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 five 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 Paul Mazerolle, 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.
August 20, 2018
Griffith’s elite players straight out of student ranks
Marquis stars mean business in AON Series second season.
August 17, 2018
Book traces journey of recovery
A new book describes how men who have committed serious sexual offenses come to stop offending and end their ‘criminal career’.
August 16, 2018
Griffith announces squad for 2018 Aon Series
Familiar faces and new names come together for Women’s Rugby Uni 7s competition
August 14, 2018
Why we should talk about this
ABC Brisbane Radio’s Loretta Ryan will host a discussion with community and university experts about the prevention of domestic and family violence on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. They will discuss the prevalence and impact of gendered violence in the community and how bystanders can play a role in rec...
August 13, 2018
Book launch – Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence
Griffith Law School academic Dr Olivera Simic’s new book – Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence – will be launched at South Bank campus on Monday, August 20. The book focuses on the harrowing experiences of Bosnian Serb women, where the collapse of the former Yugoslavia le...
August 13, 2018
A remarkable Open Day 2018
Despite the arrival of the August ‘Ekka’ westerlies, thousands of prospective students, their families and community members embraced Griffith University’s Open Day 2018. The annual showcase event at Nathan, South Bank and Gold Coast campuses showcased the wide-ranging degrees and suppor...