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Finding balance and building confidence with Midwifery at Griffith

Registered Nurse Angela Serena returned to Griffith University in 2020 to take on the Bachelor of Midwifery and achieve her dream of… Read More

Building a career for social change

Mature student Stacey Gordon shares her story on what drove her to start studying later in life and how she hopes to make a difference… Read More

JD’s journey of self-discovery and a passion for Psychology

When JD Dumbrell left high school, they decided to study engineering, something they liked the sound of and had enjoyed in school. But after the support of staff at Griffith University, and a quest to find their passion, JD returned to university with a new career in mind – psychology. Read More

Equity and compassion – Harrison’s hope as a doctor

After spending his first two years at university completing the Bachelor of Medical Science, Harrison took the next step into the Doctor of Medicine. When he looks to the future, Harrison says his goal is simple. Read More

Called to Nurse: Meet former PAH patient and DonateLife Champion Jordan Bate

Soon-to-be nursing graduate Jordan Bate knows a great deal more than textbooks can teach him about caring for patients. In a sense, he’s been training for the role most of his young life. Read More

Choosing Pharmacy as a trusted profession

After a year exploring his options within the Griffith Health Foundation Year program and attending lectures with students from across a range of health-related programs, Joshua came to realise that his happy place was within the School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Read More

Finding a passion for Exercise and Sport in Australia

Jane Mun grew up in South Korea, “an environment where physical activity is not a priority for kids” she would say. It’s during a working holiday in Australia that Jane discovered herself a life-changing passion for sport and exercise. Read More

Becoming an Endometriosis advocate with Public Health

In 2016, Anika Buining was diagnosed with Endometriosis, a chronic pelvic pain condition which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years*. It is the widespread prevalence of this chronic condition and the lack of any long-term treatment options that led her down the path of Public Health at Griffith University. Read More

Doctor of Medicine as the foundation for a career in medical research

Michael Evans plans to combine his passion for research and education into a career built on life-long learning and development  Michael Evans is currently in his third year of medical school and… Read More

From Goondiwindi to an internship with the Gold Coast Suns

Currently a final-year exercise science student, Zoe cites her rural upbringing and her large family as a big motivator for her passion for sports and exercise and her choice to move to the Gold Coast from her home town of Goondiwindi to study a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University. Read More