“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

Alumni
With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Arts Education Law

From country life to world travel for law student

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 […]
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Arts Education Law

First year law student ‘disrupts’ legal industry

A team of university students including Griffith Law student Ethan Barr-Hamilton, have pitched their award-winning idea to senior lawyers at law firm McCullough Robertson.
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Arts Education Law

‘Stop orphanage tourism’ urges Griffith Law lecturer

Griffith Law School lecturer Kate van Doore has used her keynote speech at the Trust Conference to encourage others to put an end to ‘orphanage tourism’.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts to prepare Human Rights Bill submission

Griffith’s law experts will meet next week to discuss the impact of the proposed Human Rights Act in Queensland.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith law student boards the Ship for World Youth

Griffith Law student Lachlan Ryan will set sail next year after being selected to represent Australia alongside 12 other delegates for a unique international exchange funded by the Japanese Government.
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Arts Education Law

LGBTI+ law student mentoring program launched

Griffith Law School and McCullough Robertson launched a new mentoring program for LGBTI+ law students at the firm’s Brisbane office this week.
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Alumni

Alumni should be role models for younger lawyers

There has never been a more important time for lawyers to be leaders and role models for their younger counterparts entering the profession, said the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood in his recent address to Griffith Law School alumni at the Commonwealth Law Courts in Brisbane. “One of the most significant set of challenges now facing […]
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Arts Education Law

Book launch – Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

Griffith Law School academic Dr Olivera Simic’s new book – Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence  – will be launched at  South Bank campus on Monday, August 20. The book focuses on the harrowing experiences of Bosnian Serb women, where the collapse of the former Yugoslavia led to brutal war and gross human rights violations throughout […]
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Arts Education Law

AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Arts, Education and Law alumni

The 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Arts, Education and Law graduates. 
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Arts Education Law

Unique prison writing program provides voice for Indigenous men

A unique creative writing prison program at Junee Correction Centre (JCC) in New South Wales is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men strengthen their connection to culture.
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Arts Education Law

Cashless welfare card creating second-class citizens

A proposed bill to expand a Cashless Debit Card trial to Queensland promotes a form of second-class citizenship according to Griffith Law School academic Shelley Bielefeld.
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Arts Education Law

Malaysian high schoolers judge Griffith’s mock trial competition a success

Nearly 100 budding lawyers from top high schools in the East Malaysian state of Sabah put their legal skills to the test
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Griffith earns top marks on world stage

Griffith University has asserted its place as a global standout in the 2018 ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, earning noteworthy results for several of its courses.
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Arts Education Law

Changing our endangered relationship with wildlife

We are in the midst of a mass extinction crises. We are losing entire species at an unprecedented rate, and we  - us humans - are to blame.
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Arts Education Law

Australian law set to tackle orphanage trafficking in travel company supply chains

Orphanage volunteering is seen as a positive for developing nations. However, child protection advocates have long reported the harm it causes children and the industry that profits from it.
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Arts Education Law

New Griffith Law School Dean aims for deeper alumni links

Developing deeper relationships with Griffith Law School alumni is the aim of Griffith Law School's new Dean and Head of School Associate Professor Therese Wilson.
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