4 Quality Education

Griffith industry mentor opens door to Dorsett Gold Coast

I found some time recently to catch up with Industry Mentor and Vice President, Premium Guest, The Star Gold Coast, Dean Wignall and his mentee, Maki Tomita, a recent Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management graduate who majored in Hospitality Management and Marketing. Their connection illustrates the transformative power a mentor can have in […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Meet the 2023 academic group Outstanding Alumni Award Winners

Griffith University has announced the winners from its four academic groups in the 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards, with a talented group of recipients from across the world – and outer space. Sixteen high-achieving alumni have earned top spots in the University’s 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards in the academic groups of Arts, Education and Law (AEL); […]
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3 Good Health and Well Being

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics farewells Director Professor Mark von Itzstein AO

Griffith University is bidding a grateful farewell to community champion and Director of the Institute for Glycomics, Professor Mark von Itzstein AO. Professor von Itzstein will step down from his role as Director of the Institute for Glycomics, one of Australia’s flagship interdisciplinary translational biomedical research institutes, at the end of 2023. Griffith University’s Vice […]
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Doors open for 2023 Mayor’s Student Ambassadors

Six Griffith University students have secured a coveted spot in a team of 20 as the Gold Coast Mayor’s Student Ambassadors for 2023. This year marks a decade for the program, which sees a select group of students from across the globe offered once-in-a-lifetime opportunities including industry networking and VIP experiences, as well as the […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

International Women’s Day Spotlights Innovation and Inclusivity at Griffith

From social justice leaders to health scientists, high achievers in aviation and tech entrepreneurs, Griffith University celebrates its bold and brilliant women this International Women’s Day.   This year’s theme from United Nations Women Australia, ‘Cracking the Code’, honours those accelerating gender equality through inclusive innovation, research discoveries and digital technologies.   Recipient of the Athena […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Griffith holds firm on social justice values with new executive role

In a first for Griffith, a new executive role has been created, endorsing a commitment to Indigenous futures, diversity and inclusion. The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Cindy Shannon AM to Deputy Vice Chancellor (Indigenous, Diversity and Inclusion) to the position starting immediately. 
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Academic Administration

Triple treat: Griffith celebrates new graduates, new Honorary Doctors and new Chancellor

Five new Honorary Doctorates, 4,904 graduating students and Griffith’s first alumnus Chancellor, Andrew Fraser, have all been acknowledged in ceremonies across Brisbane and the Gold Coast this week. In ceremonies taking place between November 12-15, students received their Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees across all four academic groups of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Business […]
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Academic Administration

New Dean of Sustainability for Griffith University

Associate Professor Jennifer Boddy has been appointed as the University’s Dean of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Performance.
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Academic Administration

Griffith MBA Champion of Values-led Education

Griffith University wins first place overall in Corporate Knights 2022 Better World MBA Ranking for third consecutive year, ranking above the most distinguished programs in the world.
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Academic Administration

New Provost appointment reflects digital shift

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) Professor Liz Burd will move to a newly created Provost position as Griffith charts a course to embrace digitalisation and blended study opportunities.
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Academic Administration

Griffith appoints new Deputy Vice Chancellor Education

Professor Liz Burd will join Griffith as Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) in February 2021 following the retirement of Professor Debra Henly.
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Academic Administration

Griffith game changers highlight the impact of COVID-19 on women around the globe

Griffith University game changers spoke at the WOW Global 24 Festival about how COVID-19 has impacted women.
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Academic Administration

Griffith improves 17 places to 303rd in QS World University Ranking

Griffith has moved up 17 spots in the latest edition of the world’s leading university ranking.
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Academic Administration

Griffith science educator receives major UA Teaching Award

A pioneer in Australian STEM education and passionate advocate of science outreach has been recognised at the annual Universities Australia Teacher of the Year Awards. Acknowledged as one of the preeminent educators and innovators of science-related education in Australia, Griffith University Professor Richard John has been a successful facilitator of STEM pathways for transforming lives, […]
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Academic Administration

Griffith breaks into Times Higher Ed’s Top 250

Griffith University has vaulted into the 201-250 band in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 placing it firmly in the top 2% of global universities. Since 2015 Griffith has been placed in the 251-300 range but the THE Rankings released in early September sees the University rise into the Top 250, matching […]
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Academic Administration

Artists unveil epic new works at national exhibition

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Julie Fragar and several alumni have unveiled stunning new works for a national exhibition at Sydney's Carriageworks gallery.
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Academic Administration

Artwork takes viewers on a sonic adventure

Music and design faculty from Griffith's South Bank campus have created a stunning sonic sculpture as part of the inaugural Curiocity festival.
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Academic Administration

Griffith continues to climb rankings ladder

Griffith University continues to grow in stature and climb the rankings of important and influential global university rankings. The latest Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2019 sees Griffith again rising through the ranks while retaining its position in the region’s top 50 universities. The Asia-Pacific rankings consider the research and teaching efforts of […]
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