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Alternative pathway into Griffith University undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. QIBT Diploma courses are equivalent to the first year of the Griffith University bachelor degree. QIBT programs are fully accredited by the Australian Government's Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency.
Since 1997, Griffith College (formerly Queensland Institute of Business and Technology) and Griffith University have worked together to help over 13,700 Australian and international students gain access to tertiary studies, earning the reputation as Queensland’s leading university pathway provider. Griffith College specialises in delivering the learning process within a supportive environment, with small class sizes and additional contact hours to those typically offered within a university. This teaching model has resulted in high success rates for our students.
We are proud of the rich cultural mix within our student population, with more than 60 different nationalities represented at Griffith College. Student mentors and caring staff help students settle into Griffith College and life in Australia.
Faculties and Course Areas
- Diploma of Biosciences
- Diploma of Commerce
- Diploma of Criminology and criminal justice
- Diploma of Design
- Diploma of Engineering
- Diploma of Health care
- Diploma of Health sciences
- Diploma of Hotel management
- Diploma of Information technology
- Diploma of Media and communication
- Associate degree in commerce and business
Upon successful completion of a Griffith College Diploma, students will gain entry into the second year of the equivalent degree program at Griffith University. Griffith College students are able to fast-track their studies and enter second year university after just eight months at College.
Campus Facilties and Services
- Mt Gravatt Campus
Griffith College is on Griffith University's Mt Gravatt campus. It is geographically located 10km south of Brisbane in the scenic bushland of Toohey forest. It occupies the original site of the college which opened in 1997, under the name, QIBT. Located high on the mountain, we enjoy panoramic views extending all the way to central Brisbane.
We are conveniently located within walking distance of the South East Busway.
- Goldcoast Campus
Griffith College is located on Griffith University's Gold Coast campus. It is set amongst native bushland and located just minutes from the famous golden beaches of Surfers Paradise. It is our newest addition to Griffith College. With a light rail station on campus it is easy for students to get both to campus and to the beach to enjoy some well earned down-time.
Griffith College offers a flexible tri-semester calendar with courses beginning in February, June and October every year. This gives students the option of completing the program in 8 or 12 months.
- STUDENT FACILITIES
Students are welcomed as part of the Griffith University community and enjoy full access to all university facilities and services including a well-equipped library, 24-hour computer laboratories, modern classrooms, bookshop, cafeteria, café, Uni Bar, sporting facilities, and more.
- STUDENT ACCOMMODATION
On-campus accommodation is available at the University Residence on the Mt Gravatt and Nathan campuses, and at the Griffith University Village on the Gold Coast campus.
- STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
Academic and Welfare Advisers are available to assist students who require additional academic and/or welfare support during their program at Griffith College. We also provide a free and confidential welfare and counselling service.