Alumni

Meet the 2021 academic group Outstanding Alumni Award Winners

Sixteen inspirational Griffith University alumni have been announced as the academic group winners of the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Awards.
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Alumni

Exhibition honours Griffith’s first Aboriginal art graduate

A new exhibition showcases the work of Griffith University’s first Aboriginal visual arts alumnus, the late Ron Hurley.
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Griffith Health

First Peoples Health camp hosts health focused teens

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students experienced a taste of university life and allied health careers at a three-day immersive camp.
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Corporate

Community urged to commemorate NAIDOC Week

Griffith University has encouraged staff, students and community to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2021 in their own way.
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Arts Education Law

First Nations academic wins epic public art commission

Dr Bianca Beetson will create one of Australia’s largest public artworks after securing a highly sought-after commission.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith walks the talk for National Reconciliation Week

Griffith University is leading the way in creating meaningful educational and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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Griffith Health

Upskilling leads to new opportunities to help community

Driven to do ‘more meaningful’ work, Wurundjeri Koori man Jarryd Stanley decided to upskill with a Master of Mental Health Practice from Griffith and landed a new role helping members of his community.
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Alumni

Creating cultural connections through art and medicine

QCA graduate Marianne Wobcke has received an Australia Council Award for her pioneering work using art to create culturally safe birth practices.
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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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Alumni

Griffith celebrates 2021 International Women’s Day

Female leaders share their thoughts on leadership as well as the challenges and opportunities 2020 presented, on International Women’s Day. 
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Alumni

First Peoples artists unveil stunning public art commission

A pair of Griffith alumni are showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art by creating an eye-catching public art trail through Ipswich’s city centre.
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours

2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni. 
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Alumni

Inspiring student heads into the classroom

Education graduate Yasmin Atwani didn't speak a word of English when she started school, but went on to attain an OP1 and win a scholarship to Griffith to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.
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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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Alumni

First Nations opera graduate spreads her wings

First Nations opera alumnus Nina Korbe is spreading her wings with a postgraduate scholarship at the renowned Royal Academy of Music in London.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith celebrates the first teachers, artists, scientists and healers

2020 NAIDOC Week has been celebrated across Griffith, albeit more virtually than in previous years. 
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Arts Education Law

Kombumerri Together project gives educators top class cultural tools

An exciting collaboration between Griffith and the Kombumerri people will ensure local students develop a greater understanding of their custodianship of the land on which the Gold Coast campus is located.
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Alumni

Meet the First Nations researcher uncovering Queensland’s hidden histories

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Fiona Foley is cementing her position as one of the country's leading First Nations researchers, with the launch of her first book and a raft of fellowships and grants.
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