• UQ graduate regenerating nature and lives

    Work to connect young people with disabilities and mental health challenges with nature has earned University of Queensland graduate Mathew Townsend a prestigious award.

    17 August 2018
  • L-R: Nick Frazer, Martin Doyle, Naomi McCarthy and Cassia Bray. Credit: Gerard Lillis.

    UQ law students win Indigenous mooting contest

    Teamwork, advocacy and sharp legal minds have guided three University of Queensland law students to victory at the fourth annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot at the Federal Court of Australia in Brisbane.

    17 August 2018
  • UQ-Deputy Vice-Chancellor-(Academic)-Professor-Joanne-Wright-Humberto-Jimenez-Martinez-and-PwC-Australia-Partner-Kris-Isles

    MBA student wins global innovation competition

    Technical and human skills will be key to success in the future of business, according to University of Queensland student Humberto Jimenez, the winner of the first round of the Universitas 21 and PwC Innovation Challenge.

    17 August 2018
UQ's campus - A large sandstone building with archways and a green lawn in front.

The University of Queensland has placed fifth in the Asia Pacific and second in Australia in today’s 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

15 August 2018
Headshots of the six ARC Laureate Fellows: Professor Tamara Davis, Professor Peter Visscher, Professor Christine Beveridge, Professor Bostjan Kobe, Professor Jolanda Jetten and Professor Hanns-Christoph Nägerl.

Six University of Queensland researchers have been named Australian Research Council (ARC) Australian Laureate Fellows – the most ever awarded to a single university in the scheme’s history.

2 August 2018
A researcher swims with a whale shark

A citizen science initiative collecting data on the world’s biggest fish is a finalist at Australia’s premier science awards.

31 July 2018

An infection that kills more than half a million people every year could soon be defeated, thanks to the efforts of a prizewinning University of Queensland researcher.

26 July 2018

Three University of Queensland research projects have been named finalists in the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

25 July 2018

More than 270 University of Queensland students will reap the rewards of more than $1.23 million allocated to UQ in the latest round of Federal Government New Colombo Plan mobility program funding.

24 July 2018

When University of Queensland graduate Charles Coverdale accepts his Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Science testamurs today, he will be dreaming of his next startup idea.

20 July 2018
Mining equipment underground

The University of Queensland has ranked first in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering in global subject rankings released today.

18 July 2018

Nick Earls has always been a man of letters, and now he has almost a complete sentence after his name.

18 July 2018

Graduand Callum Blake will leave The University of Queensland this week with a Bachelor of Arts and a professional cricket career.

18 July 2018

A respected life-long oceans advocate has been recognised with an honorary doctorate by The University of Queensland in acknowledgment of his tireless efforts to protect marine life.

17 July 2018

The University of Queensland has claimed its second international mooting title for this year after winning the 19th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition.

9 July 2018
2018 award winners

The University of Queensland 2018 Awards for Excellence have recognised a diverse range of staff for their outstanding contribution to students, staff and the wider community.

3 July 2018

It’s double the celebration for University of Queensland researchers Brandon and Claire Wainwright, who were both appointed Members of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for their significant service to medicine.

12 June 2018
Australian Water Association award winners

A University of Queensland research project to revolutionise the treatment of wastewater has won a national research innovation prize.

15 May 2018