• UQ seeks pint-sized experts to help design new playground

    Children’s refrigerator artwork could help design one of Brisbane’s newest playgrounds, with The University of Queensland calling on kids to get creative with coloured markers to draw their dream play space.

    14 March 2018
  • UQ rolls out the welcome mat for students

    The University of Queensland welcomes more than 10,000 new undergraduate and postgraduate students this week to #UQLife – a fun-filled four-week program of orientation activities and events.

    12 February 2018
  • Egg-ceptional effort to rescue baby turtles

    Fifteen eastern longneck turtle hatchlings have a fighting chance at life after they were rescued and incubated as eggs by veterinary technician at The University of Queensland.

    24 January 2018
Healthy and happy: Police Dog Maui underwent the preventative surgery.

German shepherd PD Maui and his canine colleagues are lean, keen policing machines, thanks to important surgery at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus.

16 September 2015
Rosewood trees on the corner of Walcott Steet and Sir Fred Schonell Drive.

The University of Queensland St Lucia campus is known for its lakes, sandstone and lush greenery, but invasive species are lurking among the foliage.

24 August 2015
The study is testing  nutrients as mood-elevators, including tryptophan, folic acid, omega-3 and zinc.

Nutrients commonly found in spinach, elk, oysters and crab and the positive effects they may have on people with clinical depression are the focus of a world-first University of Queensland study.

7 August 2015
Left to right: Jimmy Jessup (Convenor), Nicki Murray (Video Director), Joy Qin, Henry Bretz, Will Baxter, Steele McMahon, Katie Wheatley, Henry Meehan, Izzy Belonogoff.

Failing an exam at The University of Queensland is no laughing matter.

6 August 2015
UQ Chief Operating Officer Mr Maurie McNarn AO, Cr Julian Simmonds and UQ Property and Facilities Director Mr Alan Egan

The University of Queensland’s new eastern entry walkway has officially opened, improving access for the thousands of people who will cross the new elevated platform each day.

4 August 2015
One of 25 cuttings from the tree of knowledge

Being constantly surrounded by beautiful trees at the University of Queensland, it’s easy to take the grand greenery for granted.

24 July 2015
Terry Starbuck before and after

Terry Starbuck didn’t run for the best part of 30 years before consulting The University of Queensland Nutrition and Dietetics Practice at Ipswich.

24 July 2015

The University of Queensland is reviewing the early draft of its St Lucia Campus Master Plan in response to initial feedback from stakeholders and the local community.

22 July 2015
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
VIPs at the opening today (left to right): Federal Member for Ryan Jane Prentice, Health and Behavioural Sciences Dean Professor Bruce Abernethy, Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick, Federal Minister for Health Sussan Ley, UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Peter Høj, Federal Member for Brisbane Teresa Gambaro, School of Dentistry head Professor Lakshman Samaranayake and State member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace.

The University of Queensland has unveiled the nation’s largest and most advanced tertiary dental facility, a $134 million Oral Health Centre at Herston in Brisbane’s inner north.

2 July 2015

The University of Queensland Muslim Students Association will host the Annual Big Iftar Sunset Feast at UQ tomorrow (1 July) as part of Ramadan, a month-long religious event celebrated by more than a billion Muslims worldwide.

30 June 2015
Old versus new – UQ dental facilities have had an upgrade.

As The University of Queensland prepares for this week’s launch of its new $134 million Oral Health Centre, Australian Dental Association Federal President Dr Rick Olive has provided a snapshot of how far dental education has come.

29 June 2015
More than 5000 trees will be planted at UQ St Lucia.

A large group of green-fingered volunteers will converge on the banks of the Brisbane River to plant 5230 trees at The University of Queensland on July 1.

17 June 2015
Eva and Associate Professor Bob Donely at the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre. Photo: Jamie Hanson, The Courier-Mail

Wedge-tailed eagle Eva has found a new home with Australia Zoo, following treatment from a University of Queensland vet.

17 June 2015

The University of Queensland Forgan Smith building will be lit up in maroon from tomorrow until 7 June to celebrate Queensland Week.

29 May 2015