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Regional Manager
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Master of
Griffith launches
Centre for Creative Industries
Griffith MBA ranked
4th worldwide
Griffith seals first
rugby sevens title
Griffith News
Griffith Employability Initiatives

At Griffith, we are deeply committed to preparing our students for employment and successful careers. We understand that today’s employers are looking for graduates who have not only achieved a top-quality university education, but also gained skills and knowledge during their studies that will prepare them for professional life. With opportunities for industry experiences included in our degrees and an extensive range of employability initiatives available, we ensure that our graduates gain the skills that employers want and are well-prepared for the new world of work. Employability initiatives for international students include internships, industry placements, leadership programs, careers and employment services, mentoring and more.


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Scholarship winner explores empathy through augmented reality


Pamela Saleme Ruiz from Peru was intrigued by the prospect of working within Griffith University’s Social Marketing area, so when a scholarship sponsored by Activate Studios popped up offering just that, she applied right away.

The scholarship opportunity allowed her to experience hands-on involvement with an augmented reality project focused on teaching children empathy, in conjunction with
Social Marketing @ Griffith.?

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Master of Biotechnology

We are pleased to announce that Griffith is offering a new Master of Biotechnology program. Designed for graduate or professional scientists, this program offers students the opportunity to extend their skills and knowledge in clinical and environmental microbiology, bioinformatics, protein science, molecular biology and genomics.

Students will be able to build a successful career in a competitive commercial environment as they will gain an in-depth understanding of current biotechnologies, business and innovation trends, and marketing and business planning.

Access course details and requirements
Griffith launches Centre for Creative Industries


Cementing its place as the number one university for the creative arts in Australia, Griffith University has launched the Griffith Centre for Creative Industries at the Gold Coast campus.

The Centre connects the Gold Coast creative industries community with Griffith graduates and the University and is home to the new
Bachelor of Creative Industries degree.?

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Griffith MBA ranked 4th worldwide

The Griffith MBA is built on core values of responsible leadership and sustainable business practices and has placed fourth globally in the Corporate Knights 2018 Better World MBA Ranking, and first in the Asia-Pacific region. The result shows a significant improvement from last year's ranking in which our MBA ranked 16th overall. This remarkable outcome reflects the hard work of our academic and professional staff contributing to the program through their research, service and leadership.

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Griffith seals first rugby sevens title win

Griffith University has won its maiden title in the AON Women’s Rugby Uni 7s series with a convincing 28-7 win over University of Queensland in Sunday’s gold medal game in Brisbane.

Griffith finished on top of its pool in the round games after defeating University of Melbourne (41-0), University of New England (36-5), University of Queensland (10-7) on day one, and finishing level with University of Tasmania (17-17) in their final pool game on day two.

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Griffith News highlights

Partnership to chart Queensland’s Pacific linkages
A new partnership between Griffith University and the University of Queensland will showcase Queensland’s extensive Pacific research expertise. Funded by
Study Queensland, Associate Professor Sven Schottmann, Director of Internationalisation (Arts, Education and Law), Griffith University, and Dr Gerhard Hoffstaedter from UQ’s School of Social Science will document, index and map Queensland’s Pacific expertise − from tropical architecture and agriculture to cultural heritage, marine environment, medical research and more.

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Griffith partners with Bleach Festival
Griffith University has signed a three-year partnership deal with
Bleach* Festival − the Gold Coast’s premiere arts and culture event. The centrepiece of next year’s festival will be a blockbuster outdoor performance of Verdi’s Requiem, featuring students from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

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