• 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
Zachary Fook in Birdsville, where the Simpsons Desert Challenge begins.

University of Queensland Business School alumnus and budding young entrepreneur Zachary Fook today starts a 250km trek across the Simpson Desert to raise funds for Youngcare.

29 April 2016
University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics Honours graduate Belinda McEniery.

University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics Honours graduate Belinda McEniery has been selected from more than 3000 international applicants to join the inaugural Schwarzman Scholars class, a prestigious masters program in Beijing.

11 January 2016
LittleWren founders Georgia Lejeune and Sonya Gellert met while studying at UQ.

LittleWren is a teen magazine with a difference – there are no articles on eye make-up or tips on what to wear on a first date.

1 December 2015

What started as a story idea in high school has grown into a published novel for University of Queensland Bachelor of Music graduate and first-time author Tess McLennan.

24 November 2015
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