Careers Set For Take-Off At Griffith University Aviation



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A group of Griffith University students has taken to the skies with the Royal Australian Air Force to broaden their horizons.  

The five students from various disciplines were among 17 women selected from around the country to take part in the Air Force Aviation Camp for Women at the Amberley RAAF base west of Brisbane from July 1-5. 

The camp is an initiative to boost capability through diversity by increasing female participation in aviation roles, …

Perfect Blend – Life of Canadian Law Students at Griffith University



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There’s nothing like the Gold Coast in Canada, so Canadian student Anika Chelin decided the Sunshine State was where she was headed.

She chose to combine travel and study, and go home with a law degree after soaking up a few years of Queensland’s warmth and world-beating beaches.

Of course that’s not the only reason Chelin opted to study law at the Gold Coast’s Griffith University. She knew Griffith was one of only two universities in Australia to offer Canadian law subjects, …

Commonwealth Sports Universities Network Launched With Partner Griffith University



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The Commonwealth Sports Universities Network (CSUN) celebrated its official launch on the Gold Coast, on Tuesday, on the eve of the Opening Ceremony for the XXI Commonwealth Games. The CGF partnered with Griffith University to debut the Network, which aims to create a formal sporting partnership between the CGF and, initially, five foundation Universities from across the Commonwealth

The success of the CGF and Griffith University’s existing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games partnership was the inspiration behind the establishment of the Network. …

Griffith University First In Australia To Offer Pathway To Chartered Manager



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Griffith University has become the first university in Australia and New Zealand to accredit an undergraduate or postgraduate course with the Institute of Managers and Leaders (IML). This innovative accreditation gives Griffith Business School MBA students fast-tracked access to the internationally recognised Chartered Manager (CMgr) designation.

Students enrolled in the fully flexible MBA from January 2018 are set to graduate with an additional globally recognised diploma in strategic management and leadership, which will allow them to apply for and receive the CMgr designation within weeks of receiving their degree. …

Griffith Aviation partners with Qantas for Future Pilot Program



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Bachelor of Aviation students at Griffith University could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership.

The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.

Graduates can then transition to employment with QantasLink and complete their training under the supervision of QantasLink’s experienced training team and become qualified as First Officers flying the airline’s Dash 8 200/300 or Q400 fleet. …

Griffith University Reveals The New Fine Art & Design Studios



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Not only is the Queensland College of Art (QCA) one of Australia’s foremost institutions of Art, Design and Film, it is also one of the country’s longest running and largest creative academies. Pivotal for the QCA is a belief that cutting edge, creative processes and productions that challenge the way we perceive and understand the world, must be vigorously encouraged.

On 5 September 2017, Vice Chancellor Ian O’Connor unveiled the new Fine Art and Design studios on Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art South Bank campus. …

Griffith University to Introduce Drone-Focused Engineering Major in 2018



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Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation.

That’s the opportunity for graduates of Griffith University’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe.

The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the most fertile period in the development of UAV technology.

Available through the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Griffith’s Nathan campus, …

Griffith rises up young uni rankings



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Griffith University continues to make its mark on the global stage with the release of the latest Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Previously known as THE 150 Under 50 Rankings, the Young University Rankings sees Griffith rise from 48th to be now placed 35th among 200 similarly-aged institutions.

This impressive rise follows last month’s QS Subject Rankings in which Griffith placed in the top 100 institutions worldwide in 11 subject areas with Hospitality and Leisure Management ranked in the top ten. …

Griffith – Creative Arts Research Centre Explores New Creative Modes



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Griffith – Creative Arts Research Centre Explores New Creative Modes

The Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR) is shaking up research methods and processes within the creative arts.

With a cross-disciplinary approach and collaborative focus, the Centre’s areas of strength include: studio research methods and approaches, art in the Asia-Pacific region, additive manufacture and contemporary design, documentary film and photography, games, animation and new technology, and art in public places. …

Masters of Aviation Management Student Wins Dr Peter Gardiners’ Aviation Grant



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Prateek Konnur, a final year student, enrolled in Griffith’s Masters of Aviation Management program by distance, was recently announced as one of the two winners of this year’s Dr Peter Gardiner Student Grant and invited to participate in the CHC Summit held in Vancouver, Canada. The Summit is annually attended by hundreds of aviation delegates from around the world who collaborate and openly share the foundations of their Safety Management Systems and create a platform for learning and networking. …