Commitment to internationalisation through collaborations and partnerships

The International Relations unit is responsible for strengthening and nurturing Griffith’s global partnerships through profiling the University’s academic and research strengths internationally. We work closely with all areas of the University in developing international partnership agreements, strategic communication initiatives and to coordinate and host international delegation visits to the Griffith campuses.


The International Relations unit contributes to the University’s internationalisation strategy through the following activities:

  • supporting and facilitating the development and review of the University's institutional partnerships around the world
  • coordination and oversight of international delegation visits, and associated events, to the Griffith campuses
  • development of various strategic communications, including high-level briefing documents, that profile the University’s academic and research strengths internationally

Ratings and rankings

Griffith is ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide. Our reputation for research and teaching excellence, along with our strong ties to industry, make us one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia-Pacific.

News and events

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December 03, 2019

Griffith graduate named Australia China Alumnus of the Year

Global health crusader and Griffith University graduate, Professor Qiyong Liu, has been named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at the Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) in Beijing. Professor Liu won the award in recognition of his remarkable achievements and sustained successes in public health, and p...

November 28, 2019

Global internships: Supporting the next generation of Asia-Pacific leaders

Griffith Asia Institute’s 52 Global Interns, 43 supported by New Colombo Plan grants, are currently living, working and travelling in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Korea.  Prior to commencing a six-week internship, students completed a jam-packed week of in-country orientation activities an...

November 25, 2019

Nine Griffith undergrads named as New Colombo scholars

Griffith University has more New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipients than any other university this year, with nine students to receive the prestigious scholarship.

November 20, 2019

Griffith represented at ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum in Jakarta

GBS student Joshua Saunders and alumna Elise Giles will head to the ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum in Jakarta later this month.

November 04, 2019

Global internships: Developing work-ready graduates with a competitive edge

Helping to shape the next generation of Asia-Pacific leaders is a key priority for Griffith Asia Institute (GAI).  In support of 52 students undertaking a global internship during November/December, GAI Director Professor Caitlin Byrne, Work Integrated Learning supervisor Dr Andrea Haefner and Griff...

November 03, 2019

Sustainable 3D printing takes top innovation prize

An idea to create sustainable 3D printing materials has won Griffith University’s recent Innovation Challenge.

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