Arts Education Law

Students bring music to the streets

Queensland Conservatorium students have brought music to the streets of the city as part of a reimagined Brisbane Festival.
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Alumni

Griffith artists selected for nation’s top portrait prizes

Works by QCA staff, students and alumni are in the running for two of Australia's most prestigious portrait prizes.
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ADaPT

Research excellence recognised at Vice Chancellor’s Awards

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Arts Education Law

Art museum director appointed to national leadership role

Griffith University Art Museum Director Angela Goddard has been appointed Chair of University Art Museums Australia. Ms Goddard oversees Griffith University’s flagship public gallery, Griffith University Art Museum, and the University’s extensive art collection. The University holds more than 4,900 works of art, the second largest public collection in Queensland after QAGOMA. Recent successes include […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith research and researchers acknowledged as leaders in their field

The spotlight continues to shine on Griffith University’s research excellence, with solid representation in The Australian newspaper’s special research supplement for 2020. Griffith research was acknowledged as being the national leader in six fields of research while individually, nine Griffith researchers were considered ‘leaders in their field’. The research leaders’ list is based on a big […]
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Alumni

New partnership provides studio space for art alumni

Emerging artists are reaping the rewards of a new industry partnership that provides QCA graduates with studio space in the heart of Brisbane's cultural precinct.
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Arts Education Law

Aurora scholarship to open doors to the Ivy League

Griffith University Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student Bianca Crisp will pursue opportunities at the likes of Harvard and Oxford after being awarded an Aurora Study Symposium scholarship.
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Alumni

Griffith grad takes out top prize at Swell Sculpture Festival

Queensland College of Art alumnus Mari Hirata won the Swell Sculpture Festival with an eye-catching work made from repurposed air-conditioning ducts.
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Alumni

Alumnus leads new era of success for Coast law firm

Griffith University alumnus James Rayner is at the helm of the Property Law team at one of the Gold Coast’s longest running law firms, and is preparing to lead its next era of success. As MBA Lawyers celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020, James’ future focus is on creating a market-leading property team through his […]
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Alumni

Film alumnus directs teen blockbuster

Griffith Film School alumnus Hayley McFarlane has directed a holiday blockbuster set to hit cinemas this week.
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Arts Education Law

Tony Hawk’s videogame comes of age for mature skaters

The newly released Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 videogame could help redefine ageing and masculinity in sport.
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Arts Education Law

Students recognised with National Council of Women Queensland bursaries

Two Griffith undergraduate students have been awarded bursaries towards their film and dentistry studies from the National Council of Women Queensland.
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Alumni

Griffith creatives explore Brisbane’s hidden history

A new exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane is curated by Queensland College of Art (QCA) alumnus Miranda Hine, and features stories, films and artwork by Griffith University staff, students and alumni.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith micro-credentials to meet post-COVID skills gap

Professionals looking to shore up employment opportunities in a post-pandemic world can access an extensive suite of Griffith micro-credentials from Trimester 3, 2020.
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Alumni

Indigenous art lecturer wins national fellowship

Dr Carol McGregor, who leads Griffith University's unique contemporary Indigenous art program, has received the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2020 John Mulvaney Fellowship.
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Alumni

Dami Im brings the X Factor to Griffith’s alumni awards

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Dami Im brought the X Factor to Griffith's annual alumni awards, collaborating with students and faculty on a show-stopping musical medley.
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Arts Education Law

Pandemic opera production is one for the history books

The Queensland Conservatorium is putting on Australia's first opera production since pandemic restrictions took effect - working within strict COVID safe guidelines to ensure the show goes on.
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Life at the Conservatorium

A journey through the Conservatorium studying jazz

Jess Spina’s journey with the Conservatorium started when she was 9 years old with the Young Conservatorium program. Jess is now currently enrolled in a Masters of Music Studies majoring in vocal pedagogy. Jess shared her experience, advice to students and her audition tips below! Tell us about your experience with Young Conservatorium. I started […]
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