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
UQ student Jefferson Mac (left) meets Ride for Life Challenge ambassador Robbie McEwen after the race

Jefferson Mac wants the world to know vision impaired people can achieve anything with the right support.

11 November 2011

Graeme Wood is one of Queensland's most successful entrepreneurs and a national leader in philanthropy for education, arts, the environment and youth.

13 July 2011
Members of the Asylum and Refugee Law Project including Marissa Dooris (front row, second from left) and Dr Peter Billings (centre)

A project that has helped year 12 high school students to develop a better understanding of Australia’s asylum and refugee policies is the main winner in the 2011 UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Awards, announced this evening.

26 May 2011

UQ was named among as one of the 10 most GLBT-friendly employers of 2010 in Australia at the Pride in Diversity Awards and Luncheon on Tuesday.

19 May 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

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s best universities to work for according to a survey of Australian university staff.

10 January 2011