Nathan Campus, Griffith University
With around 14,000 students, Nathan campus was the original Griffith campus. Along with the Mt. Gravatt campus, Nathan is also situated in Toohey forest and is famous for its world-class expertise when it comes to environment, bio-sciences and corporate sustainability. It offers courses such as Urban and Environmental Planning, Photonics and Nanoscience, Commerce, Engineering, Biomedical and Biomolecular Science and a whole lot more.
Aside from bookshops and cafes, Nathan campus also has banking and sporting facilities, a postal service, computer shop and a general store. Food is also not a problem as the campus provides seven unique dining experiences from hamburgers to healthy salads. Support services are also available such as counseling, child care and housing services.
The campus is located 10-minutes from the Brisbane centre in a 175 hectar bushland adjacent to the Toohey forest. It is accessible by car, train, and more eco-friendly forms of transportation such as car-pooling and the inter-campus bus. For a location map of the Nathan campus, click here and for more detailed transport information, this is the place to go.
One of the most enticing factors for students going to the Nathan campus is the option to live in six residential colleges in campus which offers both fully-catered and self-catered accommodations.
A southern suburb in Brisbane, Nathan is home to a very culturally-diverse populace – it is home to Aborigines, Brisbane locals and overseas-born residents. It is, however, sparsely populated and is more like a natural reservation area with all the different types of foliage and fauna that it possesses.