Studying at Griffith University as an international student gave Kazakhstan national Zhamila Moldasheva the skills needed to score her dream marketing job back home.
Teah Westerman comfortably stepped into the role of commercial coordinator at Gold Coast Titans as a familiar face in the office.
Griffith University alumnus Martin Pratley never imagined he would one day be creating musical instruments for the likes of Australian music legends John Butler and Tash Sultana.
Business students Tanner Noakes and Alex Byrne were the only Australian students to reach the global finals.
Caitlene Hillman has added another feather to her already-well-plumed cap, enjoying success on the national stage.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement early this month.
Dr Christopher Warren has been recognised for his trailblazing work in sustainable tourism.