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Express your interest for T1 2021

Build your leadership, communication and global networks

The Griffith Mates program is an integral component of Griffith University’s English Language Enhancement Strategy. Participants in the program are selected for their demonstrable leadership qualities and a willingness to contribute to an improved student experience. Each Griffith Mate receives mentoring by staff from the Griffith International Student Experience team to enhance their leadership, communication and cross-cultural skills.

Program Benefits

Expand your global networks

Cross-cultural communication

Enhance your resume

Flexible hours

Professional development opportunities

What we're looking for

You are:

  • Passionate about improving the experience of international students at Griffith
  • Interested in community engagement
  • Wanting to build your leadership skills
  • Looking to take on a challenging experience that will push you to grow personally and professionally
  • Eager to enhance your resume

Eligibility criteria

You must:

  • Be a current Griffith student (domestic or international) who has completed at least one trimester of study at Griffith University.
  • Commit to participating in the program for a minimum of trimesters in an academic year.

What participants say

The Griffith Mates is a volunteer program that has changed my university life. Not only was I brought out of my shell and get out of my comfort zone, I also made new friends across all different degrees. It is a program where I learnt leadership, team work and professional skills that will put me above the rest of the competition in the workforce. I have been able to build a global network by simple volunteering and really contribute to the Griffith community for new students in a happy and positive environment.

Jamee, Australia

Griffith Mates program is a great opportunity for both, international and local students to have a great time together while gaining an unforgettable experience of working with students. This program helped me to find new friends and obtain many important skills for my future career. Time spent with Griffith Mates is definitely the best time at the university!

Anna, Kazakhstan

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