There’s a lot to take in when starting university
There’s new people to meet, new spaces to explore and new knowledge to soak up using different study strategies. Hit the ground running at Griffith with this handy guide to your first trimester.
From attending campus orientations to downloading the Griffith App, get yourself sorted before your first trimester begins.
Seven predictors of success at university
Time on task
Put time aside to study for each of your courses every week
Attend lectures and tutorials regularly
Focus on your goals
Having a clear purpose for attending uni helps you to move forward and protects against dropping out in your first year
Develop your self confidence
Nurture a sense of academic self-confidence and an expectation you will succeed
Develop peer relationships
Connecting with your colleagues also helps prevent dropping out in your first trimester and first year of study
Make the most of our online learning environment, Learning@Griffith
Work-life study balance
If you're a full-time student, working no more than 15 hours in paid employment a week enable you to dedicate sufficient time to study