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

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With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Griffith benefactor honoured at major philanthropic awards

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Dr Soheil Abedian is a pioneer and not just in the prestige property industry. The Iranian-born developer has now been recognised as a leader in philanthropy and higher education.
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Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Filmmakers explore life of a screen legend

A pair of Griffith Film School graduates has produced an acclaimed documentary on the life and work of legendary Australian film editor Jill Bilcock. Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production alumni Axel Grigor and Faramarz K-Rahber wanted to shine a light on the renowned film editor, whose work includes iconic Australian films like Strictly Ballroom, Muriel’s […]
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Environmental mission spreads from remote village to the world

Only the third person from his Nepali village to receive a PhD, Griffith University alumnus Dr Hum Gurung has dedicated his professional life to environmental conservation, becoming a global leader in the field
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Simon says business the key to solving social inequity

As co-founder of Everydayhero, Griffith graduate Simon Lockyer changed fundraising globally. Now with Five Good Friends, he has turned his social conscience and business sense to aged care
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Gold Coast research helps fight against oral cancer in India

Griffith alumnus Dr Bhawna Gupta is applying research conducted on the Gold Coast to inform programs and policies around a medical epidemic in her Indian homeland
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Ashley creates Topicthread for a safer social media experience

Developed by Griffith graduate Dr Ashley M Berge, Topicthread is being promoted as a safer, simpler and more secure social media network in which users have much greater control
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Keeping the past alive earns Griffith historian high honour

A commitment to research spanning four decades has seen a Griffith University history expert awarded a high honour by the Professional Historians Association (Qld) Inc.
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National recognition for Griffith Design graduate

Queensland College of Art Design graduate Troy Baverstock has won the Design Institute of Australia's national prize for Industrial / Product Design. Troy's diverse range of cutting-edge designs ranged from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a sleek timber sound system.
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Animation students to showcase work on world stage

Animation students from Griffith Film School have been selected to showcase their work at the Melbourne International Animation Festival this week. Brodie Stephenson’s stop-motion short Fifty-Two is one of the films screening in Melbourne. His graduate project has created waves on the international festival circuit: it won Best Animation at the Tiblisi International Student Film Festival, was shortlisted […]
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MBA Asia Study Tour opens recruitment executive’s eyes

Hallis chief executive officer Louisa Hinchen says Griffith Business School’s international opportunity changed her business outlook.
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Griffith artist selected to exhibit in Rome

Queensland College of Art graduate Andy Lowrie has been selected to exhibit his latest collection of jewellery in Rome as part of an international exhibition showcasing the best young talent from around the world.
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Griffith films recognised on world stage

Cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School are continuing to make an impact on the international stage, with several films taking out top honours at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.
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Photography grads embark on epic road trip around Australia

Two photographers, one caravan and a continent to explore. Queensland College of Art alumni Sid Coombes and Callena Brenchley are embarking on an epic 12-month road trip around Australia in their retro Sunliner caravan.
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Griffith grad captures street style

For Queensland College of Art photography graduate Katie Fergus, the most interesting fashion is captured on the street, rather than the catwalk. Katie has carved out a successful career as street-style photographer – documenting the designers, editors and off-duty models who grace the catwalks and fill the front row at fashion events. After working with […]
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Meaghan brings young energy, ideas to Parliament

Meaghan Scanlon was just 24 when she created history as the youngest female elected to the Queensland Parliament. Now six months into her term, she remains firmly focused on her goals and what it means to represent her community. “I became involved in politics because I thought I could change the world,” says the Griffith […]
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Griffith couple a perfect fit for fitness success

Greg and Sheree Young started their Body Science health and nutrition brand in a suburban garage. From such humble beginnings, the rise to what today is a multi-million-dollar company is testament to staying true to one’s dreams and values. Partners in life and business, Griffith University graduates Greg and Sheree established Body Science in 1999. […]
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