Professor Simon Haines,  CEO Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation Professor Heather Zwicker, Executive Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Queensland Professor Peter Hoj, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Queensland

The University of Queensland expects to offer an extended major in Western Civilisation with effect from 2020 after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation in Sydney yesterday.

8 August 2019

The University of Queensland has stopped more than 800,000 plastic items from going to landfill in the past eight months through an initiative that targets single-use plastic on campus.

7 August 2019

The University of Queensland has rung out a challenge to eleven other universities in Australia and New Zealand to step out for health.

5 August 2019

The second annual UQ NAIDOC Festival honouring the theme of Voice Treaty Truth will be held at The University of Queensland from 6-8 August.

31 July 2019

The University of Queensland has smashed the Guinness World Record for the Largest Mindfulness Lesson (Single Venue).

23 July 2019
The UQ Law team that won the mooting title.

The University of Queensland has defeated The University of Sydney in the grand final of the 20th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot, marking UQ’s second consecutive world-title win.

8 July 2019

Students and staff travelling to and from The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus will soon have more bus services to choose from.

3 July 2019
UQ's commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised

The University of Queensland’s commitment to inclusivity and support for the LGBTIQ+ community has been recognised with a prestigious Pride in Diversity national award.

3 June 2019
Professor Peter Høj

After seven years of exceptional service to The University of Queensland, Professor Peter Høj AC formally advised UQ’s Senate on Thursday 30 May of his intention to retire from his role as Vice-Chancellor, effective 30 June 2020.

31 May 2019
An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

20 May 2019

A psychology outreach clinic for high school students is the first of its kind in Australia, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland and Marsden State High School.

16 May 2019

Australian and Queensland athletes will contest the 35th edition of The University of Queensland’s Great Court Race on Wednesday 22 May.

15 May 2019
Children doing calligraphy at Explorama

More than 200 gifted and talented primary school students will visit UQ this weekend for Explorama.

25 March 2019
Before returning to UQ as Chancellor in 2016, Mr Varghese had a 38-year career in public service and diplomacy.

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr Peter Varghese AO was last night presented with the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop 2018 Asialink Medal.

13 March 2019
ilab's Germinate Plus participants will have up to $30,000 in legal services available to them.

Up-and-coming entrepreneurs in a University of Queensland accelerator program are being given access to expert legal services – and will only have to pay the bill if their startup is a success.

7 March 2019

Brisbane’s run of dry weather has led to algal blooms that have turned the water of The University of Queensland’s St Lucia lakes a luminous shade of green.

7 February 2019
UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 January 2019
An artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

The University of Queensland has officially taken ownership of the Warwick Solar Farm project, sealing a 25-year commitment to the Southern Downs.

30 November 2018

A $4.5 million initiative to boost Australia’s synthetic biology capabilities will be built by The University of Queensland and CSIRO, helping drive advances in areas such as manufacturing, industrial biotechnology, environmental remediation,...

4 September 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018