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About GU

Griffith University (GU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Gold Coast, Australia. It is one of the youngest higher education institutions in the country. As a part of Universities Australia, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), Australian National Business Schools, Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU), Open Universities Australia, GU is actively building the academic environment in Australia.

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which GU is on top-240. The educational institution is in 251 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

GU conducts research in many fields of study. For more information, visit the official site.

Gold Coast, Australia
Establishment year
International students
Female students

Place in ratings

Rating QS
Rating THE
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Life Sciences & Medicine249
Social Sciences & Management258
Agriculture & Forestry251-300
Arts & Humanities302
Natural Sciences401-450
Engineering & Technology501-530
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GU tuition fees

The academic calendar at GU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Australia. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The minimal tuition fee for foreigners at GU is 17,375 USD. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Financial Aid

Bachelor degree at GU

You cannot enter university in Australia after the 11th grade, as school education here lasts longer. Applicants need to eliminate the academic difference. There are two ways to do this: either study for a year at a university in your home country, or complete one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.). In order to enter a bachelor's program, applicants must successfully pass the entrance exams.

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GU campus

The city campus of GU provides students with countless opportunities for work and recreation — from sitting in a coffee shop with a laptop to internships at large companies. Gold Coast has a well developed entertainment infrastructure, but the rhythm of the big city can be distracting for some students. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. Foreigners who come to GU through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

In Australia, you can stay for a period of 1.5 to 4 years after graduation. To do this, you must obtain a graduate visa — it allows you to work in the country without changing your visa to a work one. Graduates of GU are in demand in the labor market, as the reputation of the educational institution among employers is quite high according to the results of the QS world ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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