For business student Silvana Boulas Griffith University’s Relay for Life event was about more than raising money and awareness of cancer. It was a chance to show her mother that there is still hope. At a time when Silvana’s mother, Suzanne Isaac, is currently undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer the weekend’s annual event could not […]
Griffith University played host to Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ) this week as the charity announced Professor Nigel McMillan as the Face of Relay for Life. Professor McMillan from Griffith Health Institute’s Molecular Basis of Disease program had the honour bestowed on him in recognition of his contribution to cancer research and for his dedication to supporting CCQ’s vision […]
The generous nature of the Griffith community has been on show lately and it makes us all very proud.
Hosted by the Griffith University’s Student Guild and Cancer Council Queensland, more than 30 teams of runners made up of 10-15 people took turns to keep a baton moving in a relay style walk or run for 18 hours through the night from 3pm Saturday afternoon to Sunday morning at 9am.
Thirty teams have registered for this weekend’s Relay for Life and organisers are encouraging more people to take part in the event. Griffith University’s Student Guild and Cancer Council Queensland are hosting this year’s Relay for Life at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus on Saturday, October 19, and Sunday, October 20. “So far we have 30 […]
On 19-20 October a group of Griffith University students will run the Relay for Life event as the “Legalites for Equal Rights", in nothing more than a school dress. Their mission is to raise money which will give girls in Sierra Leone, West Africa access to education through scholarships, school rehabilitation projects and access to sanitary pads.
Relay For Life is an opportunity to get together with your community and friends to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back against cancer.