University description (as per official university website)
ince opening its doors in 1975, Griffith University has come to be regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential universities in the Asia-Pacific region.
We were the very first university in Australia to offer degrees in Asian studies and Environmental studies to our students and we remain a pioneer in these fields. We have grown to be a large multi-campus institution with internationally recognised strengths in teaching and research. Griffith now offers more than 300 degrees across five campuses and is home to more than 40 000 students from 124 countries. Griffith is Australia?s ninth largest higher education provider.
Our 300 Degrees
Offering over 300 degrees, Griffith University has an extensive range of study options that can take you where you want to go:
Arts, languages and criminology
Engineering and IT
Environment, planning and architecture
Visual and creative arts
Find a degree that suits you.
Our 5 campuses
Griffith University allows you to choose where you want to learn.
Our 5 campuses span 3 cities between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, each with distinct areas of teaching and research strength and working closely with its local community. Explore each of our campuses below, or watch our video.
Gold Coast campus
Mt Gravatt campus
South Bank campus
Our global perspective
Visit Our World to share in the stories of our students, staff, and graduates and learn about their positive contributions to the world.
Established in 1971, Griffith opened its doors at Nathan in 1975 to 451 students in four schools: Australian Environmental Studies, Humanities, Modern Asian Studies and Science. For more information on our history and to find out why the university is named Griffith take a moment to read through our History page or jump straight in to our Fast Facts page.
Life at Griffith
Find out everything you need to know about life at Griffith ? check out photos, videos and information for new students.