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Study in Australia – Use your VA Benefits to join fellow U. S. Veterans already enrolled and currently attending Griffith University.

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  • $2billion Hospital in the foreground – this photo was taken in July so much nearer completion now. Due to open its doors on the 12/12/12. 750 beds, cutting edge technology and Qld’s largest infrastructure development. Indicative of the dynamic state of the Gold Coast
  • ‘sustainable’ is an underpinning aspect of most of our programs. This reflects Australia’s enthusiasm for ‘green’
  • Our MBA and International MBA recently given ‘5-star’ ranking
  • One of our professors (Micheal Goode – he can be seen in the short video on the main Griffith page) is one-step away from curing malaria
  • This is why....

    1. 1. Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    2. 2. Universities in Australia A total of 39, with only 1 fully private University The older universities (“Sandstone Universities”) were mainly established in the late 19th century. More recently state capitals expanded adding 2-3 new universities in the 1970’s, including Griffith University. Further expansion in the last 20 years to smaller cities and rural areas.
    3. 3. Where are we located?Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    4. 4. Campus locations Brisbane Gold Coast 4
    5. 5. Griffith University  43,000 students  11000+ international students from over 120 countries  268 undergraduate programs  382 postgraduate programs  5 campuses in the Brisbane to Gold Coast corridor Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    6. 6. Brisbane City, Capital; of Queensland Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    7. 7. 1. Southbank campus: Queensland’s premier destination for music and fine arts and home to Australia´s largest and most modern Film schoolQueensland College of Art Queensland ConservatoriumGriffith International CRICOS 00233E
    8. 8. 2. Nathan Campus: Home to world-class expertise in theenvironment, corporate sustainability, Asia and the emerging bio-sciences, Nathan is the original Griffith campus Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    9. 9. 3. Mt Gravatt Campus: Teaching and research on the Mt Gravattcampus focuses on the application of social and behavioural sciencesin relation to the prevention of and intervention in critical socialissuesGriffith International CRICOS 00233E 00233
    10. 10. 4. Gold Coast Campus: Widely acknowledged for its strengths inHealth, Griffiths Gold Coast Campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities,including the $36 million Griffith Centre for Medicine and Oral Healthadjacent to the Gold Coast Hospital at Southport. Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    11. 11. 5. Logan Campus: This community focused campus is renowned as a nationalshowcase of social inclusion in higher education, having achieved this throughinnovative partnerships, industry engagement and program pathways, with astrong focus on community health and education. Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    12. 12. Top 4% (291) of Universities world wide (Times HES-QS ranking) Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    13. 13. Academic Groups  Arts, Education, and Law (AEL)  Griffith Business School (GBS)  Health  Science, Environment, Engineering, and Technology (SEET)Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    14. 14. Key Strengths> Environmental Sciences> Biotechnology – new drug discoveries worldwide> Information & Communication Technology> Engineering (Civil, Coastal, Construction Mgmt, Environmental, Electronic)> International Business> Business Management> Business and Asia> Sustainable Business> Sustainable Tourism> Criminology & Criminal Justice> Exercise Science & Nutrition> Visual & Creative Arts, Film & Animation> English Language Development Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    15. 15. World Ranked Business SchoolGriffith International CRICOS 00233E
    16. 16. Australia’s leader in Environmental Studies and research Leading a $50 million National Climate Change Adaptation Research FacilityGriffith International CRICOS 00233E
    17. 17. A leader in Drug Discovery: Infectious DiseasesGriffith International CRICOS 00233E
    18. 18. STUDENT ACCOMMODATION> On campus accommodation> Off campus accommodation> Griffith can organize temporary accommodation Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    19. 19. STUDENT SUPPORT> ACADEMIC, INTEGRATION and WELFARE support> Airport reception and temporary accommodation organised (optional)> FREE English Language support> Access to 100+ student clubs and societies Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    20. 20. LIVING & WORKING IN AUSTRALIA> Living Costs: approximately USD 1200 per month (rent, food, transport, miscellaneous)> International students can work up to 20 hours per week (approx. USD 13 per hour minimum). Example: 15 hours x USD15 x 4 weeks = USD 900 (75% of living costs) Griffith International CRICOS 00233E
    21. 21. International Student Barometer National survey that tells us what our international students think of us. In 2010, 86% of students were satisfied with their time at Griffith. Most important factors that made students choose to study at Griffith were: » Teaching Quality » Personal Safety » Country and Reputation 97%of students said they were safe on campus, 81% in public spaces, 95% in their accommodation .
    22. 22. Griffith University AustraliaGriffith International CRICOS 00233E

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