New podcast shares CRUcial conversations about leadership in the disability sector

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A new podcast series, CRUcial Conversations, will feature five stories of grassroots leadership and change in the disability sector, highlighting leaders who have created incredible impact in the public domain. They are Queenslanders who have created a more inclusive society for people with disabilities. In the process, they have improved countless lives and have shown […]

Flexible study options create opportunity for Zehra

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WHEN Zehra Rabbani reached a critical point in her professional life, she knew that to advance further she had to return to university and complete a university degree. Her biggest concern, though, was whether she would have to sacrifice her career. Similar to many career- or family-focused individuals, Zehra found it difficult to imagine how […]

How education changed my life

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Education is often described as transformational. For Peter Avetisoff, it has been a big part of his recovery from a drug addiction that lasted 15 years. Now a Griffith Honours College student studying a Bachelor of Counselling, Peter says it is hard to reconcile the person he is today and the person he was six […]

A strong character: Kurt Fearnley awarded an honorary doctorate from Griffith University

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Champion athlete and advocate for people with disabilities Kurt Fearnley has accepted an Honorary Doctorate from Griffith University with a stirring acceptance speech calling on graduates to build strength of character guided by the motto, ‘I am …’. In his Occasional Address, delivered to hundreds of graduates Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition centre in late […]

How education became a family affair for the O’Reillys

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WHEN Joanne O’Reilly saw her fifth child begin university it reminded her that she always wanted to finish the degree she started 20 years ago. The timing was right: she and husband James were well-placed to return to study, having sold their shares in two businesses. They discussed their options and decided that, together, they […]