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.

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Population: 24 million people with 28% born overseas


Language: More than 15% of Australians speak languages other than English at home

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Working while studying: Most visas allow you to work 40 hours per fortnight


Nature: Unique wildlife, pristine beaches and heritage-listed rainforests

Griffith at a glance

What is Griffith University like? Friendly students, award winning staff, world ranked courses, beautiful campuses and an unbeatable lifestyle.

Explore Griffith

Take a tour of our Griffith campuses from anywhere in the world

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Explore our cities

Spanning three major cities, our campuses are perfectly situated. From our spectacular coastlines to our lush, heritage-listed rainforests and city hotspots, Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast offer easy access to some of the best shopping, multicultural dining and entertainment precincts in Australia.

Explore Brisbane, Logan and Gold Coast

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Cost of studying

Australia offers quality education with an affordable cost of living. Your expenses will include tuition fees, health and travel insurances, living costs, accommodation and flights.


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Australia's stable political system, low crime rate, well-maintained roads and high standard of health care make it a safe and pleasant country to study and explore.

Health and safety

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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.

Culture and customs



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).
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Student community

Griffith Mates will help you adjust to university life in Australia through a range of community events and activities. Practice your English, make new friends, find your way around campus and become acquainted with the Australian environment.

Griffith Mates

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 and everything in between.

Life at Griffith

Moving to Australia

Make sure you are organised for your journey to Australia


Australia has unique and diverse wildlife

Explore our student stories

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.

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Contact us

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