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Christy

    Uni Life

    Mpho’s story: arriving at Griffith University

    Mpho silhouette against Brisbane river at sunset

    Last year I had the opportunity to work with the amazing Mpho, a South African student on an Australia Awards scholarship about to graduate from her Master of Public Health at our South Bank campus.

    We often hear all the wonderful stories about orientation and study at Griffith – and don’t get me wrong it is a great experience – but the reality is that the arriving in a new country for the very first time can be daunting and overwhelming. Continue Reading

  • Magpie
    Lifestyle

    Don’t mind the birds

    My partner and I recently moved house. The lady that lived here before us was really lovely, however the day before we moved in she issued me with a warning: birds. Now…

  • Pulse pedometer
    Career and Work

    Challenge accepted!

    Today is the day. The day that I throw away the sugar, start eating healthy and conquer the challenge – 10,000 steps a day. Yep. You heard right. Ten thousand. It…