In these unusual and trying times, it is important we remain connected and supportive of each other. This is especially true for the large majority of students who have had their studies and university life fundamentally changed by the transition to an online learning environment.
The disruption does not have to affect our sense of community and social lives, as we are connected more than ever by a range of helpful platforms and online communities. Explore some of these below.
Join your online community
Chat and collaborate with other new students and classmates
Join the Microsoft Teams channel for your program and meet or work with other students online.
Enrich your studies by volunteering remotely
Check out some of the opportunities up for grabs to help you extend your experience beyond the classroom.
Partake in online community internships
Gain real work experience through helping the community, changing lives, and making the planet a better place all while gaining academic credit!
Stay fit with virtual fitness classes
Workout from the comfort of your own living room, balcony or backyard with Griffith Sport's live virtual group fitness classes.
Join the Griffith Sport Strava Club
Share your workouts and participate in mini challenges, leader board and member spotlights throughout the year.
Get some advice on connecting with others from Thrive Online
Thrive Online assists students with the transition to studying online with a number of helpful resources.
Join the Griffith Students Facebook page
Like and follow the Griffith Students page to see updates and what other students are talking about.
Join the Health, Counselling and Wellbeing Instagram
Follow the Griffith Health, Counselling and Wellbeing Instagram for wellness content and other updates.
Join the Care Army
The Care Army is made up of everyday Queenslanders who want to help older people living in the community who may not have friends, family or neighbours who are able to support them them during the COVID-19 outbreak.
If you are in good health and keen to help out, register today.
Online Health and Wellness Centre
Griffith's new Online Health and Wellness Centre is a portal designed to increase student awareness and understanding of mental health concerns, and learn tips for promoting better health and wellbeing such as living a healthy lifestyle, engaging in meaningful social activity, feeling safe, stable and secure, and looking after your mental wellness.