UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC

The University of Queensland’s position as a leader in philanthropy has been recognised with a prestigious international award.

10 April 2019
Thelymitra cyanapicata Fleurieu Peninsula. Credit: Bob Bates

The top 100 Australian plant species at risk of extinction have been identified by Threatened Species Recovery Hub research.

31 January 2019
UQ’s women’s judo team finished with six medals

UQ has finished fourth overall, and Queensland’s top-ranked university, at the 2017 Australian Uni Games (AUG) on the Gold Coast.

3 October 2017

The University of Queensland has recognised staff members and teams in the 2017 UQ Awards for Excellence.

7 June 2017
The 3.275 megawatt array is built on a 10ha former airstrip

Sunshine is being turned into energy and knowledge at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus, where the state’s largest solar array was switched on today.

27 March 2015
Jennifer Stables shaved her head to raise funds and awareness of a rare autoimmune disease.

University of Queensland student Jennifer Stables has had a hair-raising year after being diagnosed with an auto-immune disease, and has now cut off her ponytail and shaved her head to raise awareness and money for research into the condition.

22 December 2014

A University of Queensland student will cut off her ponytail and shave her head to raise awareness and money for research into autoimmune disease.

16 December 2014
Workshop participants visit a farm to learn about the challenges faced by growers in producing vegetables for market

In a first for Fiji and the South Pacific, a new vegetable research project has been launched to identify strategies to strengthen food production and manufacture in the region.

11 February 2013
From left: Alicia Coutts, Melanie Schlanger, Brittany Elmslie and Cate Campbell pose with their gold medals after winning the women's 4x100m freestyle relay final. Image AAP/EPA

University of Queensland biomedical science graduate Melanie Schlanger has walked away from the London Olympics with a gold and two silver medals.

30 July 2012

Fifty two leading researchers from The University of Queensland were honoured on Sunday as leaders in their diverse fields of discovery at the inaugural Q-Index Awards.

17 May 2011

High school students will celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday this week at The University of Queensland by making three short films featuring his ideas.

19 April 2006

The Down Syndrome Research Program of the Schonell Special Education Research Centre at the University of Queensland will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend

19 September 1997