On-arrival program for international partner university students

Succeeding at Griffith is a compulsory, free customised Orientation program designed especially for students from international partner universities who are about to start at Griffith University and have not completed an intensive English language course at Griffith English Language Institute.

Succeeding at Griffith will ensure you have a smooth transition into your degree and are well-placed to be successful in your studies at Griffith.

Course features

Start dates

You will need to arrive and settle into your accommodation before the below dates:


  • Monday 17 February for Trimester 1
  • Monday 29 June for Trimester 2
  • Monday 19 October for Trimester 3.


From Monday of Orientation Week in Trimesters 1, 2 and 3

Program content

  • Compulsory international student orientation
  • Sessions related specifically to your degree program
  • Academic skills workshops including:
    • organising your time effectively
    • selecting and reading appropriate resources
    • identifying and expressing your academic 'voice'
    • structuring your arguments and essays
    • referencing and avoiding plagiarism
    • listening in lectures
    • actively participating in tutorials and seminars
  • Activities to familiarise you with the Griffith environment

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