International application information

Applying to study at Griffith is easy

Read through these steps to understand how to successfully apply to Griffith University.


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Griffith provides a number of scholarships for international students. Financial aid and sponsorship support is also available.

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Credit for prior learning

You may be able to gain credit toward your Griffith studies for prior learning undertaken in your home country or in Australia, including the International Baccalaureate.

Find out more about Credit for prior learning

Improve your skills to meet entry requirements

English language programs

Griffith English Language Institute, our official English language provider, delivers award-winning English language courses to international students. Courses are designed for learners at every stage, from beginner to advanced.

Learn more about Griffith English Language Institute

Griffith College

Griffith College provides you with the closest alternative to direct entry to a degree at Griffith University.

Griffith College's high-quality courses are equivalent to university-level study, and are taught at our Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast campuses.

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Key dates

31 January 2017

Apply for Trimester 1

We recommend you apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programs by 31 January to start studying in Trimester 1 2017.

27 February – 17 June 2017

Trimester 1

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester starting on Monday 27 February.

3 June 2017

Apply for Trimester 2

We recommend you apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programs by 3 June to start studying in Trimester 2 2017.

3 July – 14 October 2017

Trimester 2

Our second trimester runs from Monday 3 July to Saturday, 14 October.

30 September 2017

Apply for Trimester 3

We recommend you apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programs by 30 September to start studying in Trimester 3 2017.

30 October 2017 – 17 February 2018

Trimester 3

Our third teaching trimester runs from Monday 30 October 2017 to Friday 17 February 2018.