“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

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With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Indigenous study tour builds on young psychologist’s dream

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A passion for working in complex trauma populations is behind the success of Griffith Bachelor of Psychology graduate Rebecca Simpson, following her completion of the 2017 Aurora Indigenous Scholars International Study Tour.
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Indigenous education leader receives international award

'Immense contribution' of Aunty Anne recognised at prestigious ceremony.
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Alumni

Redesigning an Aussie icon

Queensland College of Art graduate Claudia Moodoonuthi was one of three artists commissioned to create a limited edition design for iconic Australian company, Vegemite. The company is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a range of unique designs on its jars, including Claudia's bold and colourful work, My Vegemite Family.
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Arts Education Law

Turning trash into treasure a swell idea

Queensland College of Art student Ronda Sharpe enlisted the help of Griffith University's IT team to help create her entry for this year's Swell Sculpture Festival - using hundreds of old data cables to create part of a stunning collaborative work.
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Arts Education Law

Oh Carol! What a job you’re doing!

Dedicated and passionate Gumurrii Learning Assistance Officer (LAO) Carol Edwards is inspiring Griffith University (GU) Indigenous students to achieve academic success. Edwards, mother of two and grandmother of three, a descendant of the Turrbal people commenced working at the GU Indigenous Support Unit Gumurrii in 2012. In 2017 Gumurrii, with Edwards assistance, helped 137 indigenous […]
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Alumni

Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Arts Education Law

Community walks a pathway to reconciliation

Record numbers of Griffith University Indigenous and non-Indigenous staff and students have come together to participate in two Walk and Talk events this week.
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Alumni

QCA student wins national art prize

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Robert Andrew has won the $40,000 Alice Prize, which recognises the country’s best contemporary art. The biennial acquisitive prize is open to artists from across the country, attracting hundreds of entries. Robert took out top honours with his work ‘Whitewash over the burn’, a striking textural piece that features burnt […]
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Emerging artist in the spotlight at national graduate exhibition

Queensland College of Art graduate Mandy Quadrio  is one of 30 emerging artists chosen to exhibit at the Hatched National Graduate Show. The prestigious exhibition at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art has been running since 1992, and showcases the country's best up-and-coming artists.
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Alumni

Griffith grad strikes gold with Games uniforms

Queensland College of Art alumnus Jenna Lee has created stunning artworks that feature prominently on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Australian team uniforms. When the Australian athletes enter Carrara Stadium next month, they will be decked out in the traditional green and gold. However, the athletes' formal wear has been given a distinctive twist, with Jenna's unique print emblazoned on the ties, scarves, belts and blazers.
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Harmony Week is for everyone at Griffith

Harmony Day may fall on March 21 each year but at Griffith University there is a full week of activities celebrating our diverse range of culture and recognising and valuing diversity. March 21 is United Nations Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and across Australia this is recognised and celebrated as National Harmony Day. The theme […]
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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

Griffith grad goes for gold

The Commonwealth Games may still be several months away, but Griffith University alumnus Delvene Cockatoo-Collins already feels like she has won gold. The North Stradbroke artist was selected to design the artwork for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medals  which were unveiled at the weekend. Griffith University Games Champion Cameron McEvoy and Griffith exercise science student Domonic […]
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Arts Education Law

New partnership supports Indigenous voices

Two new jointly-funded PhD scholarships announced.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith’s Tallowwood childcare centre hits 30-year milestone

Education platform setting children up for life
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Walk and Talk provides path to reconciliation

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 […]
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