Leading the way in education, research and person-centred healthcare.

The School of Health Sciences and Social Work is known for innovation and excellence in health education, research, clinical practice, human services and social work. We focus on addressing many of the health challenges facing people and have extensive ties to local, national and international communities.

Our students are actively involved in research and our alumni network ensures that students and graduates remain connected to industry.

Our Health Clinics offer exercise physiology, dietetics, physiotherapy, social work and speech pathology clinical services to the public. These clinics provide a growing number of practice placement opportunities to students.

Griffith Health Clinics

Griffith University provides personalised, first-class assessment and treatment using the latest practices in our state-of-the-art health clinics.

Open to the public, we provide a range of services with our students learning in a clinical environment from academics who are at the forefront of their chosen fields

Remarkable research

Health and Human Services professionals play a key role in shaping and delivering new and effective models of healthcare and are central to meeting the future needs of the community. Students and academics in the School of Health Sciences and Social Work are actively involved in cutting-edge research across various disciplines.

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Learning and Teaching

We focus on meeting the educational needs and aspirations of our communities by providing high-quality programs that enable students to be career-ready global citizens.

Our students learn from experts with strong links to the health sector, government and community and graduate as high-level practitioners with relevant hands-on experience.

Alumni: Nick Marshall

Nick Marshall, Griffith University's 2020 Outstanding Alumnus

Nick Marshall, a Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist & Clinical Educator in the Griffith Health Clinics, has a passion for ensuring those with special needs and disability are included in the community.

In 2015, Nick created the Albatross Nippers; an all-inclusive junior lifesaving program at Nobbys Beach on the Gold Coast, which helps children with special needs experience nippers with other children of similar ages. Growing year on year, the Albatross Nippers program currently has more than 100 families with special needs children and young adults as registered participants.


Committed to developing healthy communities through exceptional health and medical research. A key focus is the translatable potential of our research and how likely is it to drive improved outcomes in human health and wellbeing.

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