Bursary recipients staying at uni

Student Services
For the past 7 years the Welfare and Student Liaison Office (WSLO) has been providing financial assistance in the form of student bursaries to students in severe financial hardship.   There are three different types of bursaries available: Safety Net Bursary, Widening Participation Education Costs Bursary and [email protected] Education Costs Bursary. A recent review on the […]

Expanding Indigenous arts knowledge

Griffith Centre for Cultural Research
A Griffith University project bringing together university students and Indigenous communities aims to incorporate Indigenous arts into Australian universities and colleges. Dr Brydie-Leigh Bartleet, from the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre said despite policies aligning inclusion of Indigenous knowledge and content, their incorporation was still minimal. “While some educators have brought Indigenous artists into creative arts […]

Shy kids get online support

Griffith Health
A groundbreaking approach to helping shy kids via the internet is the focus of unique research at Griffith University. A team of researchers have developed a series of psychological interventions for child anxiety called the BRAVE-ONLINE program. Designed to be fun and interactive for both children and parents, it is based on cognitive behavioural principles […]

Business booming towards greener future

Griffith Business School
How hard-edged business practices can live alongside an increasingly compelling environmental agenda will be discussed at South Bank this week (September 28-28). Griffith University’s Asia Pacific Centre for Sustainable Enterprise hosts The Necessary Transition, a three-day conference exploring global transitions to greener and more resource-efficient modes of economic growth and development. Internationally-renowned experts from all […]

New dialogue to reinforce Australia-China links

Griffith Asia Institute
Australia’s relationship with China has yielded significant political, economic and cultural gains since diplomatic relations were formalised in 1972. Taking this exchange to the next level is the considered aim of Australian and Chinese participants attending today’s (September 25-26) Second Track Dialogue at Peking University. “The relationship between the two countries today is characterised by […]

Record number of student partner applications received

Inside Griffith
The Welfare and Student Liaison Office has received a large number of  high quality applications from students keen to assist with promotion and service delivery of Student Services and other university departments.  Results of last year’s evaluation of this program found that students believed that getting information from Student Partners was more believable and that […]