Brisbane’s world-class education, beautiful climate and superb lifestyle makes it an ideal place to study and develop your career
It is recognised as a safe, welcoming and clean city with beautiful parklands and green open spaces. With a population of just over two million people, it has all the advantages of a modern metropolis while retaining its relaxed and friendly nature of a smaller town. Its vibrant nightlife, multicultural restaurants, lush riverfront parklands, historic buildings as well as a range of internationally acclaimed arts, cultural and sporting events.
15 °C – 26 °C
Population: 2.27 million people
283 days of sunshine a year
One of the world’s most liveable cities
International population: 28% of Brisbane’s residents were born overseas
State capital of Queensland
Our Brisbane restaurants and cafes serve international cuisine from across the globe, including Ethiopian, Venezuelan, Chinese, Polish, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, North American, Mexican, Indian, Italian and German dishes.
Nathan campus tour
Griffith Mates Erika and Elizabeth take you on a tour of Nathan campus.
South Bank campus tour
Take a look around our South Bank campus, situated in Brisbane's cultural heart.
Brisbane from a student's perspective
Vietnamese student Tran shares his experience studying a Bachelor of Business at Griffith University.
Explore South East Queensland
While there is plenty to see and do in Brisbane, there is also a great range of day trips and weekends away including the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay and nearby islands such as Fraser Island and Moreton Island.
Our Brisbane highlights
Explore our student stories
Top five day trips from Brisbane
Current student Hartinder shares his favourite day trips from Brisbane.
Take a spin on the Wheel
Perched no the banks of the Brisbane River, the Wheel of Brisbane is a must-do city icon.
Five things to do close to campus
Discover five activities that are less than 5 km away from Griffith’s Nathan and Mt Gravatt campuses.
Discover our wildlife
Current student Nikhil shares his tips on how to find native plants and animals.
Head to the Hinterland
Study abroad student Jennifer shows where you can spend a free weekend reconnecting with nature.
Beginner’s grocery shopping guide
Learn everything you need to know about grocery shopping in Australia.
For great information on living in Brisbane, be sure to check out the Study Brisbane International Student Guide.