heated for winter, and has a natural timber floor made from bamboo.

Our students at the Health Institute Australasia have the following available for their use:

  • Videos, texts, plus other material related to the courses
  • Space for quiet study or for small group meetings
  • Unlimited WiFi
  • A clinic environment which is located at our Nirvana Wellness Retreat
Ayurvedic medicines
Ayurvedic massage room
Yoga mats

Public facilities available nearby

Gold Coast light rail

Gold Coast light rail – Photo: Bahnfrend

The campus is very close to public transport, with a bus stop just a few metres from our front door, and the new light rail service just down the road. There are many facilities available within 5 minutes’ walk, such as; supermarkets, shopping mall, restaurants, and the main Gold Coast City library which is free to use. There are many types of accommodation available in the area, from motels and apartments to caravan and camping parks, as well as several back-packer hostels. University libraries are accessible by public transport, with Griffith University just a short tram ride away and Bond University being a bus ride. There are several medical facilities within the local vicinity and a 5 minute tram ride to the University hospital.

Meal service

Ayurvedic vegan lunchbox
We make available to our students, delicious vegetarian-vegan lunch-boxed meals, which are freshly prepared on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

We also provide frozen vegetarian meals to take home, which include soups and breakfasts as well.

These meals are available to students at $12 per main meal and only $5 for breakfasts and soups.

Gold Coast Yoga Retreat

The Health Institute Australasia owns the Nirvana Wellness Retreat, which is delightfully located in the Gold Coast hinterland, amongst the picturesque mountains of Beechmont. There are 70 acres of spectacular ecologically managed farmland, providing a perfect backdrop for the work of practical training in organic gardening, or the holding of yoga teacher training classes as well as ayurvedic cooking and nutrition workshops.

Yoga retreat Gold Coast waterfall & pool
Yoga retreat dining room
yoga retreat gold coast twin-share room
Yoga teacher training treatment room
Yoga retreat meditation room

87 Binnaburra Rd, Beechmont, Queensland. Australia

Gold Coast lifestyle


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