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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
116 Australia – The Education Destination gRiffiTH univeRSiTy As new discoveries are made and our society changes, so too should our universities. As a founding member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU-Australia), Griffith delivers a whole new student experience with its innovative approach to research, training and learning. Degrees that don’t just open doors they create them. Ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide (Times HES-QS World Ranking 2010), Griffith has built a reputation for identifying emerging career fields and developing programs for tomorrow ’s job market. With the incorporation of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) backed up by leading-edge research from 40 world-class research centres, Griffith delivers real-world experience relevant to your area of study. Griffith University has over 3500 full time staff and some 40,000 students including more than 10,000 international students from 125 nations. Griffith is the ideal location to combine study with a great lifestyle. With five campuses in the dynamic Brisbane-Gold Coast region, you have ready access to the State capital city’s social, cultural and recreational facilities, and the attractions of the State’s top surfside tourist destination. Students also have the opportunity to explore overseas study opportunities with Griffith’s international exchange global network with more than 230 world-recognised universities and institutions. Programs offered Griffith University offers more than 300 undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the following interest areas. • Asian and International Studies • Accounting, Banking and Finance • Architecture and Urban Planning • Aviation innovative approach to research and learning griffith university is taking its students into the future by identifying emerging career fields and developing programs for tomorrow’s job market. • Biotechnology • Business • Education, TESOL and Applied Linguistics • Engineering: Electronics, Construction and Civil • Environment • Dentistry and Oral Health • Film, Television Production and Animation • Forensic Science • Graphic/Interior/3D Design • Health, Public Health, Nursing and Psychology • Journalism and Communications • International Business • Information Technology and Multimedia • Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice • Marine Biology, Wildlife Biology and Ecotourism • Music and Music Technology • Real Estate and Property Development • Pharmacy • Physiotherapy and Exercise Science • Social Work, and Child and Family Studies • Tourism and Hotel Management ■ gRiffiTH univeRSiTy established: 1971 location: Five campuses along the Brisbane, Gold Coast corridor Student population: 40,000 go to: www.griffith.edu.au/international cRicoS: 00233E Above: Griffith University leads Australia’s first $6.8 million forensic research network, which will enable a critical mass of forensic scientists, police, universities and industry bodies to work together. gRiffiTH HigHligHTS > 2012 Final completion of the new $1.5 billion Gold Coast University Hospital, currently under construction alongside Griffith’s Gold Coast campus. > 2010 Griffith received a $21 million grant to build Australia’s first zero-emission and self-powering teaching and research facility on its Nathan campus. > 2010 Ranked Number 1 in the Premier of Queensland Export Awards for Education and Training. > 2009 Griffith was awarded nine citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, making it equal top with the University of Melbourne, in the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards. > 2009 Griffith leads Australia’s first $6.8 million forensic research network. The Australian Future Forensics Innovation Network (AFFIN) will enable a critical mass of forensic scientists, police, universities and industry bodies to work together and share their expertise in forensic research and development. > 2009 Griffith’s MBA was ranked Number 1 in Australia and 27th in the world by the Aspen Institute’s 2009–10 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes. This is in recognition of Griffith’s leadership in integrating social, environmental and ethical issues into its programs. > 2008 Griffith Business School received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of the world’s business schools receive this prestigious accreditation including Yale, Harvard and the London School of Business. ‘With the incorporation of Work Integrated Learning, Griffith University delivers real-world experience relevant to your area of study.’
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