Highly ranked world wide as a provider of Health education and research

In the ShanghaiRankings Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, we are ranked 2nd globally and 1st in Australia for Nursing and Midwifery, 3rd in Australia for Dentistry and Oral Health, and we received the prestigious five-star rating for graduate employability.

We are proud to prepare our graduates for careers in the diverse field of health and advance the health industry in general with our contributions to research.


Our students benefit from award-winning Learning and Teaching staff, state-of-the-art facilities and world-renowned research programs. Our $150 million Griffith Health Centre (Ian O'Connor building) is strategically positioned next to the Gold Coast University Hospital and as part of the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct. We are proud to operate the most comprehensive health facility in Australia and to provide our students with a unique environment in which to gain unrivalled clinical experience.


Your guide to our academic and research expertise.

Remarkable alumni

Whether it is helping their communities, raising awareness to improve the future, or even saving lives our former Health students are making their mark on the world. These are their stories.

2020 Outstanding Alumnus Award Winner

Sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Nick Marshall, is a dedicated family man, the co-founding partner of Surf Life Physio, an elite sports physiotherapist, community leader and ambassador for special needs children. Nick splits his time between various roles that improve the lives of others, including a teaching position at the Griffith Health Clinics, coaching and physiotherapy for Swimming Australia and the NRL and his true passion, the Albatross Nippers; Australia’s first ever, all-inclusive junior lifesaving program, at Nobbys Beach on the Gold Coast.

Notable alumni

Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

Griffith is one of Australia's most dynamic and comprehensive research universities, with a strong tradition of research excellence in areas of national and international importance.

Menzies Health Institute Queensland

The Menzies Health Institute Queensland undertakes research across the lifecycle to identify key factors that influence health. Menzies has a focus on innovation, data science, research translation and meaningful clinical and community partnerships.

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

AISRAP is the leading Australian centre for research, clinical practice, education and community action for suicide prevention, sought after for the quality of the advice and the outcomes it provides in linking research and practice.


Over 600 scholarships are available to new and continuing students.

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