• 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
  • Historic black and white image of Gatton main building

    125 years at Gatton

    One of the oldest tertiary institutions in Queensland – now a national hub for agricultural teaching, research and innovation – is celebrating its 125th anniversary.

    28 June 2022
  • A native plant garden in front of a brick building

    Indigenous heritage and flora flourishing in UQ Reconciliation Garden

    A new garden at the University of Queensland’s Herston campus is growing a connection between staff, students and visitors with Australia’s Indigenous culture and history.

    31 May 2022
An old Queenslander house overlooking grass and a garden

UQ’s new student residential building, named in honour of Kev Carmody, offers independent living for an additional 610 students at St Lucia campus.

9 May 2022
Woman holding old book with other books in background at Book Fair.

The University of Queensland’s Alumni Friends are embracing a new chapter to help rebuild the Lismore Library’s book collection that was decimated by devastating floods.

28 April 2022
Professor Kevin Thomas showing Minderoo Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Dr Andrew Forrest,  Minderoo Foundation Co-Chair and Co-Founder Nicola Forrest and UQ Vice Chancellor, Professor Debbie Terry inside the plastics contamination-controlled lab.

In one of the world’s first plastics contamination-controlled laboratories, University of Queensland researchers have begun testing blood and tissue samples to develop ways to detect and measure nanoplastics in the human body.

11 March 2022
Superflex, Dive-In, 2019. Photo: Lance Gerber, courtesy of Desert X.

A 1200-kilogram bright pink installation outside The University of Queensland Art Museum forms part of an Australian-first cutting-edge exhibition that shines a spotlight on the impacts of climate change.

17 February 2022
Two people walking across the lawn at a university

Almost four thousand Queensland students have been offered the opportunity to study at The University of Queensland, in the latest tertiary admissions offers which went out today.

13 January 2022
Woman standing in front of a purple sign.

As a teenager Jemima Hutton never dreamed that she would go to university, let alone study medicine at The University of Queensland.

4 November 2021
A book with gilt title.

A 200-year-old vampire has been found in a University of Queensland library.

31 October 2021
Woman holding a red heart over her stomach.

Women with undiagnosed endometriosis will have difficulty falling pregnant without IVF, according to a University of Queensland study.

6 October 2021
Band playing on stage with crowd in the background.

The University of Queensland will welcome a strong line up of emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stars next month for its inaugural Deadly Noize concert.

1 October 2021
Two men standing in front of a staircase

Two first-year University of Queensland students are the inaugural recipients of the Warwick Solar Farm – Bright Futures Scholarship, an annual investment in the Southern Downs community.

13 August 2021

The University of Queensland has made the decision to temporarily close building 22 at the St Lucia campus following a briefing about asbestos dust and electrical concerns.

14 May 2021

Urinary tract stones in cats and dogs can now be ‘pulverised’ by new laser technology acquired by The University of Queensland’s veterinary hospital.

28 July 2020

The Australian Government is offering 40 students up to $60,000 each in financial assistance for eligible programs at UQ’s Gatton campus.

20 December 2019

Agricultural Science Valedictorian Peta Stockwell is confident the skills she’s learned at The University of Queensland will serve her well in a challenging time for the agricultural sector.

5 December 2019
Cartier, 1, of Bowen Hills and his mum Jhulan tried out the xylophone today ahead of the fun community morning 8-10am on Saturday.

A family fun morning at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus on Saturday will welcome the community to a new “all-abilities” public playground.

28 November 2019