Starting university is a significant transition for any new student. As a family member or friend it can be challenging for you too. Griffith recognises the importance of the support and encouragement you provide, and welcomes you as a vital part of the university community.
Griffith University is a diverse and exciting community. Our students come from a wide range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and are often:
- the first person in their family to attend university
- working significant hours in paid work as well as studying devoting time to family and carer responsibilities as well as studying and working
- mature aged students resuming tertiary study after a break, or beginning for the first time
- students with disabilities
Located on five campuses, Griffith is home to more than 43 000 students from across Australia and more than 130 countries around the world. South Bank, Nathan and Mount Gravatt campuses are situated on the land of the Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal indigenous peoples. Logan is situated on the land of the Yuggera, Turrbal, Yugarabul, Jagera and Yugambeh peoples. The Gold Coast is situated on the land of the Yugambeh Kombumerri peoples.