Explore the many spaces at Griffith dedicated to makers and innovators

We have ground-breaking centres of innovation and dedicated spaces at each of our campuses for students, researchers and industry to collaborate, share, learn and create.


The Collaboratory

This Collaboratory is a purpose built space to develop enterprise skills, enhance business acumen and access education in entrepreneurial thinking and STEAM disciplines.

Who can use the space?

The space is bookable for students, staff, community and industry


informal seating for up to 70 (dry bars, easy chairs, flexible furniture),  four workstations, interactive 80” touchscreen, 20 tablets, video conferencing, portable white boards and fixed glass boards, access to a kitchenette, 3D printers, maker space resources, connection to the Griffith University dark-fibre network connection, 24x7x 365 onsite security and parking.


Ms Celeste Alcaraz - Yunus Programme Manager

Building L03, Logan Campus

(07) 3382 1361

Logan Campus

The Yunus Centre

The Yunus Centre equips people with the know-how to navigate change and create positive, societal impact. We are interested in how a progressive, regenerative and inclusive future can be achieved through new models of innovation, entrepreneurship, and enterprise.

Our office space at Logan campus is home to our employees and is a flexible space that can accommodate the many community events, innovation events, and workshops held by our team. There are also flexible workstations.


Prof Ingrid Burkett & Alex Hannant

Who can use the Centre?

Colleagues, students and partners working on the Impact Innovation agenda, taking part in our courses or programs or in any other collaboration with The Yunus Centre. While the spaces are not bookable via the university system, if you have an event or workshop you’re interested in hosting here we can see if it’s possible.


L03_2.12 Logan Campus


(07) 338 21453

Find out more about Yunus Social Business Centre

Policy Innovation Hub

The Policy Innovation Hub links the research expertise of Griffith University with government, industry and the community sectors. Our aim is to catalyse and support innovative collaborations that create value for people and communities, locally and globally.


Professor Anne Tiernan

Who can use the Hub

Industry, government and the community sector organisations.

Consulting and services

We provide cross-disciplinary project teams that generate analysis and options for key policy challenges. We undertake consultancies and offer facilitation to explore complex problems and convene policy workshops that showcase emerging issues and tackle the public policy challenges of our time.


Jane Hunterland - Administraton Officer, Policy Innovation Hub

Griffith South Bank Graduate Centre (S07) 4.20

(07) 373 56176

Find out more about Policy Innovation Hub


QCA at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, and the thriving arts community at the Gold Coast campus, provides access to world-class facilities, art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and cutting-edge computer laboratories.


Professor Derrick Cherrie

Who can use the studios?

Undergraduate and postgraduate students can use the studios.


The facilities available include 3D printers, laser cutters, workshops, spray painting booths, and collaborative studio spaces for students. The studios are supported by on-site technical staff.

  • Grey St Studios, South Bank Campus
  • Visual Arts Building (G14), Gold Coast Campus

Find out more about Queensland College of Art

Studio 39

Studio 39 is a student coworking space offered by Griffith Enterprise to students working on innovative ideas.

Who can use the space?

All students interested in establishing startups and looking to collaborate and develop ideas.


This collaborative work space is located at the Gold Coast campus in building G39, room 3.54. No bookings are required.


Mr Brian Smith - Associate Director Engagement, Griffith Enterprise

Building G39 Room 3.54, Gold Coast Campus

(07) 555 27294

Engineering Studio and Fabrication Lab

The Engineering Studio and Fabrication Lab is a teaching space designed to promote experiential learning and prototype creation. Our industry-standard laboratory enables our electronic engineering students to design for manufacture—from prototype to small production run using laser cutters, 3D printers, mills and component placement machines.

Who can use the space?

Undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students can use the space, as well as members of the Electronics Club.


Laser cutters, 3D printers, mills, reflow oven, lathe, small manufacturing power tools, pick and place machine and collaborative spaces for students. The laboratory also includes a standard electronic testing set up. The laboratory is supported by on-site technical staff.


Geoff Turner - Senior Technical Officer, Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment

Building N44, Level 0.14-18 and -1.08, Nathan Campus

07 3735 5030

Find out more about Engineering Studios and Fabrication Lab

Creative Practice Lab

The Creative Practice Lab is the only facility worldwide to combine teacher education, digital technologies (including robotics and digital fabrication), with state-of-the-art video recording and online collaboration systems. It has three distinct spaces: a print room (with 3D printer and laser cutter), an innovative teaching space (newly completed with flexible furniture, writable walls, and multiple display screens) and the visualisation hub (for R&D staff associated with the CPL to process and analyse multimodal data for learning collected for research purposes). One aim of the CPL is to provide staff from across the University with opportunities to engage with innovative research around teaching and learning in contemporary learning environments.

Who can use the space?

Educators and researchers


3D printer, laser cutter, robotics, writable walls, multiple screens and other digital technologies. Research equipment, including innovative systems for data collection are available for use in the room and at other locations.


Dr Kate Thompson

Building M06, Room 3.01, Mt Gravatt Campus

(07) 3735 5871

The Learning Space

As a community partnership between Griffith University and Westfield Garden City, The Learning Space provides relevant, interesting and useful activities for the community, in the community. The Learning Space provides a unique off-campus location for members of the public to engage with Griffith's remarkable students and staff. The Learning Space demonstrates what Griffith is good at, and what we are good for.

Who can use the space?

There are a suite of activities targeted at various members of the community. Anyone is able to book The Learning Space to run their own activities.


The Learning Space is equipped with a laptop, 65" monitor, remote presenter, 40 stackable chairs, four large movable tables and two whiteboards. There are also pin boards and a presentation credenza for use. Guests also have access to a small kitchenette with microwave and instant boiling water.


Nathan Seng - Project Manager

Level 2, Westfield Garden City, Upper Mt Gravatt

(07) 3735 4783

Find out more about The Learning Space

Social Marketing @ Griffith

We are a team of 30 social marketing researchers, practitioners and professionals and higher degree research students from 18 countries working on projects to change the Australian drinking culture, lower tobacco smoking, increase physical activity, encourage healthy eating, increase financial literacy, and prevent human trafficking.


Professor Sharyn Rundle-Thiele

Who can use the hub?

We see ourselves as a 'collaborative platform' that partners in industry, government and the community can use to engage and work with researchers, students and staff.

Consulting and services

We offer comprehensive training courses and workshops about applying social marketing in your field or industry for positive change. Our team of experts will come to you and help you deliver change for good.


Professor Sharyn Rundle-Thiele

Building N63, Room 1.16B, Nathan Campus

(07) 3735 6446

Find out more about Social Marketing @ Griffith


Construction of the facility commences early 2019.

The Griffith Advanced Design and Manufacturing Institute (ADAM) will be an exciting new industry focused facility to provide a nexus for innovative digitally enabled design, new material development and usage, prototype development and foster skills growth in 3D printing and advanced manufacturing.

ADAM 's hub facility will be located within the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct—a globally competitive precinct driving knowledge, innovation and commercialisation.