Our vision is to be one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region
The Chancellor is backed by the Executive Group, which comprises our Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellors and Pro Vice Chancellors. The University's structure is depicted in the Organisational Chart (PDF).
The Chancellor serves as the titular head of the University, presiding over all major ceremonies. Mr Henry Smerdon AM is the Chancellor of Griffith University and became Chancellor in 2015 after serving as Deputy Chancellor from 2000-2015.
Vice Chancellor and President
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education)
Professor Liz Burd
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President (Industry and External Engagement)
Vice President (Global)
Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous)
Spanning three cities in South East Queensland, our campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation. Each location has a wide range of modern spaces to suit every study need as well as facilities and services to help make university life easier and enjoyable.
Head of campus
- Gold Coast—Pro Vice Chancellor (Health)
- Logan—Pro Vice Chancellor and Head
- Mt Gravatt—Pro Vice Chancellor (Arts, Education and Law)
- Nathan and South Bank—Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement)