Traditional Aboriginal art, design, song and dance in central Australia will be the focus of The University of Queensland’s Diversity Week public lecture, Singing, Dancing and Painting Country, on Friday May 24.

20 May 2013

The University of Queensland has welcomed a Federal Government announcement of $67 million as part of a scheme to assist more students from disadvantaged backgrounds attend university.

20 December 2011

A mixture of relief and a touch of sadness are the emotions experienced by Indigenous arts/law student Zoë Cochrane as she readies for her UQ graduation ceremony in mid-December.

12 December 2011
ATSIS acting director Dr Col Dillon with Chair of the Australian Indigenous Education at the University of New South Wales, Professor Martin Nakata

Chair of the Australian Indigenous Education at the University of New South Wales, Professor Martin Nakata, visited UQ this month to share his experience and vision around Indigenous studies.

25 October 2011
Year 11 student Tiarna Cutmore at the UQ Gatton campus making the arm gesture used throughout the Which Way? It's My Future camp.

A focus on the future has been on the minds of 40 Indigenous students who took part in a camp held recently at The University of Queensland’s Gatton, Ipswich and St Lucia campuses.

18 July 2011

The University of Queensland (UQ) has confirmed its commitment to supporting educational and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with the appointment of a Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) to lead all...

23 March 2011
Russell Lingwoodock with fellow Indigenous staff members Deborah Stiles (right) and Sherrilee Bailiee

The University of Queensland has signaled its continuing commitment to recruit and retain Indigenous staff by signing the Australian Employment Covenant (AEC).

22 February 2011

More than 80 deserving secondary students from schools across Queensland and northern New South Wales converged on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus last Friday, February 11, to kick off the UQ Young Achievers Program.

10 February 2011
Professor Ian Lilley, “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

A passion for researching early human settlements has taken archaeologist Professor Ian Lilley to some of the world’s most remote regions, and led to him being dubbed “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

29 November 2010
Crocodile (detail) by unknown artist (1958). Ochres and resin on wood. Collection of The University of Queensland Anthropology Museum

The University of Queensland Art Museum will be swimming with crocodiles, sharks and the odd dugong for its next exhibition, and you’re encouraged to dive in for the experience.

24 August 2010
Doctor of Psychology student Katherine Williams, who was interviewed as part of the project

Closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous participation in postgraduate study is the aim of a recently launched UQ website.

21 July 2010
Students Jocelyn Farebrothere, Joel Wright and Tess Millerick participate in group work with lecturer Dr Katelyn Barney

By setting group work and encouraging deep thinking, UQ’s Dr Liz Mackinlay and Dr Katelyn Barney hope to implement reconciliation in a practical way.

28 May 2010
Heather Stewart and Michael Williams, joint winners of the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Award

A project which has attracted international University interest in advancing appropriate representation of Indigenous peoples and issues through the student learning experience is this year’s main prize winner in the 2010 UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Equity...

27 May 2010
UQ Centenary Oration Series: Jack Manning Bancroft

Teenagers needed to strip away years of conditioning from negative stereotypes to learn that being Aboriginal and successful was possible, a young indigenous leader told an audience in Brisbane last night.

22 April 2010