Disability

Griffith launches free online course to open up disability discussion

‘Realising Career Potential: Rethinking Disability’ is a free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) now open for enrolment that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with disadvantage or disability realise their vocational potential.
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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

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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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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Domestic Violence

Teresa Bradford: An inspiration to others in nursing

Teresa Bradford was genuine, understanding, compassionate and inspirational.
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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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Student Services

Student Carer Network and Orientation Welcome sessions

The Welfare and Student Liaison Office provides support to student Carers.  Services include the Carer Support Network, individual support, meetings and regular emails. Caring for another person can be rewarding but also extremely challenging at times, when there is a need to balance the role of caring and the particular requirements of studying at University. […]
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Student Services

Top Tips from the ATO

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have created a bunch of online services to help you manage your finances. The ATO’s top three tips are to get a Tax File Number (TFN) if you haven’t already, to register for myGov (the fastest way to access government services online) and then link your myGov account to the ATO, and […]
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Student Services

Various financial support available at Griffith

Check out the range of financial support available to students at Griffith University.
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Student Services

Apply now for a 2017 Student Partner position!

Are you interested in doing paid work for Student Services? We require students from all campuses to work as Student Partners (SPs) on a casual basis in 2017 and applications are NOW OPEN. Training and support will be provided and you must be available to attend a full-day training session on one of the following dates: […]
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Student Services

Register now for Budgeting 101 workshop

Would you like to receive a $50 bookshop voucher? Then come along to one of our Budgeting 101 workshops! These interactive workshops will help you to save money and survive financially. Attend the workshop, complete an online quiz and your budget – and you will receive a $50 bookshop voucher*. REGISTER HERE for one of […]
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Student Services

Are you getting your tertiary concession fare on Translink services?

Have you applied online for your tertiary concession fares to be activated on your go card?  If not, apply online today if you want to travel at student prices. To travel on tertiary concession fares you need to have a valid tertiary student concession go card or an adult go card and apply online for tertiary […]
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Student Services

Apply now for the Student Services Student Leadership Program!

Are you interested in improving your leadership skills and playing an active role in the Griffith community? If so, you are invited to join Student Services’ 2016/2017 Student Leadership Program. Selected students are required to attend a free 2 day training session  (19 & 20 July at Gold Coast campus, OR 20 & 21 July at […]
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Student Services

Changes to tertiary concession fares

The Tertiary Transport Concession Card has been removed and is no longer required. Students in South East Queensland can now apply online for tertiary concession fares on their go card. To be eligible for tertiary concession fares students must meet all of the following eligibility criteria: carry a student ID (issued by a Queensland institution […]
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Student Services

An invite for Carers to join us for morning tea!

National Carers week is 11 – 17 October and to celebrate we are inviting all student carers to join us for a free morning tea.  You are also welcome to join us at our stalls. We hope to see you there! Nathan campus 13 Oct: Stall 10 – 1 at Campus Heart; MT 10.30 – […]
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Student Services

Proposed changes to Student Start-up scholarship

Subject to the passage of legislation, from semester 2, 2014, new higher education students in receipt of Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY will be ineligible for the Student Start-up Scholarship (SSS). Instead, these students will be eligible for equivalent Income Contingent Loans, totalling up to $2,050 per year, to help them pay for up-front costs […]
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Student Services

Money Smart budget planner

Check out the MoneySmart Budget Planner to help work out where your money is going and how you can save. https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/calculators-and-tools/budget-planner
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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

New courses on offer next semester

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is offering a new course on homicide as well as a range of electives from next semester.   Homicide In the new first year core course, Homicide, first year students will learn how serious violent offences are detected and investigated by police and then processed through the justice […]
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