Griffith benefactor honoured at major philanthropic awards

Alumni
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 ends Games partnership on a high

Alumni
The Gold Coast saved its best for last as the 2018 Commonwealth Games came to a captivating end with the staging of the marathon on the final day of competition.
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Griffith aviation graduates flying high

Alumni
The airlines are back recruiting cadets – and Griffith University has secured three through Virgin Australia.
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Corporate

Griffith celebrates 20 years at Logan

The Logan community came together as one to mark Griffith University's 20-year celebration at its newest campus.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers selected for short film competition

Alumni and faculty from Griffith Film School have received funding to pursue their dream projects as part of a Screen Queensland short film competition. Screen Queensland's SQ Shorts Program has funded the production of 12 short films to allow emerging filmmakers to develop standout stories for the screen.
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Alumni

Griffith Journalism students write their own history

For three hectic weeks – around 40 Griffith University students had an opportunity that many reporters would envy – having access to and reporting on the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast. Based from a pop-up newsroom at the Gold Coast campus for the duration of the Games, journalism, photography and public relations students were […]
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Business and government

Asia-Pacific Study Tour gives MBA students global business experience

A Griffith University elective course allows postgraduate students to better their understanding of international business practices during an Asia Pacific tour.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers powering Comm Games broadcasts

Griffith Film School has more than 90 students and graduates working with  Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games official broadcaster NEP. The Host Broadcast Training Program has provided Griffith film students with hands-on experience in the lead-up to the Games, working on NEP live broadcasts for network television.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith musicians to play for country’s movers and shakers

Four young musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium are preparing for the gig of a lifetime after being chosen to perform for the Prime Minister and industry leaders on the eve of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith hosts world music stars in lead up to Festival 2018

The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University  will host some of world music's superstars in the lead up to Festival 2018. Associate Professor Vanessa Tomlinson will feature in an all-star 12-piece ensemble that will perform at Festival 2018 on 13 April.
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Arts Education Law

QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE

Queensland College of Art student Michael Phillips has won a $25,000 commission to create an epic 90 metre floor to ceiling art work for the expansion of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal. Believed to be the most lucrative student art prize ever offered in Australia, Brisbane Airport’s competition was open to QCA students across all disciplines, with applicants invited to submit concepts for the vast space that explored themes of adventure, discovery, connection and flight.
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Alumni

A song and dance for aspiring composers

Queensland Conservatorium composition students are collaborating on an exciting new production with Expressions Dance Company.
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Alumni

GUMURRII officer participates in Queen’s Baton handover

Griffith University’s John Graham  has formally received the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton for the final international leg of its journey in the lead up to the Games in April. John, a senior learning assistance officer with the GUMURRII Student Support Unit, represented the Yugumbeh people with the traditional Maori owners of […]
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Alumni

National Teaching Award for Griffith Midwifery Program

Griffith’s internationally acclaimed Bachelor of Midwifery program has been recognised with a prestigious 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) for Programs that Enhance Learning. The award was announced at the Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards Presentation Ceremony in Melbourne. It was one of two AAUT awards won by Griffith with the Griffith […]
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Alumni

Unitemps celebrates outstanding debut year

The first of its kind in Australia, university-operated recruitment agency Unitemps Griffith is celebrating a successful first year after its establishment in July 2016.
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Alumni

Griffith musicians powering Opera on the Beach

Students from the Queensland Conservatorium are the musical powerhouse behind this year’s Griffith Opera on the Beach, to be presented by Opera Australia. The talented students make up 80% of the orchestra - providing a lush musical backdrop for the spectacular open-air production of Verdi’s Aida.
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Cities Research Institute

Big Data and Griffith analyses improve passenger picture

Over the last 40 years, global air travel has increased almost eight-fold and is set to rise further. This rapid growth is putting infrastructure strain on capital cities, but also putting pressure on airports to validate their future investment in terms of regional return on investment, not just increased capacity. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) recently […]
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Education

Partnership leads Tasmanian schools to higher ground

The Griffith Institute for Educational Research has partnered with Tasmania’s Department of Education to improve literacy through the professional development of school leaders with Griffith’s Principals as Literacy Leaders (PALL) program.
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