• Harry’s journey to save the world has only just begun

    Whether it’s working with Indigenous communities or protecting wildlife in China, Harrison ‘Harry’ James has been tackling pressing environmental problems.

    13 December 2018
  • Kirby the Assistance Dog.

    The pawfect graduation guest

    Despite sleeping through most of his classes, Kirby Bell was an im-paw-tant guest at The University of Queensland’s December graduation ceremonies.

    12 December 2018
  • Saving lives is in his blood

    Even as a child, medicine graduand Kreyen Ponen had an aptitude for science and enjoyed helping people.

    11 December 2018
Sarah Copley in the cloisters of UQ's Great Court

In name alone, I Dreamed a Dream could well be the appropriate title track to multi-talented Sarah Copley’s time at The University of Queensland.

7 December 2018

The jacarandas have bloomed, the late nights and the stress of assignments and exams have passed, and The University of Queensland is celebrating the graduation of more than 8070 students across 22 ceremonies.

6 December 2018
Student Isabella Hawker

Student Isabella Hawker will leave The University of Queensland as founder of her own media company and a graduate of both the Bachelor Arts and Bachelor of Communication programs.

15 December 2017
Humaira Shafi

When Humaira Shafi graduates with a doctorate from The University of Queensland on Friday, December 15, it will be the culmination of a challenging seven-year journey.

15 December 2017

Graduating student Ma’aola Saminatoto Milovale loane is set on a new mission – to expand opportunities for students in his homeland of Samoa.

11 December 2017

She was the face of The University of Queensland’s 2015 Create Change advertising campaign – but now avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.

8 December 2017
Sarah Ayles

Sarah Ayles joins her fellow medical graduates this week as lifelong dreams and long hours become a reality.

20 July 2017
Anna John

University of Queensland graduate Anna John has supercharged an international legal career by learning a second language.

19 July 2017
Caitlin Hall on the left, with her classmates

University of Queensland Master of Dietetics Studies graduate Caitlin Hall has twice the reason to celebrate today.

18 July 2017
Claire Cunningham

When Claire Cunningham started her Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The University of Queensland, she had been living with profound congenital hearing loss in her left ear for 30 years.

18 July 2017
The gown was purchased from Pikes Menswear store

In 1960 June MacDonald finished her studies at St Mary’s College Ipswich and was heading off to university to continue her education.

14 July 2017
Tawal locals, Nepal

More than a year after the Gorkha earthquake killed nearly 9000 people in Nepal, two University of Queensland students visiting the region found destroyed classrooms and a health clinic replaced with a tent.

21 December 2016

Being confronted by the plight of child soldiers in the African country of Uganda is something Andrew Wilcox is unlikely to ever forget.

20 December 2016
Jamin and Brigitta Day and family

Kids weren’t really on the horizon when graduating University of Queensland PhD student Jamin Day first considered working with one of the world’s leading experts in family interventions.

13 December 2016
Nile de Jonge in UQ's Great Court

Trading in the flying trapeze for the lecture theatre has paid off for this Brisbane former circus performer.

9 December 2016