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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Entrepreneurial spirit driving innovation on the Gold Coast

As General Manager of CoSpaces, Griffith Communications graduate Ariana Margetts is at the helm of Cohort, an innovation space in the Gold Coast’s five billion dollar Health and Knowledge Precinct. The precinct is nestled next to Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus, in the heart of the hub that once housed the Commonwealth Games. Ariana works […]
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Arts Education Law

From lifeguard to international humanitarian of the sea

From a young age, humanitarian Simon Lewis has been driven to make a difference in the community that surrounds him. His innate drive to improve life for his fellow man and make the seemingly impossible, possible – has found him success in his personal and professional life, all while staying humble. Simon’s credits his mother, […]
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Arts Education Law

Advance Queensland Fellowship focuses on building industry resilience

Dr Tristan Casey has been awarded an Advance Queensland Fellowship to help key employment sectors develop resilience amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Arts Education Law

Advance Queensland Fellowships to progress COVID-19 research

Five Griffith University researchers have been awarded Advance Queensland COVID-19 Industry Research Fellowships.
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Arts Education Law

Funding win for archaeology student in new B Arts Honours program

A Griffith archaeological science student, testing new ways to identify where items from collections have come from, has been awarded funding to continue her exciting research.
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Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith alumnus creating a change for good in gender equality

Industry change-maker Communications alumnus Alanna Bastin-Byrne is the Director of Femeconomy, a national membership organisation that educates how purchasing decisions can create gender equality. Femeconomy’s approved companies have at least 30% women on the Board of Directors or 50% female ownership, ‘Companies with female leaders are more likely to have workplace flexibility and less likely […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith expands reputation in global research rankings

Griffith University has moved into the top 250 in the CWTS Leiden Rankings (2015-2018) which ranks the world's top research intensive universities.
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Griffith alumni named Gold Coast Women of the Year

Four remarkable members of the Griffith University community have been recognised in the Harvey Norman Gold Coast Women of the Year awards.
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Arts Education Law

How Qld delivered Scott Morrison’s ‘Miracle Election’

Dr Paul Williams analyses Queensland's unique political culture for a new book on the 2019 Australian federal election.
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Arts Education Law

Award recipients bring Queensland’s past to life

Three Griffith University scholars are shining a light on the state's untold stories after receiving prestigious fellowships at the State Library of Queensland.
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Alumni

From adventurous journalist to entrepreneur and wellbeing expert

Completing a journalism degree at Griffith's Gold Coast campus was the start of Scott Bidmead's wild love affair with reporting and creating businesses that have taken him around the world. 
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Arts Education Law

Being an effective bystander during COVID-19

Isolation has become the norm during COVID-19 but while it’s proven difficult for many, none have been more at risk than victims of domestic violence.
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Arts Education Law

Quick thinking ensures COVID-19 doesn’t derail internships 

Griffith students have praised staff and organisations for their efforts ensuring a path to graduation, despite the coronavirus, which threatened valuable industry internships.
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Griffith grad relishes role combining creative and corporate expertise

Alumnus Adrian Letilovic’s career shows the arts sector has much to contribute to the corporate world in today’s changing environment. He is working in a role he could never have foreseen when he completed his Bachelor of Communication at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus 15 years ago. Adrian’s theatrical flair combined with his passion for […]
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Griffith and ABC award new scholarship honouring late film alumnus Kieran Ricketts

Griffith Film School and the ABC have collaborated with the family of late GFS alumnus Kieran Ricketts on a new scholarship for aspiring filmmakers.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts help Mongolian medical and emergency staff prep for COVID-19

Two Griffith University academics working from home offices in Brisbane are helping medics in Mongolia prepare for COVID-19 and beyond.
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