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Grant Leads The Way to Indigenous Art Connection

Budding Indigenous artists are learning to more authentically connect to their cultural identity through art thanks to the Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art unit (CAIA) and an Arts Queensland First Nations Commissioning Fund grant.
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VR Dreaming transports students 20,000 years to teach traditional health and healing

Set fireside beneath a magnificent celestial tapestry, a new virtual reality experience from Griffith University’s First People’s Health Unit invites you to listen and learn hands-on about knowledge from 20,000-years ago. Professor James Charles, Director of Griffith’s First People’s Health Unit (FPHU), is honouring the wisdom and work of his Elders this NAIDOC week as […]
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LiveLab takes out silver US International Award

LiveLab students are celebrating after their work was recognised in the US International Awards. LiveLab is the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, offering students year-round opportunities to gain real industry experience while they are studying.
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Balancing the Bar for Female Indigenous Lawyers

Nights spent watching Judge Judy inspired Griffith University Indigenous law student Keeley Hughes to pursue a career in criminal law. Now she's secured a scholarship to help her achieve that goal.
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Griffith holds firm on social justice values with new executive role

In a first for Griffith, a new executive role has been created, endorsing a commitment to Indigenous futures, diversity and inclusion. The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Cindy Shannon AM to Deputy Vice Chancellor (Indigenous, Diversity and Inclusion) to the position starting immediately. 
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Griffith Health

Griffith researchers reveal big Ideas in latest funding win

Researchers awarded four NHMRC Ideas Grants worth more than $3.6 million.
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Dream Big with Deadly U 

Griffith University will host 150 Indigenous high school students from around Southeast Queensland at the Deadly U Experience, an on-campus event designed to raise aspirations toward tertiary education. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Phil Duncan awarded doctorate for Indigenous water advocacy

Gomeroi man Mr Phil Duncan awarded an honorary doctorate by Griffith University in recognition of his work protecting waterways and preserving Indigenous knowledge
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Alumni

Art graduate scores a hit with Rolling Stone cover

Work by QCA graduate Dylan Mooney has featured on Google, at the National Gallery of Victoria and graced the cover of Rolling Stone Australia magazine.
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Alumni

Scholarship supports Indigenous women in the law

Alicia Smyth is the first recipient of a new scholarship that will provide opportunities for female Indigenous law students.
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates high achievers with honorary doctorates

Four honorary doctorate recipients joined more than 5,500 graduating students at ceremonies in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast this week.
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Alumni

Campus provides a perfect blank canvas for artists 

Griffith University artists have brought colour and creativity to Nathan campus with a series of eye-catching murals. 
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Arts Education Law

Emerging artists in the spotlight at graduate exhibitions

The Queensland College of Art's annual Graduate Exhibitions showcase the country's best emerging artists.
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Arts Education Law

Keeping First Nations languages alive through song

Candace Kruger has been commissioned to create a song in language for the country's largest virtual orchestra.
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Alumni

Equality of opportunity bursaries support Griffith students

Six deserving Griffith students have been awarded National Council of Women of Queensland Inc bursaries to assist with their chosen pathway of study.
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Griffith Health

New director to helm First Peoples Health Unit

Aboriginal scholar and podiatrist Professor James Charles has been appointed Director of Griffith University’s First Peoples Health Unit.
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Giving

It’s never too late to pursue your passion

Fiona Wright took the plunge to commence University as a mature age student, in pursuit of a career to improve the public health and nutrition gap among Indigenous communities.  Completing a Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (2020), Fiona now works full time in Griffith’s First People’s Health Unit, supporting health students on their educational journey.  “My study at Griffith set […]
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Art lecturer wins top prize at Queensland Literary Awards 

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Fiona Foley has taken out top prize at the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. 
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