• Students on the Griffith University Gold Coast campus. Photo credit: Griffith UniversityStudents on the Griffith University Gold Coast campus. Photo credit: Griffith University
  • Griffith students on the beach. Photo credit: Griffith UniversityGriffith students on the beach. Photo credit: Griffith University
  • Students admiring the Gold Coast view. Photo credit: Griffith UniversityStudents admiring the Gold Coast view. Photo credit: Griffith University
  • Accommodation buildings at the Gold Coast Campus. Photo credit: Griffith UniversityAccommodation buildings at the Gold Coast Campus. Photo credit: Griffith University
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At Griffith, we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are a progressive and highly respected university dedicated to learning, leadership and innovation. Griffith celebrates diversity and promotes equity, inclusion and social justice. We rank among the world’s best universities and continue to improve our global standing. Young and ambitious, Griffith is also ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 years of age.* Our five campuses are in south east Queensland, a region that enjoys an average 300 days of sunshine each year. Brisbane is a vibrant city offering world-class education, a beautiful climate and great lifestyle, while beautiful beaches and an excellent quality of life make the Gold Coast a popular destination.

*2020 QS University Rankings Top 50 under 50

What can I study?

Griffith offers over 200 degrees in academic study areas including:

  • Architecture, construction and planning
  • Business and government
  • Criminology and law
  • Education
  • Engineering, IT and aviation
  • Humanities, languages and social science
  • Medicine, dentistry and health
  • Music and performing arts
  • Science and environment
  • Visual and creative arts

World-class subject rankings

In the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2020, Griffith ranked number 1 in Australia and 15 in the world for hospitality and leisure management; 33 in the world for nursing; 49 in the world (and 1 in Australia) for performing arts and 48 for sport-related subjects.

Griffith employment initiatives: Build your career

Our graduates are well equipped for the world of work. Real-life industry experiences are included in our degrees and we offer many employability initiatives to help you get job-ready. These include:

1. Community internship

This is a 10 credit point course, available to most students. Through it, you can make a difference in a local community organisation while developing professional and personal skills. You will spend at least 50 hours in a volunteering placement and combine this with academic learning. We can tailor the internship to your study area.

2. Careers and employment service

This service supports you to plan your career, get job-ready and find work while you study and after you graduate. Get help with CVs, cover letters, interview preparation and job search techniques to improve your employability and increase your chances of finding your dream job. See griffith.edu.au/careers

3. Graduate employment

Access employment opportunities around the world. Our International Student Careers Search portal will help you find employers looking for Australian educated graduates.

4. Unitemps

A service dedicated to helping you get paid part-time work while you study. Unitemps is an in-house recruitment service that facilitates connections between Griffith students and employers offering temporary paid work. The Unitemps team is committed to helping you be the best candidate you can, while identifying student friendly roles to provide financial help while you study and enhance your employability upon graduation.

Griffith Honours College

This provides unique experiences and opportunities in order to help high-achieving undergraduate students reach their full potential.


We offer a range of scholarships for international students to study in our undergraduate, postgraduate, research and pathway programmes. These aim to recognise remarkable students with outstanding academic achievements and the potential to make a positive contribution to Griffith and our community.

Tuition fee guarantee

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. If you are a degree student commencing in 2021, we guarantee that your fees will not increase by more than 2.5% per year for the normal duration of your programme. This means you can have confidence in the total cost of your degree at Griffith University.

Student support services

You will have access to Griffith’s diverse range of student support initiatives, including programmes and staff dedicated to helping international students.

Orientation and arrival

Griffith Mates will help you get your bearings with campus tours during Orientation. Discover the beauty of Brisbane or the Gold Coast through free Twilight Walking Tours with the Mates.

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