The International Office remains available at this time to offer support and assistance to all our International Learners.
Email: General queries will continue to be answered through the International Office email account, [email protected] This account is monitored from 09:30 to 17:30 each Monday to Friday.
Phone: You can continue to contact our International Student Services team on 01-416 3333. Phone lines are open from 09:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday.
Zoom Meetings: If you would like to have a one-to-one meeting with a member of our International Student Services team, please email [email protected] to set up an appointment.
Due to the ongoing health emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as of Friday March 20th the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service (INIS) is now closed for in-person registration.
All International Office learner support letters can be ordered through MyGriffith.ie as normal. Letters will be sent to students by email in PDF format.
Working in Ireland
Working in Ireland
Non-EU students with an IRP (Immigration) Card that was still valid by 20th March (when INIS closed) are still entitled to work part-time in the State. Please see Immigration Information section for full details.
COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
This emergency Social Welfare payment It is available to employees who have lost their job on (or after) March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students on a Stamp 2 are eligible to apply for this unemployment payment. Please see further information on the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection website.
Students wishing to work in Ireland must have a Personal Public Service Number (PPS Number). In an effort to contain the spread of the Covid19 virus, in-person appointments for PPSN applications have been suspended. Students can now make applications online. Please see the relevant information from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection here.
Non-EU students who have a valid permission that is due to expire between March 20th and May 20th will have their permission automatically extended for two months.