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Mental Escapes

Life is full of distractions, not all of them good. Checking Facebook when you’re out with friends, a Netflix session that drags on for hours, or an afternoon that disappears faster than you can scroll. In the ever-engulfing world of technology, it’s good to squeeze in a bit of mental escapism that doesn’t involve a …

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Film Review

2018 117 minutes Crime, Romance, Drama Director: Barry Jenkins ‘Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street, born in the black neighbourhood of some American city…’ In 1974, American writer James Baldwin penned If Beale Street Could Talk, a story about young love and injustice set in Harlem, New York during the nineteen-seventies. In …

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R U OK? Day

This year R U OK? Day was held on Thursday 13th September and the Wellness Warriors were out in full force! Students were encouraged to stop by and take time out of their busy schedule to ask a friend or fellow student ‘if they were okay?’. The Wellness Warriors and the Griffith club Human Services and Social Work Association …

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World University Rugby Sevens Championship

Nine Griffith University students will represent Australia at the World University Rugby Sevens Championship in Swakopmund, Namibia from 12 – 14 July. Selection to the Australian teams is an outstanding achievement for these Griffith athletes. Joining the Australian men’s team are Austin Campion, Jason Beeton, Will Bird, Josh Walker and Kyle Lotz. Representing Griffith in …

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NAIDOC Week

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with the Student Guild. NAIDOC Week is a national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture running from 8 – 15 July. To celebrate NAIDOC Week, the GUGC Student Guild and GUMURRI Student Support Unit will be hosting an on-campus NAIDOC Week Celebration on Tuesday 10 July on the Library Lawn. …

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Student Guild honoured at national awards night

On 7 May, Student Guild staff traveled to Melbourne to attend the Tertiary Access Group (TAG) CampusLink Conference and Gala Awards Dinner – where General Manager, Wayne Watt, was awarded the prestigious Tom O’Sullivan Memorial Award. TAG is a national not-for-profit cooperative that supports the activities of student guilds, unions and other bodies who provide non-academic …

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Volunteering in Peru

Fresh from exams and final assessments, 27 Griffith University students celebrated the end of Trimester 2 by packing their bags and jumping on a plane to South America. The delegation was part of the Student Guild’s annual volunteering trip and spent two weeks teaching English and supporting a local community in Urubamba, Peru. From 21 …

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