Choose between the beach and the city

Located on two of Griffith University campuses at Mt Gravatt and the Gold Coast, you will have the choice between studying near to the thriving capital of Queensland or the more relaxed pace of the Gold Coast.


Located on the edge of Toohey Forest with panoramic views of Brisbane, Mt Gravatt campus is the original site of Griffith College, opened in 1997.

Mt Gravatt campus
176 Messines Ridge Road
Mt Gravatt, QLD

Mt Gravatt at a glance


Adjacent to Nathan with panoramic views of Brisbane

Food and drink

Two eateries

Study areas

Criminology and criminal justice, science, information technology, commerce, engineering, design, social and psychological science, hotel management


Three-level library, recreation hall, aquatic and fitness center, tennis centre, sports field


Connected by light rail to the famous golden beaches of Surfers Paradise, it is easy to get to campus as well as enjoy some well-earned down-time.

Gold Coast campus
Parklands Drive
Southport, QLD

Gold Coast at a glance


Ian O'Connor building, Red Zone, library with tech lounge, aquatic centre and fitness facilities


Southport, just minutes from the beach

Food and drink

Nine outlets, including cafes, bars and restaurants

Study areas

Health sciences, health care, arts and communications, criminology and criminal justice, social and psychological science, design, commerce, engineering, hotel managmement


Both campuses have both on and off-campus accommodation options


The tram, G:Link, has two stops on Gold Coast campus. The G:Link line begins at the Gold Coast University Hospital, travels south through Southport, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, and terminates at Pacific Fair shopping centre. See the G:Link website for details on stations, tickets and times.


There are a variety of bus and train lines that service both of our campuses. Mt Gravatt campus is linked by the Griffith University Busway Station. The nearest train station to Mt Gravatt is Salisbury station. You can catch the bus or train to the Gold Coast campus with the closest station being Helensvale, Nerang and Robina. There are also a number of bus routes that connect with the tram.

Life in Australia

University doesn’t have to be all about the study. Find out how we help you to balance study with play at Griffith College.


Parking is available on both campuses and you can purchase annual or trimester permits from Griffith University. Casual parking is also available if you don’t need to be on campus every day.

Safe campuses

Griffith College students are part of the Griffith community where we are committed to providing a safe and inclusive campus where members feel welcome and supported.