Renowned for its raw beauty, pristine weather and quality education, Logan is an ideal city for university study

Nestled between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Logan is a rich and diverse city home to a range of natural, cultural and adventure activities. Logan City has an abundance of hidden beauty, from bushland reserves, wetlands and parks along the Logan River, to native wildlife and historic landmarks. Its semi-rural environment and welcoming community makes Logan City a destination of choice for domestic and international students alike.

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Average temperature: 15 °C – 26 °C

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Population: More than 300,000 people

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28% of residents were born overseas

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One of the fastest growing cities in Australia.


Our Logan campus is ideally positioned between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Logan is approximately 30 minutes from Brisbane—where our Nathan, Mt Gravatt and South Bank campuses are located and approximately one-hour from the Gold Coast campus.


There are a range of accommodation options available. Visit our accommodation website for more information.


Getting around Logan is easy, thanks to the city’s extensive range of reliable transport links and travel options.

Travel to Logan campus


Logan has a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options available across the city where you can access banks, grocery stores and other lifestyle amenities. Our Logan campus is within proximity to these larger lifestyle precincts, while most of your day-to-day needs are catered for by our on-campus services.

Places of worship

Logan is a modern and multicultural city home to a number of different religions. You can visit our Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue for more information.


Our Logan restaurants and cafes serve an array of international cuisine, including Ethiopian, Venezuelan, Chinese, Polish, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, North American, Mexican, Indian, Italian and German dishes.

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Discover Queensland

While there is plenty to see and do in Logan, there is also a great range of day trips and weekends away including Brisbane, the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast.

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Aussie slang

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Ordering coffee

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