• UQ alumni awards for 2018

    Outstanding UQ alumni honoured

    The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

    10 August 2018
  • Shane Chidgzey - UQ Business School alumnus and the founder of iPLAN Consulting, who has endowed an annual award for the best performing ilab startup

    New prize to spur on UQ’s emerging entrepreneurs

    The University of Queensland’s budding entrepreneurs will be encouraged to pursue their dreams, thanks to a new prize endowed by a $125,000 gift from a UQ alumnus.

    7 August 2018
  • Brenden Hall

    Time to shine for UQ athletes

    Five University of Queensland students and five graduates will be vying for glory at next month’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (4-15 April).

    28 March 2018
Mark Hutchinson - UQ alumnus and former CEO and President of General Electric Europe

Ethics in business is the focus of a new million-dollar partnership between The University of Queensland and global business leader Mark Hutchinson.

19 March 2018
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017
The 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic

Australian middle-distance runners UQ alumnus Brittany McGowan and Jordan Williamsz will return to The University of Queensland tomorrow to defend their race titles at the 2017 UQ Sport 1500m Classic.

1 November 2017
Prisoners in Boggo Road Gaol

Stories from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road Gaol during the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era are the inspiration for a new play by The University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Rob Pensalfini.

30 October 2017
Kate Heliotis ... a scholarship recipient who has graduated and is now an engineer. Kate overcame hardship in her life to succeed, assisted by a UQ scholarship.

A possible cure for dementia and saving the Great Barrier Reef from invasive crown-of-thorns starfish are now within reach as UQ launches an historic $500 million philanthropic campaign.

15 October 2017
Chancellor Peter N Varghese AO speaks at the ceremony this week

Alumni from around the world gathered in The University of Queensland’s Great Court this week for a ceremony celebrating their achievements and community contributions.

12 October 2017
UQ alumnus Alastair Blenkin takes out the People’s Choice in a landslide.

A software service start-up business that accelerates commercial property contract negotiations has taken out the People’s Choice award in the Westpac Innovation Challenge.

18 September 2017

The University of Queensland’s 2017 Alumni Awards have recognised a diverse range of leaders who have created change by advancing knowledge, powering economies and advocating for human rights and dignity.

31 August 2017
Sarah Ayles

Sarah Ayles joins her fellow medical graduates this week as lifelong dreams and long hours become a reality.

20 July 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Claire Cunningham

When Claire Cunningham started her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Queensland, she had been living with profound congenital hearing loss in her left ear for 30 years.

18 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017
Award winners Sam Walpole and Priam Rangiah

Almost 200 students from Queensland’s oldest law school have been recognised for their diverse achievements at an award ceremony at Brisbane’s Customs House.

11 May 2017
Mr Varghese ... has previously served as Australia's High Commissioner to India

University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia’s trade with India.

12 April 2017