Griffith is committed to the inclusion of Griffith students who are sexually diverse and have diverse gender identities, including but not limited to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer. A range of initiatives have been put in place to assist LGBTIQ+ students transition successfully to University.
Coffee Catch Ups
Free coffee and fun. Throughout each trimester on various campuses students who identify as LGBTIQ+ or Allies can get together over coffee in a relaxed and safe space to make friends, get support and socialise.
These events are organised by Counselling and Wellbeing at Gold Coast and the Griffith Rainbow Society at Nathan, Logan and South Bank.
Brisbane and Logan
Resources and support
Griffith University provides a number of support services, resources and information for LGBTIQ+ students. Check them out on the Resources and Support page. You can also browse a variety of helpful general mental health and wellness resources and services via the Online Health and Wellness Centre.
There are a wide range of challenges and additional stressors that people from the LGBTIQ+ Communities can experience. The counsellors at the Griffith Counselling and Wellbeing service provide a service which is free of judgement and encourages a safe, confidential and supportive environment.
Other useful supports on campus
Useful external resources
Pride and Prejudice: Sexual and Gender Diversity at Griffith University
The Student Representative Council (SRC) and Griffith University Postgraduate Student Association (GUPSA) are pleased to announce their advocacy report Pride and Prejudice: Sexual and Gender Diversity at Griffith University is now available.
The report brings together the findings of research undertaken by the SRC and GUPSA in Trimester 2 and 3, 2017/18 about the experiences of LGBTIQ+ students at Griffith University (Brisbane and Logan campuses).
Find out about Griffith's Pride strategy for staff, students and community.