Find a mentoring program to suit you
We have a broad spectrum of student mentoring programs, which connect our mentors and mentees. These programs are an ideal platform for mentors to share their experience and develop their leadership skills, while mentees benefit from sharing ideas, engaging with others and expand their scope for success.
Explore the undergraduate student programs below, or skip to postgraduate peer mentoring. You can find out more about becoming a mentor or mentee in your mentoring program of choice by contacting the program's coordinator.
Student mentoring programs
Our Griffith writing mentors are high-achieving students who know how to succeed at university and want to share their experience.
Back on Academic Track (BOAT)
Meet with the BOAT Crew for tips and tricks to get you back on track.
Chat online via Microsoft Teams
Connect with fellow commencing students from your study area and ask advice from more experienced students.
Griffith Mates is a group of current students from across the world. Connecting with Griffith Mates is a great way to practise your English, make new friends and find your way around campus.
Nyumbanyun nga Nyumbiyun
Nyumbanyun nga Nyumbiyun is an introductory mentoring program specifically for First Peoples health students offering culturally responsive mentoring in the health programs of Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery.
Architecture and Design Peer Mentoring Program
This program connects commencing students with a mentor who is an experienced student, who can provide practical guidance and understanding.
Bachelor of Midwifery Peer Mentoring Program
This Logan-based program comprises a group of dedicated second and third-year midwifery students who volunteer their time and support for commencing students as they transition into their studies.
Criminology and Criminal Justice Mentor Program
A program for first-year students, which gives the opportunity to learn and receive advice from third and fourth-year students studying the same program or course.
An online mentoring program for business students to help boost their career development. If you are enrolled in a business degree, you can register for eCareerCoach.
Dentistry and Oral Health First-Year Support Team
Based at our Gold Coast campus, the First-Year Support Team facilitates orientation and transition for new dentistry and dental technology students. This program matches mentors from senior years to small groups of up to 10 first-year students (mentees).
Dentistry Future Academics Mentoring Program
The Future Academics Mentoring Program, based on the Gold Coast, supports student transition and success into the clinical years of the dentistry curriculum.
Education and Professional Studies Mentoring
This program supports first-year Bachelor of Education students in their transition to university.
Griffith Aviation's MATES
Griffith Aviation's MATES is open to all Nathan undergraduate aviation students and provides professional development and peer mentoring opportunities.
Griffith Business School Leadership Program
This two-year program offers selected GBS students from the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses exclusive leadership development activities, peer mentoring, community volunteering opportunities.
Griffith Engineering Peer Mentoring Program
Our engineering peer mentors are highly motivated and successful senior students who want to share their tips and experiences to help new engineering and industrial design students settle in.
Griffith Industry Mentoring Program
This program connects Griffith students with experienced industry professionals.
Griffith International Buddy Program
This program connects commencing international students with current students to assist with settling in.
Law Students' Association Mentoring Program
This program gives first-year Griffith law students on the Gold Coast the chance to gain insider tips on navigating law school from a more experienced student.
Griffith University Law Society Mentoring Program
This program provides first-year law students at Nathan support and friendship throughout a nerve-wracking initial year at university.
Golden Key International Student Mentoring Program
This program connects first-year international students with Golden Key members for academic support.
Government and International Relations Program
This mentoring study program links first-year government and international relations students with a peer mentor in their second year or above, to help guide them through commencing university.
Peer-Assisted Study Sessions
PASS are free peer-group study sessions surrounding courses that first-year students have typically found difficult. Group leaders facilitate the sessions, allowing the group to break down complex ideas and course content together.
Public Health and Paramedicine Peer Mentoring
This program connects commencing students with mentors from second or third years of the Bachelor of Public Health and the Bachelor of Paramedicine program.
School of Applied Psychology Peer Mentoring
Based at the Gold Coast and Mt Gravatt campuses, this program matches first-year students with experienced student mentors from their program, to facilitate orientation, transition and academic success.
Environment and Science Mentoring and Leadership
This is a tailored mentoring program for first-year Griffith School of Environment and Science students to assist in the transition to university studies.
School of Medical Science Mentoring Program
This Gold Coast-based program helps new medical science students become familiar with university life and move towards achieving academic success.
School of Nursing and Midwifery Mentoring Program
Based at our Gold Coast, Nathan and Logan campuses, this program sees second and third-year nursing students link with commencing students to help them become familiar with their campus and courses.
School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Peer Mentoring
This Gold Coast-based program connects commencing students with senior student mentors in the same program to offer support in the first trimester of study.
Postgraduate peer mentoring
The Griffith University Postgraduate Student Association runs peer mentoring sessions specifically for postgraduate students.
You can connect with high-achieving postgraduate and HDR students either in person or online.