Griffith University Renews Partnership with Queensland Airports



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Griffith University and Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) will continue their partnership for a further three years after renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans said the extension of the MOU would provide valuable opportunities for Griffith students and QAL, benefitting Gold Coast business and industry more widely.

“Renewing the MOU ensures continued collaboration in the fields of aviation, customer-focused technology and tourism, giving more options for student internships and work experience, …

Griffith Researchers Take Next Step In Covid-19 Vaccine Development



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Mouse model trials will begin shortly on several COVID-19 vaccine candidates developed by Griffith University scientists.

Lead researcher Professor Bernd Rehm (above) at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has spearheaded the development of the platform technology which uses a synthetic version of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) which meansselected virus componentsare assembled by safe microbial cell factories. This allows rapid vaccine design combined with a high-yield bioprocess for mass production of the vaccine. …

University Updates on Australian Bushfires



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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

Griffith University Design Graduate Rockets Up The Bestseller List



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Queensland College of Art design alumnus Andrew Kolb has rocketed up the bestseller lists with his popular picture books and has also brought his distinctive style to collaborations with Pixar and Marvel.

The Canadian author, artist and designer credits his time as an international student at Griffith with providing the inspiration for his debut picture book, Edmund Unravels.

‘I made lifelong connections at Griffith’

“The first book I authored and illustrated is about travel and missing home and keeping yourself centred. …

Griffith University Film Alumni Nominated For International Emmy Awards



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Two animation projects by Griffith film alumni have been nominated for International Emmy Awards.

A remarkable year

Bluey was nominated in the Kids / Preschool category. It caps off a remarkable year for the homegrown heroes, who shattered viewing records, won a Logie and took the show global, after inking a distribution deal with Disney.

Created by Griffith Film School alumnus Joe Brumm, the series is produced GFS alumnus Daley Pearson and employs scores of Griffith animation graduates and student interns. …

Griffith University Law Students Named Australian Champions At National Competition



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Two Griffith law students have returned home as the top Australian team for negotiation skills, and overall runner-up to Victoria University of Wellington, at the 2019 Australian Law Student Association (ALSA) Negotiation Competition.

Yuri Banens and Ethan Barr-Hamilton share a familiar, but professional ease that’s been formed over countless competitive negotiations, and it’s this approach that served them well during the intense ALSA competition.

“Before handing off to the other team, …

Griffith University Animation Alumni Sell Hit Show Bluey To Disney



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The first two seasons of the hit series Bluey, created by Griffith Film School animation alumni, are going global and will soon screen internationally on Disney Junior and Disney+.

Conceived by Griffith film graduate Joe Brumm, Bluey is the most watched show on ABC iView, with more than 90 million plays.

The series was produced by Emmy award-winning Ludo Studio, co-founded by fellow Griffith Film School alumnus Daley Pearson, …

Griffith Earns Top-50 Results In 2019 QS World University Rankings



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Griffith earns top-50 result for multiple subjects in 2019 QS World University Rankings

Griffith University’s reputation on the international stage continues to be enhanced following this week’s release of the annual 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which saw four of the University’s subject areas retain positions in the top 50.

Nursing, Performing Arts, Sport-related subjects and Hospitality and Leisure Management remain in the top 50, with the latter again ranked inside the top 20. …

National Recognition For Griffith University Research



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Griffith University continues to ride the wave in being recognised as a rising star in academic research.

One week after being named in Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal, as Oceania’s Nature Index Rising Star 2018, Griffith has made the list of leading research institutions in The Australian newspaper’s special Research supplement.

The research leaders’ list, based on big data analysis of up-to-date publicly available information, …

Griffith University Scholarships 2018



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Griffith Remarkable Scholarship

A huge congratulations to Canadian student Keiran McCormick on winning a Griffith University Remarkable Scholarship. He’s studying Criminology and Criminal Justice and applied through KOM Consultants. Well done, Keiran!

Remarkable Scholarship is For: Exceptional students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework studies at Griffith University.  A Letter of Offer is required before lodging a scholarship application.

Award value and benefits: Scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees for the duration of an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program. …