Griffith University - Australia

Gold Coast Campus,Parklands Drive, Southport,SOUTHPORT,Queensland,Australia,4215

Year Of Estabishment



4,000 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent



College Address

170 Kessels Road, Nathan QLD 4111, Australia

College website

College Contact

+61 7 3735 7111




No.of students

44,468 (approx)





Griffith University was set up in year 1971 at South East Queensland on east coast of Australia. Asian studies and environmental studies were offered by Griffith University in Australia for very first time. Griffith University is a public university. This University works on the motto of ?Know More. Do More?. Griffith University?s chancellor is Henry Semedron and vice-chancellor is Professor Ian O?Connor. Griffith University is affiliated to Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning and Innovative Research Universities.

Griffith University was ranked by QS World on #324 worldwide and on #15 nationally in year 2014. QS World ranked various subjects of Griffith University, Law, Education, Politics, International Studies, Architecture, Art and Design on #51-100, English Language & Literature and Business & Management on #101-150, Agriculture & Forestry, Environmental Sciences, History, Psychology and Sociology on #151-200 and Medicine & Biological Sciences on #301-350. QS World Ranked Arts & Humanities on #212, Life Sciences & Medicine on #263, Social Sciences & Management on #143. QS World Ranked Griffith University on #15 nationally.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked Griffith University on #401-425, Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked Griffith University on #301-400 and CWTS Leiden ranked Griffith on #323 worldwide. Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked Griffith University on #10-18 and U.S. News & World Report ranked the University on #16 and CWTS Leiden ranked Griffith University on #19 nationwide.


Griffith University has five various campuses, Gold Coast campus, Logan campus, Nathan campus, Mount Gravatt campus and South Bank campus. The main campus of Griffith University is expanded over 255-acres. Griffith University is peculiar because of the nature based surroundings. Gold Coast campus is the largest campus of Griffith University among the rest five entertaining about 18,000 students from across the world.

Logan campus is home for the degrees of commerce, business, midwifery, social work and human services holding over 2500 students. Nathan campus is for recreational activities. Mount Gravatt campus is a hub for crucial social issues like suicide prevention and educational issues as well accommodating over 4400 students. South Bank campus manages over 3400 students it is a home for creative activities.


Griffith University has a wide range of schools, some of them are:

  • School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • School of Education and Professional Studies
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Languages and Linguistics
  • Griffith Law School
  • Queensland College of Art
  • Queensland Conservatorium
  • Griffith Film School
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Applied Psychology
  • School of Dentistry and Oral Health
  • School of Human Services and Social Work
  • School of Medical Science
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Environment
  • School of Natural Sciences
  • School of Information and Communication Technology


Griffith University has various departments:

  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Economics & Commerce (B Com/H)
  • Education & Teaching
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Humanities
  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Linguistics (English Lit. & Hons)
  • Medicine
  • Music & Dance
  • Psychology
  • Science

Teaching Standards

Griffith University is known for providing the best quality education, faculty focuses on academic integrity. QS World has ranked Griffith University on #324 worldwide and on #15 nationwide in year 2014. Times Higher Education World University ranked Griffith University on #401-425 worldwide. Griffith has received various teaching awards as well.


Griffith University offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in various subjects like Arts, Business, Health, Law, IT, Engineering, Visual Arte and many more. This University offers research work in 38 centres like criminology, chronic disease, water science and climate change adaptation.

Student Facilities

Griffith University has many sports clubs and student organizations like Rugby Union club, Kickboxing club and many more. Libraries and transportation facilities are provided by the university.


Griffith University has two residential colleges. The South Bank campus and Mount Gravatt campus offers residence hall to the students on campus along with all the amenities needed by the students.

Notable Alumni

Griffith University has a wide group of alumni in sectors like politics, filmmakers, actors, artists, musicians, photographers and athletes. Some of the notable alumni are:

  • Duncan Free, Australian rower and Olympic gold medallist
  • Jenny Morris, Australian hockey player and Olympic gold medallist
  • Charles Page, Australian photographer
  • Megan Washington, Australian musician and songwriter
  • Brian Fitzgerald, Australian academic and barrister of the High Court of Australia
  • Ian Lambert, Australian principal of The Scots College
  • Julie Owens, Australian politician
  • Jackie Trad, Australian politician, Deputy Premier of Queensland since 2015


Griffith University offers over 34 scholarship programs. Scholarships are given to national and international students. Students can follow the University?s eligibility criteria for applying the scholarship programs.






Courses Offered

Master of Environment majoring in Education for Sustainability

Masters | Full Time (1 to 2 years)

25 Jul

Bachelor of Arts majoring in Public Relations / Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting

Bachelors |


Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - Speech Pathology By Research

Masters | Full Time (2 years)


Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics and International Studies / Bachelor of Business majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)


Bachelor of Arts majoring in Indigenous Studies / Bachelor of Business majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)


Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice - Forensic Mental Health

Bachelors | Full Time (3 years)

25 Jul
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