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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 Aviation partners with Qantas for Future Pilot Program

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

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

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, …

Griffith rises up young uni rankings

continues to make its mark on the global stage with the release of the latest Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Previously known as THE 150 Under 50 Rankings, the Young University Rankings sees Griffith rise from 48th to be now placed 35th among 200 similarly-aged institutions.

This impressive rise follows last month’s QS Subject Rankings in which Griffith placed in the top 100 institutions worldwide in 11 subject areas with Hospitality and Leisure Management ranked in the top ten. …

Griffith – Creative Arts Research Centre Explores New Creative Modes

The Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) is shaking up research methods and processes within the creative arts.

With a cross-disciplinary approach and collaborative focus, the Centre’s areas of strength include: studio research methods and approaches, art in the Asia-Pacific region, additive manufacture and contemporary design, documentary film and photography, games, animation and new technology, and art in public places. …

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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