• The Law School's Moot Court

    UQ legal eagles soar into 30 Under 30 finals

    The highly-regarded Lawyer’s Weekly has named 10 young University of Queensland law alumni as finalists in the nation’s top 30 young lawyers.

    12 June 2017
  • Award winners Sam Walpole and Priam Rangiah

    UQ lauds its legal stars

    Almost 200 students from Queensland’s oldest law school have been recognised for their diverse achievements at an award ceremony at Brisbane’s Customs House.

    11 May 2017
  • UQ's research will benefit Queensland and have global impact

    State backs UQ researchers to create change

    University of Queensland researchers are celebrating a combined multi-million-dollar success in the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland Fellowships scheme.

    24 March 2017
The national champions ... Nicole Brazier, Edward O'Brien, William Randall and Joshua Roser

Four University of Queensland students will compete in an international business competition in Dubai in April, after notching up UQ’s third consecutive win in a national tournament.

5 February 2016
Artist's impression of the Forgan Smith refurbishment

Queensland judicial leaders tried their hands as graffiti artists at The University of Queensland’s landmark Forgan Smith building this morning to mark the beginning of a new chapter in the building’s history.

27 November 2015

A UQ criminal law professor will deliver the keynote address at the European Union’s Anti-Trafficking Day in Vienna, Austria, on 14 October.

12 October 2015

University of Queensland alumna and Court of Appeal Justice Catherine Holmes has been appointed Queensland’s 19th Chief Justice.

9 September 2015
Conference presenter William Lee, with law school dean Professor Sarah Derrington

Three University of Queensland law students will travel to Myanmar next week to present at the Asia Pro Bono Conference and Legal Ethics Forum.

2 September 2015
Guest speaker Bridget Burton from Legal Aid Queensland shared anecdotes and highlights of her career with the students at the awards.

Battling domestic violence, assisting the Supreme Court of Tonga and helping provide legal support to the Solomon islands – it’s all in a semester’s work for University of Queensland law students.

2 September 2015
Left to right: Jimmy Jessup (Convenor), Nicki Murray (Video Director), Joy Qin, Henry Bretz, Will Baxter, Steele McMahon, Katie Wheatley, Henry Meehan, Izzy Belonogoff.

Failing an exam at The University of Queensland is no laughing matter.

6 August 2015
Aisling Scott.

If work ethic is anything to go by, aspiring Olympian and University of Queensland law graduate Aisling Scott will one day be a gold medal lawyer.

30 July 2015

A University of Queensland law graduate with a passion for human rights has won Cambridge University’s coveted Whewell Scholarship in International Law.

16 July 2015
UQ’s latest ARC Laureate Fellows TC Beirne School of Law’s Professor Brad Sherman, the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences’s Professor Philip Hugenholtz and Institute for Molecular Bioscience’s Professor David Craik.

Better drugs for chronic pain, building food security, and research into evolutionary diversity have attracted more than $8 million in funding for The University of Queensland’s latest ARC Laureate Fellowships, announced today (23 June).

23 June 2015

He has presided over some of Queensland’s highest profile criminal trials, but former Justice George Fryberg is probably best known for taking on the Newman Government’s controversial anti-bikie laws.

22 June 2015
John Story AO

University of Queensland Chancellor Mr John Story has become an Officer of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

8 June 2015
UQ and the UN have collaborated to produce a report on migrant smuggling in Asia

The University of Queensland has collaborated with the United Nations to produce a world-first comprehensive report on migrant smuggling in Asia.

5 May 2015
UQ law students, from left, Ella Rooney, Georgina Morgan and Amina Karcic with their trophy

The University of Queensland mooting team has taken out another international title, winning the 6th International Air Law Moot Court Competition, held in Beijing.

15 April 2015
Law reform is necessary to avoid complex court cases and to end uncertainty for surrogate babies, mothers and contracting parents.

Australia should urgently legalise commercial surrogacy, says the Family Court’s Chief Justice Diana Bryant.

15 April 2015