The first edition of the World Press Freedom Day 2010 e-news has been published.

17 December 2009

As part of World Teachers’ Day celebrations, five University of Queensland teaching graduates were recently nominated for a Queensland College of Teachers excellence in teaching award.

15 December 2009

Going back to study as a mature-age student can be difficult for most people, but try doing it with a broken back.

11 December 2009
Dr Ferdinand Brockhall, 81, will graduate with a PhD from UQ on Monday 14 December 2009.

At the age of 81, UQ student Dr Ferdinand Brockhall will prove it’s never too late to learn new tricks as he crosses the graduation stage at the St Lucia campus on Monday December 14.

10 December 2009

More than 160 graduands are preparing for The University of Queensland Ipswich Campus graduation ceremonies tomorrow.

8 December 2009

Fiona Mew wants you to think long and hard about the bottle of water you probably have sitting on your desk.

2 December 2009
Christian Jack is one of two UQ students to win an inaugural Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award

A UQ student will help chart China’s rise on the world stage after winning a new scholarship awarded by the Prime Minister.

30 November 2009

Mr Desmond McWilliam has made a significant contribution to the University though his role in establishing a publishing company devoted entirely to the international dissemination of Triple P – the Positive Parenting Program®.

30 November 2009

High Court Justice Susan Kiefel and acclaimed poet Professor Emeritus Thomas Shapcott AO are among seven recipients of University of Queensland honorary doctorates this year.

30 November 2009

The release of Queensland photojournalist Nigel Brennan is thrilling good news and together with the shocking murders of journalists in the southern Philippines is a timely reminder of the perilous job media workers do around the world in bringing...

26 November 2009

Five UQ social work students have returned home from a unique international placement experience working with tribal communities in rural India.

26 November 2009

Brisbane may be 2000 years and half-a-world away from Pompeii, but it hasn’t stopped a UQ archaeologist from digging up some hidden treasures.

25 November 2009
Madeline Veenstra

Fashions may come and go but UQ Journalism/Economics graduate Madeline Veenstra hopes she may be able to keep the trends alive in the online world.

24 November 2009
(from left) 2009 Alumnus of the Year Else Shepherd, AM, 2009 International Alumnus of the Year Thi Ngoc Diep Nguyen and 2009 Young Alumnus of the Year Dr Catherine Schuetze

Powerlink Chair and the first woman to graduate from electrical engineering at UQ, Else Shepherd, AM, is the University's Alumnus of the Year for 2009.

24 November 2009
Dr Scott with her book

It was curiosity that first prompted UQ Adjunct Professor Dr Ann Scott to begin researching the life of her grandfather, leading British civil servant Ernest Gowers.

17 November 2009
The winning postgraduate entry, Dan Miller's "Ulaanbaatar Graduation"

A powerful portrait of two girls in a remote community surrounded by snack wrappers has jointly won the inaugural UQ School of Political Science and International Studies International Photo competition.

17 November 2009
Emma Browne in Mongolia.

To most Queenslanders, enduring the harsh Mongolian winter doesn’t sound appealing.

16 November 2009
Alison Rae

A stint in Mexico during the swine flu outbreak hasn’t dampened Alison Rae’s desire to explore Central America – the UQ Journalism/Arts student heads back there in less than two weeks.

12 November 2009
UQ education student Becky Xie

A UQ education student has received a sought after fellowship to undertake intensive language and cultural study in China next year.

9 November 2009

The University of Queensland has honoured its outstanding teachers and education programs at its 9th UQ Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards at Customs House tonight.

2 November 2009