As the world deals with COVID-19 and prepares for international travel to resume, more and more prospective students are seeking generationally relevant sources of information. Griffith College in Queensland, Australia is helping potential students ease into the application process and life as a student with the launch of the Ask a Student ambassador platform.
So far, more than 88,000 students have viewed the Ask a Student platform with an average of more than 1,400 views per day…it’s popular!
The platform connects prospective students from around the world to existing Griffith College students. Through the platform, potential students can chat live with their fellow students and find out what life is really like from the point of view of someone who was in the same situation as them.
Studying abroad is a big decision, so the Ask a Student platform is a perfect tool for potential students to connect with people who are best placed to provide them with insights into studying in Australia.
"As a current student, I understand the questions you may have on returning to (or deciding on) higher education. It can be confusing, but you’re not alone!"
Letinna, B., Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice student
No study and student life questions are off-limits with Griffith College’s Ask a Student platform; everything from what programs to study, how to apply, what online study will be like while they prepare for Australian borders to reopen, what life is like in Queensland, and moving into the second year of a degree at Griffith University after the College.
Prospective students can speak with over a dozen different students from various countries including Hong Kong, Uganda, Pakistan and students who are here in Australia.
The interactive and engaging platform allows the student ambassadors to share what they get up to during their studies at Griffith College as well as the fun and social things they get up to during their free time. This allows potential future students a better understanding of life as a student in Queensland.
The platform connects the potential students to Griffith College staff as well, to answer any questions they may have regarding the application process, orientation, student activities and studying online. Signing into the platform is a simple process and they can start chatting immediately.
When considering studying abroad, the first step is to get information from the best and most relevant source. What better than an existing student; as we get closer to borders re-opening, students will be well informed to continue their studies on campus in Queensland, Australia.
Been thinking about studying in Queensland, Australia and becoming a Griffith College Student?
Explore Griffith College’s Ask a Student platform.