• Tawal locals, Nepal

    Time on top of the world provides perspective

    More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

    21 December 2016
  • Challenging experience drives quest for further knowledge

    Being confronted by the plight of child soldiers in the African country of Uganda is something Andrew Wilcox is unlikely to ever forget.

    20 December 2016
  • Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

    Dr Dad practises what he preaches

    Kids weren’t really on the horizon when graduating University of Queensland PhD student Jamin Day first considered working with one of the world’s leading experts in family interventions.

    13 December 2016
Sean Nicolson.

Sean Nicolson has graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts and a glowing reference from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).

16 December 2015
Alice Edwards, pictured at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, is considering health architecture after her graduation.

At first Alice Edwards thought her fatigue was caused by her first-year university studies, not a form of cancer she would have to battle on top of her degree.

15 December 2015
Sally McGrouther

Sally McGrouther has every reason – in fact 25,000 of them – to feel special at her Science graduation ceremony at The University of Queensland on Saturday at 10am.

11 December 2015
Graduates throwing trencher caps.

Formal academic headwear will be flung high during the coming week of graduations at The University of Queensland.

10 December 2015
Terri Irwin with snake.

Conservation advocate Terri Irwin today received an honorary doctorate recognising more than a decade of support for high-quality science at The University of Queensland.

24 July 2015
Courtney Kelly.

The first female indigenous student to graduate in the 65-year history of The University of Queensland’s mining engineering program will do so at a ceremony on Friday, July 24 at 2pm.

23 July 2015

July graduation ceremonies are well and truly underway at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus.

22 July 2015
Robert Forster.

Forty years after starting his degree, international musician and singer-songwriter Robert Forster has finally attended a graduation ceremony at The University of Queensland.

21 July 2015
Australia Awards Fellowship-PNG recipients

It’s the end of a long journey for twenty women from Papua New Guinea who will graduate from The University of Queensland today.

21 July 2015
From left: Shona Wood, Emy Huntsman, Dominique Fraser, Mikaya Ivanov, Declan Scott.

They may be graduating from The University of Queensland next week, but five valedictorians are already proving themselves to be change-makers off-campus.

17 July 2015

Former University of Queensland student and global adventurer Aaron Austin-Glen has been likened to “Superman” after returning to UQ to have his fitness checked.

8 July 2015
UQ Young Achiever graduates Sarah Oyet, Andrew Luck, Tim Seng, Alisha Vogler and Emily Brown

The University of Queensland has celebrated its first UQ Young Achiever graduates this week – and four of the five are the first in their families to attend university.

19 December 2014

University of Queensland graduation ceremonies are well and truly underway. Here are a couple of snapshots from graduates celebrating at the St Lucia campus.

18 December 2014
Emma McMillan feeds a tiny bandicoot joey.

Veterinary Science student Emma McMillan is celebrating two milestones at her graduation ceremony at the University of Queensland’s Gatton Campus tomorrow.

17 December 2014
A lifelong pursuit of knowledge and love of humour and the Aboriginal identity have cumulated in a PhD for graduand Pearl Duncan.

A lifelong pursuit of knowledge and love of humour and the Aboriginal identity have cumulated in a PhD for University of Queensland graduand Pearl Duncan.

15 December 2014