Griffith Mates facilitate many events each trimester to help you meet new friends and experience the life and landscapes of Australia.
Register for events
Enjoy coffee with buddies
Our International Student Buddy Program matches senior buddies (current students) with groups of junior buddies (first-year international students) for a free weekly coffee and chat.Become a buddy
Giant Games afternoons
Take a study break and join us for our weekly giant games afternoons at Nathan and Gold Coast campuses, where you can play a giant games of Jenga, Connect Four or Chess. The fun takes place during trimester from weeks 1 to 3 at Nathan and the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast campus, Thursdays 12 pm to 2 pm at Shard (G11), outside the library
Nathan campus, Wednesdays 12 pm to 2 pm at Campus Heart (N76).
Our community volunteering programs provide opportunities to explore Gold Coast beaches and Brisbane bushland while helping to protect these environments. The programs are also a great way to develop your teamwork skills and meet new friends.Community volunteering