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4 February 2019
Young people listen to an average 18 hours of music a week

For high school students suffering from academic anxiety, Taylor Swift or Kanye West might be just what they need to alleviate stress.

23 June 2017
Professor Melissa Brown.

The University of Queensland’s newly appointed Faculty of Science Executive Dean, Professor Melissa Brown, plans to reimagine science to be more engaging, impactful and relevant.

27 February 2017
Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne to be awarded Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

​The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards.

15 August 2016
Students at last year's UQ Yalari Horizons Leadership camp

Thirty Indigenous high school students will get a taste of university life and explore their tertiary study options at a three-day camp at The University of Queensland from 17 to 19 July.

15 July 2015
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman being interviewed by the media. Credit: Wikipedia.

If Queensland’s Liberal National Party reclaims government at this Saturday’s election, you can be sure the politicians will be quick to take the credit. But behind the scenes, much of the credit for the LNP’s political revival belongs to the...

27 January 2015

Last week brought the latest instalment in the continuing Australian financial planning industry saga. Senators Jacqui Lambie and Ricky Muir blocked the Abbott government’s rollback of some of Labor’s Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms.

24 November 2014

As part of its program to cut red tape and bureaucracy, the Australian government is set to repeal the 100-member rule.

30 October 2014
UQ Latin American expert and lecturer in Spanish Dr Roberto Esposto has had his book in Spanish launched in Buenos Aires.

A University of Queensland lecturer has broken new literary ground as the first Australian scholar to have a book launched at the prestigious Argentine Academy of Letters.

23 August 2013
University of Queensland Law Society (UQLS) President Chad Hardy, The Hon Justice Patrick Keane and Catherine Drummond, winner of the UQLS Medal for the Most Outstanding Graduate of the Year.

University of Queensland law students have been awarded for their exceptional academic performance, in areas from taxation law to criminal procedure.

23 May 2013

Shareholder voting is likely to be an effective way to curb excessive corporate pay packages, according to new research from The University of Queensland Business School.

28 October 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
UQ’s top teachers were presented with their awards at Customs House this week

A DIVERSE group of academics united by a passion for teaching was last night recognised at the 2010 University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching & Learning Awards.

2 November 2010

University of Queensland staff, students and alumni have been honoured in the Australia Day awards, featured as Australia Day Ambassadors or became new Australian citizens at ceremonies across the State.

27 January 2010
Associate Professor Walker

UQ Business School’s Julie Walker beat 2500 lecturers across Australia to take out the UniJobs 2008 Lecturer of the Year award last week.

10 February 2009

UQ Business School’s Associate Professor Julie Walker has been voted 2008’s Lecturer of the Year in a survey of more than 61,000 university staff and students.

4 December 2008

Leading music writers and performers will discuss the early days, present and future for Brisbane’s underground and rock music industry at a free, public symposium at UQ on Friday, July 13.

3 July 2007

A shark and ray forum held on Stradbroke Island has led to the establishment of research networks and conservation solutions for the region.

7 August 2006

The University of Queensland`s Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Hay, AC, has announced the appointment of Dr Stephen Walker as Professor and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Physical Sciences and Architecture from February 21, 2006.

5 December 2005

Media identities John Laws and Mikey Robbins, poet Les Murray, and actor Richard Roxburgh are among the famous faces featured in Australia's richest art prize exhibition, at The University of Queensland's ...

3 July 2001