Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium launches 2021 season

The Queensland Conservatorium has unveiled its 2021 concert season, featuring epic symphonies, movie musicals, theatre classics and contemporary opera.
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Alumni

Hats off for Class of 2020 as grad ceremonies return

Students, family and friends attended the first in-person ceremonies to be held in more than a year.
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Alumni

Kate Miller-Heidke receives Honorary Doctorate

Acclaimed musician Kate Miller-Heidke has been awarded the title Doctor of the University (DUniv).
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School of Education and Professional Studies

School of Education and Professional Studies Head of School Message – March 2021

Welcome to the first trimester of 2021. After what can only be described as a year that changed everything, 2021 promises to be a year of hope and optimism. We are very excited to be orientating the largest ever cohort of initial teacher education students into our Bachelor of Education and Master of Teaching programs. […]
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium maestro to helm QSO 

Griffith University Professor Johannes Fritzsch been named Principal Conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO).
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Arts Education Law

Study into links between traumatic childhood experiences and sexual violence launches

Griffith researchers have commenced an Australian first study into sexually violent behaviour.
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Alumni

Jeff Horn returns to Griffith for his next challenge

Griffith alumnus and teacher turned champion boxer Jeff Horn has returned to his alma mater to flex his acting muscles in a short film called Slugger. 
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Business and government

Scholarship gets student closer to ASIO dream

Ryan Mitchell is Griffith Business School’s Logan Community Bank (Bendigo Bank) Scholarship winner and hopes one day to use his double degree to join ASIO.
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Alumni

First Peoples artists unveil stunning public art commission

A pair of Griffith alumni are showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art by creating an eye-catching public art trail through Ipswich’s city centre.
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Arts Education Law

A new era of engagement for Griffith

Griffith’s new Vice President (Industry and External Engagement) says the Australian university sector is a critical resource for the nation but could certainly improve its engagement with community and industry.
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Arts Education Law

Students to benefit from $1.4m in New Colombo mobility funding

More than $1.4 million in funding from the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program will allow 413 Griffith students to participate in projects across the Indo-Pacific over three years.
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus tops ARIA charts 

Bluey composer and Bachelor of Music graduate Joff Bush has topped the ARIA charts with his soundtrack to the hit TV series. 
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Arts Education Law

Griffith design students creating clean habits

Four design students from the Queensland College of Art have created a device to promote better hygiene practices in response to the COVID pandemic. 
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Arts Education Law

Employment for older workers on the agenda at APEC

Older workers may be hit hardest by the financial impact of the COVID pandemic, according to a Griffith University adult education expert. Professor Stephen Billett presented at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum about the re-employment of older workers. His APEC presentation was based on extensive research across Australia and Singapore. “Many of the […]
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours

2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni. 
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Arts Education Law

Music student up for Young Australian of the Year 

Griffith University student William Clarke and his brother Daniel have been nominated for the upcoming Young Australian of the Year awards for their conservation work. The pair launched a campaign to help protect critically endangered orangutan populations in Borneo and Sumatra. William and Daniel were named 2021 Queensland Young Australians of the Year late last year, […]
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Arts Education Law

World’s oldest cave art discovered in Indonesia

A team of Griffith University archaeologists has shared in the discovery of what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting, dating back to at least 45,500 years ago. Uncovered in South Sulawesi during field research conducted with Indonesia’s leading archaeological research centre, Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS), the cave painting consists of a figurative […]
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Arts Education Law

Human rights advocate inspires next generation

Dr Shahram Dana is using the lessons he learnt at the United Nations to inspire the next generation of crusading legal eagles. A deeply personal passion The senior law lecturer is a lifelong advocate of international human rights, a passion instilled at an early age. As members of the Baha’i Faith, Dr Dana’s parents fled […]
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