Griffith University

Australia

About Griffith

Griffith University is a public research university located in South East Queensland, Australia. Established in 1971, the university has grown to become one of the leading institutions in the country, with a strong reputation for academic excellence and research innovation. According to the 2021 QS World University Rankings, Griffith University is ranked 303rd in the world and 14th in Australia, making it a highly respected institution in the academic community.

One of the key strengths of Griffith University is its focus on interdisciplinary research and teaching. The university offers a wide range of programs across various disciplines, including business, health, science, engineering, and humanities. Its research strengths are particularly notable in the areas of environmental science, social sciences, and health sciences, with the university being recognized as a leader in these fields.

Griffith University was the first university in Australia to offer degrees in Asian studies, recognizing the growing importance of Asia in the global economy and the need for Australians to have a deeper understanding of the region. This commitment to internationalization and cultural diversity is reflected in the university's diverse student body, with students from over 130 countries studying at Griffith.

Campuses

Home to more than 2,500 students, this campus is based in one of Australia’s most rapidly developing regions, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

This community focused campus is renowned as a national showcase of social inclusion in higher education, having achieved this through innovative partnerships, industry engagement and program pathways, with a strong focus on community health and education.

Students have access to a bookshop, café/bar, a general store, a community lounge and sporting facilities, plus welfare, counselling and other support services. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Home to world-class expertise in the environment, corporate sustainability, Asia and the emerging bio-sciences, Nathan is the original Griffith campus.

With more than 13,900 students and situated in tranquil, native bushland on the edge of Toohey Forest, Nathan campus is a short walk or bus ride from our Mt Gravatt campus or a 10 minute drive from central Brisbane. Public transport connects the campus to Mt Gravatt, Garden City shopping centre and the Brisbane CBD. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Set amongst native bushland and located just minutes from the pristine beaches of the famous Gold Coast, this comprehensive campus plays host to over 16,500 students from all over Australia and the world.

Widely acknowledged for its strengths in Health, Griffith's Gold Coast Campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including the $36 million Griffith Health Centre, co-located with the Gold Coast University Hospital. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Teaching and research on the Mt Gravatt campus focuses on the application of social and behavioural sciences in relation to the prevention of and intervention in critical social issues. Current research programs include those of the Griffith Social and Behavioural Research College and on-campus research centres include The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security.

A bookshop, cafeteria, gym and a state of the art tennis centre are just some of the convenient facilities available on campus to the 4,800 students located here Here are some amenities near our campus.

Griffith's South Bank Campus, which encompasses the Queensland College of Art, Griffith Film School and the Queensland Conservatorium, is renowned for excellence in the creative and performing arts and is steadily building a reputation in postgraduate and executive education through the Griffith Graduate Centre.

Ideally located in Brisbane's picturesque South Bank Parklands, the campus is only a 10-minute walk from the Brisbane CBD and is adjacent to the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, the State Library, Museum, Performing Arts Complex and the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1971
Student
Population
31031
Staff
Population
1391
Male to Female
Ratio
44 : 56
International
Students
21.%
Foundation
Colleges
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Hospitality & Tourism
ARWU, Hospitality & Tourism Management
1st
Law
ARWU, Law
1st
Nursing & Health Science
ARWU, Nursing
1st
Dentistry
ARWU, Dentistry & Oral Sciences
2nd
Performing Arts
CUG, Performing Arts
2nd
Education
ARWU, Education
5th
Computer Science
ARWU, Computer Science & Engineering
6th
Environmental Science
ARWU, Environmental Science & Engineering
6th
Politics
ARWU, Political Sciences
6th
Physics
ARWU, Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
8th
Sociology
ARWU, Sociology
8th
Biological Science
ARWU, Biotechnology
9th
Chemistry
ARWU, Chemistry
9th
Sports Science
CUG, Sports-Related Subjects
9th
Pharmacy
ARWU, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
10th
Business Studies
ARWU, Management
11th
Product Design
CUG, Art and Design
11th
Psychology
ARWU, Psychology
11th
Visual Arts
CUG, Art and Design
11th
Linguistics
CUG, Linguistics
12th
Scholarships
Griffith International Student Academic Excellence Scholarship
25% for tuition
Limited quantity
Griffith Remarkable Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
Griffith Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
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Jung Ryeo-won Korean Actor & Singer
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