Mt. Gravatt Campus, Griffith University
Specializing on the application of social and behavioral sciences against critical social issues, Mt. Gravatt campus boasts of its various research programs and centers such as the Griffith Institute for Social and Behavioral Research and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, respectively. With a populace of 4,800 students, aspiring youngsters are given a wide range of degree programs ranging from Psychological Sciences, Education to Criminology.
Various facilities are found on-campus such as state-of-the-art tennis courts, cafes, bookshops and a gym. Its location also provides its students with a panoramic view of Brisbane.
Situated 10 kms south of Central Brisbane in Toohey forest, one has the option of a 15-minute drive from the centre or by taking the bus; buses connect directly to the city and the campus is within walking distance of the South East Busway. For a location map of the Mt. Gravatt campus, click here. Other modes of transport, click here for more information.
Students who would like to live on-campus are accommodated by the Mt. Gravatt Residential College which provides fully-catered single room housing.
About Mt. Gravatt
Mt. Gravatt, Brisbane is not only the name of a suburb but also of a prominent hill which was named after Lt. George Gravatt in 1840. This locality has undergone a lot of changes since its establishment from being a simple settlement to becoming a site for various industries such as vineyards, orchards and sheep runs. It also houses expensive shopping districts, parklands and educational institutions. True enough, Mt. Gravatt is the perfect combination of nature and civilization.