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UQ scholarship program to overcome disadvantage for deserving students

The University of Queensland has launched an exciting initiative that aims to address the financial and practical barriers preventing many school students from reaching university. The UQ Young Achievers program kicks off today when 83 students converge on the University to accept their scholarship of ongoing support through secondary school and a guaranteed place at […]

UQ applauds award-winning alumni

UQ graduates and Wotif.com founders Graeme Wood and Andrew Brice have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to higher education. Co-founders of accommodation website Wotif.com, the pair was presented with the Business/Higher Education Round Table Award for Outstanding Philanthropic Support of Higher Education, by the Honourable Julia Gillard, at a ceremony held in Melbourne on […]

UQef Launch

BRISBANE – Monday 25 February – The University of Queensland Endowment Fund (UQef) was launched in Brisbane today with an $18 million kick start from UQ graduates Graeme Wood and Andrew Brice. In a ceremony held at UQ’s Customs House, Mr Wood and Mr Brice (co-founders of accommodation website Wotif.com) committed $8 million worth of […]