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
Project chief investigators (left to right) Professor Boreham, A/Professor Geoff Dow, A/Professor Warren Lafffan and Professor Mark Western

UQ's Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) released findings of a major, three-year longitudinal study of 4000 Queenslanders on their social wellbeing by region, gender and age at a symposium last week.

15 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

The University of Queensland community is mourning the death last night of former Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Zelman Cowen, aged 92.

9 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
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

Experts from government will attend presentations by the nation's leading researchers on families and family policy at a two-day workshop, "Family, Work and Wellbeing over the Life Course", at The University of Queensland, held on October 20–21.

18 October 2011
The 2010 winning entry "Children in Ghanzi" taken by Stephen McLoughlin in western Botswana

Entries are now being received for the annual World in Focus photography competition hosted by UQ's School of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS).

24 August 2011
Students attend the 2010 UQ Volunteer Expo

UQ’s career office invites students to fulfil their volunteer and service interests at the third annual Volunteer Expo later this month

19 August 2011
Margaret Olley, AC

The University of Queensland community is mourning the passing today of one of Australia’s most admired and respected artists and philanthropists Margaret Olley, AC.

26 July 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

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

A powerful series of UQ art exhibitions is providing a rare opportunity to discover the human face behind the asylum seeker debate in time for 2011 Refugee Week (June 19–25).

20 June 2011

The University of Queensland's Ipswich Campus is holding a diversity week panel forum tomorrow.

26 May 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

The University of Queensland is celebrating its ninth Diversity Week, with an event calendar packed full of rich and vibrant activities.

23 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
UQ's Multi-Faith Chaplaincy is able to provide support and advice to all staff and students, regardless of their religious background

With Diversity Week around the corner, members of the University community are encouraged to explore UQ’s growing Multi-Faith Chaplaincy (MFC).

18 May 2011

The public face of The University of Queensland’s Thanksgiving Service and Body Donor program, Leo Brown, will retire on May 6 after more than 49 years with the same employer.

27 April 2011