• 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
  • Woman on exercise bike while man stands nearby with laptop. Supplied.

    Tele-exercise to boost recovery for regional cancer patients

    Women in rural and regional areas recovering from gynaecological cancer and treatment will now have access to a University of Queensland rehabilitation program through telehealth.

    10 June 2022
  • Wheelchair rugby player Conor Tweedy poses with his father and brother on court after a win

    Three generations of champions for UQ Rugby

    Three generations of one family have now played in premiership-winning rugby sides for the University of Queensland, after the club won the inaugural Wheelchair Rugby National League.

    3 June 2022
Young boys on a field playing rugby league, with a player being tackled

Practical tips to help maximise children’s enjoyment and participation in Junior Rugby League (JRL) will soon be available for Queensland parents via an online program.

19 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
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
Woman using lat pulldown machine under supervision of man in UQ shirt

Women who have been treated for gynaecological cancers can help University of Queensland researchers by participating in a study to safely integrate exercise into their daily lives.

16 December 2021
A plane taking-off over water.

New data from The University of Queensland reveals just 51 per cent of Australians plan to travel overseas now that international borders are open.

9 November 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

A landmark research project led by The University of Queensland is aiming to improve the cardiovascular health of young children with cerebral palsy (CP) by trialling a new running program.

6 October 2021
BMX rider airborne

The informal training methods of BMX riders could be the key to unlocking new heights for athletes, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

9 August 2021
Aerial view of Brisbane city and the Gabba

UQ has a range of experts available to comment on Brisbane's successful bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

21 July 2021
Lakeisha Patterson standing in front of a white backdrop, wearing an Australian uniform

Six-time Paralympic Swimming medallist Lakeisha Patterson OAM’s preparations for the Tokyo Paralympic Games have been boosted by a University of Queensland Sporting Scholarship.

22 March 2021
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
UQ Sport Blue Awards recipients

Thirty-two University of Queensland student-athletes have been recognised for their sporting achievements at the annual UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

4 November 2019

The University of Queensland will chase its second Aon Uni 7s Series title at this weekend’s final round in Canberra.

24 October 2019
UQ Uni 7s, credit Rugby Australia & Karen Watson

The University of Queensland has secured its third medal of the 2019 Aon Uni 7s Series after finishing runners-up at Round 3 in Adelaide.

14 October 2019

The University of Queensland is aiming to extend its competition lead at this weekend’s third Aon Uni 7s Series round in Adelaide (12-13 October).

10 October 2019