• UQ graduate regenerating nature and lives

    Work to connect young people with disabilities and mental health challenges with nature has earned University of Queensland graduate Mathew Townsend a prestigious award.

    17 August 2018
  • L-R: Nick Frazer, Martin Doyle, Naomi McCarthy and Cassia Bray. Credit: Gerard Lillis.

    UQ law students win Indigenous mooting contest

    Teamwork, advocacy and sharp legal minds have guided three University of Queensland law students to victory at the fourth annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot at the Federal Court of Australia in Brisbane.

    17 August 2018
  • UQ-Deputy Vice-Chancellor-(Academic)-Professor-Joanne-Wright-Humberto-Jimenez-Martinez-and-PwC-Australia-Partner-Kris-Isles

    MBA student wins global innovation competition

    Technical and human skills will be key to success in the future of business, according to University of Queensland student Humberto Jimenez, the winner of the first round of the Universitas 21 and PwC Innovation Challenge.

    17 August 2018
UQ's campus - A large sandstone building with archways and a green lawn in front.

The University of Queensland has placed fifth in the Asia Pacific and second in Australia in today’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

15 August 2018
Africa’s emerging agriculture leaders visit Southern Queensland

World-leading irrigation practices in the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley are being showcased to 31 emerging leaders in agriculture from across Africa

14 August 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building.

Eight Australian universities, including The University of Queensland, contribute about $66.4 billion per year to the national economy, a new report has found.

14 August 2018
Students and staff will sleep rough for the annual UQ School of Architecture Winter Sleepout

University of Queensland students and staff will sleep rough on one of the coldest nights of the year to raise awareness and funds for the more than 100,000 Australians who are currently homeless.

14 August 2018
UQ alumni awards for 2018

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

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
Professor-Vicki-Chen

An experienced researcher known for her strong leadership and industry collaborations has joined The University of Queensland as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

3 August 2018
head-shot-of-Justice-Michael-Kirby

Former High Court Justice and human rights advocate Michael Kirby will speak about lesbian and gay rights and the Catholic church in a public lecture at the University of Queensland on Tuesday.

3 August 2018
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018
A page showing the definition of terrorism

Terrorism, religious fundamentalism, cyber-racism, political separatism and violent extremism are among topics on the agenda at a global conference at The University of Queensland.

30 July 2018

An infection that kills more than half a million people every year could soon be defeated, thanks to the efforts of a prizewinning University of Queensland researcher.

26 July 2018

Three University of Queensland research projects have been named finalists in the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

25 July 2018

Internationally-respected University of Queensland marine expert Professor Peter Mumby has been appointed to the key role of Chief Scientist with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

24 July 2018

More than 270 University of Queensland students will reap the rewards of more than $1.23 million allocated to UQ in the latest round of Federal Government New Colombo Plan mobility program funding.

24 July 2018