Regional Journalism Scholarships Program fosters media talent

Arts Education Law
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In a bid to help nurture the future of the journalism and media professions, Griffith University has been awarded five $40,000 Regional Journalism Scholarships funded by the Federal Government. The grants will assist students from regional or remote areas to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective journalists in the contemporary news media industry. […]

From country life to world travel for law student

Arts Education Law
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As a young girl growing up in Western Queensland, Cassie Heaslip dreamt of life beyond her small country town.    “I was always dreaming of bigger things,’’ the Griffith University student says.   With science as her first love, Cassie enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at Griffith.   “I never even considered studying law but on the first day of university was introduced to the […]

Home-school collaboration needed to lift literacy rates in children on autism spectrum 

Griffith Health
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More effective parent-teacher communication and greater flexibility is needed to improve literacy rates for children on the autism spectrum, an Autism CRC study has found. The study was led by Griffith University Associate Professor, Dr Marleen Westerveld. Researchers aimed to understand parental views of the importance of literacy learning for their children on the spectrum, and the challenges to literacy […]