Griffith University will host 150 Indigenous high school students from around Southeast Queensland at the Deadly U Experience, an on-campus event designed to raise aspirations toward tertiary education.
Griffith alumnus Haylene Grogan has described the first few months of her job as Queensland’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer as “coming home.” The proud Kuku Yalanji and Tagalaka woman started her career in health as a nurse in 1983 and said she was “loving” her new position, calling the new […]
Dedicated and passionate Gumurrii Learning Assistance Officer (LAO) Carol Edwards is inspiring Griffith University (GU) Indigenous students to achieve academic success. Edwards, mother of two and grandmother of three, a descendant of the Turrbal people commenced working at the GU Indigenous Support Unit Gumurrii in 2012. In 2017 Gumurrii, with Edwards assistance, helped 137 indigenous […]
Does the traditional bush medicine Gumby Gumby actually work? What part does cultural safety play in physiotherapy graduates? How does the lack a birth certificate or registration affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates? These are just some of the research projects undertaken by 20 Indigenous students as part of the Kungullanji Indigenous Summer Research Symposium. […]