GC2018 - It's a wrap
As an Official Partner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Griffith University created remarkable opportunities for our students, staff and community. We’re proud to have played a role in the most significant event in Australia this decade.
Griffith had the most athletes of any Australian university competing at GC2018. Griffith’s reputation as one of Australia’s top universities for elite athletes was reinforced at GC2018, with a contingent of 40 Griffith athletes competing at the Games.
Griffith Medal Tally
Griffith University's Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Partnership
Explore our Griffith athlete achievements
Team Griffith placed 4th on the medal table with 40 medals awarded—23 Gold, 7 Silver, 10 Bronze
40 Griffith students, alumni and staff competed at GC2018—the most of any Australian university
8 Griffith University and GC2018 and scholarships awarded for academic or sporting excellence
A global first partnership
Griffith was the first ever university to partner with a Commonwealth or Olympic games
500+ intern, volunteering and secondment opportunities for students
192 Griffith staff played a special role at Griffith innovation showcases
200+ members of our community volunteered with GC2018
17,000+ visitors witnessed history at the Queens Baton Relay and Marathon and saw Griffith’s innovative showcases