• An inspirational example of the fruits of peace in Colombia.

    Swapping rifles for rafting in the name of peace

    Former Colombian guerrillas who are in the process of reintegration into society as whitewater rafting guides will appear at two free events held at The University of Queensland this week.

    20 May 2019
  • UQ on top again in CWTS Leiden Rankings

    For the second successive year The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in the southern hemisphere for global research quality in the 2019 CWTS Leiden Rankings – as measured by the number of publications of a university...

    17 May 2019
  • Treating adolescent mental health the focus of new partnership

    A psychology outreach clinic for high school students is the first of its kind in Australia, thanks to a partnership between The University of Queensland and Marsden State High School.

    16 May 2019
Caroline Williams - UQ’s University Librarian

Academic libraries have come a long way since the days of index cards, date-stamps and hushed study areas, now boasting e-books, 24-hour access and sleep pods – and The University of Queensland’s new University Librarian has seen it all.

15 May 2019

Australian and Queensland athletes will contest the 35th edition of The University of Queensland’s Great Court Race on Wednesday 22 May.

15 May 2019

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk during the Federal election campaign.

10 May 2019

Book-lovers and bargain-hunters will flock to The University of Queensland at St Lucia this weekend.

29 April 2019
Justin Cridland and Lakeisha Patterson.

Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist swimmer Lakeisha Patterson and Australian Touch Football representative Justin Cridland have been named UQ’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.

16 April 2019
The full UQ Space team, ready to watch their projects lift off at Thunda Down Under 2019.

Experiments furthering humanity’s ambitions in space are to be launched later this week by University of Queensland students.

15 April 2019
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC

The University of Queensland’s position as a leader in philanthropy has been recognised with a prestigious international award.

10 April 2019

Improving outcomes for children and teenagers with brain cancer will be the focus of Australia’s first research centre aimed solely at tackling the cancer in young people.

28 March 2019

A team of students from The University of Queensland will represent Australia at the International Physicists’ Tournament (IPT) in Lausanne, Switzerland this April.

26 March 2019
Children doing calligraphy at Explorama

More than 200 gifted and talented primary school students will visit UQ this weekend for Explorama.

25 March 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
Reconciliation Action Coordinator Kerry Kilner

The director of the Australian literature and storytelling history database AustLit has been appointed as the first Reconciliation Action Coordinator for The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

21 March 2019

A doctor training program for Central Queensland and Wide Bay is a step closer to reality, with discussions between government and industry in Rockhampton yesterday.

21 March 2019
Before returning to UQ as Chancellor in 2016, Mr Varghese had a 38-year career in public service and diplomacy.

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr Peter Varghese AO was last night presented with the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop 2018 Asialink Medal.

13 March 2019
It will be so much fun, and it is such an honour, Mr Tambunan said of his new role as 2019 UQ Chief Student Entrepreneur.

The University of Queensland’s new Chief Student Entrepreneur, Josh Tambunan, has his work cut out for him as he knuckles down for his final year of study toward a double degree in engineering and science.

7 March 2019