If you're finishing high school and are ready to transition to university, we can help

Using these steps as a guide, you can apply for Griffith undergraduate degrees online through the QTAC or UAC. If you are applying as an international student, visit international applications.

We also have a range of programs for high school students that allow high achievers to experience Griffith University studies while finishing Years 11 and 12.

Get a taste of Griffith with GUESTS

The Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUESTS) program offers senior high school students the opportunity to experience Griffith studies while still at school. The GUESTS At-School program allow students to experience Griffith health or science studies while finishing Years 11 and 12. The GUESTS on-campus or online programs allow motivated high-achieving senior high school students to study up to two courses (subjects) at Griffith while still at school.

Apply for a Griffith degree

How to apply

Assumed prior knowledge

Some degrees recommend you complete certain Year 12 subjects or equivalent before you begin

What you need to study at Griffith

Applications are assessed on eligibility (subject prerequisites and other entry criteria) and merit (OP, ATAR or Rank). Some undergraduate programs may require you to meet additional criteria including audition, interview or portfolio.

Applying to study at Griffith

Applying to study at Griffith is easy. Depending on the level of study you want to undertake, simply follow the application information that best suits your circumstances.

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Our admission schemes can boost your OP, ATAR or Rank and improve your chances of gaining a place at Griffith.

Admission schemes

Year 12 Subject Bonus Scheme

Queensland ATAR

Students commencing Year 11 in 2019 will be the first to graduate Year 12 in 2020 with an ATAR. The ATAR will replace the OP system as the ranking and selection method for undergraduate admission to Queensland universities. Once implemented, Queensland will be aligned with other Australian states in using the ATAR for tertiary admission. QTAC will be responsible for calculating the ATAR on behalf of Queensland universities.

Programs for high achievers

Elite Athletes Program

Through Griffith Sports College, elite athletes can gain direct entry to Griffith. The College also provides elite athletes flexibility and support needed to achieve sporting excellence while completing their university studies.

Griffith Sports College

Griffith Honours College

An extracurricular program for high-achieving students, Griffith Honours College offers initiatives such as mentoring, industry training and international experiences with partner universities.

Griffith Honours College


Over 600 scholarships available


Bridging, preparatory and pathway programs are available to help you upgrade to your preferred Griffith undergraduate program or to satisfy subject prerequisites.



Our Academic Calendar site lists key dates for QTAC and UAC applications, as well as other helpful reminders.

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