• UQ Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship recipients, from left, David Nyeste, Vincent Singer, Sunny van der Berg, Lachlan Walters and Hai Xia Wang-Pole.

    Undergrads are Asia-bound on Westpac scholarships

    Six UQ students have been awarded Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Asian Exchange Scholarships. The $12,000 bursaries fund students to spend a semester studying at a leading Asian university.

    3 August 2017
  • Emma Dorrel believes the social entrepreneurship program she undertook in Ecuador will assist her in gaining graduate employment.

    Award develops attributes to give students a career edge

    The new-look UQ Employability Award is designed to help students develop their skills beyond the classroom and become well-rounded, highly sought-after graduates.

    2 August 2017
  • Respect. Now. Always.

    The University of Queensland sincerely thanks all students who were involved in the Respect. Now. Always. survey.

    1 August 2017
Austrian writer Ilse Aichinger with her twin sister Helga Aichinger

German lecturer Dr Geoff Wilkes has received international recognition for his English translation of iconic wartime novel Die größere Hoffnung (The Greater Hope), by Austrian author Ilse Aichinger.

9 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
Jim Campion.

Helping rural Australians through tough times was prime motivation for Jim Campion when he chose to return to full-time study in his early fifties.

9 December 2016
Crepes with two toppings are $3 for students in the Great Court

The University of Queensland is making food more readily available to students as they head towards exams. Vans selling subsidised food will be around campus during the “swotvac” and exam period.

31 October 2016

University of Queensland college students have raised $55,000 to educate girls in Africa – and they aren’t stopping there.

12 October 2016
Students as Partners Roundtable participants

Teachers and students from around Australia gathered at The University of Queensland to share insights and transform the learning experience together.

6 October 2016
Master the skills of innovation, enterprise and advocacy with UQ’s Create Change Masterclasses

The University of Queensland is delivering on its commitment to develop game changing graduates by offering a series of online learning opportunities - the Create Change Masterclasses.

4 October 2016
Elizabeth Baldwin and Shaun Ji-Thompson.

Two students from The University of Queensland have claimed the top spots in a prestigious national economics competition.

28 September 2016
Geoff Green

Unemployed 60 year-old Geoff Green’s daily struggle to crack a smile is coming to an end.

22 September 2016
Riara University staff and students receiving the textbooks.

A university in Kenya has more than 7000 new textbooks, thanks to University of Queensland students who refused to end their community project at the planning stage.

21 September 2016

The University of Queensland has joined the Universities Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission to conduct a broad-reaching survey of students and their experiences of sexual harassment.

19 September 2016
Australian Women’s 4x400m squad member Caitlin Sargent

UQ is set to welcome a large ‪‬‬contingent of 2016 Rio Olympians home. The last of the group, comprising students, Scholarship recipients and ‪UQ Sport ‬‬Club members, completed their events over the weekend.

21 August 2016
UQ will offer six new degree programs in 2017.

The foundation degree of choice for Prime Ministers and many other political leaders will be available in Queensland for the first time next year.

19 August 2016
TCB's Wide World of Torts is set to tackle politics and pop

Law school: a hothouse of diligent students who spend sleepless nights buried in stacks of case law and towers of text books. Right?

16 August 2016
The annual UQ Volunteer Expo is back, Wednesday 17 August

University of Queensland students will hear about a gamut of opportunities to create change across their communities when UQ holds its annual Volunteer Expo on 17 August.

11 August 2016