Remarkable generosity as Annual Appeal tops $100,000Alumni
For the first time, Griffith University’s Annual Appeal has topped $100,000 in donations. The record-breaking mark was reached this week, less than two months after the 2017 appeal was launched. And with the appeal running until the end of the year, the amount already raised guarantees the provision of 40 Griffith Futures Scholarships for students […]
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
WOW’s Professor Ruth McPhail is Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources (with whom the Centre has a close working relationship). Raised as an academic at Griffith University, her social justice agenda has always been very strong. We spent five minutes with Ruth to learn a little more about what research underpinned by […]
Providing industry relevant employment for Griffith Health students was the aim last week (13 November) when Griffith teamed up with National Disability Services (NDS) and WorkAbility Queensland in a Jobs Roadshow.
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.
Following the release of the results of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) report into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities, Griffith University has committed to implementing the report’s recommendations in full. The wide ranging report, commissioned by Universities Australia (UA) on behalf of universities including Griffith, has made a total of nine […]
Arts Education Law
Griffith University journalism students are at the forefront of a campaign to improve media representation of people with a disability. Project Open Doors, which aims to develop positive media reporting around people with a disability, was launched by the Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin on Monday, July 10. Project coordinator and journalism lecturer Faith Valencia says […]
A palpable spirit of togetherness energised yesterday’s inter-campus bushwalk to mark National Reconciliation Week 2017. The first of two Walk and Talk events this week, each hosted by GUMURRII Student Support Unit, took a record number of participants from Griffith’s Mt Gravatt campus to the Nathan campus under the soft autumn sunshine. Amidst the mix of […]
A career in speech pathology or child psychology is the fuel for study for Honours student Erin Condrin, who is raising awareness of the usual condition Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
Arts Education Law
In country's top two following quality learning and teaching survey
Students build on opportunities to build professional networks
Griffith University’s Student Administration team is poised for a busy holiday period following the release of early offers to prospective students this week. The team will remain on call to answer any questions from prospective students via phone or email over the Christmas-New Year break. While the office remains closed on all public holidays, student […]
Register now for a Budgeting 101 workshop! (and receive a $50 bookshop voucher*) The Welfare and Student Liaison Office are running these interactive workshops on all campuses during February 2017. Come along to get tips on how to save money and survive financially. Gold Coast campus: Fri 17 Feb, 1.30 – 3.00 || Thurs 23 Feb, […]
The National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS) will be called on to support the rights of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability as part of the focus for the ninth NDIS Symposium.
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
A lightbulb moment after a show on a cruise ship four years ago was a career turning point for comedian Mark McConville. The Brisbane stand-up comic and now Griffith student was doing what he does best, making people laugh, when a woman from the audience told him after the show it was the first time […]
The Welfare and Student Liaison Office provides support to student Carers. Services include the Carer Support Network, individual support, meetings and regular emails. Caring for another person can be rewarding but also extremely challenging at times, when there is a need to balance the role of caring and the particular requirements of studying at University. […]
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have created a bunch of online services to help you manage your finances. The ATO’s top three tips are to get a Tax File Number (TFN) if you haven’t already, to register for myGov (the fastest way to access government services online) and then link your myGov account to the ATO, and […]
Check out the range of financial support available to students at Griffith University.
Driving major reform policy over the past 20 years in areas such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS), are some of the many highlights being celebrated at Griffith University.