Brisbane, with a population just over two million people, is the state capital and is the heart of Queensland?s commerce and industry. It is Australia?s third largest city and is well known for its clean streets, parks and waterways. It is a safe city which welcomes visitors. It is multicultural and many ethnic communities have made Brisbane their home.
As the state capital, Brisbane is the heart of south-east Queensland. People from throughout Australia and the rest of the world have identified the opportunities provided by the city in relation to education, business, recreation and lifestyle. In a fast growing city there are readily available opportunities to get a job and work to support oneself while studying.
The expansive riverside campus is located in the exclusive riverside suburb of Kangaroo Point. It has beautifully landscaped and maintained lawns and gardens and provides a peaceful inner-city environment for learning.
At the centre is the magnificent heritage listed Shafston House which was built in 1851. This true campus environment is a distinctive feature of the College and provides students with an opportunity to relax outside the classrooms in the sunshine, enjoying the great Queensland weather.
Also located at this campus are Shafston University Mansions, a twelve-storey tower where visitors will findCafé Renoir, main lobby and reception areas, three levels of classrooms, offices and other academic facilities. There are also nine levels of on-campus accommodation for up to 352 students in either private, twin share or dormitory style rooms.
Other facilities available to students and staff at this campus include a library and student resource centre, as well as multiple computer labs with free internet. Free wireless internet is available to students throughout the campus. The Shafston Fitness Centre is located on the 4th floor and includes a range of cardio equipment, resistance machines and free weights.