A group of young Afghan refugees has taken a step closer to reuniting with their families with the help of law students from the UQ Pro Bono Centre.

19 December 2012

The opening of two new law clinics at The University of Queensland’s Pro Bono Centre is providing students more opportunities to develop skills through the University’s Clinical Legal Education (CLE) program.

18 December 2012

Going to work behind bars has enabled a group of University of Queensland law students to gain practical insight into the criminal justice system and a better understanding of those affected by it.

13 December 2012

The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, the Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services are among the organisations that have benefitted from support provided by The University of Queensland's Pro...

13 December 2012

Women want more, but men want more than others, a study by economists at The University of Queensland has found.

5 December 2012
Students Amy Yuchen Li, Joanne Fang, Crystal Ip and Cici Chan talk to a local business operator. Photo by Brent Randall

Students from The University of Queensland have applied their tourism knowledge to projects in regional Queensland, assisting local councils, tourism organisations and operators with planning and data collection to help boost tourism.

5 December 2012
Sofitel Broadbeach General Manager Amery Burleigh with UQ students Stephanie MacKinnon

University of Queensland student Ms Stephanie MacKinnon won the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to step into the shoes of a General Manager at one of Queensland’s premier hotels, a position many graduates dream of achieving.

5 December 2012

Research conducted by Professor Heather Douglas of The University of Queensland's TC Beirne School of Law has been used to support recommendations made in the House of Representatives Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee report on Fetal Alcohol...

3 December 2012

A spring clean by academics from The University of Queensland Law School has led to a donation of forty legal textbooks to the Prisoners’ Legal Service (PLS) in Brisbane.

28 November 2012
From left: Chief Justice of the Federal Court Patrick Keane; Mrs Elizabeth Barry and Sir Thomas Atkin Morison unveil a replica plaque

The University of Queensland and the Federal Court of Australia co-hosted an event to commemorate the birthplace of Lord Atkin of Aberdovey, one of the world's most influential common law judges, at a ceremony in Brisbane on Wednesday.

28 November 2012

Professor Simon Grant, Deputy Head of The University of Queensland School of Economics has been elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.

27 November 2012

UQ Dean of Law Professor Gerard Carney congratulated alumnus The Hon Patrick Keane on becoming Australia’s 50th High Court judge.

22 November 2012

Efforts to help Queensland’s tourism industry to adapt to the effects of climate change are likely to be focused on areas that attract the most tourist dollars rather than those with the greatest need, according to new UQ research.

15 November 2012
ACPL Director Professor Ross Grantham confirmed that UQ’s Law School is ideally positioned to become an internationally recognised centre of excellence in the field of private law.

The University of Queensland is set to be the leading provider of private law research and education in the Asia-Pacific region with the establishment of the Australian Centre for Private Law (ACPL) within the TC Beirne School of Law.

7 November 2012
Ann Peterson (centre) with Sandy Williams, David Neil, Dominic McGrath, Deidre Seeto and Lynda Petherick

More than 30,000 University of Queensland students have completed an online academic integrity program, which raises awareness of academic misconduct and explains how to correctly cite information.

31 October 2012

University of Queensland PhD student Regan Forrest aims to increase outbound student mobility to China, with the goal of creating long-term relationships both in business and in research.

30 October 2012
From left to right: Ms Jane Malady, Research Development Manager; Mr Hayato Nagai; Dr Jan Packer, RHD Coordinator; Ms Kuan Lee; and Ms Jianyu Ma

Data collection, time management and coping strategies for negative emotions were some of the topics covered at the recent UQ School of Tourism Research Higher Degree (RHD) Colloquium.

23 October 2012

The University of Queensland School of Law has won its fourth mooting title in 2012 after winning the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) National Mooting Competition.

23 October 2012

The University of Queensland’s School of Tourism is strengthening ties with one of the most prestigious universities in China after hosting a delegation of prominent academics from the School of Tourism Management at Sun Yat-Sen University.

4 October 2012

The University of Queensland Business School has been named as one of the top 30 worldwide in The Economist’s 2012 ranking of full-time MBA programs.

4 October 2012