Minister launches tourism research institute with Griffith University



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Griffith University will lead and shape the Australian tourism landscape into the future through “vital” research conducted under the banner of its all-new Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT).

Unveiled on March 27, 2014  at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus by Queensland Tourism and Major Events Minister Jann Stuckey, GIFT will have relevance and outcomes effective at both academic and industry levels.

“The importance of tourism to the national economy can never be understated and it’s extremely satisfying to see a Queensland institution become a vital conduit between government, …

5 Reasons to study at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia



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5 Reasons to study at Griffith:

1 | We’re ranked in the top 5% worldwide
By choosing to study with us, you’ll benefit from degrees that are informed by our world-class research, expert knowledge and industry connections.

2 | We’re Australia’s fastest growing university precinct
With more than $320 million worth of upgrades to our campuses across Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast being rolled out for 2014, you’ll study in an exciting and progressive environment. …

Alzheimer’s breakthrough offers hope through Griffith University



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Alzheimer’s breakthrough offers hope through Griffith University

A Gold Coast researcher could be on the cusp of a medical breakthrough in the fight to cure Alzheimer’s disease.

Clinical trials are about to start using a common drug that could change the way patients are treated in Australia.

Inside a tiny bottle could be the answer to one of the world’s biggest health problems. It’s called Enbrel – an everyday drug used to treat arthritis. …

Griffith Health Sciences webinar – Tuesday 18 February 2014



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The future of health is at Griffith University

The Gold Coast is set to become an Australian health heartland with Griffith University at its centre. A unique Health and Knowledge Precinct is developing around the Gold Coast campus. The new $150 million Griffith Health Centre and the $1.76 billion Gold Coast University Hospital opened in 2013. The co-location of Griffith University and the Gold Coast University Hospital and their new state-of-the-art facilities will significantly extend the range of health and medical services on the Gold Coast. …

Griffith Webinar Week next week



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 :  February 18 – February 20, 2014

Get all the information you need from an online information session.  Each webinar will be with a specific Griffith Faculty so students get the information they want for their program of interest.

If you are a college articulation student or a high school student or a graduate entry student, these webinars can help you make an informed decision.

And it is free and convenient.  …

New dental clinic opens at James Cook University



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Dental students will hone their skills while offering dental services for disadvantaged patients when James Cook University’s new dental clinic officially opens in Townsville.

JCU Dental is a not-for-profit organisation and all monies received are reinvested in the training of the future dental workforce.

The 18-chair JCU Dental facility, housed in the newly opened Clinical Practice Building, will be previewed to the Townsville dental profession today (January 29), and be seeing patients from Thursday (January 30). …

Griffith University Business School among world’s top educators



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Griffith University’s reputation as a world leader in business education has been enhanced after Griffith Business School’s AACSB International accreditation was extended last month.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accreditation remains the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools.

Griffith Business School is in the company of Harvard, Yale and London Business School in securing the prestigious international recognition. …

Griffith University in world’s Top 50 Under 50



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Griffith University has been ranked 41st in the world’s top 50 universities established within the past 50 years.

The QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking is based on the highest performing young institutions in the 2013/14 QS World University Rankings.

Vice Chancellor and President of Griffith University, Professor Ian O’Connor, welcomed the result which is a 12 place rise on last year.

“I am delighted that Griffith has achieved this very good ranking of 41st in the world, …

Canadian student talks about Living on the Gold Coast at Griffith University



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Griffith University Journalism student from Canada explains that there is so much to do at the Gold Coast.  Watch her video….

 Canadian Student:  Living on the Gold Coast at Griffith University

Journalism student, Lisa Banks from Canada, explains that there is so much to do on the Gold Coast that you could never get bored.  She describes the class sizes at Griffith University as small and is impressed that the professors know her name and take the time to chat with her. …

Griffith staff enjoyed Australia Day in Canada



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Last night KOM’s Executive Director, Martin Kelly,  had the fun of watching the Hamilton Bulldogs face the Chicago Wolves with staff from Griffith University.

Dr. Kay Hartwig, from Griffith’s Faculty of Education and Steph Jackson from Griffith International are currently touring Canada with visits to university and college campuses.   Check out the KOM events tab to see when they will be at your Canadian campus.  

They took the night off to experience an important Canadian tradition. …