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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

Griffith University Earns Top Marks On World Stage

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has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.

Most remarkably, Griffith was ranked at No. 1 in Australia and No. 2 in the world for Hospitality and Tourism for the second straight year, as well as topping the nation for Law (including Criminology), which earned a No. 33 result globally.

“We are delighted that so many of our programs – Hospitality and Tourism chief among them – have performed so strongly in these rankings,” Vice Chancellor and President Professor Ian O’Connor AC said. …

Careers Set For Take-Off At Griffith University Aviation

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A group of students has taken to the skies with the Royal Australian Air Force to broaden their horizons.  

The five students from various disciplines were among 17 women selected from around the country to take part in the Air Force Aviation Camp for Women at the Amberley RAAF base west of Brisbane from July 1-5. 

The camp is an initiative to boost capability through diversity by increasing female participation in aviation roles, …

Perfect Blend – Life of Canadian Law Students at Griffith University

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There’s nothing like the Gold Coast in Canada, so Canadian student Anika Chelin decided the Sunshine State was where she was headed.

She chose to combine travel and study, and go home with a law degree after soaking up a few years of Queensland’s warmth and world-beating beaches.

Of course that’s not the only reason Chelin opted to study law at the Gold Coast’s . She knew Griffith was one of only two universities in Australia to offer Canadian law subjects, …

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. …

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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CRICOS code 00233E
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