Cross-cultural research takes Niels to EU forum

Alumni
Dr Niels Kraaier's PhD study of government communications in Australia and the Netherlands has resulted in an invitation to a major diplomatic event, the EU-Australia Leadership Forum
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Griffith grads take Cannes by storm

Alumni
Eight student films from Griffith Film School will screen at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this year.
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Opera grads hitting a high note

Alumni
Queensland Conservatorium graduate Kang Wang will show the world his tenor talents when he represents Australia at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition next month.
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Alumni

Mentor program supports alumni research, networking

Griffith University's role in the newly launched Alumni Professional Development Program seeks to boost research and networking capabilities for Australian alumni
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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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Arts Education Law

When Hollywood meets the Outback

This week 50 students from Griffith Film School found themselves in Outback Queensland for the Vision Splendid Film Festival. Their mission? To pitch, write, shoot, edit and screen a short film in just one week.
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Alumni

Bequest generosity sends violinist Iona to Royal College

The generosity behind a bequest to the Queensland Conservatorium will allow Griffith University graduate Iona Allan to pursue her musical dreams in London
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Arts Education Law

Law all in the family for Jayde

Following in her mother’s footsteps, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lawyer Jayde Geia believes it’s her responsibility to help improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Griffith Law School graduate, whose family comes from Yarrabah in Cairns and Moa Island in the Torres Strait, distinctly remembers the times she sat in […]
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Arts Education Law

Week showcases top education research

The latest developments in educational research were showcased during Education’s Research Week.
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Business and government

Logan ambitions get a touch of Texas

The technology revolution sweeping the business world has reached Australia’s university students, who are increasingly looking at starting their own businesses as an alternative to traditional career paths. Student’s from Griffith University’s Logan campus have just completed an intense weekend long workshop with Texas-based startup educators, 3 Day Startup (3DS). Their enthusiasm underlined by the […]
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Arts Education Law

Research into initial teacher training challenges

Issues faced by Queensland universities involved in Initial Teacher Education experience were in the spotlight at a recent focus group hosted by the School of Education and Professional Studies.
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Arts Education Law

Principals lead the way in lifting literacy levels

An innovative reading program focusing on school principals as leaders and change makers is raising literacy levels across Australia.
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Arts Education Law

Double degree sets Benita on new career path

When she was a young girl Benita Richmond’s parents told her she should become a lawyer when she grew up. “That was usually when I was arguing with them,’’ the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Government/International Relations student recalled. But it was to be many years and a circuitous route before Benita pursued that dream. Although […]
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Arts Education Law

National redress scheme a step in the right direction

Griffith University criminologist Professor Kathleen Daly has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of an initial $33.4 million to establish a national redress scheme for children who were sexually abused in institutional contexts.
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Alumni

Mastering the art of film

Griffith Film School is throwing open its doors to the public this month for a blockbuster Masters showcase. Film buffs can enjoy a series of free workshops and panel discussions, including a directing masterclass with renowned US filmmaker and educator Mark Travis. Mark has directed several features, and acted as a creative consultant on films […]
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Alumni

From little things big things grow

Starring the best emerging acts from the Queensland Conservatorium Bachelor of Popular Music program, the launch will feature a performance from Tesla Cøils, who were named Breakout Artist of the Year at the Gold Coast Music Awards.
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Arts Education Law

Dilemma of reporting in a post-truth era

​In the age of Trump and ‘fake’ news, amid the relentless 24/7 news cycle how do contemporary journalists navigate their way in a chaotic world? Griffith University’s Associate Professor Susan Forde addressed this question in the 2017 Arts, Education & Law Professorial Lecture at South Bank on May 16.. “Websites and social media off-shoots provide a […]
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Alumni

Griffith film alumni in the spotlight

Griffith Film School student Claire Randall is following in the footsteps of legendary directors like Martin Scorsese and George Lucas – presenting her first film at the renowned International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen. Wolfe, which recently won a Crystal Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, explores a young man’s journey through adolescence with undiagnosed schizophrenia.
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