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

A mixture of relief and a touch of sadness are the emotions experienced by Indigenous arts/law student Zoë Cochrane as she readies for her UQ graduation ceremony in mid-December.

12 December 2011
ATSIS acting director Dr Col Dillon with Chair of the Australian Indigenous Education at the University of New South Wales, Professor Martin Nakata

Chair of the Australian Indigenous Education at the University of New South Wales, Professor Martin Nakata, visited UQ this month to share his experience and vision around Indigenous studies.

25 October 2011

In the first program of its kind in Queensland, two University of Queensland (UQ) students will travel to Canada as part of the Queensland Indigenous Student Ambassadors (QISA) program.

13 September 2011
UQ linguistics researcher Dr Felicity Meakins with Gurindji woman Violet Wadrill Nanaku

As the number of Aboriginal languages dwindles, UQ researchers are intensifying their studies to protect and document those that remain.

2 September 2011
UQ occupational therapy student, Kirsty Bailey, with a group of children from The Murri School

Students from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences have completed their first semester of an inter-professional service with Indigenous children.

23 August 2011
Year 11 student Tiarna Cutmore at the UQ Gatton campus making the arm gesture used throughout the Which Way? It's My Future camp.

A focus on the future has been on the minds of 40 Indigenous students who took part in a camp held recently at The University of Queensland’s Gatton, Ipswich and St Lucia campuses.

18 July 2011
Mitjili Napurrula's "Uwalki – Watiya Tjuta" (2005), part of the Painting Country exhibition. Image reproduced courtesy of the artist. Photo: Carl Warner

UQ’s evolving collection of Indigenous art will be on show from this Saturday as curtains close on NAIDOC Week 2011.

7 July 2011
An image from the Caroline Tennant-Kelly Collection – a funeral takes place in Cherbourg in 1934. Courtesy Kim de Rijke

A surprise discovery made by UQ researchers will come full circle during NAIDOC Week celebrations next Monday.

1 July 2011
Jack Manning Bancroft

Singer Jessica Mauboy and youth mentoring advocate Jack Manning Bancroft are among the young indigenous leaders who will help celebrate NAIDOC Week at The University of Queensland.

24 June 2011

University of Queensland final year physiotherapy student Kylie Dunn has received UQ’s first Artius Health Scholarship.

11 May 2011

The University of Queensland (UQ) has confirmed its commitment to supporting educational and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with the appointment of a Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) to lead all...

23 March 2011
UQ Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Greenfield.

Welcome to the 2011 academic year and a new century at UQ.

25 February 2011
Nunukul Yuggera Aboriginal Dancers perform in front of the newly raised flags

The University of Queensland has further signalled its support for Indigenous cultures with the permanent flying of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.

24 February 2011
Russell Lingwoodock with fellow Indigenous staff members Deborah Stiles (right) and Sherrilee Bailiee

The University of Queensland has signaled its continuing commitment to recruit and retain Indigenous staff by signing the Australian Employment Covenant (AEC).

22 February 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