Griffith University, Australia

Quick facts:

  • 1975
  • 43000
  • 120000

Offering over 300 degrees, Griffith University has an extensive range of study options that can take you where you want to go:

  • Humanities and languages
  • Business and commerce
  • Education
  • Engineering and IT
  • Environment, planning and architecture
  • Health
  • Criminology and law
  • Music

Griffith was the first Australian university to offer Environmental science and Asian studies degrees. 

Griffith Business School is recognised by the Aspen Institute's ‘Top 100’ for its leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into its programs. Our MBA is ranked #27 in the world, which is the highest Australian ranking, in the 2009-2010 Beyond Grey Pinstripes Global Top 100. 

The university also appears in the top three hundred of these major international rankings:

  • QS World University Subject Rankings (2009) – Social Sciences (200), Arts and Humanities (268), Natural Sciences (294)
  • Global University Rankings (Russia) 256 (2009)

Student accommodation:

The Griffith University Colleges provide on-campus accommodation for 950 students.

The Colleges are conveniently positioned on the Nathan and Mt Gravatt campuses – close to the busway and the city. South Bank campus (QCA and the Conservatorium) is only 11 minutes away by bus.

As well as the convenient location, there are many benefits to living in a Griffith College including parties, social and sporting events and support with your studies. Students living in Griffith’s Colleges also get discounts at the gyms and food outlets.

Accommodation at the Gold Coast campus is operated byGriffith University Village.

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Griffith University offers a variety of food outlets for students and staff across each of Griffith's campuses. There is an extensive variety of menus and venue options to best fit each individual lifestyle, schedule, budget and dietary needs.

Also at the Nathan campus is the Food Co-op, located near the post office. The Food Co-op sells organic fresh fruit and vegetables and other fresh produce as well as bulk dried food. Home delivery service is available. Call 3735 7603.

Griffith has 5 campuses span 3 cities between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, each with distinct areas of teaching and research strength and working closely with its local community:

  • Gold Coast campus
  • Logan campus
  • Mt Gravatt campus
  • Nathan campus

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