Griffith has a long history of working with students from refugee backgrounds
With engagement and support programs to help transition to university and settle into study, we aim to create an inclusive community by valuing and celebrating cultural diversity across all our activities.
Explore our initiatives for future students and current students below.
Our Uni-Reach program has worked for many years with schools with a high population of students from refugee backgrounds. Uni-Reach has engagement initiatives for students in Years 7 to 12.
If you are an international student please visit Griffith International.
Depending on your background there are many different ways to get into university.Our admission pathway options can help you improve your selection rank, upgrade to your preferred Griffith undergraduate degree or satisfy subject prerequisites.
You can also get support through Griffith's Mentoring programs for additional support.
Griffith University Refugee Scholarship
In 2018 a new scholarships specifically for students who are humanitarian visa holders (or similar categories) who have experienced financial hardship, and/or education disadvantage that has impacted on their ability to achieve their full potential.
This and other scholarships for commencing and continuing students can be found on Griffith’s Scholarships site
We host a number of events and activities throughout the year that celebrate the diversity of our staff and students, including Harmony Week, Refugee Week, Reconciliation Week and cultural fiestas and more. Subscribe to the Student Services Facebook page for events.
You can also join a wide range of clubs and societies to network, make new friends and have fun. Read about clubs and societies
Access a full range of student services such as health and medical services, counselling and wellbeing support, disabilities service, welfare and financial assistance and faith and spirituality services. Opportunities to work for us as student mentors and partners are also available.