Personal support, advice and information
Our team of International Student Advisors offer personal support, advice and information on issues that can affect your life in Australia and your studies at Griffith. If you have any problems or concerns and you are not sure who you should speak with, contact one of our friendly advisors and they'll be able to help you or direct you to the right person.
We can assist you with
- settling into life in Australia and study at Griffith
- general welfare and personal issues that may affect your ability to study
- referral to health services
- applying for a leave of absence
- financial difficulties or the inability to pay your fees
- understanding what is expected of you as a student visa holder
- understanding academic policies and procedures
- referral to key contacts at Griffith and in your local community
- your CoE Extension application.
Speak to an Advisor
Please note all appointments with International Student Advisors are currently phone or video consultations.
To book your appointment
Time: Your appointments will be lodged against a time and you will be contacted at the telephone number you provide in the booking process.
Phone number: Please provide the phone number that our International Student Advisor can call for your consultation. If you are outside of Australia please provide the full number including your country calling codes.
If you would prefer to have a meeting with video calling then please provide your email address or Skype profile so that you can be called using this method as well as a phone number.
Prefer to ask a question? Fill out the form and under Topic select International and then International Student Advisor.
With you all the way
Meet one of your International Student Advisors, Ryan. She shares her joy in supporting you through your journey at Griffith University.
Meet an Advisor
Visit our student blog to learn more about Ryan and how International Student Advisors support you.
INFO SHEETS AND RESOURCES
The following resources, authored by Griffith University counsellors with input from external contributors, are aimed at equipping you with strategies and skills to manage a range of mental health and wellbeing concerns. Where available, resources are also provided in languages other than English.
Connecting with others at uni
It can be difficult adjusting to life at uni let alone fitting in and making friends. This info sheet will give you some handy tips for connecting with others on your student journey.
Managing Exam Stress
If you are stressed out by the thought of exams, or feel hopeless and paralysed in the lead up to exam time, this info sheet will provide you with some techniques to become more resilient and adaptable.
This resource written by Counselling and Wellbeing covers information about anxiety and equips you with helpful tips and strategies you can use to manage it, in addition to a number of handy self help resources.
Your mental health and wellbeing matters
Good mental wellbeing is essential for you as a learner to reach your academic potential and will continue to contribute to your professional and personal life.
International COVID-19 support
Helpful services and resources to support International students and help you stay on track with your studies.