Our Nathan library includes research and collaboration zones, a DVD lounge, quiet and silent study areas and a laptop lounge. The Goanna Lounge offers another top study spot on campus.


You’ll be spoilt for choice at Nathan, with several different dining outlets to choose from. Whether you feel like a hearty burger or a healthy salad, there are options aplenty.


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Sport and recreation

The Nathan Fitness Centre offers a range of services to help you achieve your fitness goals. The two story facility gives you access to; group fitness classes, cardio, weights and a functional fitness area, as well as personal trainers and an onsite physio. Nathan is also home to a purpose built Multisport Complex which is the first of its kind in Queensland, as well as sporting fields and a Squash Centre. If you are interested in playing sport make sure to check out our Social Sport Competitions and Sporting Clubs or even take a look at one of our cultural, educational or special interests clubs and societies.

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Student support

We offer a comprehensive range of student support, including health and medical, equity, welfare, counselling and chaplaincy services.


Our on-campus shops include a pharmacy, post office, convenience store, travel agency and bookshop.


Our six-star, green-rated Sir Samuel Griffith Centre is Australia's first teaching and research facility relying entirely on photovoltaic arrays and hydrogen-metal hydride storage technologies to keep it off the power grid.

Eco Centre

Designed according to strict eco-design principles, our EcoCentre provides a tangible example that the knowledge and resources to develop a truly sustainable world already exists. The Centre hosts sustainability events and forums, and provides an ideal setting for exhibitions, conferences, meetings and training seminars.

Research Centres

Our research experts work in more than 30 centres, developing new knowledge to improve the world around us.