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