For the first time, Griffith Open Day will offer visitors the chance to hear from two of the University’s senior leaders about how students are being equipped for the workplaces of the future. Griffith’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Professor Debra Henly and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement) Professor Martin Betts will discuss some of the latest developments and innovations, to global internship opportunities and career-focused learning.
Griffith University’s Open Day on Sunday 12 August is the ideal opportunity for aspiring uni students to explore their options, get a feel for the campus, talk to lecturers and hear from students about what study at Griffith is like. To help we've provided a parents guide to getting the most out of Griffith University Open Day 2018.
Griffith University has honoured St Hilda’s School principal Peter Crawley, one of the pioneers of using computers and tablets in the classroom, with an honorary doctorate for services to education.
Two of Queensland’s top judges, Chief Justice Catherine Holmes and Judge Brendan Butler, have received honorary doctorates from Griffith University for distinguished service to the legal profession.
Griffith University’s rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has capped a remarkable year being honoured with the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology - the top archaeology award in Australia. Earlier this year he was awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship worth $2.5 million to continue his rock art research.
Griffith will honour seven notable community members with honorary doctorates during graduation ceremonies in Brisbane and the Gold Coast over the next week. Almost 5000 graduating students are expected to attend.
Griffith University’s Professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named the 2017 Queensland Australian of the Year for his work with stem cells and how they can be used to help repair damaged spinal cords.