• Andrew Liveris AO

    UQ alumnus picked to head powerful US business council

    A UQ alumnus described as “one of the foremost leaders in the world of business” has been appointed by US President-elect Donald Trump to chair the American Manufacturing Council.

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

    Queensland’s story is carved in UQ sandstone

    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
  • Judges’ Choice winner Georgia Richards.

    UQ graduate named a Woman of the Future

    Chronic pain researcher and University of Queensland graduate Georgia Richards has been named Judges’ Choice in The Australian Women’s Weekly Qantas Women of the Future Award.

    2 September 2016

The University of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of alumnus Mark Sowerby as Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

25 August 2016
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
Celebrity chef Ben Milbourne to be awarded Distinguished Young Alumni Award.

​The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards.

15 August 2016
L to R: Danielle Prince, Dane Bird-Smith, Maddison Keeney and Bianca Hammett

Six University of Queensland students and five graduates are preparing to step onto the world stage at next month’s Rio Olympics (5-21 August).

21 July 2016

The University of Queensland is making pivotal changes to the way higher education is imagined and experienced.

19 July 2016
Sherene Devlin

Nurse of the Year recipient, health care ambassador, clinic owner and mother-of-four – University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work alumnus Sherene Devlin is wearing several prestigious hats as her career trajectory...

17 June 2016

The University of Queensland hosted its annual Celebration of Giving Ceremony at Customs House in Brisbane this week.

16 June 2016

Members of the University of Queensland community have featured in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

15 June 2016
Dami Im.

University of Queensland music graduate Dami Im has wowed the world and blitzed the jury vote with a powerful grand final performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden.

15 May 2016
Australia’s newest ambassador to Cambodia is none other than University of Queensland alumnus Angela Corcoran.

Australia’s newest ambassador to Cambodia is none other than University of Queensland alumnus Angela Corcoran.

5 May 2016
Zachary Fook in Birdsville, where the Simpsons Desert Challenge begins.

University of Queensland Business School alumnus and budding young entrepreneur Zachary Fook today starts a 250km trek across the Simpson Desert to raise funds for Youngcare.

29 April 2016
University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics Honours graduate Belinda McEniery.

University of Queensland Bachelor of Economics Honours graduate Belinda McEniery has been selected from more than 3000 international applicants to join the inaugural Schwarzman Scholars class, a prestigious masters program in Beijing.

11 January 2016
LittleWren founders Georgia Lejeune and Sonya Gellert met while studying at UQ.

LittleWren is a teen magazine with a difference – there are no articles on eye make-up or tips on what to wear on a first date.

1 December 2015

What started as a story idea in high school has grown into a published novel for University of Queensland Bachelor of Music graduate and first-time author Tess McLennan.

24 November 2015
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj with alumni and donor Mr Paul Taylor.

A generous donation from two University of Queensland alumni will kick-start a new research centre focused on one of Australia’s most pressing problems – providing affordable and sustainable healthcare.

5 November 2015