Twelve projects at The University of Queensland will share more than $4.69m in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants announced in Canberra today.

15 June 2018
A “virtual exchange” will allow UQ students to gain program credits from other universities through select online courses.

The University of Queensland is one of nine high-ranking universities to launch a “virtual exchange” that will allow students to gain program credits through select online courses.

14 December 2017

There’s a story behind every graduate’s long black gown at The University of Queensland this December.

7 December 2016
Ageing well in a foreign land

The vulnerability of older adults from non-English speaking backgrounds living in Australia will be central to a new joint research project.

9 June 2016

More than 11,000 people from around the world have signed up for a free University of Queensland course designed to set them on the road to employment in a competitive labour market.

1 February 2016

More than 100,000 people spread across more than 190 countries have joined a free University of Queensland Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help prepare them for English language testing.

18 December 2015
The philosophy course develops cognitive skills and philosophical ideas.

Students around the world preparing for English proficiency testing now have access to a new online course offered by The University of Queensland.

26 November 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
Photo of Geoffrey Rush

Award-winning actor and UQ graduate Geoffrey Rush received one of the highest honours in this year’s Australia Day Awards.

28 January 2014

University of Queensland academics and alumni comprise more than a quarter of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering’s 2013 fellows, announced today.

17 October 2013

A team from Brisbane State High School has been judged the winner of the 2013 Red Cross High School International Humanitarian Law Competition.

7 June 2013

Kevin Rudd’s apology to the Stolen Generations was a meaningful step for some Indigenous Australians, but action is still needed to progress reconciliation, a University of Queensland researcher has found.

13 March 2013
Professor Katherine Pancak from the University of Connecticut checks out UQ's 1.22 megawatt photovoltaic solar array, which generates electricity for the St Lucia campus in Brisbane.

Academics from three US universities met with Australia’s leading sustainability companies this month as part of a program developed by The University of Queensland (UQ).

22 January 2013
UQ Gatton students pay it forward with free car wash

In honour of national Pay It Forward Day, University of Queensland Gatton students washed over 60 cars and two quad bikes for free.

27 April 2012

Senator George Brandis SC and Graham Perrett MP are among the distinguished panel of speakers appearing at the forthcoming Rule of Law: Contemporary Issues Conference taking place in Brisbane on 20 April at the Hilton Hotel.

1 March 2012
(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

UQ’s Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) and QGC Limited have entered a three-year partnership to assist the company in meeting its social performance and sustainable development objectives in Australia and globally.

19 November 2009

UQ Professor of Psychology Jolanda Jetten says the quality of a person’s social life could have an even greater impact than diet and exercise on their health and well-being.

9 September 2009

University of Queensland researchers will participate in a new $60 million National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training announced by the Rudd Government.

23 January 2009

University of Queensland initiatives to improve rural medical care and to enhance research students’ communication and team skills have won Australia’s highest teaching honours.

28 November 2006