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.
The Gold Coast is celebrating one year until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). To mark this special occasion Griffith University joined the community at a gala event at Surfers Paradise Beach, with appearances from our elite athletes and internship students. Griffith’s new $16 million Aquatic Centre has also been opened as part of the celebrations. […]
Proving the adage that practice makes perfect, Griffith Law School graduate Madeline Lacy has obtained a position with law firm MinterEllison after interning with its Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) legal team.
Three Griffith University Architecture students have presented their concepts for overlay design to be utilised throughout the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The students presented to an audience of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) staff, including Chief Executive Officer Mark Peters, and other staff that are involved in hosting the world’s media […]
Griffith University and GOLDOC are proving a perfect partnership with a reported 17 per cent of the current Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Corporation (GOLDOC) workforce identified as Griffith University students and graduates. Some of GOLDOC’s most recent recruitments include four Griffith students who had previously undertaken internships with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth […]
Science student Cameron McEvoy has been named Griffith University’s Games Champion to promote the University’s official partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
Students who study a Journalism or Public Relations and Communication degree at Griffith University in 2017 will have access to a range of unique experiences. These experiences include more industry internships than any other Queensland university and exclusive access to opportunities with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). All these combined with exposure to world-leading teaching and […]