Play your part in the world. 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.
Griffith University has more than 600 undergraduate and postgraduate programs including:
- Asian and International studies
- Accounting, Banking & Finance
- Commerce/ Business
- Education – Teachers College
- 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
- Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
- Speech Pathology
- Tourism and Hotel Management
Griffith University latest news
Brittani Kwok is a second year dentistry student who swapped the snow for the sand earlier in 2020 to pursue her dream of becoming a dentist. Prior to joining Griffith, Brittani completed a degree in Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial Biology from the University of Calgary.
What is your dream job? I would love to be a clinician practising dentistry, possibly specialising (although I’m not sure what yet!) and professor (I would love to eventually teach dentistry). …
The 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has ranked in the 201-300 band for the first time, a significant shift upwards for the South East Queensland based institution, after eight years in the top 400 band.
President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Carolyn Evans, said the improved ranking result sees Griffith now placed in the Top 300 for every major global university ranking.
“This is a significant result for the University as we seek to enhance our reputation both nationally and abroad, …
has performed strongly in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021, improving in eight of the 13 indicators and consolidating its position in the 201-250 band for a second year in a row.
The University was also ranked 13th in the country.
Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans said the THE World University Rankings were a highly regarded industry measure comparing more than 1500 institutions.
“This is a terrific reflection of the University’s performance across a range of key measures, …
and Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) will continue their partnership for a further three years after renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans said the extension of the MOU would provide valuable opportunities for Griffith students and QAL, benefitting Gold Coast business and industry more widely.
“Renewing the MOU ensures continued collaboration in the fields of aviation, customer-focused technology and tourism, giving more options for student internships and work experience, …
Mouse model trials will begin shortly on several COVID-19 vaccine candidates developed by scientists.
Lead researcher Professor Bernd Rehm (above) at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has spearheaded the development of the platform technology which uses a synthetic version of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) which meansselected virus componentsare assembled by safe microbial cell factories. This allows rapid vaccine design combined with a high-yield bioprocess for mass production of the vaccine. …