• Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

    Vale Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer

    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

    Champions to defend 1500m Classic titles

    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

    Boggo Road Gaol takes centre stage

    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
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj with alumni and donor Mr Paul Taylor.

A generous donation from two University of Queensland alumni will kick-start a new research centre focused on one of Australia’s most pressing problems – providing affordable and sustainable healthcare.

5 November 2015
Abnormal Summit cast and the UQFC female soccer team after the match.

University of Queensland graduate Blair Williams has showcased his alma mater to an audience of more than 12 million after visiting the St Lucia campus in his new role as the host of a Korean TV show.

27 October 2015
UQ’s Symphony Orchestra practising at QPAC.

Students from The University of Queensland’s School of Music will take to the stage at QPAC this weekend for a special concert featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Edward Elgar and a performance of Peter Sculthorpe’s most famous work — Kakadu .

14 October 2015
UQ Big Band members after a recent performance

Carnegie Hall and Central Park in New York, and Disneyland in Los Angeles, are among the venues where the University of Queensland Big Band will perform next year on its first international tour.

10 September 2015
His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey

Queensland’s Governor features in a distinguished line-up of community and business leaders celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2015 Alumni Awards.

17 August 2015

As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary this month, Salvos employee and UQ graduate Marcel Noronha has reflected on how he found his own redemption.

23 July 2015
John Story AO

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr John Story has become an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

8 June 2015
UQ alumnus Virginia Greville is Australia's new Ambassador to Spain

University of Queensland alumnus Virginia Greville has been appointed Australia’s new Ambassador to Spain.

7 May 2015
UQ Alumni Book Fair volunteers Maureen Hummel, Harry Thompson and Maria Antonatos sort books.

Seeking a beloved novel from your childhood? Trying to hunt down every edition in a series? Perhaps you’ll strike gold at the 18th biennial University of Queensland Alumni Book Fair.

16 April 2015

University of Queensland graduate Shea Spierings is preparing for a four-month road trip around Australia to determine the key issues facing today’s youth.

11 March 2015
2015 Fulbright Scholars Dr Scott Chapman, Dr William Feeney and Ms Kathryn Zealand

Three University of Queensland graduates have been awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships to United States universities.

19 February 2015
Dr Robert Endean has had a reef named after him.

Respected marine scientist and former University of Queensland academic Dr Robert Endean has been posthumously honoured with the naming of the Bob Endean Reef off the Far North Queensland coast.

4 February 2015
General Electric executive Mark Hutchinson received an Honorary Doctorate of Business from UQ.

A love of adventure and an enthusiasm for new challenges has led to a diverse career and an honorary doctorate for University of Queensland graduate and General Electric executive Mark Hutchinson.

19 December 2014
UQ has been consistently ranked highly for its undergraduate programs in civil engineering – Advanced Engineering Building (AEB)

The University of Queensland continues to strengthen its international competitiveness, gaining 11 places to rank 56th globally in the National Taiwan University (NTU) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.

14 October 2014
Bill Bowness: changing lives

University of Queensland alumnus Bill Bowness overcame financial hardship and a severe stutter to forge a successful career in business – and he is now donating $1 million to help others beat the same challenges.

13 October 2014