Griffith aviation graduates flying high

Alumni
The airlines are back recruiting cadets – and Griffith University has secured three through Virgin Australia.
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Inspiring the next generation of scientists…that’s RAD!

Professor Kathy Andrews will launch the latest in a series of books designed to inspire the next generation of female science stars.
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Compounds Australia

New ACRF centre in Compounds Australia at Griffith to benefit from $2m grant

Governor-General bestows $2 million grant to fund a transformative compound management platform within Australia's only dedicated compound management facility.   
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Improving workplace safety with VR get Griffith students top gong

A group of Griffith students took out the top award at the 2018 Opmantek Awards by creating health and safety solutions for factory and production line workers using virtual reality (VR). On October 24, three of the highest achieving groups from Griffith multimedia, design and IT presented their Industry Project in competition for $2000 of […]
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Alumni

Engineering a new life

Despite his talent on the footy field and a family business to rely upon, Giovanni Rapana knew he could accomplish more after uni.
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Features

Focus sharpens on Games as final interns commence

The final group of Griffith University students undertaking unprecedented internships at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have taken up their positions as the countdown to the Games gets a full head of steam. One hundred and thirty new recruits arrived for duty at the Ashmore offices of GOLDOC early on a warm January […]
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Mackay’s Mechanical Engineering Marvel

Final year Griffith University Mechanical Engineering student, Analeigh Angus will embark on stage one of her professional mining career, after securing a coveted role with mining company, Rio Tinto. A highly successful three-month tenure with Rio Tinto to fulfil course requirements of her Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) was more than enough time for the 21-year-old […]
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Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources

How GOLDOC internships inspire future careers

Unique partnership generating career opportunities
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Cities Research Institute

Big Data and Griffith analyses improve passenger picture

Over the last 40 years, global air travel has increased almost eight-fold and is set to rise further. This rapid growth is putting infrastructure strain on capital cities, but also putting pressure on airports to validate their future investment in terms of regional return on investment, not just increased capacity. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) recently […]
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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

Engineering students work on Vanuatu cyclone-proof housing

Griffith University engineering students have been helping rebuild a cyclone-devastated area of Vanuatu as part of a program designed to embed in them in real world construction. Griffith’s fourth-year civil engineering students completing their final year industry affiliates program (IAP) recently travelled to an area devastated by Cyclone Pam in 2015. It is part of […]
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Internship takes Sebastian to Africa to fight poaching

Griffith University mechanical engineering graduate Sebastian Speck has designed a catapult launcher for a fixed wing Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) which will be used to detect illegal hunting and poaching in Africa. The catapult launcher was uniquely designed and built during an internship to propel the RPAS, also known as a UAV or drone […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Employment initiatives boost student experience and graduate outcomes

A new range of career-focused initiatives will give Griffith University graduates a sharp competitive edge to improve their job prospects.
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Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment

Perfect pitch: young engineers impress at awards

At a time when girls are being encouraged to consider tertiary study for careers in engineering, Griffith University student Bianca Ivak is an ideal example of what can be achieved. The fourth-year student has been working with global mining and metals company Rio Tinto through Griffith’s Industry Affiliates Program and last week won the Student […]
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Griffith Sciences Partnerships

Building strong foundations in Mumbai

Traveling from the sheltered western world to Asia’s poorest slum, fourth year Griffith Civil Engineering student Giovanni Rapana put down his iPhone, rolled up his sleeves and got to work. With the assistance of the Industry Affiliate Program and a Griffith University Scholarship, Giovanni completed a six week project in the Shivaji Nagar slums of […]
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Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Applications

Jonathan sporting his engineering dream

It’s many a football fan’s dream to tread the hallowed turf at Old Trafford, home ground of Manchester United. Griffith University student Jonathan Shepherd has lived that dream. However, Jonathan wasn’t there in the name of football, but science. The experience was all part of Jonathan’s journey towards becoming a sports engineer, one enabled by […]
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