Griffit University

Can you envision a university situated in a vibrant, diverse, and colourful city with a sunny and subtropical climate and surrounded by one of the most pristine and stunning landscapes in the world?

Perhaps it sounds
too good to be true, but...
this is Griffith University.

Griffit University

Located on the Gold Coast, a metropolitan region just south of Brisbane on Australia’s famed east coast.

Griffith students find themselves smack in the middle of all the exciting things Gold Coast has to offer.

Gold Coast is recognised worldwide for its famous beaches, rainforest hinterland, national parks and renowned surfing spots.

Griffith University is for students ready to harness their potential, challenge convention, innovate and pioneer in their discipline of choice.

Griffith University is recognised as a top university worldwide, ranking in the top 2 per cent; offering its students:

  • Flexible study options
  • Future-focused degrees
  • Industry placements
  • Internships and work experience
  • Exceptional student support
  • Global study abroad opportunities
  • Custom-built studios and labs
  • Beautiful lecture halls
  • Childcare facilities
  • State-of-the-art sports facilities
  • Graduate placements
  • A diverse, multicultural, intergenerational campus

Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally

50,000 students

6 campuses

200+ degrees

200,000 alumni across
130 nationalities

An extensive network of research centres and institutes

4,000 staff

Students have the flexibility to choose from more than 2,500 courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in various areas such as Future Tech, Business and Finance, and Social Work, and the mode of study, be it physically on campus, online or a combination of the two.

The university also offers a range of support services to help students develop their academic and research skills as well as manage life effectively while they study.

Spanning three cities in South East Queensland, five physical campuses are located in:

  • Gold Coast
  • Logan
  • Mt Gravatt
  • Nathan
  • South Bank

Each campus is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and comprehensive support services to foster a university life that is exciting, inspiring, and enjoyable for students.

The Gold Coast campus has a variety of common space computer labs for students to utilise.

Located within walking distance of Southport’s cutting-edge Health and Knowledge Precinct—including the Gold Coast University Hospital—the world-class Gold Coast campus is home to 21,000 students.

Campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation.

World Rankings

Times Higher Education
World University Rankings:

University Ranking
by Academic Performance:

US News Best Global
Universities: 217

CWTS Leiden Ranking: 246

Academic Ranking of World
Universities: 301-400

QS World University
Rankings: 303

National Taiwan
University Ranking: 302

Regional Status (Gold Coast)

Gold Coast is the 6th largest city in Australia as well as one of the fastest growing. It has also recently been voted #1 for affordability.

The city has been classified as a regional area, which means international graduates will be eligible for additional/extended visa rights.


Griffith University has worked diligently to build mutually beneficial partnerships with industry, government and the community.
These key relationships serve to power innovation and drive success on Griffith campuses.
The university maintains loyal and supportive relationships with a myriad of high-profile organisations across the country and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
World-class future-focused degrees, graduate placement programs, and professional development programs all serve to help set up graduates for success in life after university.

Air New Zealand
AMIRA International
Anthony John Group
Brisbane City
Business South Bank
Lady Clento Children's Hostpital
City of Ipswich
GC Suns
City of Gold Coast
Gold Coast 2018
Gold Coast - Convention and Exhibition centre
Gold Coast Health
Micah Projects inc.
Opera Australia
QA Gama
Surfing Australia
We Live
Women of the world festival - Asutralia
YP Gold Coast
Griffith University
Knights - Griffith Uni rugby club

Industry Placements

Placements offer students the opportunity to learn in an industry setting and engage directly with established and esteemed professionals.

At Griffith University, students will have the opportunity to work on real client projects through commercial studios like LiveWorm, LiveLab, LiveSpace and LiveImage.

Flexible study options:

Depending on the degree, students will have the option to study in-person on campus, or online through the Griffith Digital campus, or create a program with a combination of both.

Practical applications of learning:

The university offers many opportunities for students to put theory into practice through various platforms such as the Griffith App Factory, Griffith Trading Rooms and Griffith Innovation Challenge, which gives them unparalleled exposure to industry connections and helps create new career pipelines.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL):

WIL can be taken as either an Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) or in team-based Industry Project modes.

Industry Affiliates Program (IAP)

IAP has been designed to integrate students into the workplace through the completion of an industry-based project.


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