Alumni

Griffith’s first Schwarzman scholar

Griffith Bachelor of Commerce graduate Caitlene Hillman has been awarded a prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship for 2020/21.
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Corporate

Digital credentials set Peter apart from the rest

Bachelor of Counselling student Peter Avetisoff is already reaping the rewards of displaying his digital Griffith Credentials on his online profile.
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Arts Education Law

Nine Griffith undergrads named as New Colombo scholars

Griffith University has more New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipients than any other university this year, with nine students to receive the prestigious scholarship.
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Alumni

Griffith represented at ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum in Jakarta

GBS student Joshua Saunders and alumna Elise Giles will head to the ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum in Jakarta later this month.
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Alumni

Business ‘extras’ helped Griffith graduate get dream job at Deloitte Access Economics

Griffith Business School alumnus Nathan Brierley says it’s the things ‘beyond the books’ that the University offers which set it apart and help prepare students for employment.
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Alumni

Indigenous alumnus receives health professional accolade

Clinton Schultz was named the recipient of the Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award at the National Indigenous Allied Health Awards last month.
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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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Alumni

Griffith alumni awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships

Four Griffith graduates have been awarded Churchill Fellowships to explore some of the country's most pressing and emerging challenges.
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Alumni

Our Outstanding Alumni Award winners

A former carpenter turned remote medico and founder of not-for-profit organisation ‘The Hands of Rescue’ (THOR) has been recognised with this year’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.
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Arts Education Law

Practical experience the key for Griffith Journalism student

Griffith Journalism student Rosie Ball has been awarded the VAL French AM Bursary for a Student of Journalism from the National Council of Women of QLD Inc. A second-year student, Rosie was recognised for her ambitious career aspirations, involvement in her local community, and commitment to telling a story that creates action. ‘For as long […]
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Griffith Health

Zena Safa: All I wanted was to stay alive, after that I wanted to get an education

Zena Safa was 16 years old and in her final year of high school in Libya when her life changed forever. The peaceful life her family had made there since fleeing Iraq in 1994 was shattered by civil war. Simmering anger about the Gaddafi regime had burst into mass protests in February 2011 and the […]
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Griffith Health

Lauren Schleger: Griffith has taught me foundational skills that I can build upon in the workforce

Lauren Schleger grew up in Kingaroy, a small town three hours north of Brisbane, where she heard stories about her mother, Janet, changing lives through her role in child protection. Those stories inspired Lauren to follow in Janet’s footsteps by studying a Bachelor of Counselling at Griffith University. Lauren says she is driven by a […]
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Griffith Health

Oliver Dupen: Griffith’s support made my dream job possible

Oliver Dupen walked straight from Griffith University into his dream job after graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing. The walk was short, from Griffith’s Gold Coast campus across the road to the Gold Coast University Hospital’s cardiology ward. His first experience in the ward came during second-year placement. Oliver decided he wanted to return to […]
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Architecture

Young professionals explore cities of the future

A record number of emerging young leaders took part in the Griffith University Young Professionals’ Forum last week.
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Arts Education Law

Amazing Grace snares national percussion prize

Queensland Conservatorium student Grace Kruger has won Australia’s most prestigious percussion prize – the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Snare Drum Award.
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Griffith Health

How education changed my life

Education is often described as transformational. For Peter Avetisoff, it has been a big part of his recovery from a drug addiction that lasted 15 years. Now a Griffith Honours College student studying a Bachelor of Counselling, Peter says it is hard to reconcile the person he is today and the person he was six […]
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Alumni

Griffith economics grad banks a role at RBA

For Griffith economics graduate Lorenzo Schofer, securing a dream job at the Reserve Bank of Australia was the culmination of a decade long banking journey
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Aviation

Aviation Flight Camp puts students in the pilot seat

High school students take to the skies alongside Qantas, Airbus and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
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