Griffith Sports College

Griffith and Surf Australia join forces to make waves

Griffith University has jumped on board with Surfing Australia to ride the wave of shaping the next generation of surfing talent.

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 […]

GUMURRII officer participates in Queen’s Baton handover

Griffith University’s John Graham  has formally received the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton for the final international leg of its journey in the lead up to the Games in April. John, a senior learning assistance officer with the GUMURRII Student Support Unit, represented the Yugumbeh people with the traditional Maori owners of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment

Challenge, change guide Dinindu’s career path

Griffith University School of Engineering graduate Dinindu Yatawarage has grown accustomed to personal challenge and the unpredictable nature of change. In the past four years, Dinindu has gone from working as an air-conditioning technician with his father in Sri Lanka to relocating to South-East Queensland, supporting himself as a restaurant kitchenhand and line cook, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Griffith Health

New hospital open day for all

Get along to the new Gold Coast University Hospital's open day on Saturday for a behind-the-scenes look at the new health precinct

Interns learn in innovative start-up

By Jason Oxenbridge A health-related start-up incubated by the Gold Coast Innovation Centre (GCIC) is restoring quality of life for people by keeping them flexible with reduced pain, while giving Griffith University students valuable internships at the same time. Kanetica is on the cusp of commercialisation after joining GCIC which is a technology incubator supported by Griffith University, the Gold Coast […]
Griffith Sciences

Projects need student support in 2013?

IAP project registrations for semester 1 2013 are now open. Link to talented final year students from Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology to work on your upcoming projects in 2013.