Griffith University provides approved exchange and short term students with coverage under the Corporate Travel Insurance Policy at no additional cost.
It is important that you read and understand the insurance policy information before departing for your program. Some university's or programs will require you to purchase their insurance or you should purchase your own for additional cover.
International SOS (24/7 support)
Griffith University is a member of International SOS to provide you with 24/7 access to medical, safety and security assistance while overseas.
It's perfectly normal and very common to experience culture shock when you go abroad, even if you are well-travelled. Often culture shock doesn't sink in until the excitement of your arrival has worn off. Here are some tips to remember:
- Don't be in denial about it
- Make new friends (often you will have to take the first step!)
- Get active and explore the local area
- Keep in touch with friends and family back home
If you are feeling alone or homesick, don't be afraid to get in touch with us or your host university's exchange office.
Don't be afraid to ask for support.