Aviation students fly high in a computer lab!

Aviation
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Griffith University’s reputation as a world-class training centre for aviation students has been strengthened with a brand new lab. The flight procedures lab features a room full of computers equipped with simulators to put students in the cockpit of a plane. Students are able to choose between single or twin engine controls and practise in […]

Griffith to introduce drone-focused engineering major in 2018

Corporate
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Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation. That’s the opportunity for graduates of Griffith University’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe. The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the […]

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Griffith University is further equipping students for jobs of the future with the introduction of a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicles major. The major in Electronics and UAV will begin in the Griffith School of Engineering next year as part of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree program, giving students specialist knowledge in aviation and avionics […]

QAL agreement a boost for Griffith students

Aviation
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Griffith University students have been given a flying start to a new career following a new agreement signed with Queensland Airports Limited (QAL). Under the terms of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed today, QAL and Griffith University have formalised existing working relationships and extended it to benefit both the University and QAL. After years […]

Aviation leader becomes Adjunct Professor

Aviation
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The Managing Director of Queensland Airports Limited (QAL), Mr Dennis Chant, has been made an Adjunct Professor in Griffith University’s Aviation group. Mr Chant has more than 40 years experience in the aviation, maritime and tourism industries. Since assuming leadership at QAL, he has presided over the company’s acquisition of Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach […]