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Finding a place in Community Controlled Health

Hayley Roxburgh is part of both the Wiradjuri and Bundjalung Peoples from different regions within New South Wales. Hayley is graduating from the Bachelor of Child and Family Studies. She selected this degree to support young children and their family who are currently going through hardship. Her desire to be the person families could turn for support particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic was also an influence on her studies and wanting to graduate. Read More

Recovering from a sports injury with psychology: Rachel’s story

Born in Zimbabwe, Rachel Kapnias is a third-year international student from South Africa completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with Griffith University. In her own words, she recounts why she decided to become a clinical psychologist with a research interest. Read More

Studying Pharmacy to work with Aboriginal patients in rural and remote locations

Georgina Morris, third-year student, shares her advice for students who hope to build a career in pharmacy and healthcare and her plans for the future. 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

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

Mindfulness and the Meaningful Minute

Nowadays, being busy is a badge that we wear with honour, highlighting to ourselves and others that we are productive and worthwhile. Read More

Finding a pathway to Medicine through Science

Victoria Astill-Torchia's love of science led her to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, but it was a desire to help people at their most vulnerable that drove her to Medical School. Read More