Latest News & Upcoming Events

  • The Australian High Commission and University of Queensland’s Toronto Reception

    Join us in Toronto on Thursday, April 27 The Australian High Commission and The University of Queensland invite our alumni, partners and friends to attend a reception honoring Australian alumni in the Greater Toronto area. Come network and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks alongside Deputy High Commissioner Ms. Michelle Manson, and Professor Iain Watson, Vice-President (External Engagement) at The University of […]

    Event Date: Thursday, April 27 Event Location Toronto, ON
  • Steve Irwin Gala Dinner – Los Angeles

    Celebrate Steve Irwin’s legacy at a gala dinner on May 13 The University of Queensland’s Deputy Head for the School of Biological Sciences, Professor Craig Franklin, will be speaking at the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 13. Professor Franklin also serves as Director of Research for the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve. Come […]

    Event Date: Saturday, May 13 Event Location Los Angeles, CA
  • Leading cause of female death addressed

    Women around the world remain vulnerable to chronic disease as they continue to face challenges accessing health care and information. University of Queensland Professor Gita Mishra will today be part of a World Health Organisation panel in New York, USA, discussing opportunities to address the threat of non-communicable disease (NCD). “NCDs have been the leading […]

    Posted: Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
  • Painting a new picture of youth criminal justice

    Rachel Barnard (Bachelor of Architecture ‘04) went from designing structures in New York City to restructuring the criminal justice system through her not-for-profit organisation Young New Yorkers (YNY). For five years YNY has provided diversion programs for 16 and 17-year olds who, in New York State, are prosecuted as adults. After successfully completing a diversion program […]

    Posted: Monday, Dec 19, 2016
  • Hello Mr President

    On 1 December 1961 a meeting was held between President John F. Kennedy, Rupert Murdoch and UQ alumnus Zalmenas “Zell” Rabin (Dip in Physical Education ’53) that would change the Australian media landscape forever. UQ recently caught up with journalist and author Alex Mitchell, who worked with Murdoch and Rabin, to find out the reason […]

    Posted: Monday, Dec 19, 2016