Alumni

Griffith film grad generates industry buzz

Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene is generating serious industry buzz with his latest project – a black comedy shortlisted for development by local streaming platform Stan. Samuel’s script for Love Is Dead has been shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops, an initiative announced at last year’s Logies […]
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Arts Education Law

Film students score internship on new SBS series

Two Griffith Film School students have scored an exclusive internship on the set of a new SBS TV series shot in Alice Springs. Final year Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production students Daniel Patterson and Sean Abnett got the chance to work alongside AACTA-winning directors, writers and crew on Robbie Hood.  The new six-part live action reworking of […]
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Alumni

Griffith Business alumnus named new Trade and Investment Commissioner for China

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement early this month.
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Alumni

Griffith alumnus wins Banksia Foundation Small Business Award

Dr Christopher Warren has been recognised for his trailblazing work in sustainable tourism.
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Alumni

Honours graduate uses Virtual Reality to make positive change

Interior Design graduate Maddison Cronin recently completed her Honours research project at QCA exploring how virtual reality can aid in the transitioning process between a physical inpatient rehabilitation centre and the patient’s home.
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Corporate

Multiple pathways to Griffith University

As Year 12 students across Queensland receive their OP results and university offers, another cohort of hopeful university students is also eagerly awaiting news about their study plans for 2019. Professor Debra Henly, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) notes that while OP scores are a commonly understood requirement for university entry, more than half of Griffith […]
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Corporate

Griffith prepares to welcome new students for 2019

Griffith is preparing to welcome thousands of new students in Trimester 1 2019, with 7,600 offers being made today in QTAC and UAC’s major offer rounds for the year. Nursing, education, criminology and criminal justice, pharmacy, aviation, engineering, marine science, international tourism and hotel management, design, and law were among some of Griffith’s most popular […]
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Alumni

Imagining a new future

Griffith donor and philanthropist Dr Soheil Abedian DUniv was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University at a Gold Coast graduation ceremony last week.
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Alumni

Life after university

Griffith graduates hear from Outstanding Alumni all-stars at graduation ceremonies held in Brisbane and the Gold Coast this month.
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Alumni

Scholarships generate opportunity

Griffith Futures Scholarship recipient and recent graduate, Zakarye Dib, reflects on the gift of education and starting a new career.
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Corporate

Griffith University’s Research Changes Lives

Griffith University has joined universities across the country in a new national campaign to tell the stories of everyday Australians whose lives have or will be transformed by Australian university research. The campaign was launched ahead of university research funding cuts expected to be made in the Australian Government’s mid-year Budget update on Monday. These […]
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Arts Education Law

South Bank internship fosters industry collaboration

Students at Griffith's South Bank campus are gaining hands-on, practical experience alongside creative arts and technology leaders, as part of a new industry internship program. Photography, design, fine art and film students from the Queensland College of Art (QCA) created a range of digital content for hub4101 - a community of creative, innovative and tech organisations based in Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
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Alumni

Gender equality champion wins at Malaysia alumni awards

Griffith alumnus, Sabrina Aripen, was presented with the 2018 Community Achievement Award at the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) gala dinner on the weekend.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers scoop awards

Griffith Film School has landed two major wins at the prestigious Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The ATOM Awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Two Weeks, helmed by Masters of Screen Production alumni Mary Duong  and fellow GFS graduate Rhiannon Steffensen, took out Best […]
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Alumni

Griffith music graduate wins Grant McLennan Fellowship

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle), has won the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship. The grant, founded in honour of legendary Brisbane musician Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens, will allow Danny to spend six months in Berlin honing his craft.
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Business and government

How Griffith’s Social Entrepreneurs in Residence program helped Food Connect buy a home

“I just feel really supported and encouraged in the work that I’m doing on the ground for social change."
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Academic Administration

Gender equity and inclusion attracts prestigious award for Griffith

Commitment to gender equity and inclusion attract inaugural honour for Griffith.
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Compounds Australia

New ACRF centre in Compounds Australia at Griffith to benefit from $2m grant

Governor-General bestows $2 million grant to fund a transformative compound management platform within Australia's only dedicated compound management facility.   
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