Alumni

Griffith’s Outstanding Alumni Award 2022 winners

Griffith University has named five winners at its prestigious Outstanding Alumni Awards 2022, with an acclaimed Aboriginal author taking out the top gong.
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Arts Education Law

Creative writing lecturer wins international poetry prize

Dr Anthony Lawrence has won Australia's most lucrative poetry prize.
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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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Arts Education Law

Student mobility rebounds with New Colombo funding

Griffith students will finally return to the Indo-Pacific after COVID-19 forced New Colombo Plan Mobility Program internships and exchanges online for two years.
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Arts Education Law

Launch of world-first app to combat domestic violence 

Griffith University’s MATE program has developed a world-leading smartphone app designed to help prevent domestic and family violence. 
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Architecture, construction and planning

2021 Vice Chancellor’s Gala Award winners celebrated

Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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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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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Arts Education Law

Philosopher takes the road less travelled

From construction worker and kitchenhand to pinball machine repairman and theatre director, Dr Hugh Breakey hasn’t followed a typical route to academia.
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Alumni

Large contingent of Griffith athletes bound for Olympics

Griffith University congratulates the 45 student, alumni, swim squad athletes and coaching staff who have been named in the Australian Olympic team for Tokyo.
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Alumni

Six Griffith affiliates named Fulbright scholars

Prestigious Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to six talented members of the Griffith University community.
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Arts Education Law

The healing power of song

Griffith student Jenna Robertson is producing an opera about devastating bushfires that ripped through the Gold Coast hinterland in 2019.
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Arts Education Law

Gender violence expert appointed to government taskforce

Professor Patrick O'Leary has been appointed to the Women's Safety and Justice Taskforce.
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Alumni

Jeff Horn returns to Griffith for his next challenge

Griffith alumnus and teacher turned champion boxer Jeff Horn has returned to his alma mater to flex his acting muscles in a short film called Slugger. 
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Alumni

Meet Australia’s Young Lawyer of the Year

Griffith alumnus Dean Clifford-Jones has been named the country's top young legal eagle.
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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith celebrates the first teachers, artists, scientists and healers

2020 NAIDOC Week has been celebrated across Griffith, albeit more virtually than in previous years. 
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Alumni

Graduates continue to secure jobs despite COVID-19

Newly minted Griffith graduates are defying the tough COVID-19 job market and scoring their dream jobs.
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