The University of Queensland has maintained its position among the world’s top 50 universities, ranking 48th globally and number one in Queensland in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.

7 June 2018

The University of Queensland is officially smoke-free.

4 June 2018

The University of Queensland has a range of experts available to talk to media in relation to World Environment Day on 5 June and World Oceans Day on 8 June.

1 June 2018

Today is World No Tobacco Day – and The University of Queensland will be smoke-free one month from now.

31 May 2018

The University of Queensland will replace 46 high-risk trees on the St Lucia campus over the next six months.

25 May 2018

The University of Queensland has invited the community to join staff and students to form the word ‘sorry’ as part of activities to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

25 May 2018

The University of Queensland has been recognised as the top university in Australia for global research quality in the 2018 CWTS Leiden Ranking.

18 May 2018
Professor Cooper in the field.

The field of crop improvement is about to go through a growth spurt with the appointment of global crop improvement innovator Professor Mark Cooper to a newly-created role at The University of Queensland.

16 May 2018
Engineering students

Industry partners have thrown their support behind The University of Queensland Women in Engineering program, which has prompted a steady increase in women participating in undergraduate engineering studies.

16 May 2018
The UQ Theatre Festival

In a sparkling debut, the curtain has risen on The University of Queensland’s world premier event, the UQ Theatre Festival which runs until Thursday 24 May.

15 May 2018
Australian Water Association award winners

A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

15 May 2018
Dr Derik Steyn and his wife and co-researcher, Shyuan Ngo.

Despite a severe fear of heights, University of Queensland researcher Dr Derik Steyn will leap from a Brisbane bridge to raise funds for a charity supporting people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

14 May 2018

You can hop down to your local pub, pull up a chair and quench your thirst for science from 14-16 May.

11 May 2018
Engineering and business nous in a micro-distillery

More than two centuries after Australia’s infamous Rum Rebellion, a University of Queensland chemical engineering and business graduate has started a new revolution in rum distillation that will help reinvigorate Brisbane’s passion for this ‘...

11 May 2018
A dinosaur illustration from the board game. By Dr Anthony Romilio.

Octopus tree, rainbow serpent and demon duck of doom – they’re all on the cards for future scientists, thanks to a new game from a University of Queensland PhD student.

30 April 2018