• Dr Sonia Shah and Cadence Taylor sitting on a log on a beach with the ocean in the background

    A meeting of curious minds

    They look like any other tourists walking along the sand on Lady Musgrave Island, off the southern Queensland coast. But award-winning University of Queensland scientist Dr Sonia Shah and Bundaberg State High School student Cadence Taylor are...

    18 July 2022
  • A young woman in a graduation cap and gown holds a netball and leans against a column in the St Lucia Great Court

    Simpson’s success on and off the court

    After 11 years of juggling the demands of an elite sporting career with study, Queensland Firebird Gabi Simpson has been acknowledged for her hard work and success, graduating from The University of Queensland as valedictorian.

    15 July 2022
  • A young woman faces the camera wearing graduation robe and cap, smiling. She is holding a bunch of flowers.

    A chance elective leads to a change in career

    Naomi Sweasey changed the direction of her UQ Bachelor of Arts degree after an "enthralling" elective subject in her first semester.

    14 July 2022

Michaela Gyasi-Agyei has always had a love of learning. The University of Queensland Bachelors of Economics / Laws (Honours) graduate remembers spending just a few weeks in Grade One at her Rockhampton primary school before she was moved to the...

13 July 2022

Daniel Dunn was just 14-years-old when he started his first business - eight years and five business ventures later he graduates this week from the University of Queensland Bachelor of Advanced Business Honours.

11 July 2022
A woman and a man in business wear walking past a sandstone building

The University of Queensland’s Master of Business Administration has been ranked Australia’s number one MBA program.

23 June 2022
Physiotherapy student, Shali Thevarasan standing in front of a window overlooking trees. Supplied.

Shali Thevarasan was 12 when she, along with her parents and older brother, fled Sri-Lanka for a safer life in Australia. While it was a relief to reach Australian shores, the University of Queensland physiotherapy student admits it was a huge...

22 June 2022
A photo taken in Vietnam of Tiep Tran and Giao Nguyen each holding their children.

Anh Nguyễn remembers little about the desperate boat journey his family took to flee Vietnam in late 2013. The 18-year-old UQ Engineering student was just ten when he and his family fled their home country.

21 June 2022
UQ's new online course will be open and free to anyone. Adobe

The University of Queensland is among just ten educational institutions to receive a slice of $1.4 million to create courses designed to develop Essential Human Skills for the Virtual Age.

3 May 2022
UQ's Forgan Smith Building lit up in rainbow colours.

The University of Queensland has increased the number and types of bursaries available for LGBTQIA+ students and expanded the eligibility criteria, to include students who’ve accepted a full-time place but are yet to enrol.

25 February 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
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
Students walking through University of Queensland campus

As Queensland school leavers receive their much-anticipated ATAR results, many will face difficult decisions about how to order their university preferences. To help, The University of Queensland is hosting an online ATAR advice event on December...

17 December 2021
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
Woman sitting in front of a microphone smiling.

Until she attended a careers information fair, final-year University of Queensland journalism student Sarah Richards thought teaching art was where her future lay.

1 November 2021
2022 Queensland Rhodes Scholar Tahlia Smith

University of Queensland alumnus Tahlia Smith will be heading to Oxford after being named Queensland's 2022 Rhodes Scholar.

27 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
Jacaranda blooming with the sandstone of the Forgan Smith building visible behind it

Graduation looks a little different for the Class of 2020 at The University of Queensland. COVID-19 has forced the postponement of on-campus graduation ceremonies. Instead, there'll be an online celebration. Here we learn about just a few of the...

15 December 2020