Griffith University

Rank 18
Location Gold Coast
Established 1971
Famous For Arts and Humanities, Biology


Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland. It was established in 1971 and has created a reputation for producing graduates who are well-equipped to create a lasting and positive impact in the world and succeed in their chosen careers.

The university has six campuses located in the cities of Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Logan. It provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, health, education, humanities, law, science, information technology, music, aviation, visual and creative arts, and engineering, among others. Griffith University is known for its innovative approach to teaching and research, with a strong focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement.

Services for International Students

Students from more than 140 countries study at Griffith University, and the International Student Support Department provides a range of services to help them transition successfully to life in a different country. They get English language support, personal advice and guidance on matters of importance and also get help from Griffith Mates, who welcome international students during the orientation and host fun activities.


  • 243rd in the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 251-300th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 33rd in the  Times Higher Education Young Universities Ranking 2023
  • 203rd in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings


The university offers on-campus housing at Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. These housing options are located close to the University area, and students get the advantage of attending social activities. Off-campus is also available through university partners. International students can also opt to live in homestays, a system that lets them live with a local family. 

About Location

The university has multiple campuses spanning three major cities. The largest ones are the Gold Coast Campuses at Southport and Nathan Campus, located in Brisbane. The other two campuses: Mount Gravatt and South Bank, are also located in Brisbane, while the Logan Campus is at Meadowbrook. 

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