Griffith supports International Day of People With Disability, which this year coincides with the first anniversary of the Queensland Human Rights Act and an easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
Our First Peoples Health Unit turns five on Tuesday 25 August, and Director, Professor Roianne West, says while the unit has come a long way, there’s much more to do.
Arts Education Law
Two vision-impaired law students are off to a flying start at Griffith, achieving top marks in their first trimester even in the midst of a pandemic.
The third round of Griffith's COVID-19 Student Support Bursary will provide an additional $2.2m for struggling students.
Griffith University continues to shine a light on women and girls as well as gender equality by partnering with the Women of the World Foundation (WOW).
New Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans has been given a spectacular welcome to Griffith by the University's Council of Elders and traditional owners of the lands where Griffith's campuses reside.
Providing industry relevant employment for Griffith Health students is the aim when Griffith will again team up with WorkAbility Queensland in a Jobs Roadshow.
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
WOW’s Professor Ruth McPhail is Head of the Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources (with whom the Centre has a close working relationship). Raised as an academic at Griffith University, her social justice agenda has always been very strong. We spent five minutes with Ruth to learn a little more about what research underpinned by […]
Following the release of the results of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) report into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities, Griffith University has committed to implementing the report’s recommendations in full. The wide ranging report, commissioned by Universities Australia (UA) on behalf of universities including Griffith, has made a total of nine […]
Arts Education Law
Griffith University journalism students are at the forefront of a campaign to improve media representation of people with a disability. Project Open Doors, which aims to develop positive media reporting around people with a disability, was launched by the Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin on Monday, July 10. Project coordinator and journalism lecturer Faith Valencia says […]
A career in speech pathology or child psychology is the fuel for study for Honours student Erin Condrin, who is raising awareness of the usual condition Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
Register now for a Budgeting 101 workshop! (and receive a $50 bookshop voucher*) The Welfare and Student Liaison Office are running these interactive workshops on all campuses during February 2017. Come along to get tips on how to save money and survive financially. Gold Coast campus: Fri 17 Feb, 1.30 – 3.00 || Thurs 23 Feb, […]
The National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS) will be called on to support the rights of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability as part of the focus for the ninth NDIS Symposium.
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
A lightbulb moment after a show on a cruise ship four years ago was a career turning point for comedian Mark McConville. The Brisbane stand-up comic and now Griffith student was doing what he does best, making people laugh, when a woman from the audience told him after the show it was the first time […]
Driving major reform policy over the past 20 years in areas such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS), are some of the many highlights being celebrated at Griffith University.
Returning to university study was an obvious choice for Korpo Kormon long after leaving a successful career in accounting in her Liberian homeland to emigrate to Australia. The energetic mother of four took on the challenge at a time when her family was growing. She had just given birth to twins and living a life […]
After 20 years of helping students make the transition to tertiary education, it's celebration time for Griffith University's Uni-Key and Uni-Reach programs
Dinesh Palipana was a focused, determined, enthusiastic medicine student at Griffith University when his life changed forever on a rainy night in 2010.