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Established: 1971

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As new discoveries are made and our society changes, so too should our universities. As a founding member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU – Australia), Griffith delivers a whole new student experience with its innovative approach to research, training and learning. Degrees that don’t just open doors they create them. Griffith University has over 3,500 full time staff and some 44,000 students including more than 8,800 international students from over 123 nations. Griffith is the ideal location to combine study with a great lifestyle. With five campuses in the dynamic Brisbane-Gold Coast region you have ready access to the state capital city social, cultural and recreational facilities and the attractions of the State’s top surfside tourist destination. Griffith is proud of the new $150 million Griffith Health Centre and the $1.76 billion Gold Coast University Hospital that 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. These facilities will create an ideal hands-on environment for the clinical training of doctors, nurses and future health professionals. Griffith maintains world-class academic staff and significant industry partnerships around the world. With more than 40 specialized research centres, you can be confident of high-quality teaching informed by leading-edge research. Griffith University has international exchange and academic agreements with more than 200 Universities and other Institutions around the world.

Griffith University grants some of the highest transfer credits to Canadian College graduates seeking undergraduate degrees. Griffith has entered into Articulation Agreements with the Canadian Colleges. Students are able to receive credit from their diploma into a Bachelors degree. The Faculty of Education at Griffith University offers teacher training, primary and secondary. Many Canadian students have already benefited from the educational and cultural opportunities this fine university offers.

Currently, Canadian students have the opportunity to study the Graduate Diploma of Education at the Mt Gravatt campus which is one academic year starting in February. The Master of Teaching is currently being revised and ready for availability soon.The Bachelor of Arts in Education is available to college articulation students interested in a teacher education pathway.

Faculty/Program List

Faculty List

Griffith University has more than 600 undergraduate and postgraduate programs including:

  • Asian and International studies
  • Accounting, Banking & Finance
  • Architecture
  • Aviation
  • Biotechnology
  • Commerce/ Business
  • Education – Teachers College
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Film and Television Production
  • Graphic/Interior/3D Design
  • Health, Public Health, Nursing, Psychology
  • Humanities, Journalism, Communications
  • Information Technology, Multimedia
  • Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Marine Biology, Wildlife Biology & Ecotourism
  • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Music and Music Technology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Photography
  • Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
  • Speech Pathology
  • Tourism and Hotel Management

Current News

Griffith University latest news

Commonwealth Sports Universities Network Launched With Partner Griffith University

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The Commonwealth Sports Universities Network (CSUN) celebrated its official launch on the Gold Coast, on Tuesday, on the eve of the Opening Ceremony for the XXI Commonwealth Games. The CGF partnered with to debut the Network, which aims to create a formal sporting partnership between the CGF and, initially, five foundation Universities from across the Commonwealth

The success of the CGF and ’s existing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games partnership was the inspiration behind the establishment of the Network. …

Griffith University First In Australia To Offer Pathway To Chartered Manager

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 has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to accredit an undergraduate or postgraduate course with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML). This innovative accreditation gives Griffith Business School MBA students fast-tracked access to the internationally recognised Chartered Manager (CMgr) designation.

Students enrolled in the fully flexible MBA from January 2018 are set to graduate with an additional globally recognised diploma in strategic management and leadership, which will allow them to apply for and receive the CMgr designation within weeks of receiving their degree. …

Griffith Aviation partners with Qantas for Future Pilot Program

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Bachelor of Aviation students at could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership.

The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.

Graduates can then transition to employment with QantasLink and complete their training under the supervision of QantasLink’s experienced training team and become qualified as First Officers flying the airline’s Dash 8 200/300 or Q400 fleet. …

Griffith University Reveals The New Fine Art & Design Studios

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Not only is the Queensland College of Art (QCA) one of Australia’s foremost institutions of Art, Design and Film, it is also one of the country’s longest running and largest creative academies. Pivotal for the QCA is a belief that cutting edge, creative processes and productions that challenge the way we perceive and understand the world, must be vigorously encouraged.

On 5 September 2017, Vice Chancellor Ian O’Connor unveiled the new Fine Art and Design studios on ‘s Queensland College of Art South Bank campus. …

Griffith University to Introduce Drone-Focused Engineering Major in 2018

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Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation.

That’s the opportunity for graduates of ’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe.

The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the most fertile period in the development of UAV technology.

Available through the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Griffith’s Nathan campus, …

Locations:Brisbane, Queensland – population 2.1 million
Gold Coast, Queensland – population 600,000
Student Population:44,000
Strengths:Business, Education, Environmental, Health Science (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy), Law, Music
Campus location:Nathan Campus (Brisbane)
Mt. Gravatt Campus (Brisbane)
South Bank (Brisbane)
Logan Campus (Brisbane)
Gold Coast Campus (Main campus – Gold Coast)
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