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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Alumni

Photography graduate scoops top awards

Queensland College of Art alumnus Adam Ferguson has scooped two of the world's most prestigious photography prizes for his striking portraits of Nigerian girls recruited as suicide bombers by Boko Haram. Adam was named Photographer of the Year at the Pictures of the Year International competition and took out top prize in the People and Stories category of the World Press Photo awards for the series of images commissioned by The New York Times.
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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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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers honoured at top US industry awards

Two cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School‘s LiveLab studio have been honoured at the New York Festivals Best of TV & Film Awards in Las Vegas this week. The awards recognise content in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the television and film industries, they mirror global trends and encourage the next generation […]
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Alumni

Grand designs

Queensland College of Art graduate Meryl Keioskie has won the Design Institute of Australia's Queensland Graduate of the Year Award (GOTYA). Meryl said she was "in complete shock" about the award, which recognised her Honours project - an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome.
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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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Business and government

Business School’s eCareerCoach lands student a prized internship

Connecting with a Coach through the Griffith University program led to Tori Macklin gaining valuable workplace experience.
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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

Scholarships help realise study goals

For Griffith University students Rebecca Holohan and Timothy McMillan, their studies would not be possible without the help of university scholarships. Rebecca says without the support from the scholarships, she would struggle to complete her studies in Business and International Tourism – largely because of the travel involved from her Mission Beach home in North […]
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Domestic Violence

Successful youth-led domestic violence strategy focus of new Griffith research

Evaluating the impact of a youth-led domestic violence strategy is the focus of new research at Griffith University.
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Arts Education Law

Universal Basic Income essay wins Forsyth/Pose Scholarship

Law student Myles Bayliss has won the Law Council of Australia's 2017 Forsyth/Pose Scholarship.
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Academic Administration

Employer satisfaction with Griffith grads surpasses national average again

Griffith University has again demonstrated its ability to deliver remarkable practical outcomes, obtaining a higher-than-average result for another year in the 2017 national Employer Satisfaction Survey. Based on data compiled across graduate job placements for students from 41 institutions, the latest survey reported an overall satisfaction rate of 85.5% for the university, compared with a […]
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Business and government

Student’s China internship gives her career a head start

Ini Akinsanmi has taken full advantage of domestic and global work placements to give her an edge in the job market.
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Business and government

Extra opportunities put Griffith top of the list for scholarship recipient

Georgia Kelly was awarded the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Business) Academic Excellence Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gives journalism students entrée into broadcast world

Griffith University students will hone their journalism skills when they work with NEP Host Broadcast during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
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Alumni

Griffith Film School takes home ATOM double

Griffith Film School has been lauded for its continued outstanding excellence in the creative arts with two major wins at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards.
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Business and government

Financial Planning Association Award confirms star GBS student is right on the money

Griffith University student Azaria Bell has had a spectacular year in 2017, and her latest achievement – being named University Student of the Year at this month’s Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) Awards – is yet another proverbial feather in her bountifully plumed cap. Announced at the annual FPA Professionals Congress in Hobart, Azaria’s award […]
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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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