Griffith Mates

A diverse peer-support network for all students

Griffith Mates is a vibrant team of current Australian and international students from across the world who speak around thirty different languages. The team welcomes thousands of international students each year, helping them adjust to university life in Australia through a range of community events and activities. Connecting with Griffith Mates is a great way to practice your English, make new friends, find your way around campus and become acquainted with the Australian environment.

Activities and events

Griffith Mates regularly host on-campus activities, networking events and day trips throughout Queensland for Griffith University's diverse student population.

Griffith student holding writing books


Are you a new student? Griffith Mates are on-campus throughout Orientation Week to ensure your arrival and transition to Griffith goes smoothly. We assist with practical and social activities designed to help you meet other students from all over the world.

Help with orientation

Community volunteering

Our Griffith Mates volunteering opportunities are a great way to meet new people, experience the Australian environment and contribute to a worthy cause.

Community volunteering

Become a mate

Are you interested in joining our team? Discover the benefits of becoming a Griffith Mate and find out how to apply.

Join the team