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.
January 26, 2021
Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours
2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni.
December 23, 2020
Should you detox from digital accounts this Christmas?
After a year like no other, when the pandemic has forced us to rely on digital technologies more than ever, should we rationalise their use over the holiday break?
December 16, 2020
Combined probiotics use may help reduce pre-term infant mortality
Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
December 09, 2020
Smartphone intervention targets problem procrastination
Griffith University researchers have developed a new way to help people reduce procrastination via a brief smartphone interaction. “Despite problematic procrastination affecting as much as 20% of the general population and 50% of students, there are few intervention strategies to reduce it,’’ says l...