Our Parkwood rental accommodation is designed to help you get the most out of student living.
Wake up to cafés, communal facilities, and seven hectares of greenspace.
Walk to Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital, or the G-link.
Spend the day learning, exploring, or just enjoying the Gold Coast.
In the evening, hit the restaurants, clubs and bars of Southport and Surfers Paradise.
Come home to a spacious apartment with stylish, modern décor.
We know that, as a student, you don’t just want accommodation. You want a lifestyle.
Welcome to the Smith Collective.
Our 1 bedroom apartments feature plenty of space to make your home comfortable. They come equipped with gas cooking, air conditioning and all the facilities within our community such as resident pools, gyms, veggie gardens & secure car parking. living spaces; and your choice of either a balcony or courtyard location providing the perfect balance of indoor/outdoor living.
Smith Collective offers stylish and spacious 2 bedroom apartments for you, your family or if you have a flatmate. There’s plenty of space with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms that lead out to open plan living, dining and your own private balcony or courtyard. Enjoy air conditioning, gas cooking, secure car parking and our resident facilities such as pools, gyms and veggie gardens.
If you’re after a bit more space and privacy, then Smith Collective’s 3 bedroom townhouses are perfect for you. Enjoy 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, your own lock up garage, large backyard and open plan living & dining.
Want the best on-site facilities in Parkwood? We’ve got them.
Renting a Smith Collective apartment means living in the heart of the Gold Coast – which gives you easy access to some of Queensland’s best universities.
Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus is located less than five minutes’ walk from the complex, making a Collective apartment your best choice for Griffith student accommodation.
We’re also ideally positioned less than five minutes’ drive from the M1, making a trip south to Bond University or Southern Cross University easier than ever.
Ride the G-link to Helensvale station and south to Broadbeach, or use more than 60 public routes to navigate the areas around Parkwood. Both the G-link and public buses are accessible from the Griffith University station.
All Smith Collective apartments require four weeks of rent to be paid prior to moving in. This upfront payment is equivalent to a bond. No other bond payments are required.
The minimum lease length for any Smith Collective apartment is six months.
All Smith Collective apartments must be leased for a minimum of six months.
Yes, secured garage carparks are available for all Smith Collective apartments. One-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments each come with one secure carpark. Three-bedroom apartments also come with one additional driveway carparks.
Yes, the Smith Collective is located in one of the Gold Coast’s best shopping precincts. Australia’s largest outlet mall, Harbour Town Shopping Centre, is less than 10 minutes’ drive away, and Australia Fair and Westfield Helensvale 11 and 12 minutes away respectively.
Yes, the Smith Collective is within walking distance of several great eateries. The nearby Southport Sharks club is home to nine restaurants, bars and cafés, including Aviary’s Rooftop Bar (tapas and handmade pizza) and Box Coffee Co (organic coffee and healthy snacks).
Across the road, Griffith University features nine different food shops. Keep things light and easy with classic takeaways like Burger Urge and Guzman Y Gomez, or settle in for a night of good fun and drinks at the Uni Bar.
The Smith Collective also has its own collection of eateries, including two cafés, a casual Italian restaurant, a sushi train, and a traditional Chinese restaurant. Still not satisfied? You can head into Southport or Surfers Paradise for a variety of casual eating and fine dining options.