First trimester at Griffith

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.

Getting started

From attending campus orientations to downloading the Griffith App, get yourself sorted before your first trimester begins.

Find out more about how to get started.

Seven predictors of success at university

Time on task

Time set aside to study for each of your courses will help you focus and achieve higher grades

Attend class

Regular attendance at your lectures and classes will keep you up to speed

Focus on your goals

Working towards a clear purpose for your studies will keep you on track so you don’t drop out

Develop your self confidence

Continually building your academic self-confidence will make challenges seem easier

Develop peer relationships

A connection with your fellow students will reduce your risk of feeling isolated

Online engagement

Your Learning@Griffith and myGriffith portals will keep you informed during your degree

Work-life study balance

Working no more than 15 hours per week in paid employment enables you to dedicate sufficient time to study

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