Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Griffith University and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Partnership

The Griffith University and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Official Partnership is a collaboration between Griffith and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). The Official Partnership offers Griffith students, staff, graduates and community unique opportunities to benefit from and contribute to this once in a generation event.

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Gain the experience of a lifetime through unique opportunities in internships, scholarships, research, events, secondments and the Creative Arts Partnership through Griffith University’s Official Partnership with GC2018

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Our partnership

This exciting collaboration between the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Corporation and other members of the GC2018 Sponsor Family creates unique opportunities and benefits for our students, staff, graduates and community in the lead up to and throughout GC2018.

GC2018 and Griffith University

Griffith University was created to be different. Given our history with the Commonwealth Games it’s only fitting to be the first University to partner with a Commonwealth Games.

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Creative arts partner

Griffith University is the official Creative Arts Partner of GC2018. Griffith’s extensive expertise and resources in creative arts will be utilised across the official Creative Arts program of GC2018.

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Facilities

In the lead up to and during GC2018, our new and existing facilities will be utilised by the Australian and visiting GC2018 teams along with officials, delegates and organisers.

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Research

We are committed to staff and student research projects for all aspects of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Areas of research include; legacy, sustainability, health, science and tourism.

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Marathon presenting partner

Griffith University is the Presenting Partner of the GC2018 Men’s and Women’s Marathons.

Queen's baton relay

Griffith University will play a special part in the Queen’s Baton Relay which has been a tradition of the Commonwealth Games since 1958. The Baton, containing a message from the Queen, will be carried through the 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth, making its way through Queensland, Australia and arriving on the Gold Coast for the Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018.

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