Why choose Griffith?

Everyone has a different reason for choosing to study at Griffith University. For some it’s about the opportunity to live in one of the world’s most iconic locations. For others it’s because of Griffith’s famous student support, industry connections and highly-awarded teachers. Or what matters could simply be about getting a good job and making your family proud.

Whether it’s about looking after the planet, or looking after your career, whatever matters to you, Griffith University can help you make it happen.

What program are you applying for?

How to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

With applications open all year round for most programs, you can quickly complete your international undergraduate or postgraduate application by following these simple steps.

1. Choose your degree

2. Check entry requirements

3. Check if you are eligible for credit

4. Prepare supporting documents

5. Submit your application

1. Choose your degree

At Griffith we offer hundreds of study options. Our study website will help you find the best degree for you.

2. Check entry requirements

You will need to meet the academic and English language entry requirements.

Check the 'How to Apply' section of your degree webpage to view the requirements.

Consider pathway options

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3. Check if you are eligible for credit

If you have existing formal qualifications or relevant work experience, you may be eligible to receive credit and reduce the duration of your study.

Check the Credit Precedent Database for information on approved credit transfer decisions that may apply to your situation.

How to apply for credit

4. Prepare supporting documentation

To apply, you will need to provide the following documents, translated into English if appropriate:

  • a certified copy of your academic transcript,
  • a certified copy of your English test results (if available),
  • a copy of your current valid passport or official photo identification, and
  • if you are applying for degrees in animation, games, film, music or visual arts, you may need to submit a portfolio of work or audition (see degree webpage for details).

If you have not yet received your final results, you can still apply. Please include the name of your qualification and the date your results will be available.

If you are applying through a Griffith registered agent or provider, they can assist with the required documents.

Previous or current student at Griffith University

Previous or current student at an Australian or New Zealand university

Additional documents required for sponsored students

How to certify your documents

5. Submit your application

Apply online or through a Griffith registered agent or provider.

If you are an international student studying at an Australian high school this year, apply through QTAC.

Application deadlines

Trimester key dates

What happens next?

After submitting an application to Griffith University, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. Your application will be allocated to an International Admissions Officer who will then assess your documents and be in contact with you if any additional information or documents are required.

If you have applied through a Griffith registered agent or provider, then all communications about your application will be sent to your agent.

How to track your application

How to accept your offer

I chose to study at Griffith University because of its global prestige and world-class research. The academic and support staff were receptive to my circumstances when I enrolled in my degree and they made the orientation process seamless.

Jeffrey Langley,  Master of Business

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International scholarships

Griffith offers a range of scholarships and awards to support international students studying our undergraduate, postgraduate, research and pathway programs.

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Life in Australia

Life at university is about more than just study. International students choose Australia not only for the quality education, but for its superb subtropical climate, welcoming environment and mixture of natural wonders and vibrant city life.

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Student support

We offer a wide variety of student support services for international students. From our friendly International Student Advisors to English language support, our staff and services are committed to helping international students succeed.

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Griffith English Language Institute

Gain entry to a Griffith University degree, Study Abroad or Exchange program, or a Griffith College program with Griffith University’s award winning Griffith English Language Institute (GELI).

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