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Guest Speaker – Elite Athletes Session

Fri, July 14, 2017

Presented by Ms Naomi McCarthy OAM, Manager, Griffith Sports College, Griffith University

Griffith University, through the Griffith Sports College, provide a great deal of support for elite athletes to effectively combine high performance sport and study at University.  Last year they were the number one University in Australia for athletes competing at the Rio Olympics with 17 current athletes competing.  Griffith was also the number one University in Australia for Gold medals from all student athletes.

During the session Ms McCarthy went through some options for sport/life/study balance post school and answered a series of questions from the sixteen students in attendance.