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Griffith University

1.Overview of the institution

The first Australian university to offer a degree in Asian Studies and Environmental Science, Griffith is today known as one the most innovative tertiary institutions in Australia. It also was the first business school to sign the United Nations principles of responsible management education. The university offers more than 300 degrees across its 5 campuses.

The university has programmes called Work Integrated Learning which allows opportunities that provide broad experiences and skills that extend beyond the classroom.

Griffith also offers Global Mobility programmes that give students a chance to go abroad and enhance their knowledge as well as get a higher level of cultural connect.

2.Location and facilities

Griffith University has five campuses between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. These campuses are situated in the Gold Coast, Logan, Mt. Gravatt, Nathan and South Bank.

The university looks after the overall well-being of the student. They have state-of-the-art aquatic and fitness centre as well as world class tennis courts. The union also organises various ways to relax like the Griffith Market, Culture, Food and Fun day, end of semester parties, etc. The university also has a well stocked library that caters to all disciplines.

3.Departments/Subject areas

Arts, Education and Law

  • School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • School of Education and Professional Studies

  • School of Humanities

  • School of Languages and Linguistics

  • Griffith Law School

  • Queensland College of Art

  • Queensland Conservatorium

Griffith Business School

  • Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

  • Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources

  • Department of International Business and Asian Studies

  • Department of Marketing

  • Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management

  • School of Government and International Relations

Griffith Health

  • School of Allied Health Sciences

  • School of Applied Psychology

  • School of Dentistry and Oral Health

  • School of Human Services and Social Work

  • School of Medical Science

  • School of Medicine

  • School of Nursing and Midwifery

  • School of Pharmacy

Griffith Sciences

  • Griffith School of Engineering

  • Griffith School of Environment

  • School of Natural Sciences

  • School of Information and Communication Technology


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5. Rankings

  • 2014 QS World University Rankings: 324th in the world

  • 2014 Times Higher Education Ranking: 301-350

  • 2014 Academic Rankings of World Universities : 301 – 400 in the world

6. Careers: Unique student support(150 words approx.)

Griffith Universities Careers and Employability division helps students be job-ready. They have a Global E-Mentoring programme that helps students build professional network and exposes them to career options, advice and tips from professionals in the industry.

The industry mentoring programme too puts students in touch with industry professionals who can guide them through the process of employment and career decision making.

They also conduct several events and workshops throughout the year to help students get on the right track.