Griffith gold

Bringing you the great sporting moments

Griffith Gold is a celebration of our University's leadership in all things sport. Our elite athletes’ achievements, our world ­class sports research and partnerships and our unforgettable sporting moments combine to tell a powerful story. At Griffith, we recognise the dominant place of sport in Australian society. The performances of athletes excite us while the breakthroughs by our researchers astound us and the passion of our students inspire us. Together they are all #GriffithGold.

Study sport

Our teaching and research expertise spans various aspects of sports.

#GriffithGold highlights

Our Griffith gold

Griffith University has a rich history of its students competing on the world stage. The Olympic and Paralympic Games roll of honour currently sits at 64 students who have taken home 13 gold, nine silver and 19 bronze medals. Commonwealth Games have seen 39 students; from cyclist Walter Lancaster and diver Simon McCormack as representatives at the 1990 Auckland Games through to a squad of 22 who competed at Glasgow in 2014. Read more about our Griffith Gold.

Griffith athletes

Griffith University Women's - National Sevens University Series 2017

GC2018 partnership

Griffith University is an official partner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Learn how Griffith's partnership can help you.

Find out more about GC2018 partnership


We offer an array of sports related scholarships.


Female soccer player

Elite athletes

Griffith Sports College is a support network for elite athletes, helping them pursue sporting careers while completing their university education

Find out more about Griffiths elite athletes

Sports research

We team our world-leading sports scientists with cutting-edge facilities to develop research and technologies that not only benefit sports people but the general public

Sports research

Sports experts

We have a range of experts who can comment on sports related topics