Since opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions. Griffith is ranked in the top 5% of universities worldwide and recently soared in the most-watched university rankings, The Academic Ranking of World Universities, to now be listed in the top 400 global universities. With over 300 degrees on offer, Griffith is home to over 40,000 students including more than 9,000 international students.
At Griffith, we're building for your future, with more than $320 million worth of infrastructure upgrades across our campuses. Recent investments include the $150 million Griffith Health Centre, a doubling of the Gold Coast Library, the Sir Samuel Griffith Centre (Australia's first zero-emission, self-powering teaching and research facility) and a new Business School building.
Griffith’s five campuses are located in the nation’s fastest growth region, the Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor. Students can enjoy easy access to Brisbane’s social, cultural and recreational facilities and the attractions of Queensland’s top surfside tourist destination.
With on-campus accommodation available, a comprehensive range of free support services, and a sub-tropical climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine per year Griffith University is the perfect location to combine study with a great lifestyle.
2011 Griffith’s MBA ranked number one in Australia and 26 in the world by the Aspen Institute’s 2011-2012
2012 Griffith is ranked in the top 5% of universities worldwide (2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities)
2013The new $1.76 billion State Government funded Gold Coast University Hospital is currently under construction adjacent to Griffith’s Gold Coast campus.
2014A $1.8 billion world class Rapid Transit Rail Project due for completion in 2014 will link the Gold Coast campus with the city’s CBD retail and restaurant hubs including Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach.
Griffith was placed in the top 500 global universities on four of the major and most credible world university rankings: These comprise the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), QS World University Rankings; the Times HE World University Ranking; and the Leiden Ranking. Griffith now has over 3,500 full time staff and offers more than 300 degrees across five campuses. Griffith is Australia’s ninth largest higher education provider. Griffith continues to grow, currently undergoing a $320 million facility upgrade across our five campuses, including a new $150 million Griffith Health Centre at the Gold Coast campus.
Griffith Health is one of Australia’s largest health faculties with over 6500 full time students enjoying state-of-the-art learning facilities and the most up-to-date teaching programs. We continue to introduce new programs such as the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (2010) the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (2011) and the Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery (2013) to our extensive international program offering.
Griffith is also home to an internationally accredited Business school, recognised by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - International. This accreditation is considered one of the highest achievements for an educational institution, with less than five per cent of the world's business schools receiving the accolade. Griffith Business School is also recognised by the Aspen Institute's ‘Top 100’ for its leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into its programs. Our MBA was ranked #26 in the world - the highest Australian ranking - in the 2011-2012 Beyond Grey Pinstripes Global Top 100.
Home to over 44,000 students including more than 11,000 international students from 131 nations, Griffith is the largest University in Queensland in terms of onshore enrolments. Griffith’s five campuses are located in the nation’s fastest growth region, the Brisbane-Gold Coast corridor, offering students great social, cultural and recreational facilities. World-class academic staff and more than 230 exchange and academic agreements with other Institutions around the globe ensure Griffith graduates are provided a truly international qualification. Griffith also maintains strong ties with industry providing graduates with a competitive edge once they enter the workforce.Read more