A diverse peer-support network for all students

Griffith Mates is a vibrant team of current Australian and international students from across the world. The team welcomes thousands of international students each year, helping them adjust to university life in Australia and regularly host on-campus and online activities. Connecting with Griffith Mates is a great way to practise English, make new friends, find your way around campus and become acquainted with the Australian environment.

117 Student Leaders

From 27 countries

Speaking 45 languages

Studying in diverse programs

Across 5 campuses


Activities and events

Griffith Mates host a wide range of online and in-person activities, networking events and day trips across Queensland for our international and domestic students. It's a great way to practice your English, make new friends, explore the Australian culture and create lasting memories.

Activities for Trimester 3 2022

Join the Griffith Mates

Applications to become a Mate in Trimester 2, 2023 will open in April 2023.

Welcome to our world

The Griffith Mates welcome thousands of new students to Griffith University each year. Our program engages students with the local community through hosting activities and events across our campuses.

Contact us

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