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Paralympic basketballer joins Griffith academics 

As captain of Australia’s National Wheelchair Basketball team at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Georgia Munro-Cook saw first-hand how inequalities can aggregate, manifesting in unfair outcomes that cut across gender and ability.  She is now putting that understanding into practice by being appointed a Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disabilities Beacon.  “I’m passionate […]
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Thinktank to increase disability access to sport, recreation and tourism

Griffith's Inclusivity in Play Pitch Festival convened close to 100 experts from a variety of knowledge backgrounds to co-create solutions that will increase participation and access to sport, recreation and tourism for Queenslanders with disability.
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Griffith Sports College

Griffith University and Queensland Thunder team up to make a splash

The Queensland Thunder water polo team is set to make a splash ahead of the 2023 season, sporting a dash of red as Griffith University becomes its newest sponsor. Griffith Director of Sports Engagement Duncan Free OAM said the sponsorship agreement will provide added benefits to the women’s and men’s teams. “The partnership will allow […]
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Griffith Sports College

Sports night of nights for Griffith elite at Blues Awards

The water sports dominated the Griffith University Sports Blues Awards with swimming champion Zac Stubblety-Cook and world champion paddler Jess Fox jointly taking out the Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement of 2022 award.
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Griffith Health

Jillaroos to set up camp at Griffith ahead of World Cup

The Australian Women’s National Rugby League team will set up camp at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus from today as the team prepares for the World Cup in November.
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Taking on the Toohey Trail

Hundreds are expected to hit the ground running at Griffith’s annual Toohey Trail Run, Sunday 9 October, and the call is out for more to join the bitumen to bush challenge. Elite Student Ambassador and Australian Olympian Riley Day said the iconic community Fun Run provides an exciting all-terrain course. “The lush Toohey Forest surrounding […]
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus to host key talks on paralympic sport

Focusing on the sustainability of ParaSport within the Pacific region and developing the skills of para-athletes will be a key focus of the Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Network being hosted at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus from 17-19 September. The three-day strategic workshop will see key stakeholders come together including the Vice President and Board […]
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Alumni

Griffith to make a splash at short course championships

A mini army of swimmers from Griffith University will descend upon Melbourne in December for the 2022 World Short Course Championships.
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

A Commonwealth Games medals bonanza for Griffith

Griffith University would have placed fifth just behind India and in front of New Zealand if it competed as country after its athletes won 48 medals in total at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Emma McKeon crowned Queen of the Commonwealth Games

Griffith University alumnus Emma McKeon has entered the history books becoming the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time.
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Business and government

Daniel Gschwind a gift for Griffith tourism

Queensland tourism heavyweight Daniel Gschwind has joined Griffith Institute for Tourism as a Professor of Practice.
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Corporate

Brisbane kicks off countdown to Olympics 2032

Brisbane is in the grip of Olympic fever as the 10-year countdown to the 2032 Games officially kicks off.
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Alumni

Record Games representation for Birmingham

Griffith is sending a 'mini army' of athletes to the 2022 Commonwealth Para-sport Games with more than 50 current students and alumni making up team red in Birmingham.
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Corporate

Griffith focused on Brisbane 2032 with new appointment

Griffith Sport Management senior lecturer Dr Caroline Riot will spearhead the University’s engagement strategy leading up to Brisbane 2032. 
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Business and government

Griffith initiative bridging the GAPS for Pacific athletes

Athletes from across the Pacific have gathered on the Gold Coast for training opportunities at Griffith ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
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Alumni

Griffith swimmers flood the World champs and Commonwealth Games squads

Incredible performances at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships have secured places for 18 Griffith student athletes and Griffith swim team members on the Commonwealth Games team.
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Corporate

Strong gains for Griffith in 2022 QS World University subject rankings

Griffith has improved its position in all five broad subject areas ranked by QS in its annual World University Rankings by Subject evaluation.
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Alumni

Student athletes chasing winter medals in Beijing

All three Griffith athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in Beijing have completed or are currently studying the same degree, a Bachelor of Communication.
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