Griffith University

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region.



Since we started teaching 41 years ago, we’ve been deeply connected to the Asian region, environmentally aware, open to the community and industry focused. We’ve also become a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 3% of universities worldwide.


We’re one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia–Pacific, with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. Our degrees span all disciplines and are informed by world-class research and industry connections. Depending on your degree, you may study full-time or part-time, or on-campus, online or a combination of both. We also offer a range of personal and learning support services to help you develop your academic and research skills and manage life while you study.


Griffith is one of Australia’s leading research universities

From what could be the world’s first malaria vaccine—now at human trial stage—to the first photo of a single atom’s shadow, Griffith researchers are at the forefront of discovery. Working in our world-class research centres, institutes and schools, our researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives. Our research strengths span a broad spectrum of areas, from chronic diseases to criminology and Asian politics to the arts.


We offer you access to an enormous range of free resources to assist with your job search and employment preparation.

Whether you're a first or final year student, we have you covered with a range of tools, expert advice, workshops, events and tips to help you in your career development.

Enhance your employability and opportunities through career appointments, career options for your degree, professional development workshops, networking, work experience, career development and outcomes for your field, online resources, multiple social media platforms , industry mentoring and creating your professional profiles.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Student services

Our team of dedicated International Student Advisors offer personal support, advice and information on issues that can affect your life in Australia and your studies at Griffith.

We can assist you with:

  • Settling into life in Australia and study at Griffith
  • General welfare and personal issues that may affect your ability to study
  • Referral to health services
  • Applying for a leave of absence
  • Financial difficulties or the inability to pay your fees
  • Understanding what is expected of you as a student visa holder
  • Understanding academic policies and procedures
  • Referral to key contacts at Griffith and in your local community
  • Your CoE Extension application
  • Preparing for life beyond graduation

Housing services

We have a range of on-campus accommodation options, from dorm-style rooms to furnished flats. We can also connect you with off-campus alternatives.

Library services

Our network of libraries offer individual and group study zones as well as academic training workshops.

ICT services

The IT Service Centre provides a single point of contact for the IT needs of the University’s staff, students and community.

This service includes:

  • Critical incident co-ordination
  • General technical support
  • Remotely accessing IT services
  • Quotes and decommissioning of computer equipment
  • Access issues including password management
  • Assistance using the University’s learning management system

Medical services

  • Emergency and first aid treatment
  • Preventive medical treatment
  • Treatment of ongoing/recurring conditions
  • Routine pap smears
  • Sexual health advice including testing and treatment
  • Immunisations and overseas travel vaccinations and advice
  • ECG recording
  • Pregnancy testing and shared care
  • Confidential needle exchange and support program
  • Ancillary health services include Psychiatry and Consultant, Mental Health

Student Life

Campus life

Our five campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation

Spanning three cities in South East Queensland, our campuses are located at Gold Coast and Logan as well as Nathan, Mt Gravatt and South Bank in Brisbane.

Each location has a wide range of modern spaces to suit every study need as well as facilities and services to help make university life easier and enjoyable.

Sports facilities

Our sporting facilities include gyms, pools, athletics tracks, fields, tennis courts and recreation halls.

Student clubs

We have over 120 clubs and societies, which are a top way to meet people who share your interests

Covering everything from Amnesty International to the Zombie Appreciation Society, our clubs range from educational, professional, political, recreational, cultural and community to religious, sporting and special interest groups. But if you can’t find a club or society to suit your particular passion or interest, we can help you start one as support is readily available.

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia