Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia

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Griffith University is the best creative arts school in the country, according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings.
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West Side Story opens in Brisbane

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Love and death. Romance and rivalry. Welcome to West Side Story, the Queensland Conservatorium’s main stage musical for 2017. The show, which turns 60 this year, headlines the Queensland Conservatorium’s 60th anniversary line-up. Hailed as ‘the greatest musical of all time’, the show features a Grammy-winning score by legendary composer Leonard Bernstein and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including […]
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Griffith to set the ball rolling in historic Women’s Uni 7s Series

A confident Griffith University squad has travelled to Tasmania for the opening game of the inaugural Women’s Aon Uni 7s Series. Griffith face University of Adelaide in Friday’s opener with kick-off at 2pm, in a game which will be livestreamed by the Australian Rugby Union. Australian Sevens Rugby recruit Demi Hayes will link up with […]
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Griffith celebrates diversity with annual Cultural Gala

An international fashion show presenting traditional styles from Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands will be one of the many colourful attractions at Saturday’s Cultural Gala at Griffith’s Nathan campus. The annual event is set to attract approximately 600 students, staff and community members for a celebration of cultural diversity at Griffith University. From […]
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Griffith filmmakers showcase talent at BIFF

Five recent graduates from Griffith Film School have made it to the finals of the Brisbane International Film Festival Centurion Short Film Awards. Griffith Film School alumni took out half of the finals spots and will screen their short films at Palace Centro cinemas tonight.
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Cross-cultural experiential learning in health and sports science education

In early June, the School of Education and Professional Studies delivered an intensive course to 13 students and 1 academic visiting from the Education University of Hong Kong. This program saw the students participate in lectures by Dr Ben Williams and Dr Kay Hartwig. They also were involved in skill development sessions run by Mark […]
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Alumni entrepreneurs nominated for 2017 Cosmopolitan awards

Congratulations to Griffith alumni nominated for Cosmopolitan's 2017 Women of the Year awards
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Judy’s mission inspires a career in education

A radio broadcast in 1978 was the catalyst for Griffith alumnus Judy Staggs' inspiring journey as an international educator
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Three minute thesis competition heats up

Arts, Education and Law (AEL) contestants in the Three Minute Thesis Competition have gone head-to-head in the Group round, with three out of ten contestants now progressing through to the Griffith final to be held in early September. AEL students have performed strongly at the University level round, having won the university competition for the […]
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‘Don’t Be a Bad Apple’ – Griffith Film School animations highlight community issues

Young people in Logan City leading discussions and action towards ending gender-based violence in their region, have teamed up with Griffith Film School (GFS) to produce a series of animated clips that challenge harmful behaviours in relationships.
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Reoffending rates reduced under new Griffith model

A pilot study on a new model of probation and parole in Queensland has been found to reduce reoffending rates by 28%.
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All aboard the culture train

Queensland Conservatorium jazz student Mario Conde is travelling to the most remote corners of the state as part of the annual Culture Train line-up. The musical roadshow is part of Queensland Multicultural Month celebrations and features a series of free concerts in regional centres, from Bundaberg to Barcaldine, Longreach, Rockhampton and Winton. Mario originally hails from Bolivia and plays panpipes, fusing traditional South American and Western music.
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Griffith curator unveils gateway to the Gold Coast

Queensland College of Art lecturer Professor Jay Younger is curating a major public art commission that will establish iconic gateways to the Gold Coast. Professor Younger is lead curator for the Gateway Public Art Commission, which recently unveiled the winning design by New York-based design studio LO-TEK.
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Beauty in decay for QCA artist

A childhood passion for plants would eventually lead Dr Renata Buziak to a unique intersection between art and science.
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Griffith researchers lead charge in breaking down courtroom silos

Key insights into the use of ‘outside knowledge’ and expert evidence in the courtroom is the focus of a Griffith Law Review special issue launched by Supreme Court Justice Peter Applegarth.
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All that jazz

Ben Shannon will play alongside some of the world’s best jazz musicians at the Banff International Workshop for Jazz and Creative Music next month. The Queensland Conservatorium graduate is one of just 48 musicians from around the world selected to attend the intensive 3-week workshop in Canada’s Rocky Mountains.
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Stop orphanage volunteering and reduce child exploitation

Australia must do more to stop child trafficking in developing nations says Kate van Doore, leading international child rights lawyer.
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App maps geography of crime fear

People are more worried about being attacked in places they think lack a sense of community rather those perceived as having high levels of social cohesion, a Griffith University study has found.  The pilot study published online in Applied Geography, led by PhD candidate Michael Chataway from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, used mobile […]
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