• 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
  • Dual degree graduate setting the bar high

    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
  • The graduate with a thirst for success

    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
Order of Australia medals on a purple background

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
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
Sarah Kelly and Andrew Liveris

The University of Queensland’s position as a front-runner to help take Queensland to the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games has been further bolstered, with three of the newly appointed Organising Committee Board members possessing strong...

12 April 2022
Mortarboards being thrown in the air

It's been another tough year for the class of 2021, coping with COVID shutdowns and changing circumstances. But finally their hard work has paid off, with graduation underway.

10 December 2021
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
A white and brown butterfly

A University of Queensland researcher has spent decades compiling a first-of-its-kind database of the butterfly species of the Torres Strait Islands, boosting biosecurity and conservation measures in the region.

16 October 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

Even before being awarded her PhD at the University of Queensland, Yun (Amy) Liu’s research had reached stratospheric heights.

29 July 2020

University of Queensland Arts/Law graduate Briana Collins is determined to change the world through her work with the Queensland Environmental Defenders Office (EDO).

28 July 2020

A television appearance teaching science was one of many highlights for Alicia Kirk, who graduated as Valedictorian after completing her Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Chemistry, following a dual degree in Science and Arts.

16 December 2019

The initial cohort of a first-of-its-kind program at The University of Queensland has celebrated its graduation as a tight-knit unit.

13 December 2019

Being part of The University of Queensland’s successful mooting team was the first step towards a potential career at the bar for Arts/Law Valedictorian Mia Williams.

13 December 2019

University of Queensland graduand Jack Hill has been appointed Youth Governor of Queensland for 2020, working to amplify the voice of young people across the state.

12 December 2019

The future of the world’s energy supply is a challenge that excites University of Queensland graduand, Rhianna Cardamone.

11 December 2019

Medical student Sherice Ansell is following in her father’s footsteps, as she prepares to graduate as a doctor from The University of Queensland.

11 December 2019