• Carissa Horsey, a young woman, standing and smiling next to her light-coloured horse in a field

    A career in the country

    It may have taken a decade, but Carissa Horsey has finally found her true calling. The Ipswich born and raised Bachelor of Agricultural Science graduate didn’t think university was for her when she finished high school in 2011.

    11 July 2022
  • Order of Australia medals on a purple background

    UQ community recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    An international leader in audiology and an Indigenous author and poet are among an extensive list of University of Queensland representatives who have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

    13 June 2022
  • A woman in a blue dress holding a trophy

    UQ alumni join the ranks of Queensland Greats

    Two University of Queensland alumni, who have helped shaped the state, have been named among this year’s Queensland Greats.

    7 June 2022
The outside of the Andrew N. Liveris building.

An innovative new building at The University of Queensland is more than just smart architecture - it has the potential to unlock ways for Australia to transition to a sustainable, zero-emissions economy.

13 April 2022
UQ's Natalie Grider says AFLW's growing popularity is good for achieving equity goals.

Natalie Grider has kicked many personal goals since being drafted into the Brisbane Lions’ AFLW team, including one that many professional footballers never achieve – a premiership title.

10 March 2022
A woman sitting cross-legged in a black and red dress

Dr Anh Tran has a very personal reason to try to make life better for women and children living in refugee settings around the world.

8 March 2022
Professor Alex Haslam AM honoured for his service to tertiary education. Supplied

Experts in the fields of medicine and psychology are among University of Queensland staff and alumni recognised in the 2022 Australia Day honours.

27 January 2022
Aerial shot of UQ's St Lucia campus

t'll be a packed schedule for graduations this year, after another tumultuous year. COVID delayed the mid-year ceremonies, so the Great Court and UQ Gatton will host 27 ceremonies between them this month, with 5,500 students to be conferred with...

9 December 2021
Man on exercise machine being watched by a woman

UQ Healthy Living is helping over 50s in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, with a new digital game designed to train both the body and the brain.

7 October 2021
Head shot of a woman in a blue jacket

The University of Queensland has paid tribute to Emeritus Professor Dr Mary Mahoney AO, a long-serving UQ Senator and first woman to hold the position of Deputy Chancellor.

20 September 2021
Picture of Deborah Riley sitting right of screen with black curtain behind her

An international business leader, an entrepreneur and an Emmy award winner are among those recognised in The University of Queensland 2020 Alumni Awards.

24 September 2020

A University of Queensland alumnus will fight for biodiversity protection at this month’s United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York.

3 September 2019

Book-lovers and bargain-hunters will flock to The University of Queensland at St Lucia this weekend.

29 April 2019
UQ Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC

The University of Queensland’s position as a leader in philanthropy has been recognised with a prestigious international award.

10 April 2019
A diabetic performs a pin-prick test.

Breakthrough artificial intelligence developed in Queensland could improve insulin dosing for diabetics and transform the way aeroplane engine wear and tear is monitored.

25 March 2019
UQ alumnus Nick Georgiou works his laptop at a Brandtools desk

Just a week into a University of Queensland accelerator program for startups, one of the participants has attracted his first paying customer.

23 January 2019
Gatton Gold Medal winner Dr Glen Simpson

Agriculture and soil scientist Dr Glen Simpson has been awarded The University of Queensland Gatton Gold Medal for improving the welfare of communities around the world.

6 December 2018
UQ alumni awards for 2018

The University of Queensland’s 2018 Alumni Awards have recognised a broad range of leaders who have made exemplary contributions in fields ranging from science to social enterprise.

10 August 2018