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We're aiming to create the best, work-ready health graduates in Australia

Our students and researchers learn within world-class facilities, preparing to work in disciplines across the range of health professions. You'll learn in the classroom, in laboratories and get to apply it all through clinical training in placements at a multitude of locations and healthcare workplaces.

Study health at Griffith

Discover how to build a healthier tomorrow.

This video features staff and students from Griffith Health, including: Professor Nick Buys, Dean—Learning and Teaching; Dr Michael Baker, Dentist and Director—Toowoomba Dental; Dr Jakub Bilski, Medical Doctor—Gold Coast University Hospital; Dr Michael Simmonds, Senior Lecturer—Griffith University, Menzies Health Institute Queensland; Dr Leanne Kenway, Lecturer—Griffith School of Medicine; Walaah Al Majiblay, biomedical science student; and Michaela Coop, nutrition and dietetics student.

Excellent clinical experience (and lots of it)

As a Griffith health student, you’ll take the first steps along your career pathway through a blend of classroom learning and clinical placements in community health and hospital settings. In 2015, our health students combined completed more than 230,000 days of hands-on clinical training, complemented by sophisticated on-campus simulated learning and experiences in world-leading virtual reality teaching environments.

Play your part in the team

The future of health lies in teamwork. Today, health professionals need to work together to deliver life-changing outcomes. Interdisciplinary education is a priority at Griffith. More than 10,000 health students benefit from our flexible approach and learn about the skills, strengths and expertise that different clinical disciplines and professions bring to the healthcare environment.

Benefit from our research and resources

Our $150 million Griffith Health Centre operates in proximity to the new 750-bed Gold Coast University Hospital and a new 250-bed private hospital. It's a unique environment in which to gain unrivalled clinical experiences. Our leading-edge research in many areas of medical science informs our degrees, producing forward-thinking graduates ready to make their mark in a healthcare career.

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Career opportunities

Our degrees span a wide range of health professions. Depending on your degree, you may find opportunities in hospitals, clinics, government and community organisations, and private practice.

Student story

Kat Goodall

Griffith medicine graduate

2014 Australasian Junior Doctor of the Year

Surgical Doctor

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Kat Curtis

April 24, 2017

Student and dog raise awareness of rare condition

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Key dates

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Monday 27 February — Saturday 17 June

Trimester 1 (International)

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester starting on Monday 27 February.

Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May

Trimester 1

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.

Tuesday 16 May — Wednesday 26 April

Discover Griffith – Nathan campus

Join us at our Nathan campus for a fun and informative day with family and friends. You’ll have the opportunity to tour our campus with a student ambassador, hear from program staff about your preferred degree and chat with our recruitment team about entry requirements and pathways to Griffith.

Monday 22 May — Friday 26 May

Q&A Sessions

Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover pathways to university.

Monday 3 July — Saturday 14 October

Trimester 2 (International)

Our second trimester runs from Monday 3 July to Saturday 14 October 2017.

Monday 3 July — Friday 22 September

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester for 2017 runs from Monday 3 July to Friday 22 September.

Tuesday 4 July — Wednesday 5 July

Twilight Tours - Gold Coast & Nathan

Tour our Gold Coast or Nathan campus with a current Griffith student. Get a feel for what studying at Griffith is like, see our facilities, and learn the best spots on campus for study, great food and fun activities. You’ll also have the chance to chat to a current student about your preferred degree and their Griffith experience. Find out more.

Sunday 23 July — Wednesday 26 April

Open Day

Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses at Open Day to find out about student life and discover what's possible at Griffith.