Exchange at Griffith

Exchange places with a Griffith student for one or two trimesters and gain credit for toward your degree. Studying at Griffith University gives students who are enrolled at one of Griffith's exchange partner universities, an opportunity to study in South East Australia, tuition free.

Our partners

Griffith has over 100 exchange partners from all over the world. Check if your home university is a Griffith partner.

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Not from an exchange partner?

The application process

1. Submit online application

Our team will assess your online application to ensure you have met the entry requirements and provided all required supporting documentation.

If successful, you will receive a notification of your offer either via Studylink, your recruitment agent or your study abroad provider.

2. Accept and pay

Upon receiving your offer, your next step is to ensure the conditions of offer (if any) have been met, then you can accept and pay. Our team will then confirm payment of your tuition deposit, finalise your application and issue your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

3. Apply for student visa

On receipt of your CoE, please verify that the information is correct and then apply for your visa. Your CoE, and other important enrolment information will be uploaded to Studylink, and you will be notified via email.

Please note: we will endeavour to issue your CoE within 10 business days.

Before you arrive

4. Prepare for your studies

You will be eligible to enrol and plan your timetable once enrolment opens and you have received your Welcome to Griffith email, which includes a link to register for myGriffith.  myGriffith is your student portal.

To plan your arrival and orientation, see Before you arrive

Key dates

Teaching periods

Monday 8 July – Saturday 19 October

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester for 2019 runs from Monday 8 July to Friday 4 October. Exams conclude on Saturday 19 October.

Monday 28 October 2019 - Saturday 14 February 2020

Trimester 3

Our third teaching trimester for 2019 runs from Monday 28 October 2019 to Friday 31 January 2020. Exams conclude on Friday 14 February 2020.

Monday 24 February - Saturday 6 June

Trimester 1

Our first teaching trimester for 2020 runs from Monday 24 February to Friday 22 May. Exams conclude on Saturday 6 June.

Application deadlines

Trimester 2

Nomination deadline - 1 March 2019

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 15 April 2019 to start in Trimester 2 2019

Trimester 3

Nomination deadline - 1 June 2019

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 1June 2019 to start in Trimester 3 2019.

Trimester 1

Nomination deadline - 1 September 2019

We recommend you apply for the Exchange program by 15 October 2019 to start in Trimester 1 2020.

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