The AEL group encompasses creative and performing arts, law, education, criminology, social science and humanities
We are the largest and most diverse academic group in the University, and our presence across all six Griffith University campuses focuses on developing programs to prepare students for a changing world. We are proud to foster an environment where research intensity can flourish, with our academic community undertaking outstanding scholarship and research that makes a major contribution to society.
Professor Scott Harrison, Acting Pro Vice Chancellor
Arts, Education and Law Research
Our Arts, Education and Law researchers undertake outstanding scholarship and ground-breaking research that makes major contributions to society. Their work supports social change and development across the world. Professor Paul Taçon is leading a national campaign to save Australia's rock art, which has been dated back to 39,000 years ago.
The AEL group has Australia's best teachers
Our teachers have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university, including two Arts, Education and Law staff being named Australian University Teacher of the Year.
Associate Professor Halim Rane
Associate Professor Halim Rane developed the University's unique suite of Islamic Studies with a contemporary, secular focus on Islam-West relations. He is Griffith's third recipient of the prestigious Australian University Teacher of the Year award, acknowledging the quality teaching and outstanding contributions made to student learning at Griffith.
Queensland Conservatorium graduate, renowned vocalist and composer Katie Noonan is synonymous with Australian music. Explore some of our remarkable Arts, Education and Law Alumni.
Sporting chance that led to a role with Gold Coast Titans
18 Oct 2019
Teah Westerman comfortably stepped into the role of commercial coordinator at Gold Coast Titans as a familiar face in the office.
Griffith nurtures the next generation of theatre talent
16 Oct 2019
Queensland Conservatorium is supporting Brisbane’s emerging playwrights by commissioning a new work from a local writer each year as part of...
Australia is OECD’S “laggard” in supporting the uptake of Electric Vehicles
15 Oct 2019
By Dr Anna Mortimore Griffith Business School The Australian Government’s annual emission report for the year to December 2018, showed transport...
Griffith film alumni nominated for International Emmy Awards
15 Oct 2019
Two animation projects by Griffith film alumni have been nominated for International Emmy Awards.
From Beethoven to the Bard – an epic season finale
15 Oct 2019
Queensland Conservatorium students and alumni to perform in a blockbuster season finale featuring Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and a new work...