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Posts from the Griffith Archive.

The Great Griffith Gazette

Our first staff newsletter, the Great Griffith Gazette (GGG), began circulation in mid-1973—some eighteen months before teaching commenced at Griffith. The Gazette was not published under any formal management… Read More

Take action this National Reconciliation Week

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post may mention and contain the images of deceased peoples. National Reconciliation Week is… Read More

What’s the T? Meet the Griffith University Tea Lady!

During the Second World War, ‘Tea Ladies’ were employed throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Their purpose? To boost efficiency and morale in workplaces that were… Read More

Queensland College of Art Celebrates 140 Years of Teaching

This year, Griffith University celebrates 140 years of teaching at the Queensland College of Art (QCA).   QCA can trace… Read More

First day of teaching at Griffith University

Foundation science students during biology studies. Image from the Griffith Archive collection. ‘First, here’s an exercise for you…’ These were Professor Emeritus David Pegg’s… Read More

Our First Graduates

On 25 February 1978, 170 students graduated from Griffith University’s four foundation Schools. Debra Cunningham from the School of Australian Environmental Studies was our first… Read More

The Library—45 years of offering more than just books

Take a trip down memory lane. To showcase the changing face of Griffith’s campus libraries across the last five decades, Griffith… Read More

Griffith Greats – Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt: Our First Female Academic

Griffith Archive’s latest digital exhibition shines the spotlight on one of the truly remarkable pioneers from Griffith University’s history: Ortrun Zuber-… Read More

Discovering the Griffith Story—Griffith Archive

As Griffith approaches our 50th year, our unique story continues to unfold. Griffith has a distinctive story—from being … Read More

Did you know? QTAC is a Griffith Brainchild! 

If you study or have studied at Griffith, you may recognise QTAC (the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre). But did… Read More

Sir Samuel Walker Griffith – 100-year anniversary

Our university’s namesake Sir Samuel Walker Griffith was born in 1845 and died on the 9 August 1920. One hundred years on from his… Read More

Our Asian Agenda

Griffith University was founded to offer our students a unique university experience. Our founders’ vision was formed by progressive ideas such as offering interdisciplinary or… Read More

Discover our remarkable journey to being a university of global influence

The Griffith Archive’s latest online exhibition A University of Global Influence tells the Griffith story from the initial Cabinet Decision to establish our university… Read More

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