A diagnosis of a rare cancer was not enough to stop Graham achieving his dream of becoming a writer.

A diagnosis of a rare cancer was not enough to stop University of Queensland valedictorian Graham Akhurst achieving his dream of becoming a writer.

15 December 2014
Joanna at her BA (Hons) graduation ceremony in 2008.

Remarkable dedication and devoted family support led to the awarding of a special post-graduate degree at the University of Queensland today.

11 December 2014
Solid Pathways Teacher Mr Jeff Cassidy, Asher Salam, Rikiana Salam, Chloe Salam, Diana Salam

More than 300 high-achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school students are closer to pursuing careers in areas including law, veterinary science and health sciences, thanks to a program launched at The University of Queensland this year.

24 November 2014

Escalating confrontations in Jerusalem centred on the al-Aqsa Mosque, 1500 more homes to be built in settlements in occupied East Jerusalem and a sharp deterioration in Israel’s relations with Jordan have yet again raised many questions about the...

21 November 2014

There was a bit of talk over the last election cycle, expressed in the usual language of political left and right, about returning the pendulum to the “sensible centre”. Sounds a good idea, but what does it mean to be politically central? And where...

17 November 2014
Hypermancer is a fast, easy way to find all the stories relating to a particular topic on social media channels, as well as the people who are influencing how those stories are told. Photo: iStock

A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while a conversation gains...

6 November 2014
UQ’s School of Music will host a performance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the onset of the First World War (1914–18).

As Remembrance Day approaches on November 11, The University of Queensland will reflect on the tragedies of the Great War through music. UQ’s School of Music will host a performance on Sunday, 2 November at the QPAC Concert Hall to commemorate the...

29 October 2014
Bridget Mahon with her parents Greg and Trish.

University of Queensland student Bridget Mahon is set to fly to Italy, thanks to her literary and linguistic skills.

14 October 2014

University of Queensland researchers have appeared at the United Nations in New York today to speak about the responsibility of UN member states to protect their people from atrocities.

8 September 2014
One of the donors, Margaret Robertson with Barbra Zaloumis and her five children.

Domestic violence survivor and single mother of five Barbra Zaloumis is one step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a sociologist after winning a scholarship to study at The University of Queensland.

31 July 2014
Sydney Opera House

University of Queensland music student John Rotar has been selected to write a piece of music to replace the traditional cue bells in the Sydney Opera House.

30 June 2014
UQ Alumnus and literary giant David Malouf is celebrating turning 80 with a series of public events on June 6 and 7.

University of Queensland alumnus and Australian literary legend David Malouf is celebrating his 80th birthday – and UQ is hosting the party.

4 June 2014
UQ project aims to strengthen relationships between schools and communities.

Student performance on tests should not be the only criteria for judging schools, according to a University of Queensland-led project in Bundaberg, Childers and Gin Gin.

26 May 2014

A University of Queensland study shows Facebook is one of the alcohol industry’s key promotional tools, sparking concerns about inadequate regulation of alcohol marketing on social media.

20 May 2014
Courtney Price, Ayesha Lutschini, Milcah Xkenjik and Tasman Bain in Port Moresby.

Support services for victims of domestic violence in Papua New Guinea have been vastly improved because of the work of a group of University of Queensland students.

16 May 2014

The University of Queensland is seeking help from the public to piece together stories of the thousands of Australians who served in France during World War I.

24 April 2014
New Executive Dean Professor Tim Dunne

A globally renowned foreign policy, human rights and international relations scholar this week begins his new role as Executive Dean of UQ’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS).

5 March 2014
Classic lines from ancient poetry to melt the heart of your lover this Valentine's Day.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, UQ Chair of Classics and Ancient History Professor Alastair Blanshard turns to the past to offer classic lines to melt the heart of your valentine.

11 February 2014
 Dr Andy Fairbairn gets down and dirty on a dig.

An inspirational lecture by a UQ history professor almost 20 years ago has led to a regular archaeology segment starting on 612 ABC Brisbane radio this week.

30 January 2014