A beautiful location to live in while you study
Life at university is about more than just study. International students choose Australia not only for the quality education, but for its superb subtropical climate, welcoming environment and mixture of natural wonders and vibrant city life.
Population: 24 million people with 28% born overseas
Language: More than 15% of Australians speak languages other than English at home
Working while studying: Most visas allow you to work 40 hours per fortnight
Nature: Unique wildlife, pristine beaches and heritage-listed rainforests
Explore our cities
Spanning three major cities, our campuses are perfectly situated. From our spectacular coastlines to our lush, heritage-listed rainforests and city hotspots, Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast offer easy access to some of the best shopping, multicultural dining and entertainment precincts in Australia.
Cost of studying
Australia offers quality education with an affordable cost of living. Your expenses will include tuition fees, health and travel insurances, living costs, accommodation and flights.
Australia's stable political system, low crime rate, well-maintained roads and high standard of health care make it a safe and pleasant country to study and explore.
Culture and customs
Australia's multicultural society is reflected in almost every aspect of Australian life including food, art, sport, film, culture, fashion and music.
Queensland has a beautiful subtropical climate with warm sunny summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range between 20 to 29 °C in summer and 10 to 21 °C in winter.
Our seasons include:
- summer (December – February)
- autumn (March – May)
- winter (June – August)
- spring (September – November).
Griffith Mates will help you adjust to university life in Australia through a range of community events and activities. Practice your English, make new friends, find your way around campus and become acquainted with the Australian environment.
Explore our student stories
What to bring to a BBQ
Current student Hayley helps you prepare for the Australian institution know as the BBQ.
Aussie slang – a pocket guide
Emilie shares her helpful tips on Australian slang.
What to order at an Australian cafe
The Australian coffee culture is very different to many other countries. Learn what to order at a cafe.