Giving

A commitment to lifelong learning

Richard Gallaher is a proud Indigenous Australian and is passionate about creating a brighter future for all. Richard is the first in his family to attend University, and seeking an education has empowered him to help pave the way for future generations, having witnessed the injustices of many communities.  Currently in the final year of his Master of International […]
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It’s never too late to pursue your passion

Fiona Wright took the plunge to commence University as a mature age student, in pursuit of a career to improve the public health and nutrition gap among Indigenous communities.  Completing a Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (2020), Fiona now works full time in Griffith’s First People’s Health Unit, supporting health students on their educational journey.  “My study at Griffith set […]
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Community Bank Bursary helping students reach their educational goals

Griffith University has partnered with Paradise Point Community Bank (Bendigo Bank) Bursary to award eligible students with a financial helping hand. Several students at Griffith University have received a helping hand to complete their studies thanks to the Paradise Point Community Bank (Bendigo Bank) Bursary. The Bursary, worth up to $1000 per student is awarded […]
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Alumni

Griffith alumni gather to exchange ideas in Canberra

Griffith University alumni based in Canberra recently enjoyed networking with other graduates at the National Portrait Gallery.
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Giving

Composition award leads to ‘Misadventure on a Childhood Tune’

Queensland Conservatorium students have been given the opportunity to have work commissioned as part of the Silver Harris and Jeff Peck Composition Award. The annual award is offered to a potential graduand from Bachelor of Music, Master of Music Studies or student majoring in Composition, for exceptional skill and promise in composition. The most recent […]
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Alumni

Generational giving allows Griffith students to prosper

A family passion for rowing and a commitment to supporting community has seen the Bitzios family actively involved with Griffith University for generations.
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Arts Education Law

Remarkable Ron Clarke Griffith Futures scholars revealed

Two stellar up-and-coming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sport stars at Griffith have been named the first ever recipients of Ron Clarke Griffith Futures Scholarship.
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Giving

Fuel reduction burning effective for small targeted areas, but…

Prescribed burning can reduce house loss during bushfires so long as it is targeted close to houses.
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Alumni

Magnificent Seven: our inaugural Griffith Sporting Hall of Fame inductees

Griffith University has inducted its first group of graduates into its Sporting Hall of Fame, recognising the achievements of some of Australia's elite sporting names from the past 30 years.
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Alumni

Philanthropist receives Honorary Doctorate from Griffith 

Philanthropist and business leader Warren von Bibra has been bestowed the title Doctor of the University (DUniv).
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Paralysis treatment closer after donation funds Australian-first research trial

An Australian-first rehabilitation trial considered the next crucial step in treating paralysis will proceed after a record donation from the country’s leading spinal injury research foundation.
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Midwifery scholarship allows dedicated students to balance family and study

It takes a special kind of person to enrol to study as a midwife. They need to be caring and compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive and most importantly, dedicated to working around the clock to be available for the women they care for as they become mothers. They give up their own family time, to support […]
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Alumni

Incredible Griffith alumni recognised at 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Nick Marshall, has been named Griffith’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020, the University’s highest alumni honour.
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Alumni

Griffith congratulates philanthropy award winners

One of Griffith’s biggest supporters in the field of spinal cord injury research and a Griffith Sciences alumnus have been recognised at the Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy awards.
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Alumni

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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Alumni

Journalism graduate snares rare regional cadetship

Journalism graduate Taylah Fellows has defied the recent trend of cutbacks to regional media publications, by snaring a cadetship at a new online platform.
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Corporate

Personal tragedy empowers student to create change in rural communities

Pharmacy student Kelly Meuleman's career path pivoted after a tragedy close to home.
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Alumni

An extra $2.2m in COVID-19 support available for students

The third round of Griffith's COVID-19 Student Support Bursary will provide an additional $2.2m for struggling students.
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