Griffith offers free, confidential careers, chaplaincy, counselling, equity/disability, health and welfare services and programs to students to assist them navigate their way through the demands of their tertiary studies. For more information you can contact our offices at each campus through the phone numbers below, or look under the individual listings on this page.
- General enquiries phone numbers
- Gold Coast - (07) 5552 8734
- Logan - (07) 3382 1159
- Mt. Gravatt - (07) 3735 5669
- Nathan - (07) 3735 7470
- South Bank - (07) 3735 7470
Careers and employment
We offer a wide range of job search and career development services and resources for students, graduates and University staff. We can assist you to:
- Find career direction with our careers appointments, Career Options With My Degree guides, and Career Exploration and Decision Making webpage, our self-directed career decision-making resource.
- Prepare for your jobsearch with our job search seminars, careers appointments, resume checks and more...
- Find job vacancies and work experience with our Careerboard jobs database and links to Australian and international job vacancy websites.
- Build your career with our Industry Mentoring Program, Professional networking seminars and online career-building resources.
Chaplaincy offers support for spiritual and personal development and fresh perspectives on spirituality, faith, religion and life matters. We also offer opportunities for continuing education about religion. Chaplaincy supports students and staff to enhance and enrich the University community. Chaplaincy is confidential and free.
- You can contact our Chaplaincy on (07) 3735 7113
The Counselling Service provides free confidential, voluntary counselling for students and staff, and a range of group and wellbeing activities. Professional Counsellors offer understanding, support and new perspectives on personal, relationship, academic or work related problems. Counselling is confidential and free.
- You can contact our Counselling Service on (07) 3735 7470
The health service is committed to promoting and facilitating the prevention and treatment of disease, and empowering students and staff in managing their own health and wellbeing. Services offered to students include
- bulk-billed medical appointments on campus
- emergency and first aid treatment
- preventive medical treatment
- treatment of ongoing/recurring conditions
- immunisations and overseas travel vaccinations and advice
- ancillary health services include psychiatry, optometry, remedial massage, and mental health support
Student equity and disabilities
Student equity services delivers integrated, specialist support services and targeted programs that facilitate equality of access, participation, retention and outcomes for future and enrolled students who have been educationally disadvantaged, or who require special support because of disability or other circumstances. We also offer outreach programs to assist future students aspire to, access and make the transition to university study.
- UniReach is one such program.
- Disabilities services offer more information about support available to assist you through your studies.
Welfare and Student Liaison
The Welfare and Student Liaison Officer can assist you with:
- interest-free uni student loans
- information about Centrelink payments
- tips for budgeting
- housing and tenancy information
- contact details and other welfare matters
- financing your studies provides web links to assist with study costs
- finding out what assistance is available
Griffith is a family-friendly university committed to supporting its students, with the Nathan campus providing two childcare centres, after-school care, and vacation care. Find out more about childcare at the Nathan campus. Childcare facilities are also available near to the Logan, Mt Gravatt, Gold Coast, and South Bank campuses. These centres can be found on mychild.gov.au.
Safety and security
Safety and security are very important to everyone in our community. Information on personal security, security patrols, security shuttle bus services, emergency telephones, security night escort services and other safety and security-related activities is available.
Parking and transport
Our campuses are regulated traffic areas. You need a parking permit to park a vehicle (other than a motorcycle or bicycle) on campus between 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. Find out more about parking at Griffith.