Griffith is ranked in the top 5% of universities worldwide* and is home to more than
42,000 students from 131 countries.
Established in 1975, Griffith is one of Australia’s younger universities. Since opening, it
has come to be regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions and
one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region.
At Griffith, you don’t just get a degree, you graduate job-ready with a comprehensive
range of skills, work experience and resources to help you kick-start your global career.
Griffith’s five campuses are located in beautiful, sub-tropical south-east Queensland
which averages 300 days of sunshine per year. Each campus has a distinct atmosphere
and different academic options. Enjoy either the relaxed, beach lifestyle of the Gold
Coast, or the bustling city life of Brisbane.
Areas Of Study
Griffith has more than 300 degree programs and a practical and innovative approach to
teaching. Whether you are interested in a bachelor, master or research program, Griffith
provides a broad range of study areas to choose from, including:
Business, Commerce, Hotel and Tourism
Government and Public Administration
Criminology and law
Engineering, Biotechnology and Science
IT and Computer Games Design
Environment, Urban planning and architecture
Humanities, social sciences and languages
Science and aviation
Visual and creative arts
Griffith is also regularly developing new programs. To view the full list please see:
Reach Your Potential
Make the most of your study at Griffith with our range of career enhancing programs and
initiatives, designed to help you gain professional experience and a competitive edge.
Our Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) program enables you to undertake a work related
project, or a placement in a work environment, as part of your course. WIL integrates
theoretical learning with practical application and ensures you transition successfully into
the workforce when you graduate.
Industry Mentoring Program
Griffith’s Industry Mentoring Program links students with experienced professionals
from similar career fields and aims to facilitate an in-depth understanding of potential
employing organisations, work roles and workplaces.
Careers & Employment Service
Griffith University’s Careers and Employment Service helps you to find your career
direction, prepare for your job search, find job vacancies and work experience and launch
your global career.
Griffith offers a range of free support services to help you achieve success in your
studies. These services include:
A team of international student advisors who provide a specialist, dedicated
support service for international students
Griffith Mates (senior Griffith International students) welcome new students
during Orientation Week and help them transition to life at university
Academic, computer and library workshops
Welfare and student liaison
Student equity and disability support
Free English language support
Free airport pick up#
Leaders In Mobility
The Griffith Exchange Program provides you with the opportunity to combine study with
travel and add an international experience to your qualification. You can spend one or
two semesters studying at a partner university or participate in a short-term program.
Most programs will earn you credit towards your Griffith degree while enabling you to
immerse yourself in a different culture and gain invaluable international contacts. Eligible
students also receive scholarship toward their overseas exchange programs.
Meeting friends, learning about their cultures and engaging in different activities all
enrich your university experience. Griffith Market days, cultural events, fun days and
sporting events offer students a vibrant campus life.
Social And Cultural Clubs
Join one of more than 50 student clubs or societies. Student clubs are a great way to make
friends in the campus community who share your interests. You can even start your own
club to share your culture and heritage.
Expand your social network with Student Linx’s free events, run by students for students.
In addition to a variety of weekly on-campus events, Student Linx offers students the
opportunity to volunteer in the community and to meet local Australians.
On-campus accommodation is available at our Nathan, Mt Gravatt, Gold Coast and
Logan campuses. Off-campus accommodation is also available and renting is the most
common type of accommodation chosen by international students. Griffith University
offers an off-campus accommodation assistance service to help students find a rental
property when they arrive in Australia.
A Leading Young University
Griffith was created to be a university that offered degrees in progressive fields and it
was the first Australian university to offer environmental science and Asian studies
Griffith is among the world’s leading young universities and is ranked in the
2012 Times Higher Education Top 100 universities under the age of 50.
Griffith Study Highlights
Queensland College of Art was established in 1881 and is one of Australia’s longestrunning art and design colleges, offering the widest range of visual art programs in
The Griffith Film School is the Australia’s largest film school and offers programs in film
and television production, animation and games design.
The Queensland Conservatorium is one of the largest Conservatoriums in Australia, with
over 800 students training as music professionals.
The Griffith Business School holds international accreditation from AACSB
International. This accreditation is considered one of the highest achievements for an
educational institution. The Griffith Business School is committed to high quality
education and research with a special focus on sustainable business development and
The Griffith School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is recognised as one of
Australia’s leading criminology schools.
The Griffith Law School is now among the top 50 in the world, according to the 2013 QS
World University Rankings by Subject.
Griffith was ranked in the 2013 QS Top 200 World University Rankings By
Subject in the following areas:
Agriculture & Forestry (101-150)
Communication and Media Studies (101-150)
Education and Training (51-100)
Environmental Studies (101-150)
Law and Legal Studies (43=)
* Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) 2012
# For students who commence Griffith University’s degree programs directly
without going through pathway or ELICOS programs