Two young men in Minyerri (faces not shown) participating in a UQ research project (looking at dialectal variation in Kriol)

University of Queensland linguists will join Aboriginal language experts in Katherine in the Northern Territory next week to workshop Australia’s largest newly adopted language – Kriol.

6 June 2016
Pinckney Marcius-Simons (USA, 1867-1909); watercolour illustrations painted onto the pages of an 1886 French edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, translated by Paul Meurice. 1908. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Four-hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, The University of Queensland will host a series of events in 2016 celebrating the poet’s life and times.

11 April 2016

University of Queensland graduate Abigael Mawby will move from Iran to New York to study anti-corruption law after winning a prestigious John Monash scholarship.

25 February 2016
Dr Owen Powell OAM Medical Collection at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

A rare Roman medical kit acquired by The University of Queensland’s RD Milns Antiquities Museum is one of the finest and most complete of its type in the world.

25 February 2016
Kangaroo horse: Aboriginal artists with a visual template for macropods drew kangaroo-like representations of their first impressions of horses. Copyright David Hancock Skyscans

A remarkable exhibition of Indigenous rock art from the Western Arnhem Land Plateau will open tomorrow at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

18 February 2016
Dr Pensalfini in character during a prison production of Julius Caesar

The Bard has gone behind bars 400 years after his death and the results have been published in a ground-breaking book by University of Queensland academic Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

25 January 2016

What started as a story idea in high school has grown into a published novel for University of Queensland Bachelor of Music graduate and first-time author Tess McLennan.

24 November 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UQ graduate Shea Spierings. Credit: The UN

From concreter to Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, University of Queensland graduate Shea Spierings is on a mission to help improve education prospects for young Australians.

11 November 2015
UQ’s Symphony Orchestra practising at QPAC.

Students from The University of Queensland’s School of Music will take to the stage at QPAC this weekend for a special concert featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar and a performance of Peter Sculthorpe’s most famous work — Kakadu .

14 October 2015
LightPlay will be held at the UQ Art Museum on October 30

A concert composed by two University of Queensland students that combines music, visual art and electronics will open at the UQ Art Museum this month.

12 October 2015
UQ Big Band members after a recent performance

Carnegie Hall and Central Park in New York, and Disneyland in Los Angeles, are among the venues where the University of Queensland Big Band will perform next year on its first international tour.

10 September 2015
A scene from one of two free movies at Schonell Theatre.

Contemporary Chinese culture will be on display at two free movie screenings to be held at the Schonell Theatre at The University of Queensland this week.

10 September 2015
UQ journalism students bound for India meet Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Høj.

Aspiring foreign correspondents from The University of Queensland will head to New Delhi as part of a program that Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj hopes will make UQ’s School of Communication and Arts a top destination itself.

8 September 2015
The course can improve anyone’s communication skills

Writing well ‒ learning how and knowing why ‒ is the key skill to be learnt from a free online grammar course that is back by popular demand.

16 July 2015
Dr Martin Luther King Jr ... Dr Hutch met him during a civil rights worker training program in Atlanta, Georgia.

Venturing into the “deep south” of the United States as a civil rights worker in the summer of 1965 was life-changing for Richard Hutch, then a New York college boy.

18 May 2015
William Barton has shown how traditional Aboriginal music enhances classical and other musical genres

Inspirational leaders in creative writing, music and television will work with Indigenous school students at a University of Queensland camp this month.

20 March 2015
Richard Gill, photo from the cover of his memoir Give Me An Excess of It, published by Pan MacMillan Australia.

Three music education leaders will present research at a public lecture this month showing the advantages children can gain from music.

10 March 2015

The University of Queensland is co-hosting a significant conference in Cambodia today and tomorrow to mark the 10th anniversary of the United Nations' unanimous adoption of the Responsibility to Protect process.

26 February 2015
Bondi, December 1892. Photo: Charles Kerry, UQ Anthropology Museum Collection

The members of a 19th century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performance troupe are being remembered in an exhibition at The University of Queensland’s Anthropology Museum.

19 February 2015

Olivia Newton-John has a lot to answer for. Even now, after 35 years has passed, it is hard to forgive her for her role in Xanadu, a film consistently voted as the worst film of 1980.

13 February 2015