Students showcase dying Polynesian cultures

UQSPIA performing a cultural dance from Kiribati

LUISA AUSAGE The University of Queensland South Pacific Islander Association (UQSPIA) has hosted a special cultural event to showcase the music and dance of some of the many Pacific islander cultures that are present in Australia. Student-led … [Read more...]

Universities back sustainability movement

Waste facilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Universities around Queensland are moving towards a more sustainable future, as the younger section of the population increases the pressure to go green. While it has become commonplace to see the state’s universities … [Read more...]

New “drought breaking” technology on trial

CHELSEA MAPPAS Power costs and water consumption could potentially reduce thanks to a new research facility opened at the University of Queensland’s Gatton campus. The facility aims to conduct research into hybrid cooling technologies aimed … [Read more...]

Strawberry sundaes raise money for medical research

YANG SIYUAN The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation has gained support for medical research from the sale of strawberry sundaes at Brisbane's Ekka this year. Nearly 3000 volunteers assisted in the selling of 145,000 strawberry sundaes during … [Read more...]

Queensland set to receive agricultural education opportunities

TESS HAINING South east Queensland residents will have the opportunity to gain unique agricultural training in a new combined course between Queensland’s agricultural colleges and the University of Queensland. The course is part of the governments' … [Read more...]