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Griffith University- International Students

A leading university for international students

Griffith University is committed to helping international students make the most of their time in Australia by providing quality education, guidance and support. 

With more than 200 degrees and a reputation for research and teaching excellence, Griffith continues to be a leading university of choice. South East Queensland’s beautiful climate and iconic landmarks, along with our reputation and world-class rankings, are just some of the many reasons international students choose to come to Griffith.

Recent achievements

Griffith University scientist named Australian of the Year

·      Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery


Griffith ramps up world-first malaria vaccine campaign

“This is a world first. We are the first to put a vaccine like this into humans that has potential to protect against multiple strains and species of malaria.”


There are approximately 3.2 billion people currently living in malaria endemic countries worldwide and of the 500,000 sufferers who die each year, 80 per cent are young children who are simply not strong enough to fight off the killer parasite.


“This research could be the gateway to sustainable development of the vaccine and its use in eradicating malaria worldwide,”


2016 Financial Planning Australia Awards

·      FPA Financial Planner of the Year

·      University Student of the Year

·      Paraplanner of the Year


2016 Top100 Future Leaders

·      10 students in top 100

·      3 category winners


English Australia award winners

·      English Australia 2016 conference, GELI staff received two national awards related to language support: the John Gallagher Memorial Bursary Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to ELICOS, and the English Australia/ETS TOEFL Award for Innovation for the HELP Yourself Resources.



Griffith MBA continues to shine!


The Griffith MBA continues to stand out from the crowd, with CEO Magazine again ranking the innovative program among the best in Australia and around the world.


In the 2017 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings, the MBA program achieved Tier One in the Global MBA Rankings, and our online MBA ranked in the Top 5 in Australia and #16 in the world.

Trimester information for international students

To offer our students greater flexibility in their studies and a greater choice of commencement dates for selected degree programs. For some students, the new calendar may allow faster program completion.




Start date

Finish date

Trimester 1

20 - 24 February 2017

27 February 2017

17 June 2017

Trimester 2

26 - 30 June 2017

3 July 2017

14 October 2017

Trimester 3

23 - 27 October 2017

30 October 2017

17 February 2018