Students have choice of new programs in 2018

As Queensland students anxiously await their OP results tomorrow, The University of Queensland is offering a range of new undergraduate and postgraduate study options in response to international and local demand.

15 December 2017

Graduating UQ student ‘whips’ up own news company

Student Isabella Hawker will leave The University of Queensland as founder of her own media company and a graduate of both the Bachelor Arts and Bachelor of Communication programs.

15 December 2017

As Queensland students anxiously await their OP results tomorrow, The University of Queensland is offering a range of new undergraduate and postgraduate study options in response to international and local demand.

15 December 2017
Student Isabella Hawker

Student Isabella Hawker will leave The University of Queensland as founder of her own media company and a graduate of both the Bachelor Arts and Bachelor of Communication programs.

15 December 2017
Humaira Shafi

When Humaira Shafi graduates with a doctorate from The University of Queensland on Friday, December 15, it will be the culmination of a challenging seven-year journey.

15 December 2017
UQ research supports policies to legalise same-sex marriage.

Hot on the heels of the same-sex marriage bill, new research shows that gay and lesbian couples tend to have higher-quality relationships than their heterosexual counterparts.

15 December 2017

Neck pain is a common condition among office workers, but regular workplace exercises can prevent and reduce it, a University of Queensland study has found.

15 December 2017
Resistance threat looms

Australia’s rising number of gonorrhoea cases has been described as a potential ‘perfect storm’, with the emergence of extensively drug resistant strains overseas.

15 December 2017
Elephant herd in Addo Elephant National Park. Photo by Rory Biggs.

The debate over whether legal trading of ivory should be allowed to fund elephant conservation, or banned altogether to stop poaching has raged for decades without an end in sight.

15 December 2017
After more than a century of graduations, Queensland’s largest university is celebrating a major milestone this December: 250,000 graduates.

After more than a century of graduations, Queensland’s largest university is celebrating a major milestone this December: 250,000 graduates.

14 December 2017
A “virtual exchange” will allow UQ students to gain program credits from other universities through select online courses.

The University of Queensland is one of nine high-ranking universities to launch a “virtual exchange” that will allow students to gain program credits through select online courses.

14 December 2017
Yellow-spotted goanna at Wreck Rock beach

Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach.

14 December 2017
Consume any leftovers within two to three days

Following a few simple food preparation guidelines can help reduce unwanted cases of food poisoning for family and friends this festive season.

14 December 2017
Niassa National Reserve: one of Africa's last remaining wilderness areas - JB Deffontaines

Maps of the world’s most important wilderness areas are now freely available online following a University of Queensland-led study published today.

13 December 2017

Distinguished scientist and “angel” investor Dr Jay Hetzel has been appointed chairman of UniQuest, The University of Queensland’s commercialisation company.

13 December 2017

Learning about the statistics of Aboriginal imprisonment in Western Australia led University of Queensland law student Nicholas Frazer to put his legal skills into practice and investigate.

12 December 2017

A new and improved version of the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

12 December 2017

Graduating student Ma’aola Saminatoto Milovale loane is set on a new mission – to expand opportunities for students in his homeland of Samoa.

11 December 2017
Residents are experiencing stress

Retirement village contracts are a minefield for older residents, with complex legal and financial restraints impacting on their lives and preventing some residents from moving out.

11 December 2017

She was the face of The University of Queensland’s 2015 Create Change advertising campaign – but now avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.

8 December 2017

The University of Queensland’s new four-year Strategic Plan and Master Plan were endorsed by the UQ Senate earlier this week.

7 December 2017

A supercomputer that will speed up research and scientific discovery is being built at The University of Queensland.

7 December 2017