Purchasing a Tablet

When you purchase on behalf of the University, please follow the Purchasing Policy and Purchasing Procedures. Selecting one of the recommended mobile or tablet models will ensure that your mobile device purchase complies with this Policy.

Tablets are purchased directly from an external supplier; all University orders are subject to stock availability and prices can change without notice.

For enquiries regarding the progress of your order or the arrival of your new device,please contact fin-purchasing@griffith.edu.au.

2. If you need a new SIM card

Once you’ve ordered your new device, you can also purchase a new SIM card or request a new Griffith mobile phone number. If you decide to choose an Apple product, consider AppleCare.

Sim card request AppleCare

3. Order your new phone

Once you’ve made your selection, navigate to the ‘Make and manage purchases’ page and select the ‘Griffith Marketplace’ icon.

Make and manage purchases

In order to purchase through the Griffith Marketplace, ensure you have My Finance page access

To obtain access to My Finance page, follow the below navigation:

Staff Portal > My Staff Page > Reports and System Access > System Access > PeopleSoft Access Form

Staff portal

Need support?

Contact us: purchasing@griffith.edu.au for questions about purchasing.

Recommended Devices

Apple iPad 32GB [7th Gen]

Create, learn, work and play like never before on the immersive 10.2-inch Retina display. Support for the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil. Over a million apps available on the App Store, including Apple Arcade games. Front and back cameras. Wi-Fi. All-day battery life. And it comes with iPadOS, which unlocks a whole new world of capability. It's unbelievably fun. And unmistakably iPad.

Apple iPad Air 64GB

iPad Air is thin, light and powerful. It features the A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, which uses real-time machine learning to transform the way you experience photos, gaming, augmented reality (AR) and more. A beautiful 10.5-inch Retina display with True Tone for easier viewing in all kinds of lighting environments. Support for Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard. An 8-megapixel back camera and 7-megapixel FaceTime HD camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay. And with all-day battery life, fast Wi-Fi and over a million iPad apps on the App Store, iPad Air is ready for any task, anywhere.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 10.5" 128GB

Take your creativity and productivity to the next level with the Galaxy Tab S6. With advanced multi-tasking capabilities, our best in screen and sound technology and a whole new level of S Pen integration, it’s a tablet that breaks boundaries for work and play. Make light work of whatever life throws at you with the Galaxy Tab S6.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" 32GB

Next-generation fun in tablet form. With a screen and specs that make it the perfect media tablet, it's just 7.5mm thick underneath a premium metal finish.

Please Note: JB Hi-Fi have promotions throughout the year, and if their sale price is lower than our agreed Griffith Marketplace price then the Marketplace cost will be reduced to reflect this. If you have made a purchase request for an item that is on sale, please have the request financially approved before the promotion has ended to avoid missing out on the reduced price.

Related devices:

Mobile Phones Desktop computers

Available on Griffith Marketplace

Griffith's wide range of mobile and tablet devices can be purchased directly in the Griffith Marketplace (Staff Portal > My Finance Page > Purchase & Payments > Make & Manage Purchases > Griffith Marketplace > JB HI-FI).

For assistance with completing a purchase request please refer to PeopleSoft Financials User Guides or contact Purchasing.

Griffith Market Place

How to find JB HI-FI in the Marketplace

Do you require a new simcard

Have you ordered a new device from the Griffith Marketplace? Do you need a new Griffith mobile number for your device or a replacement sim for your current Griffith mobile number?

sim card

AppleCare protection plan

AppleCare provides expert telephone technical support and additional hardware service options from Apple.

Cracked phone screen

Loan phone or tablet

If you are temporarily without your own mobile or tablet, we may be able to provide you with a loan device for a short period of time.  We have a variety of phones and tablets available.  All rentals are subject to availability.

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for any loss or damage to the equipment while in your possession, including the cost of replacing equipment if necessary. The call and data costs associated with the rental are charged to a centrally funded University account.

Self Help

Tips and guides for your tablet device.

Contact Us

Griffith Collaboration Contact Details

Brisbane Campuses

+61 (7) 373 55555

Gold Coast Campus

+61 (7) 555 25555


Please note: Email requests may take up to 2 business days to process. Support requests should be submitted via phone, webform or chat.

Common questions