What will Queensland’s coast look like in 50 years? That’s the big question posed by a coastal science and engineering conference held on the Gold Coast this week. The 7th Queensland Coastal Conference, hosted by the Australian Coastal Society, will explore this future-focused theme over two days, 21-22 August, at Mantra Legends Surfers Paradise. The […]
Anahy Wilde Dos Santos left her life in Brazil and moved to Brisbane to study at Griffith after completing a MOOC offered by the University.
Zena Safa was 16 years old and in her final year of high school in Libya when her life changed forever. The peaceful life her family had made there since fleeing Iraq in 1992 was shattered by civil war. Simmering anger about the Gaddafi regime had burst into mass protests in February 2011 and the […]
Lauren Schleger grew up in Kingaroy, a small town three hours north of Brisbane, where she heard stories about her mother, Janet, changing lives through her role in child protection. Those stories inspired Lauren to follow in Janet’s footsteps by studying a Bachelor of Counselling at Griffith University. Lauren says she is driven by a […]
Oliver Dupen walked straight from Griffith University into his dream job after graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing. The walk was short, from Griffith’s Gold Coast campus across the road to the Gold Coast University Hospital’s cardiology ward. His first experience in the ward came during second-year placement. Oliver decided he wanted to return to […]
Zoe Gill had been a social worker for 15 years when she enrolled in a Master of Social Work at Griffith University. Already a leader within her industry, Zoe took on the degree as a personal challenge. She felt like ‘something was missing’, and that something was a qualification commensurate with her substantial lived experience. […]
Roshan Rigby is a PhD candidate, researcher and teacher at Griffith University. She is studying how dietitians use behaviour change theories in practice so they can provide better tailored interventions and improve outcomes for clients. More than two-thirds of Australian adults, and one-third of children, are overweight or obese. Understanding how behaviour change works in […]