• 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

    High-achieving graduate dreams a dream

    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
Hasan and Anastasios with a Tourigin tour group bound for Stradbroke Island (photos on jetty)

Tourists are coming face-to-face with Queensland’s Indigenous communities through a social enterprise started by two University of Queensland students.

21 July 2016
Instead of retiring, Denis Loaney went back to university.

After a successful career in business consultancy, Denis Loaney hung up his suit and tie - but rather than retiring, he went back to university to pursue his passion for art.

20 July 2016
Nabi Sahak graduated on Wednesday from UQ.

War survivor Nabi Sahak has a burning desire to change the world for the better, and he’s well on the way to doing so as he graduates with a University of Queensland Master of International Studies (Peace and Conflict Resolution) this week.

20 July 2016
Spot the plastic bottles: The new graduation gowns at UQ are made from 100 per cent recycled plastic bottles. Modelled by July graduating students Hannah Hardy and Casey Fung.

Academic gowns made entirely from recycled plastic drink bottles will be worn by up to 3000 students graduating at 10 ceremonies at St Lucia campus from July 19 to 22.

18 July 2016
Margaret Dickson will have a unique advantage after graduation

Five outstanding students from The University of Queensland (UQ) will work closely with Latin American ambassadors through a UQ Advantage Office-supported internship that starts this week.

28 June 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
The Veefil DC fast charger.

The University of Queensland is embracing the future of sustainable transport, installing four solar-powered electric vehicle chargers at its St Lucia and Gatton campuses.

7 April 2016
Dami graduated from UQ with a Bachelor of Music with first class honours in 2009.

Dami Im was a top performer while studying music at The University of Queensland – and now she’s facing the performance of a lifetime.

4 March 2016
Professor Marcia Langton and Adjunct Professor Stewart Gill.

Known for her lifelong work in Aboriginal social issues and women’s rights, Professor Marcia Langton AM of the Bidjara Nation has added another honour to her long list of accolades, being installed as an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College at The...

25 February 2016
Ben Heim (left) and Connor D’Netto in St John's Cathedral

Brisbane’s St John’s Cathedral and the Spring Hill Reservoirs are set to be transformed for a series of “immersive concerts” created and produced by a University of Queensland duo.

15 February 2016
Marikki Watego.

Marikki Watego has been a star on the touch football field while studying at The University of Queensland, and she’s now looking forward to shining while working in a city law firm.

18 December 2015
Max, with his parents Professor Peter Koopman and Associate Professor Carol Wicking.

Engineering graduate Max Koopman will soon leave the sandstone walls of The University of Queensland for the technological hub of Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California.

16 December 2015

International postgraduate student Fulya Çalık Toker has had quite a year. The Master of Business (Advanced) student will graduate from The University of Queensland this week as a valedictorian, after recently starting full-time work at a Brisbane...

16 December 2015
Sean Nicolson.

Sean Nicolson has graduated from The University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts and a glowing reference from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).

16 December 2015
Alice Edwards, pictured at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, is considering health architecture after her graduation.

At first Alice Edwards thought her fatigue was caused by her first-year university studies, not a form of cancer she would have to battle on top of her degree.

15 December 2015