Finding the right student accommodation means finding a Southport rental that matches your lifestyle.
Somewhere centrally located and close to uni.
Somewhere with amazing on-site facilities.
Somewhere that feels like home.
That place is the Smith Collective.
Located within walking distance of Griffith University, living at the Collective puts you right at the heart of the action – the bumping nightlife of Surfers Paradise is less than 10 minutes away, and you’ll have access to the G-link and more than 60 public bus routes.
The Smith Collective is more than just a name.
It’s a lifestyle.
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.
Discover the Smith Collective’s incredible range of facilities, including a communal pool, gym, and barbecue area, and see what’s on offer in the on-site retail precinct.
Living at the Smith Collective means easy access to the Gold Coast’s top universities. Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus is less than five minutes’ walk, making a Collective apartment your best choice for Southport student accommodation.
Studying further south? We’re just 25 minutes’ drive from Bond University, and 45 minutes from Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus.
The Gold Coast light rail and more than 60 public bus routes are accessible from 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.