At Griffith, we advance remarkable scholarship and research to build a brighter future.

In our almost 50-year history, Griffith has grown to become a university of influence and is ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide. With a diverse portfolio of subjects, its impact is felt at home and abroad.

A bequest is the most personal form of giving and a gift in your will to Griffith, offers you the opportunity to create a lasting legacy.

There is no wealth or age limit to donate to a cause you believe in, you can play an integral part in creating a remarkable future whoever you are.

Changing the world for the better through education and research

Student support

Health and wellbeing

World-class facilities and resources

First Peoples

Music and the arts

Sustainability and the environment

Youth and community

Whatever you passion or interest, we will honour your wishes

Honouring your wishes

There are many reasons behind a decision to leave a bequest to Griffith. It may be to remember a family member of someone dear, to give back as an alumnus or staff member or to simply support your passion for education and research. No matter the reason, we will ensure your wishes are met and honoured.

Leaving a gift in your will is easy.

Sign a new will

Amend your current will

Add a codicil

To ensure your wishes are met and honoured, please discuss your intentions with family before preparing documents with your lawyer.

Suggested wording for your will

I have been associated with Griffith University for more than 20 years as a member of its Council. In that time, I have seen first-hand how a university education is not only life-changing for our students, but often their families and communities as well.

Griffith University Chancellor Henry Smerdon AM DUniv


A musical legacy stretching back to a famous artistic family in Austria, was passed onto the next generation through a piano scholarship.

Contact us

If you intend to leave a gift to Griffith University in your will, please let us know so we can ensure your goals are achieved.

Ms Regina Tucker

Bequest Manager

+61 (07) 555 27221

Griffith University is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) and can receive income tax deductible gifts. Donations to Griffith of $2 or more are tax deductible in Australia.

The Promoter of this Griffith University Appeals is the Director, Development and Alumni Office, pursuant to Sanction Number CP5701.