Australia has a wide range of mobile (cell) phone and internet services which international students can access.
There are many mobile phone and internet packages available for different budgets. Make sure you compare prices and options before deciding which service is best for you.
Popular phone and internet providers include:
To access one of our mobile providers you will need either a prepaid card or a contract with a service provider. Possible charges include a connection fee, a monthly access fee and a usage fee. If you intend to use your current mobile phone, you will need to check whether your phone is locked to a specific carrier.
You can make an international call from any phone in Australia, including payphones.
- the international access code (0011)
- your country code
- the area code
- the local number.
To reduce costs, we recommend purchasing pre-paid international calling cards which offer cheaper rates and are available from most newsagencies, post offices, petrol stations and convenience stores.
International telephone calls can be expensive, but there are many free or cheaper alternatives to keep in touch with family and friends while overseas.
Internet connection on-campus
All Griffith University students have access to both the Griffith University and the Wireless@Griffith on-campus internet networks.
Download the free Griffith App to access a range of interactive features to enhance your university experience. The App is available on all smartphones and providers, and allows you to browse student emails, timetables, maps, the library database and much more.