Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith Asia Business Internships open doors

Griffith undergraduate Campbell Jones contributed to two focal projects for the Reserve Bank of Fiji as part of an Asia-focused internship program offered by Griffith Asia Institute.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Pandemic no barrier to Griffith Asia Business Internship

Travel restrictions and global uncertainty didn’t stop Chaerin Lim from excelling in Griffith University’s Asia-centric business internship, where she worked for Tourism and Events Queensland in Seoul, South Korea.
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Arts Education Law

Student mobility rebounds with New Colombo funding

Griffith students will finally return to the Indo-Pacific after COVID-19 forced New Colombo Plan Mobility Program internships and exchanges online for two years.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal

A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain.
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Alumni

Afterpay acquires Griffith graduate’s burgeoning business

Australian financial tech behemoth Afterpay has marked its expansion into Asia with the acquisition of a company founded by Griffith graduate Jamie Camidge.
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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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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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Business and government

Professor Caitlin Byrne named AIIA Fellow

Griffith Asia Institute Director Professor Caitlin Byrne has been selected as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of International Affairs for 2020.
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Business and government

Welcome 2020 Remote Global WIL Students! Re-Imagining a Rite of Passage

Amid the uncertainty regarding international travel and with border closures currently restricting mobility, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) was quick to pivot to remote/online offerings, ensuring students are afforded the opportunity to participate in a Global Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience as part of their degree program during 2020. This year, in lieu of an in-country work […]
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Alumni

Griffith graduate named Australia China Alumnus of the Year

Global health crusader and Griffith University graduate, Professor Qiyong Liu, has been named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at the Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) in Beijing. Professor Liu won the award in recognition of his remarkable achievements and sustained successes in public health, and particularly working with poor and vulnerable communities. “I was […]
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Business and government

The state of our neighbourhood; challenges and opportunities

How well do you know your neighbours? That’s one of the questions posed by the Griffith Asia Institute’s (GAI) State of the Neighbourhood Report 2019.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Geography and tech key to sustainable development

Learning how to use technology and geography to aid in creating sustainable developments was the aim when Griffith University STEM students Martin Juncal and Jacob Breslin traveled to Thailand last month on a scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

Students collaborate on futuristic fashion in China

Art and design students develop a range of wearable technology during a research trip to China.
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Alumni

Griffith Business alumnus named new Trade and Investment Commissioner for China

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement early this month.
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Arts Education Law

On a mission to save Cambodia’s musical heritage

Griffith creative arts lecturers have collaborated on a stunning new book that documents Cambodia's musical heritage.
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Arts Education Law

Photography lecturer recognised for work in Cambodia

For Griffith students studying abroad, the destination isn't a place, but a new way of seeing things. One of the university's most successful short-term mobility programs is the annual photography in-field trip to Cambodia, where students spend time on assignment with local NGOs to capture the country's untold stories. Queensland College of Art Photography Program Director Dr Heather Faulkner has been recognised with a Griffith Internationalisation Award for her leadership of the program over the past eight years.
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Alumni

Film production builds a bridge to Asia

Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.
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Arts Education Law

East meets West through arts partnership

Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]
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