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
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
Baker Boy on stage. One performer is captured mid-flip, while another plays the didgeridoo, with the end of it pointing towards the camera.

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy will headline The University of Queensland’s inaugural NAIDOC Music Culture Art Festival, to be held on Thursday 2 August.

23 July 2018
The rainbow flag flies alongside the Australian and Aboriginal Flags on top of UQ's Forgan Smith building.

University of Queensland senior leaders have today been appointed as executive champions and allies of the UQ Ally Network, in recognition of their commitment to advancing inclusion and diversity at UQ.

23 July 2018
A group of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys pose in yellow rugby uniforms. They are smiling.

More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

12 July 2018
Toys in a childcare centre

Work has started on a new childcare centre in Keith Street at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

11 July 2018
Team UQ won the women's volleyball gold medal.

Two University of Queensland teams have won medals at the inaugural UniSport Nationals Div 2 event on the Gold Coast.

9 July 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

2 July 2018