Established in 1971, Griffith University was created to be a different kind of university—challenging conventions, responding to trends and pioneering solutions through innovative teaching and research.
In just four decades, Griffith has grown to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and over 200,000 graduates. Ranking in the top three percent of universities worldwide*, Griffith is known for its high-impact research, outstanding student experience, commitment to social justice and welcoming environment.
Griffith’s high-quality degrees are specifically designed to prepare students for the future, are developed in consultation with industry, based on cutting-edge research, and taught by Australia’s most awarded teachers^. Students benefit from an extensive network of industry partners to gain the skills and confidence that employers want.
Griffith is regarded as one of Australia’s leading comprehensive research universities, with research rated above world standard in more than 30 disciplines (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015). The University exhibits national and world leading excellence in areas of strategic focus that include water and environmental sciences, health and chronic diseases, drug discovery, nursing, physical sciences, climate change adaptation, music and the arts, criminology, political sciences, education and tourism.