Former US Ambassador opens Integrity20 in style

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With a healthy dose of humour and insightful observations, Jeff Bleich delivered a memorable keynote address to launch Griffith University’s annual Integrity20 event at the Queensland Conservatorium. The former US Ambassador to Australia, whom former Prime Minister Paul Keating described as the best to have held the post, Mr Bleich spoke on issues from integrity, technology, […]
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Sisters aim for law reform to fight domestic violence

Arts Education Law
A passion for protecting Australian women from the perils of domestic violence is the aim for Gold Coast sisters and Griffith University students, Gina Masterton and Rebecca Masterton.
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Alumni

‘Inspirational’ eight from Griffith to carry Queen’s Baton

Australian of the Year among group handed QBR honour
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Arts Education Law

QCA showcases graduate work

Local art lovers take note. If you are looking for the “next big thing” don’t miss the annual Queensland College of Art Showcase. The QCA will open its doors to the public this month for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of graduating students.
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Griffith lecturer curates blockbuster show at GOMA

It’s been a big week for Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Rosemary Hawker. She has spent the past five years curating a blockbuster exhibition of Gerhard Richter’s work, which has just opened at GOMA to rave reviews. “It’s been a mammoth undertaking which started back in 2012. “It is on a very large scale […]
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Arts Education Law

Regionally speaking – cultural leadership and advocacy from ASEAN to Australia

Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Caitlin Byrne and Professor Ruth Bereson, Dean (Academic) Arts, Education and Law Group have recently been awarded a grant through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Australia-ASEAN Council for their project Regionally Speaking – cultural leadership and advocacy from ASEAN to Australia. This project builds on a unique model […]
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Alumni

‘Obama’s Superman’ to headline 2017 Integrity 20

Truth, disorder and optimism is the theme for this year’s annual Integrity 20 forum which begins on Wednesday 18th October. Bringing together some of the most courageous and proactive thinkers, the forum will articulate and communicate ideas exploring societies’ ongoing crises in a time of unparalleled global transformation. Griffith University’s fourth annual Integrity 20 is […]
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Alumni

AEL awards recognise remarkable alumni

Award-winning artist Gordon Hookey has been recognised as the 2017 Arts, Education and Law Alumnus of the Year. Born in Cloncurry and a descendent of the Waanyi people, Gordon is one of the leading Australian artists of his generation and is known for politically charged work that explores the intersections between Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures. An […]
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Arts Education Law

Cinema great delivers public lecture at Griffith

One of the most celebrated figures in world cinema, Oscar-winning Lord David Puttnam, kept a sell out audience enlivened with the leading film-maker delivering a public lecture  at Griffith Film School.
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Broadway star mentors musical theatre students

Musical theatre students from the Queensland Conservatorium are being mentored by Broadway royalty this week. Award-winning singer Liz Callaway is conducting a series of intensive workshops and masterclasses with final year students before she takes to the stage in Brisbane for the first time.
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History in the making

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Julie Fragar made history this week with the unveiling of her official portrait of Queensland’s first female premier, Hon Anna Bligh AC. The stunning oil portrait is the first painting of a female premier to hang in Queensland’s Parliament House. Dr Fragar said she was “honoured” to be chosen […]
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QCA student looks to creative future after Games emblem

Premier unveils 'vibrant' emblem at handover event.
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Digital poet wins Queensland Literary Award

Digital artist and writer, Dr Jason Nelson, has won the inaugural Digital Literature Award at the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards.
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Games Village emblem designed by Griffith student

Commonwealth Games Village transformation gains momentum
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Alumni

Humanitarian spirit is a work of heart for Cipta

In conflict zones and places where poverty prevails, Indonesian-born Griffith University alumnus Cipta Setiawan has forged a career bringing humanitarian leadership where it is most needed
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Alumni

Griffith film project wins award at Cannes

A student film produced by Griffith Film School's LiveLab has won an award at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards.  LiveLab, the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, was recognised for Ky's Story - Living with Autism an acclaimed film about autism featuring Australian screen icon Hugo Weaving.
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Fulbright fellow creates art for the digital age

As a Fulbright fellow, Dr Jason Nelson has joined the ranks of Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners and heads of state. The American-born Queensland College of Art  digital art lecturer undertook his fellowship at the University of Bergen in Norway.
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Citations honour outstanding Griffith teachers

The 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, have been announced by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training.  
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