Ranking alongside world’s best

The Department continues to cement it’s place among the world’s best with great results in the latest ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, where Griffith placed second in the world for Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Further, in the annual 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, Griffith ranked number one in Australia and 20th globally for Hospitality and Leisure Management.


The Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management is a multi-award winning provider of degrees in the fields of event management, real estate and property development, international tourism and hotel management, and sport management.

The Department attracts the nation's largest student cohort in hotel and tourism related degrees. Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business are further testimony to the quality of degrees on offer.

Study, Tourism, Sport or Hotel Management


Our research focuses on understanding event, hotel, sport and tourism management, and real estate and property development - and the role these industries play in our lives.

Through our research, the Department aims to contribute to sustainability, engender corporate social responsibility, influence social and government policies, and promote best practice in our field.

Women in sport

Griffith University Women and Girls in Sport Interest Group

The purpose of the Group is to improve opportunities for women and girls to participate and lead in sport at all levels.

Our mission is to educate, promote, and collaborate with practitioners and other academics to improve the experiences and opportunities in sport for women and girls at all levels.

Work Integrated Learning opportunities

The Department offers a range of internship opportunities and partnership with students and industry, in the disciplines of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management.

What's on

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Department and engage with industry professionals at one of our many events in 2019.

Student Opportunities

Griffith Business School offers many opportunities for students to get involved with our community, build professional and social networks, and enhance their business skills. We also offer a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards to assist with the costs of course fees, textbooks, accommodation and living expenses.

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It is reasonable to expect that our home is constructed in a manner that, at the very least, is stable, safe, sheltered and fit for purpose. Unfortunately, new residential buildings in Australia appear to be plagued with defects. In the multi-owned property environment, those that govern (the owners corporation and its committee) and manage these buildings can be significantly impacted due to the complexities associated with rectifying defects.

Find out more in Associate Professor Sacha Reid's examination of building defects in residential properties.

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