• Students on the Griffith University Gold Coast campus. Photo credit: Griffith UniversityStudents on the Griffith University Gold Coast campus. Photo credit: Griffith University
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  • 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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Remarkable Griffith

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 and inclusion.

We rank among the world’s best universities and continue to improve our international standing. In the largest world university rankings, we are rated in the top 2%. Young and ambitious, Griffith is also ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 years of age.*

Griffith’s 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 superb lifestyle, while the beautiful beaches and excellent quality of life make the Gold Coast an ever-popular study destination.

* 2019 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 2019 QS World University Rankings By Subject, Griffith was ranked as follows:

  • Hospitality and leisure management – number 1 in Australia and 20 in the world
  • Nursing (32)
  • Performing arts (number 1 in Queensland and 50 worldwide)
  • Sports-related subjects (33)

Employment initiatives: Build your career

Griffith graduates are well equipped for the new 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:

Community internship

This is a 10 credit point course, available to students in most degrees. Through this course you will be able to 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 are able to tailor the internship to match your study area or interests.

Careers and employment service

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

Graduate employment

Access employment opportunities in your home country and around the world. Our International Student Careers Search portal will help you find employers in your home country who are looking for Australian educated graduates. See globalcareers.griffith.edu.au


Griffith was the first university in Australia to offer 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 who are 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.


We offer a range of scholarships for international students coming 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.

A leader in student mobility

Study Abroad

Griffith University’s Study Abroad and Exchange programmes embody our commitment to forward-thinking education. We provide you with specialised courses and activities to make sure you have a remarkable experience in Australia. Students may be eligible to take our Study Abroad programme directly after finishing secondary school. Please contact Study Options for more information.

Exchange at Griffith

Exchange students are nominated by a Griffith partner university and are not required to pay tuition fees to Griffith. Any tuition fees due are paid to your home university. Most exchange students will, however, be required to cover the cost of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Please see griffith.edu.au/international

Tuition fee guarantee

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change. If you are a degree student commencing in 2020, 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 on 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 specifically to helping international students.

Orientation and arrival

The 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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