Griffith Sports College
Griffith University has jumped on board with Surfing Australia to ride the wave of shaping the next generation of surfing talent.
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 […]
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 Catalysis and Clean Energy
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
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
A new range of career-focused initiatives will give Griffith University graduates a sharp competitive edge to improve their job prospects.
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 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
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.