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 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

Pristine beaches

Spectacular hinterland

Unique wildlife

Multicultural dining

Year-round sunshine

Striking architecture

Adventure attractions

Vibrant nightlife


Queensland has a beautiful subtropical climate with warm sunny summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range between 20 to 29 °C in summer and 10 to 21 °C in winter.

Our seasons include:

  • summer (December – February)
  • autumn (March – May)
  • winter (June – August)
  • spring (September – November).

Student life

At Griffith, there are many ways to balance lifestyle and learning, and make like-minded friends along the way. Discover all Griffith has to offer aside from your studies, from eating to events, sport to support and everything in between.

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.

Moving to Australia

Make sure you are organised for your journey to Australia

Iconic destinations

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.

Discover more

Australia’s Unique and Diverse Wildlife

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.

BBQ tips

Aussie slang – a pocket guide

Emilie shares her helpful tips on Australian slang.

Aussie 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.

Ordering coffee

Contact us

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