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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Alumni

The Village Market creators receive the GBS Outstanding Entrepreneurial Alumnus Award for 2018

Marissa Bowden and Sarah Schoeller take out Griffith Business School’s annual award for success in an entrepreneurial venture.  
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Alumni

Griffith partners with Bleach Festival

Griffith University has signed a three-year partnership deal with Bleach* Festival – the Gold Coast’s premiere arts and culture event. The centrepiece of next year’s festival will be a blockbuster outdoor performance of Verdi’s Requiem, featuring students from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Talented musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will work alongside a […]
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Alumni

Griffith film alumnus wins lord mayor’s top award

Griffith film alumnus Tim McGahan has been recognised as Business Person of the Year at the 2018 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards. Tim took out the top award, which acknowledged his business acumen and contribution to the local film industry. Tim’s company, Blacklab Group, has produced two international blockbusters – Predestination and Winchester – written and directed by […]
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Arts Education Law

Film lecturer wins national teaching award

Griffith Film School lecturer Ashley Burgess has received the 2018 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUAD) Innovative Teaching Award. The national award recognises innovative teaching methods by emerging art and design academics, and focuses on the design and delivery of one course. Mr Burgess was nominated for the popular 'Outback Filmmaking Bootcamp' program he pioneered, which has seen Griffith Film School partner with the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival in Winton.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith showcases talent at Beijing Design Week

From laser-cut seaweed creations to 3D print tableware and augmented reality installations, Griffith University is set to showcase the talent of its design staff and students at Beijing Design Week. Griffith was the only Australian university invited to exhibit at Beijing Design Week, which provides a platform for cutting-edge work by the world’s most exciting […]
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Business and government

Yunus Social Business Centre helps Logan look to the future

Griffith University will play a key role at this week's INNOV8 Logan launch event.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Blockchain Research project wins funding boost

Griffith University has been successful in a major grant application for Blockchain Research.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith brings world’s leading design minds to Brisbane

Queensland College of Art will bring the world's leading design minds to Brisbane, after winning hosting rights for the Design Research Society (DRS) Conference 2020.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Timber buildings set to reach new heights

Researchers put timber to the test to see if tall wooden buildings are the way forward for our cities. 
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Arts Education Law

The entrepreneurial life of the musician

“I didn’t grow up in a musical house, but we did own a record store. We never really sat around the table talking about music, the family talked about business. I had an absolute passion for music and loved playing, but I wasn’t surrounded by it, my environment was other stuff.” Teacher, researcher and woodwind […]
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Alumni

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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Business and government

Griffith celebrates innovative young entrepreneurs at 2018 GLO@Logan challenge

The two-day program combines creativity, initiative and unconventional thinking with cross-disciplinary learning and topical examples.
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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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Griffith Enterprise

‘A new solutions culture’ the focus for Startup Catalyst student

First year Gold Coast IT student, Dylan Birot has become the third member of the Studio 39 group to complete the Startup Catalyst program in California in November. Startup Catalyst aims to change Australia’s digital enterprise culture by exposing as many people as possible to the new digital companies changing our business and technology world […]
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Business and government

Entrepreneurs of tomorrow take charge at GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge

Up to 70 year nine students from around the Logan and Redlands regions will take part in the second annual GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge this month, giving them the chance to hone their entrepreneurial abilities by drawing on the realms of both business and science in order to address topical health issues. Held from 28-30 November at Griffith’s […]
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Business and government

OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn awarded Griffith honorary doctorate

Lauded social entrepreneur Ronni Kahn has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Griffith University. As the founder of food-rescue charity OzHarvest, the South Africa-born Kahn was recognised this month by Griffith Business School for her considerable work and leadership in the realms of entrepreneurship, sustainability, innovation and social impact, which have all been key tenets of […]
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Alumni

Griffith Business School’s 2017 Outstanding Alumnus Award Winners announced

The award recipients were honoured at the School’s 12th Annual Alumni Gala Dinner and Awards Night at Sofitel Brisbane Central.
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