GUMURRII is a dedicated support unit for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff assist students from recruitment, orientation to graduation: providing undergraduate and postgraduate support, including tutorial assistance.

Servicing on each of Griffith's campuses, with officers who also assist online students studying through the digital campus, GUMURRII Student Success Unit offers a safe and culturally appropriate environment to enhance the student experience.

Acknowledgement of Country

Griffith University acknowledges the people who are the traditional custodians of the land, pays respect to the Elders, past, present and emerging, and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Core values

We value social inclusion and a commitment to equity and diversity.

We value responsibility and respect for self and community.

We value the development and continual enhancement of learning outcomes and educational achievements.

We value culture, integrity and initiative of self, students and staff.

We value the continual enrichment of the student experience.

Direct entry registration

If you are an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander interested in studying in a Griffith degree, you can either apply for admission via QTAC or UAC.

Mature age applicants can also apply via Direct Admission.

Our admission program is an initiative for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders seeking to study at Griffith.

Tutoring for Success Program

The Tutoring for Success Program (TSP) is a supplementary academic tutorial initiative, established to enhance First Peoples students’ experience and success at university.

We encourage all First Peoples students to apply each trimester.


Explore a range of available First Peoples scholarships

Find us on your campus

GUMURRII Student Success Unit, Gold Coast campus

Building G11 Level 2

Griffith University QLD 4222

Gold Coast campus map

GUMURRII Student Success Unit, Logan campus

Building L03 Room 2.42

Griffith University QLD 4131

Logan campus map

GUMURRII Student Success Unit, Mt Gravatt campus

Building M10 Room 1.04

Griffith University QLD 4215

Mt Gravatt campus map

GUMURRII Student Success Unit, Nathan campus

Building N06 Room -1.26

Griffith University QLD 4111

Nathan campus map

GUMURRII Student Success Unit, South Bank campus

Building S02 Room 2.05

Griffith University QLD 4101

South Bank campus map

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"Griffith is an exciting place to start your career

Griffith is set up to ensure that students individual needs are met, and that goals are supported realistically through the support systems available. Griffith is quite a culturally diverse space that safely allows for expression of individuality. I don't think I would rather be studying anywhere else to be honest."

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Other resources

Indigenous Research Unit

The Indigenous Research Unit supports development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics and higher degree researchers and their projects.

Indigenous Research Unit

First Peoples Health Unit

The First Peoples Health Unit is committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success towards a more highly skilled, highly educated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

First Peoples Health Unit

Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art

Learn from Indigenous lecturers and focus on traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, media and style, principles and philosophies.


War Memorial Committee

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dedicate Memorial Committee Qld Inc. supported by Griffith University, aims to raise funds, engage professional artists and the broader community to facilitate the establishment of the memorial that commemorates the sacrifices made by these serving men and women of the Australian Defence Force.


More information

Our GUMURRII Student Success Unit team can help answer your questions