Why Griffith University?

Griffith University is known for its high impact research, outstanding student experience and commitment to social justice.

As Griffith College is geared to get you straight to a degree at Griffith University, here’s what makes it such a great choice for career success.

"How we shape the future matters"

Welcome to Griffith University

"For almost 50 years, Griffith University has been proudly doing things differently."

"Since 1975, our teaching and research has been focused on addressing the most important social and environmental issues of our time. Today, that mission is as relevant as ever.

Social and environmental responsibility drive everything we do, from pioneering teaching in modern Asian studies and environmental science to our long-time support for First Peoples, social justice and sustainable practices.

Consistently ranking in the top 2 per cent of universities globally, our degrees are designed with industry in mind, the future in our sights, and social impact at heart.

With more than 55,000 students, our community spans five campuses across South East Queensland plus our Digital campus, complemented by a global alumni network of over 200,000 graduates.

We know the world can, and should, be a better place—for everyone. And in helping thousands of different people create a brighter future for themselves, we're doing our part to create a brighter future for all."

Fast Facts

Griffith University is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide*

  • Australia’s most awarded teachers †
  • 6 campuses, including a digital campus
  • 50,000 students
  • 200,000 alumni across 130 nationalities
  • 200+ degrees
  • 600+ scholarships
  • Global study opportunities
  • Practical industry experience
  • Work opportunities and industry placements
  • 8,500+ international students
  • Innovative, future-focused degrees
  • Exceptional student support
  • Diverse admission pathways
  • Flexible study options

*Based on the International Association of Universities – World Higher Education Database, listing more than 18,500 institutions of higher education. Current as at January 2022

† Based on Learning and Teaching results from the Department of Education.

“Our partnership with Griffith College is one of the longest standing globally, between a high-ranking university and pathway college.

The past 25 years have seen students start their studying journey at Griffith College, supported by a passion to succeed through their university study and beyond.

I wish you well in your studies at Griffith College, our long-standing partner of 25 years, and I look forward to welcoming you as you progress onto further study at Griffith University."

Professor Carolyn Evans
Vice Chancellor, Griffith University