When Sharath Achanta became the first Indian to win a table tennis gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, an eight-year-old countryman was inspired while watching on television in southern India.
As the official University of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, students at Griffith have access to exclusive internships, which will improve their employability exposing them to the running one of the biggest events to be staged in Australia over the next decade.
Griffith University students are fast becoming quality employees for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC), with a second student intern being offered a paid full-time position.
Two more Griffith students are about to begin internships with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation.
Commonwealth Game Scholarships worth $70,000 each now open to student applicants