Griffith Health

Griffith holds follow-up NDIS Jobs Roadshow

Providing industry relevant employment for Griffith Health students is the aim when Griffith will again team up with WorkAbility Queensland in a Jobs Roadshow.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Five minutes with…Ruth McPhail

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 […]
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Academic Administration

Griffith University accepts AHRC report recommendations

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 […]
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Arts Education Law

Open Doors paves way for better reporting on disability

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 […]
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Features

Student and dog raise awareness of rare condition

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.
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Griffith International

Attend a Budgeting 101 workshop and a $50 bookshop voucher could be yours!

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, […]
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Griffith Health

Griffith NDIS Symposia calls to improve equity for CALD community with disabilities

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.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Using humour and laughter for mental health and wellbeing

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 […]
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Griffith Health

Milestone for disability and rehab research

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.
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Corporate

Korpo learns to reconnect with her career

Returning to university study was an obvious choice for Korpo Kormon long after leaving a successful career in accounting in her Liberian homeland to emigrate to Australia. The energetic mother of four took on the challenge at a time when her family was growing. She had just given birth to twins and living a life […]
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Alumni

Uni-Key, Uni-Reach celebrate 20th anniversary

After 20 years of helping students make the transition to tertiary education, it's celebration time for Griffith University's Uni-Key and Uni-Reach programs
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Features

Quadriplegia is no barrier to a medical career

Dinesh Palipana was a focused, determined, enthusiastic medicine student at Griffith University when his life changed forever on a rainy night in 2010.
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Arts Education Law

Australian swimming para-athlete wins first Griffith GC2018 scholarship

Incoming student and elite sports star 18-year-old Rowan Crothers has been awarded the first Griffith University and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Sporting Excellence Scholarship, worth approximately $70,000.
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Griffith Health

Griffith MS Swimathon with Jess Ashwood

Australian swimmer and Griffith student Jess Ashwood will be the star of the show this weekend at the second MS Swimathon on Sunday 18 October 2015.
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Corporate

Mental health and wellbeing in the spotlight

Griffith University will host a Mental Health and Wellbeing Symposium as part of the National University Mental Health and Wellbeing Day on October 20.
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Griffith Health

Journey to uni – Pip’s passion rewarded

Adult Learners Week celebrates the diversity of adult learners at university.
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Architecture

Architecture dream a new challenge for Joshua

The first year Bachelor of Architectural Design student, Joshua Nicholson, will let nothing keep him from his goals.
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Features

World Press Photo award for Raphaela

Raphaela Rosella, a 26-year-old Queensland College of Art graduate has won one of the world's most coveted photographic prizes.
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