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Griffith’s Chaplaincy is a place to discuss life’s challenges and meaning, to explore spirituality and faith, to promote social justice and to connect with others.
Talking to a Griffith counsellor may help if you have personal concerns about work-life balance, transition, study, motivation, relationships, self-esteem, grief and loss, or anxiety and stress. All consultations are confidential and free of charge. Staff can also access the Staff Counselling Program at: Assure Programs
In an emergency phone 000 or 112 (from a mobile) - then call Security (x7777)
The Health Service provides a range of medical and ancillary services including consultations, assessments, testing and treatments. Medical centres are located at the Gold Coast and Nathan campuses.
Bulk billing and free nursing consultations are available for students holding a Medicare card and for other clients with a Health Care Card*. International students can access services under their health insurance plans.
*some medical services for particular client groups are fee for service - contact the Health Service for details.
Student Equity and Disabilities
Student Equity Services offer specialised support for students with disabilities and students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, or from equity groups, and provides equity support and outreach programs.
Welfare and Student Liaison
Welfare and Student Liaison Officers assist with interest free student loans, budgeting, Centrelink payments, grievances and appeals, tenancy issues, accessing available resources and other welfare matters.
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The Zen Den
The Zen Den is a chilled, stress-free space for you to drop in for some time out, relaxation and re-focusing.
Free sessions are held at Gold Coast and Nathan campuses. See the Zen Den webpage for session details.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental health first aid is the help provided to someone with a mental health problem before they get professional help, or until the crisis resolves.
Students: Register now for free training in November/December!
Textbook Exchange service
This Welfare and Student Liaison Office service allows students and staff of Griffith to buy and sell secondhand textbooks. All transactions are made independently between sellers and buyers.
Griffith Ally network
The Griffith Ally Network is a visible group of students and staff who assist LGBTI students and staff by:
- Providing support
- Offering guidance and information on LGBTI issues
- Creating safe campuses
- Promoting an LGBTI friendly culture
Student Services on Facebook
Find out about Student Services programs and events, and interact with staff including Griffith Counsellors.