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
Dr Irina Vetter in her lab.

From running business schools or improving safety in our cities to studying witchcraft or saving the Great Barrier Reef – women at The University of Queensland are creating change in every field.

8 March 2018
UQ’s Diamantina Institute Professor Ranjeny Thomas.

Human trials of an innovative treatment for rheumatoid arthritis developed by The University of Queensland have begun in Brisbane.

14 November 2017
Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer ... his legacy lives on.

Emeritus Professor Ian Zimmer was a key leader at The University of Queensland in the years leading up to his retirement in 2013.

8 November 2017

The University of Queensland has announced the results of elections and Governor-in-Council appointments to its 34th Senate.

3 November 2017
Kate Heliotis ... a scholarship recipient who has graduated and is now an engineer. Kate overcame hardship in her life to succeed, assisted by a UQ scholarship.

A possible cure for dementia and saving the Great Barrier Reef from invasive crown-of-thorns starfish are now within reach as UQ launches an historic $500 million philanthropic campaign.

15 October 2017
Chancellor Peter N Varghese AO speaks at the ceremony this week

Alumni from around the world gathered in The University of Queensland’s Great Court this week for a ceremony celebrating their achievements and community contributions.

12 October 2017
 The building (pictured rear) will accommodate 1300 students

Work is about to start on the site of The University of Queensland’s $250 million Student Residences Project at St Lucia.

21 August 2017
Mr Andrew N. Liveris AO

One of the world’s foremost international business leaders will address hundreds of people at a Brisbane event in July.

26 June 2017
New Fellows ... physicist Professor Timothy Ralph (left) and Professor Phil Hugenholtz.

The thrill of fundamental discovery is a driving force for two University of Queensland professors who have today been named as new fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

22 May 2017
Mr Varghese ... has previously served as Australia's High Commissioner to India

University of Queensland Chancellor Peter Varghese has been appointed to formulate a new strategy for Australia’s trade with India.

12 April 2017

The University of Queensland’s Forgan Smith building will be bathed in orange tonight as part of Lights Up, a project celebrating Harmony Day.

21 March 2017
Market days are the big events of the O-Week calendar

More than 14,000 new students are due to begin their studies at The University of Queensland next week, and a plethora of Orientation Week Festival activities are under way at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses from today.

20 February 2017
UQ PhD student Gurion Ang will present at Concophillips Science Experience

More than 165 high school students from Queensland and northern New South Wales will converge on The University of Queensland this week to discover the wonders of science and technology.

18 January 2017

The University of Queensland has partnered with education platform XuetangX to offer five massive open online courses (MOOCs) in Chinese, attracting an audience of more than 65,000 learners.

22 December 2016
From left, Michael Lucas; UQ Global Engagement Deputy Director Dr Jessica Gallagher, Caitlin Gordon-King, Sophie Ryan, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, Kate Goodfruit, Rachel Dodds, Elsie Schuster and Alexander Williams

Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the New Colombo Plan.

2 December 2016
From left, Professor Susanne Schmidt, Professor Heather Douglas and Associate Professor Kerrie Wilson

Three University of Queensland professors have been appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts for 2017.

25 November 2016
Vale Emeritus Professor John Hay AC

The University of Queensland today pays tribute to one of the most influential leaders in its 106-year history, former Vice-Chancellor and President Emeritus Professor John Hay AC.

4 November 2016
Andrew Hurle Reconstructions (after CW Dickinson) 2011 (detail) Pigment ink jet print Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney.

An exhibition opening at The University of Queensland Art Museum next week aims to scratch below the surface of our economic systems to reveal money’s enigmatic side.

4 November 2016
Great Court carvings ... agile wallaby frieze; UQ sculptor John Muller; and November lily roundel.

The Great Court at The University of Queensland is “a secret Brisbane doesn’t know it has”, says the editor of a new guide to the St Lucia landmark.

3 November 2016