A beautiful location to live in while you study
Life at university is about more than just study. International students choose Australia not only for the quality education, but for its superb subtropical climate, welcoming environment and mixture of natural wonders and vibrant city life. Spanning three major cities in Queensland (Gold Coast, Logan and Brisbane), our five Griffith campuses are perfectly situated with immediate access to some of the best shopping, multicultural dining and entertainment precincts in Australia.
Explore the area
From our spectacular coastlines to our lush, heritage-listed rainforests and city hotspots, Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast have superb lifestyle advantages for international students.
At a glance
Culture and customs
Australia's multicultural society is reflected in almost every aspect of Australian life including food, art, sport, film, culture, fashion and music. More than 15% of Australians speak languages other than English at home, such as Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian, Mandarin and Vietnamese.
Australia, and in particular Queensland, is home to some of the most treasured landmarks in the world. From the Great Barrier Reef to Uluru and the Sydney Opera House, Australia is renowned for its natural beauty and world-famous attractions.
Cost of studying in Australia
Before you start your journey, you will need to add up the expenses involved in studying overseas, including the cost of living and tuition fees. You will also need to consider how you will finance your study in Australia.
Health and safety
While Australia is a safe place to live and study, it is important to be aware of your personal safety and certain risks that do exist. Learn more about on-campus security, emergency contacts, beach safety and more.
What to bring to a BBQ
Current student Hayley helps you prepare for the Australian institution know as the BBQ.
Aussie slang – a pocket guide
Emilie shares her helpful tips on Australian slang.
What to order at an Australian cafe
The Australian coffee culture is very different to many other countries. Learn what to order at a cafe.