New Fellows ... physicist Professor Timothy Ralph (left) and Professor Phil Hugenholtz.

The thrill of fundamental discovery is a driving force for two University of Queensland professors who have today been named as new fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

22 May 2017
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
Dr Wilson ... has had an outstanding career by combining her talents in finance, banking and medicine

University of Queensland deputy chancellor Dr Jane Wilson has been presented with the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2016 Gold Medal Award.

9 September 2016
Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne to be awarded Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

​The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards.

15 August 2016
Lucas Patchett (left) and Nic Marchesi ... converted an old van into a mobile laundromat and now washing 200 loads a week.

Selfless work creating change for homeless people has propelled a University of Queensland student to be named Young Australian of the Year

25 January 2016
The Change Makers team at the Queensland Multicultural Awards in August.

Students and staff from the University of Queensland are helping debunk negative stereotypes of the Brisbane suburb of Woodridge by showcasing real stories that promote pride, hope and inspiration.

25 November 2015
Lucas Patchett (left) and Nic Marchesi (right) with one of their Orange Sky Laundry vans.

A University of Queensland student and his business partner have been awarded Queensland Young Australian of the Year for their selfless work creating change in the community.

2 November 2015
Associate Professor Julie Ballantyne, from the School of Music

Several University of Queensland teachers have been recognised in the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

23 September 2015

Ten journalism students from The University of Queensland have won the Communication and Media Achievement Award at the Queensland Multicultural Awards.

26 August 2015
UQ had the strongest improvement of any of the four Australian universities in the top 100.

The University of Queensland has jumped higher in the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities, to rank 77th globally and equal second in Australia.

17 August 2015
Dane Bird-Smith, Aisling Scott, Caitlin Cronin and Tom Gamble (not pictured) will compete at the World University Games

Four University of Queensland students will compete at the 2015 World Summer University Games in South Korea in July.

23 June 2015
John Story AO

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr John Story has become an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

8 June 2015
The UQ Business School offers the best MBA outside Europe and North America, says The Economist

The Economist has ranked The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration as the number one MBA program in Australia and the Asia Pacific region for the third year in a row.

10 October 2014

The University of Queensland has retained its position among the world’s top 100 universities, with a rank of 65 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2014-15.

2 October 2014
The SCRIPT team: School of Pharmacy: Ms Jacqueline Bond, Ms Leigh McKauge, A/Prof Kathryn Steadman and A/Prof Lynne Emmerton (formerly at UQ) and ICTE-UQ:  Ms Michele Feinberg, Ms Alex Rossi, Ms Marg Cannell and TEDI: Dr Wendy Green, Ms Terrilyn Sweep.

The University of Queensland has started a program to help international pharmacy students understand Australian language and culture.

21 June 2013

A researcher inspiring students to learn about the brain and an alumnus on a mission to help children with cranio-facial deformities are among those acknowledged by The University of Queensland at the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards...

23 May 2013

Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk will extend the hand of friendship to more than 1500 international students at The University of Queensland on Thursday, 23 May.

22 May 2013

UQ's 10th annual Diversity Week (May 21-25) this year has secured three highly regarded speakers as well as the much sought after media personality, Mr Richard Fidler, as facilitator at the Vice-Chancellor's Equity and Diversity Awards presentation...

24 April 2012

Jenny Max, a University of Queensland Masters of Communication (Communication for Social Change) student, has received a Prime Minister's Pacific-Australia (PMPA) Award in recognition of her leadership potential and academic achievements.

20 December 2011

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