Since we started teaching over 40 years ago, we’ve been deeply connected to the Asian region, socially conscious and environmentally aware, an integral part of the community and heavily industry focused. We’ve also become a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide.
We are dedicated to producing remarkable graduates. As one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia-Pacific, we have a reputation for remarkable research and teaching excellence. Our degrees span a wide range of disciplines and are informed by world-class research and industry connections. We also offer a range of personal and learning support services to help you succeed.
From what could be the world’s first malaria vaccine—now at human trial stage—to the first photo of a single atom’s shadow, Griffith researchers are at the forefront of discovery. Working in our world-class research centres, institutes and schools, our researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives. Our research strengths span a broad spectrum of areas, from chronic diseases to criminology and Asian politics to the arts.
Griffith University graduates are more equipped for the new world of work. We include real-life industry experiences in your degree and have a range of employability initiatives designed to give your career a kickstart. At Griffith you will have access to unique internship opportunities and we’ll help you develop your ePortfolio. We also have the first Australian franchise of Unitemps, which can help you get a job while you study. Griffith’s ticks of employability are just the start of a great university experience.
We offer a wide variety of student support services for international students. From our friendly International Student Advisors to our English language support, our staff and services are committed to helping you succeed and ensuring your transition to university is easy and enjoyable.
Whether you’re looking to live on campus, solo in a studio or in a share house close by, we’re here to help you find the right place. If you’re an international student, a Homestay is a great way to live a true Australian life, living with a local Australian family while you study. We also have temporary group accommodation for conferences, sporting events and other large gatherings. Check out the options here, or get in touch with our helpful team if you have any further questions
In our libraries we provide spaces that are adaptable and comfortable where you can access services and resources, meet up for group study or find a space for individual work. In all our libraries we provide computers for study, laptops you can borrow or connect your own device to the wireless network.
Getting connected and using reliable technology is imperative to the modern student's success. Common-use computers are available for all students to use, with 24/7 access on selected labs.
There are many different factors that contribute to your wellbeing, such as living a healthy lifestyle, engaging in meaningful social activity, and looking after your mental health. Griffith's Online Health and Wellness Centre can help you find support for your individual needs using the menu below, or you can scroll down to browse aspects of wellness to learn more about each one.
Spanning three cities in South East Queensland, our five physical campuses are located at the Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, Mt Gravatt and South Bank. Our digital campus is located at your fingertips and spans the globe. Each campus environment, whether physical or digital, has state of the art facilities, and support services to make university life easier and enjoyable.
Our students, staff and local communities have the chance to use our world-class sporting and fitness facilities, as well as join our social teams and sports clubs. We also have a wide range of sporting events and competitions you can get involved in as a student, whether you're looking to compete for fun or represent the university.
Our clubs range from educational, professional, political, recreational, cultural and community to religious, sporting and special interest groups. If you can’t find a club or society to suit your particular passion or interest, we can help you start one as support is readily available.