- 324 QS World University Rankings 2014
- 341 QS World University Rankings 2013
- 329 QS World University Rankings 2015
|Living cost||USD 15,420 per year|
|Student population||Large (More than 10,000)|
About Griffith University
Home to more than 18,000 students, the Gold Coast campus is the largest of Griffith University campuses. It is only a 10-minute drive away from the Southport central business district (CBD) and can be easily accessed by car, tram, bicycle, bus and even on foot. Located just minutes from the Gold Coast’s world-famous beaches, the campus offers a dynamic and exciting student lifestyle, with extensive sporting amenities, on-campus services, retail stores - such as bookshop, computer store, hair salon, post office, travel agent and Uni Store - and a range of cafes and restaurants.
The Gold Coast campus also features the Griffith Health Centre, Business School building, Red Zone, science precinct, library with tech lounge and 24/7 study hall. Degrees at this campus span almost all disciplines with particular strengths in health.
The Logan campus is based in Queensland’s third largest city between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, hosting nearly 2,500 students. Nationally renowned for its social inclusion in higher education, the campus has strong connections with the local community, organising numerous sporting and cultural events throughout the year. It is accessible by bus, train, car, and bicycle, and features a range of facilities and services, including a community lounge, library, workout room, sports fields, bookshop, café and off-campus accommodation.
The Logan campus offers degrees in human services and social work, nursing and midwifery, business and commerce, and education - with a strong focus on community health, education and business.
Nathan is Griffith's foundation campus and currently has more than 13,000 students. Located on the edge of Toohey Forest, the Nathan campus is a short walk or bus ride from the Mt Gravatt campus or a 20-minute drive from the Brisbane CBD. Facilities and services include a fitness centre, multisport complex, sports fields, squash courts, library and study zones, Sir Samuel Griffith Centre, Red Zone, pharmacy, post office, travel agent, and bookshop.
The campus offers degrees in business and government, engineering and information technology, environment, humanities and languages, law, and science and aviation. It is home to world-class expertise in the environment, corporate sustainability, Asian studies and biosciences.
Home to 4,400 students, the Mt Gravatt campus is Griffith University's social sciences and humanities hub. Adjacent to Nathan campus, the Mt Gravatt campus is situated on the edge of Toohey Forest and features a world-class health and fitness hub, comprising a heated pool, indoor and outdoor recreation areas, fitness centre, 16-court tennis centre, a training oval plus basketball and netball courts. Other amenities include a three-level library, recreation hall, two eateries and a bookshop. Students can reach the campus by bus, car, bicycle, or on foot.
The campus offers degrees in criminology and criminal justice, education and applied theatre and psychology. It is the University's research centre for critical social issues such as education and suicide prevention.
The South Bank campus hosts a population of 3,400 students and located in Brisbane’s cultural precinct - a 10-minute walk from Brisbane CBD. Renowned for excellence in the creative and performing arts, the South Bank campus features the Queensland College of Art, the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith Graduate Centre and the Griffith Film School. Other facilities include two libraries, a cinema, art galleries, exhibition and performance spaces.
As Griffith's creative hub, degrees at the South Bank campus largely focus on music and the creative arts.
On-campus accommodation is available at all campuses except South Bank. It is usually fully furnished and provides access to laundry facilities, gym equipment, common rooms, internet and a range of student activities. Room options include:
- Dormitory: Nathan & Mt Gravatt
- Self-catered flat/apartment: Gold Coast, Nathan, Mt Gravatt & Logan
Short stays are also available at the Nathan and Mt Gravatt campuses for staff, students, visiting academics and the public as well as for schools, sporting groups and general accommodation bookings.
Homestay is available to students at all Griffith campuses. Living in an Australian family home, students will be provided with a fully furnished bedroom, laundry facilities and meals. Homestay hosts are located within 30-35 minutes of Griffith University Nathan, Gold Coast or Mt Gravatt campuses via public transport.
Griffith also provides information on off-campus accommodation options for students who prefer a private rental or share house. Student One is one of the preferred suppliers for off-campus student accommodation in Brisbane, providing high quality, flexible accommodation options.