Market days are the big events of the O-Week calendar

More than 14,000 new students are due to begin their studies at The University of Queensland next week, and a plethora of Orientation Week Festival activities are under way at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses from today.

20 February 2017
UQ PhD student Gurion Ang will present at Concophillips Science Experience

More than 165 high school students from Queensland and northern New South Wales will converge on The University of Queensland this week to discover the wonders of science and technology.

18 January 2017

The University of Queensland has partnered with education platform XuetangX to offer five massive open online courses (MOOCs) in Chinese, attracting an audience of more than 65,000 learners.

22 December 2016
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
From left, Professor Susanne Schmidt, Professor Heather Douglas and Associate Professor Kerrie Wilson

Three University of Queensland professors have been appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts for 2017.

25 November 2016
Vale Emeritus Professor John Hay AC

The University of Queensland today pays tribute to one of the most influential leaders in its 106-year history, former Vice-Chancellor and President Emeritus Professor John Hay AC.

4 November 2016
Andrew Hurle Reconstructions (after CW Dickinson) 2011 (detail) Pigment ink jet print Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.

An exhibition opening at The University of Queensland Art Museum next week aims to scratch below the surface of our economic systems to reveal money’s enigmatic side.

4 November 2016
Great Court carvings ... agile wallaby frieze; UQ sculptor John Muller; and November lily roundel.

The Great Court at The University of Queensland is “a secret Brisbane doesn’t know it has”, says the editor of a new guide to the St Lucia landmark.

3 November 2016
Crepes with two toppings are $3 for students in the Great Court

The University of Queensland is making food more readily available to students as they head towards exams. Vans selling subsidised food will be around campus during the “swotvac” and exam period.

31 October 2016

Research integrity is at the heart of Purely Academic, a staged reading to be performed by University of Queensland staff at the Geoffrey Rush Drama Studio next month.

24 October 2016

University of Queensland college students have raised $55,000 to educate girls in Africa – and they aren’t stopping there.

12 October 2016

Athletes across Brisbane will now have access to two state-of-the-art synthetic fields with the opening of The University of Queensland’s new sporting precinct.

22 September 2016

The University of Queensland has joined the Universities Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct a broad-reaching survey of students and their experiences of sexual harassment.

19 September 2016

The University of Queensland has released a report proposing improvements to finance and human resources systems and service delivery so it can invest more in the student experience.

13 September 2016
Dr Wilson ... has had an outstanding career by combining her talents in finance, banking and medicine

University of Queensland deputy chancellor Dr Jane Wilson has been presented with the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2016 Gold Medal Award.

9 September 2016
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
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

The University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher education is imagined and experienced.

19 July 2016

Queensland charities and not-for-profit organisations will have the opportunity to boost their volunteer numbers at The University of Queensland’s annual Volunteer Expo on August 17, 2016.

20 June 2016
Earring with Goose, Gold, Hellenistic period, 300 - 100 BC. Purchased from Fragments of Time, Massachusetts, 2008.

The extravagant lifestyle of the Roman Empire will be on show at The University of Queensland from this weekend, in a new exhibition at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

7 June 2016