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

Alumni
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

Features
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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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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Alumni

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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Griffith College

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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Alumni

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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Corporate

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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Griffith School of Engineering

Griffith engineering student awarded scholarship

An Indigenous Support Scholarship will help Kiarna Broomhead focus on her studies alleviating the worry for part-time work as she settles into life as a Griffith University first-year engineering student. The 17-year-old has been awarded an Indigenous Support Scholarship as part of developer Grocon’s commitment to National Reconciliation Week and wants to become a role model […]
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Arts Education Law

Music hits right notes in reconciliation journey

Griffith University celebrates key milestones.
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Arts Education Law

Josh’s visit inspires Indigenous law students

Barrister Joshua Creamer (second, left)with Griffith law students Isiah Banu, Murray Porter and Lydia Ross. By journalism intern Monique Gilmore Work experience is essential in preparing for a career in law. This was the advice given to Griffith Law School’s Indigenous students by prominent barrister Joshua Creamer during a recent visit to Nathan campus. The […]
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Features

Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan launched

Closing the gap in health outcomes between Australia’s First Peoples and other Australians is the aim of the Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022.
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Business and government

Titans star graduates with business degree

Ryan James looking ahead to life after footy.
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