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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Arts Education Law

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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Academic Administration

New Provost appointment reflects digital shift

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) Professor Liz Burd will move to a newly created Provost position as Griffith charts a course to embrace digitalisation and blended study opportunities.
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Alumni

First Nations artist wins national award

Honours student Kyra Mancktelow has been named Telstra Emerging Artist at this year’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.
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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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