One of Australia's leading health educators
Through leadership and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement, Griffith Health helps to create sustained improvement in health and healthcare for local, national and international communities.
Our degrees provide students with the theoretical guidance and practical experience necessary to ensure their success as they transition into the next generation of health professionals.
Located in South-East Queensland, with multiple locations including the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Logan, Griffith University supports the development and excellence of its health degrees. Our Gold Coast campus is the site of the Ian O'Connor building, which operates in tandem with the new 750-bed University Hospital, creating a health hub with a dedicated focus on study, research and medical employment. Our students and researchers learn within world-class facilities, preparing to work in disciplines across the range of health professions. You'll learn in the classroom, in laboratories and get to apply it all through clinical training in placements at a multitude of locations and healthcare workplaces.
Statement of values and commitments
- Rigorous standards of scholarship
- Positively influencing our communities through our teaching, research and scholarly activities
- Recognising our location in the Asia-Pacific and deepening our engagement with the region
- Bringing disciplines together to address the key issues of our time
- Promoting the respect of individual rights and ethical standards
- Participatory decision-making and problem solving
- Contributing to a robust, equitable and environmentally sustainable society
- Recognising and valuing diversity
- Recognising the unique place of First Peoples in Australian history and culture, and enabling their continued contribution to the nation
Our vision and mission
Our vision is to be one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
The mission of Griffith University is to engage in outstanding scholarship that makes a major contribution to society and to produce groundbreaking research. Students will be provided with an excellent education and the capacity to use knowledge gained to exercise influence and make meaningful life-long contributions to their communities
Our commitment to respect, equity, diversity and inclusion
Griffith Health makes a commitment to providing our staff and students with an environment that promotes respect, equity, diversity and inclusion. We're continually working to ensure that we provide foster a culture that supports equal progression, opportunity and is free of discrimination and harassment.
We are proud to have been consistently recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women (2001-2013) and Gender Equality (2014-present).
QS World Ranking
Our 'nursing' is ranked in the top 50 world wide and our sports related programs are regularly ranked in the top 100 internationally.
5 star employability
Griffith has received five stars in the prestigious QS Stars ratings for graduate employability, helping you get a job sooner.
International network of graduates
Join our alumni network of more than 40,000 making an impact around the world.
Research that makes a difference
Benefit from a vibrant research culture and study alongside our globally renowned researchers.
Innovative teaching and learning
Our world-class research and industry connections inform our degrees and our students gain real-world experience.
State-of-the-art learning facilities
Our learning spaces inspire creativity, promote collaboration and encourage innovation.
Our alumni work in roles as varied as policy advisers, opinion leaders, medical professionals, scientists, dentists, allied health professionals, psychologists, sports professionals and pioneering social change advocates. We encourage you to join our alumni community and participate in professional development activities, network, access careers services and alumni benefits, share research and expertise, and engage in social events.
April 16, 2021
Griffith rowers into key World Cup Simulation Regatta
Six athletes associated with Griffith have been selected in the Under 23, Under 21 and Under 19 Australian Rowing Teams to compete at the World Rowing Cup 3 Simulation Regatta in June.
April 13, 2021
Student strives to reduce suicide rates in his community
Griffith Master of Suicidology student Dameyon Bonson is on a mission to reduce suicide rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQSB community.
April 07, 2021
Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal
A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain.
March 29, 2021
Health Sciences and Social Work Awards 2020
The Health Sciences and Social Work student awards were created to celebrate our students, our highlight our future health sciences and social work professionals. “We are concerned with improving the social, economic, and personal well-being of people and our communities.” “We seek...