Health development partnership

In 2008, Griffith University entered into a partnership agreement with Queensland Health (Gold Coast Health Service District) and Education Queensland to develop initiatives within designated high schools to promote health related studies and pathways to Griffith Health undergraduate programs to senior students.

What we provide

Integration of health courses within schools and the extension of health education initiatives to the schools and the community

To provide a safe and supportive learning environment

Enhance the learning experiences and outcomes of students

Collaborate with schools, parents and the community

Alleviate social and economic disadvantages in access to and successful completion of school education

Promote health and well-being of students and the community

Design and deliver a professional development programme for secondary school teachers, delivered by Griffith academics and health industry clinicians

To build knowledge and skills among teachers around new developments in health, health education, and Griffith’s health activities

Senior programs

Go Health Go Griffith offers four university courses available to Year 11 and 12 students. Griffith Health, Biology, Exercise Science and Psychology GUESTS At-School courses engage Senior secondary students in lectures, workshops, laboratories and conference events. Students who pass the course will be eligible to receive a credit transfer.

Year 10 Experience

The Go Health Year 10 Experience is offered to students from all schools. The suite of activities and workshops is delivered over one day and enables students to participate in health related scientific experiments, clinical exercises and physiological observations related to the heath degrees offered at University. Hands on activities in areas of dentistry, pharmacy, paramedicine and medical sciences, nursing, psychology and exercise science are all included. This successful program is an introduction to the allied health, health sciences and medical sciences fields.

Community Engagement

Go Health Go Griffith has multiple forms of community engagement and outreach, including our Health Education Ambulance and community outreach program that is supported by the Gold Coast City Council. These are designed for education and interactive lessons on health, pharmacology, safety, first aid and events in health promotion, health awareness, health education and support community programs.

Key Dates

  • Year 12 Orientation - 22nd January 2020
  • Year 12 Health Conference - 5th August 2020
  • Year 10 Experience - 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th August 2020

Contact us

For further information and enquiries, please visit our contact us page.