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Man in suit wearing glasses

ֱ recognises the passing of former Governor General and ֱ alum, Bill Hayden, who leaves a legacy of service, leadership and unwavering commitment to the people of Australia.

23 October 2023
Colourful text on a black background that reads - 50+ Indigenous people changing the world.

Six University of Queensland staff members are featured on a national NAIDOC Week list of 52 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are changing the world.

4 July 2023
First edition Winne-the-Pooh being held with another book in background. Credit, ֱ

A first edition copy of beloved children’s classic Winnie-the-Pooh will be among the literary treasures on sale at ֱ’s ֱ Alumni Book Fair and Rare Book Auction.

27 April 2023
A green tree python with a tube down its throat and its mouth held open with a wooden tool

Gloria, a beloved pet green tree python, bit off more than she could chew and ingested a puppy pee pad along with her dinner.

17 March 2023
people walk and sit on grass by stone buildings with an arched walkway

ֱ has announced it will match donations made to help support students experiencing financial hardship from rural, remote or low socio-economic backgrounds.

17 November 2022
Jacaranda tree in front of ֱ sandstone in The Great Court

The recipients of this year’s University of Queensland Alumni Awards are transforming communities across the world - from improving regional and rural healthcare to saving threatened ecosystems.

21 September 2022
ֱ Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry with ֱ graduates.

ֱ has made a bold pledge to tackle educational disadvantage in the state by 2032, striving to remove barriers to help talented students from rural, remote and low socio-economic backgrounds access university.

24 August 2022
Carissa Horsey, a young woman, standing and smiling next to her light-coloured horse in a field

It may have taken a decade, but Carissa Horsey has finally found her true calling. The Ipswich born and raised Bachelor of Agricultural Science graduate didn’t think university was for her when she finished high school in 2011.

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
A woman in a blue dress holding a trophy

Two University of Queensland alumni, who have helped shaped the state, have been named among this year’s Queensland Greats.

7 June 2022
The outside of the Andrew N. Liveris building.

An innovative new building at ֱ is more than just smart architecture - it has the potential to unlock ways for Australia to transition to a sustainable, zero-emissions economy.

13 April 2022
ֱ'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
A woman sitting cross-legged in a black and red dress

Dr Anh Tran has a very personal reason to try to make life better for women and children living in refugee settings around the world.

8 March 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
Aerial shot of ֱ'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 ֱ Gatton will host 27 ceremonies between them this month, with 5,500 students to be conferred with...

9 December 2021