2016 Men’s Great Court Race winner Oliver Wightman

University of Queensland students lining up at this month’s 2017 Great Court Race will compete for the largest pool of prize money offered in the event’s 32-year history.

4 May 2017
UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

24 March 2017
Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting)

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

23 March 2017

UQ’s School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked 4th and 5th in the world for sport science in two highly respected global rankings systems.

27 January 2017
The research focused exclusively on recreational bodybuilders, to understand how their motivations to use drugs, and patterns of use.

Prohibition is failing to curb recreational bodybuilders’ use of performance and image-enhancing drugs, and the policy is sexist and causes harm, according to participants in a first-of-its-kind University of Queensland study.

9 November 2016
The panel addresses the audience.

A UQ Rugby benefit dinner held in New York City on Thursday night was a gathering of the ‘who’s who’ of Australian and international rugby legends.

8 November 2016

Five UQ student athletes have been awarded a UQ Blue – the University of Queensland’s highest sporting honour at the 2016 UQ Blues Awards Dinner, with a further 19 athletes receiving Half-Blue honours.

3 November 2016

The University of Queensland will host more than 250 athletes from across South East Queensland at the annual UQ Sport 1500m Classic tomorrow night - kicking off the summer track and field season.

2 November 2016
Dr Emma Beckman

Dr Emma Beckman was already on a high from working as a Paralympic Games athletics classifier, and then she got an extra boost of a rare Universitas 21 Teaching Excellence Award.

14 October 2016

Athletes across Brisbane will now have access to two state-of-the-art synthetic fields with the opening of The University of Queensland’s new sporting precinct.

22 September 2016
UQ student Brenden Hall.

University of Queensland student Brenden Hall has won gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, with UQ-affiliated athletes claiming an additional three medals from the games.

19 September 2016
The ECP device as a form of recovery

A secret experiment has allowed Brisbane Broncos players to approach their games with fresher legs, as the club strives to become Australia’s most scientifically advanced football team.

8 September 2016
Brenden Hall will represent Australia in swimming events.

The University of Queensland is set to send more of its finest athletes to Rio – this time for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

7 September 2016
Australian Women’s 4x400m squad member Caitlin Sargent

UQ is set to welcome a large ‪‬‬contingent of 2016 Rio Olympians home. The last of the group, comprising students, Scholarship recipients and ‪UQ Sport ‬‬Club members, completed their events over the weekend.

21 August 2016
The majority of respondents were not using beta alanine in accordance with recommendations

Only 35 per cent of Australian professional footballers were able to identify the benefits of a supplement they were taking, and 48 per cent admitted to never reading the labels.

5 August 2016