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Griffith University

Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies.The university is named after Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, who was twice Premier of Queensland and the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. Sir Samuel Griffith played a major role in the Federation of Australia and was the principal author of the Australian constitution.

 

Opening initially with the one campus at Nathan and 451 students, the University now has five physical campuses spanning three cities, the largest of which are the Gold Coast campus at Southport and the Nathan campus in Brisbane. The Mount Gravatt and South Bank campuses are also located in Brisbane, while the Logan campus is at Meadowbrook.[1][2] In 2018, the University launched its Digital campus, now its sixth campus, which offers a range of online degrees[3].Griffith has over 44,000 students[4] and offers a full suite of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in the areas of business and government, criminology and law, education, engineering and information technology, environment, planning and architecture, health, humanities and languages, music, science and aviation, and visual and creative arts. It is a verdant university and a member of the IRU.

 

  • Architecture, Construction and Planning
    Studying architecture, construction or planning at Griffith, you’ll learn from industry professionals and complete work placement as part of your degree. Our practice-led design studios and strong focus on sustainability form our degrees, giving you a richer learning experience.
  • Education
    Griffith is among the best for education graduate success rates in Australia and our School of Education and Professional Studies is ranked in the top 150 worldwide. Our education degrees span all levels of learning, from early childhood, primary and middle school, right through to high school, adult and vocational education. We also offer specialist programs in high-demand areas, including special education and autism studies through our Autism Centre of Excellence.
  • Health
    Our students and researchers learn within world-class facilities, preparing to work in disciplines across the range of health professions. You’ll learn in the classroom, in laboratories and get to apply it all through clinical training in placements at a multitude of locations and healthcare workplaces.
  • Visual and Creative Arts
    The Queensland College of Art is one of Australia’s longest-running art and design colleges, as well as one of the most modern and respected. The Griffith Film School is the largest school of its kind in Australia. Studying at Griffith, you’ll learn in world-class facilities from people who are already pushing the boundaries of visual and creative arts. You’ll also develop the skills and confidence to practise your craft anywhere in the world.
  • Business and Government
    Griffith Business School is one of the country’s leading business educators, with degrees spanning Asian studies, government and international relations, tourism, commerce, event and sport management. When you study business or government at Griffith, you’ll have access to world-class resources and learn in technology-rich spaces from expert staff who are thought leaders in their field.
  • Engineering IT Aviation
    Our strong links with industry inform our engineering, IT and aviation degrees. Our engineering degrees span civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical and software engineering, with IT degrees across computer science, information systems and multimedia design. We also have Australia’s most highly recognised Aviation program. Studying engineering, IT or aviation at Griffith, you’ll learn in cutting-edge facilities and gain valuable hands-on experience on real projects.
  • music
    Queensland Conservatorium is one of Australia’s leading music and performing arts schools, offering a wide variety of specialist degrees, from classical music, jazz, opera, and popular music to musical theatre, acting, music technology and music education. Studying music and performing arts at Griffith, you’ll learn in state-of-the-art spaces from award-winning teachers dedicated to producing polished music professionals of the highest calibre.

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