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
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
Professor Ian Lilley, “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

A passion for researching early human settlements has taken archaeologist Professor Ian Lilley to some of the world’s most remote regions, and led to him being dubbed “UQ’s Indiana Jones”.

29 November 2010
UQ Allies with the 2010 Diversity@Work award, from left, Beverley Podhajsky (Student Centre), Michael McNally (NTEU UQ Branch) and Marnie King (The Equity Office).

The University of Queensland (UQ) has received a national award for a program that fosters an environment where people of all sexualities and gender identities can safely study and work free of harassment or discrimination.

2 November 2010

A UQ group has been recognised for successfully linking student volunteers with community projects.

21 October 2010

University of Queensland alumnus Melanie Gordon has recently been awarded the Queensland Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year in recognition of her outstanding achievements in the mining industry.

24 September 2010
UQ PhD student and Three Minute Thesis finalist Donna McDonald

If you thought that being deaf could prevent you from winning a speaking contest, think again.

15 September 2010

The creator of a Homework Centre at UQ's Ipswich campus designed to help Indigenous school students with their studies has been recognised with a Dadjeen Award for Services to Indigenous Education.

10 August 2010
The inaugural winner of the Wheatley Bursary Ocholamero Oroto

UQ student Ocholamero Oroto is no stranger to hard work, balancing full-time work with full-time study commitments.

7 June 2010
Jonathan Wei's winning entry

UQ Mechanical and Aerospace engineering student Jonathan Wei has put his design skills to good purpose to win the UQ 2010 Diversity Week Design Competition.

27 May 2010
Heather Stewart and Michael Williams, joint winners of the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity Award

A project which has attracted international University interest in advancing appropriate representation of Indigenous peoples and issues through the student learning experience is this year’s main prize winner in the 2010 UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Equity...

27 May 2010

A UQ academic who has been offered an internationally competitive research scholarship says he hopes to use the opportunity to raise the profile of Japanese art in Australia.

29 April 2010

University of Queensland staff are encouraged to nominate or apply for the Vice-Chancellor’s Equity and Diversity awards, which recognise outstanding contributions to the University.

19 March 2010