UN report highlights impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality

COVID-19
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The global impact of COVID-19 on women’s wellbeing has been highlighted in a new UN Women report co-authored by Griffith University academic Professor Sara Davies. Women’s access to education and health services has already been compromised by the pandemic, according to the report Spotlight on Gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the pandemic derail hard-won […]

Griffith University members awarded Golden Key scholarships

Griffith Honours College
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Three Griffith University members have been awarded Golden Key International Honor Society scholarships in the latest round. Griffith Bachelor of Counselling student Peter Avetisoff, medical student Karan Loomba and Griffith alumnus Karla Clarry all received Golden Key scholarships, which will allow them to continue their passion for learning and improving the world around them. Peter […]

Griffith leads the way with peer programs for students

Student success
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Griffith University’s peer-to-peer programs such as mentoring and student leadership enhance student support, engagement and achievement.      At the recent STARS (Students, Transition, Achievement, Retention, Success) Conference, Griffith psychology student Sam Flowers saw how the University compared with others in the peer program space.   “I was quite inspired to see the sector-wide contributions to improving the student experience,” Sam says.    “Griffith also […]

Mentoring helps students hit the ground running

Inside Griffith
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Griffith University’s range of student mentoring programs has something to suit everyone.   With programs for various study areas and degree levels, plus maths, writing and industry mentoring, commencing students can tap into multiple opportunities.  Faith-Marie Miller, who studies at Griffith via Open Universities Australia, says mentoring has been extremely beneficial during her online studies.     “Studying online can sometimes feel like you are studying in isolation, but […]

Student mentors reap benefits while making a positive difference

Inside Griffith
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Griffith University’s Mentoring and Orientation Hub are calling for student mentors for Trimester 2, providing a top opportunity for current students to develop a range of positive graduate attributes.    Mentoring and Orientation Hub Manager Nathan Seng says the benefits of becoming a student mentor are fruitful and two-fold.  “Student mentors can develop their leadership skills and experience to boost their […]

Think big and win big with the Griffith Innovation Challenge 

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
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Imagine developing a big idea and earning credit towards your degree, with a good chance of winning up to $10,000 to launch your concept.  That could be your reality, thanks to the Griffith Innovation Challenge.      Griffith Innovation Challenge and 3 Day Startup Project Coordinator Simon Barclay says all Griffith undergraduate students are encouraged to enrol in the 10CP course, regardless of […]

Griffith offers student entrepreneurship opportunities aplenty

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
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Innovation and entrepreneurship are hallmarks of Griffith, where students are offered a range of opportunities to think big, develop concepts and take their ideas to the next level.   With events, clubs, courses and degrees focused on entrepreneurship, students can hone their capacity to work smarter at any stage of their Griffith journey.   Through these offerings, students can […]