UQ Chinese students Julie Wu, Jonnie Wang, Yolanda Li and Stephanie Tan

The huge growth in Chinese tourism to Australia is proving a boon not only to the economy, but also to Chinese UQ students, who are in demand as translators at a luxury island resort off Brisbane’s coast.

2 December 2011

Academics from The University of Queensland have launched a new website, Queensland Speaks, which through audio-recorded interviews, presents the personal and political perspectives of over 60 Queensland legislative decision makers.

17 November 2011

Professor Luiz Costa Lima, of Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro, will present a public lecture and feature in a one-day symposium at UQ this week.

10 November 2011

This year has seen a significant increase in the number of students studying a language at The University of Queensland – skyrocketing to over 3,500 enrolments.

31 October 2011
Family celebration: Naomi Smith shares her graduation day with her daughters, Chiara (5), and Allegra (2).

In an age where employers are increasingly looking for staff with postgraduate level professional qualifications, Naomi Smith, is giving herself the best chance for a successful career.

22 July 2011

What started as Donna McDonald’s pursuit for personal knowledge became a desire to have people listen to her.

22 July 2011

War, Shakespeare, Frankenstein, MasterChef, Royal wedding fashions, Toy Story and James Bond will be discussed at a popular culture conference beginning this week in Auckland.

27 June 2011

Mothers’ Day is just around the corner but an upcoming conference at UQ next week will be looking at more than what gifts mums want.

20 April 2011

Reports this week that celebrities are earning up to $10,000 per tweet on Micro-blogging site Twitter has caught the attention of ordinary social media users who are now asking how they can make money too.

9 March 2011