Vice Chancellor Ian O’Connor unveils Griffith University's new Fine Art & Design studios on their Queensland College of Art South Bank campus.


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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 introduces new Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (drones) major, offered through the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).


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

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


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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. …

Prateek Konnur, a final year student, enrolled in Griffith’s Masters of Aviation Management program, was recently announced as one of the winners of this year’s Dr Peter Gardiner Student 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. …

Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.


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Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.

Associate Professor Keith Townsend, Dr Rebecca Loudoun and Professor Adrian Wilkinson were awarded $186,000 for their project Improving People Management Systems in Emergency Services. The project will be undertaken in partnership with United Voice Queensland, United Voice Northern Territory and the Ambulance Employees’ Association of South Australia. …

Griffith University has achieved its best ever result in the annual QS World University Subject Rankings, firmly illustrating its strength across disciplines.


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Griffith boosts its position in the latest QS World University Subject Rankings

 

Griffith University has achieved its best ever result in the annual QS World University Subject Rankings, firmly illustrating its strength across disciplines.

Griffith was ranked in the top 100 institutions worldwide in nine subject areas (up from five in 2015) including a top 50 position in Nursing.

Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor said the tremendous outcome was influenced by several factors including the University’s growing reputation, …

The malaria vaccine research team, led by Professor Michael Good, have just finished clinical trials conducted at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus this year and have been working closely with expert infectious disease clinicians at Gold Coast University Hospital.


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Griffith University – Researchers Showcase Malaria Vaccine Project

 

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics will open its doors to the public to showcase to the community its malaria vaccine project.

The malaria vaccine research team, led by Professor Michael Good, have just finished clinical trials conducted at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus this year and have been working closely with expert infectious disease clinicians at Gold Coast University Hospital.

This is the second round of clinical trials to be conducted by the Institute for Glycomics to examine malaria vaccine strategies in humans. …

Law careers are one step closer for three Griffith Law School graduates who have been awarded positions with a prestigious Brisbane law firm’s graduate program.


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Law careers are one step closer for three Griffith Law School graduates who have been awarded positions with a prestigious Brisbane law firm’s graduate program.

Sam Nean, Emi Christensen and Naomi Midha will take up the two-year program with Norton Rose Fulbright at the end of March.

Their individual journeys from student to lawyer may have taken slightly different paths but all have their sights firmly set on burgeoning international careers. …

Besides the chance to catch a (surf) break between lectures, the active and healthy lifestyle (including 150 free and low cost activities each week – and students love free stuff), the vibrant art and culture scene and the great climate (did we mention almost 300 days of sunshine a year), there are the serious study advantages.


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Besides the chance to catch a (surf) break between lectures, the active and healthy lifestyle (including 150 free and low cost activities each week – and students love free stuff), the vibrant art and culture scene and the great climate (did we mention almost 300 days of sunshine a year), there are the serious study advantages.

Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus is seriously big, and a lot of the facilities are new – in fact more than 50% of the campus has been built in the last 10 years – the latest is the $38 million Griffith Business School building, …