Celebrating 100 Years of UQ Journalism

A view of Circular Drive (Campbell Place) 1962 – The University of Queensland

Australia's first journalism program

2021 marks 100 years since The University of Queensland (UQ) first began teaching journalism. The first program of its kind in Australia, UQ journalism has produced outstanding graduates who have helped to shape the national media landscape.  To celebrate this significant milestone the School of Communication and Arts will be celebrating the rich history of UQ  journalism throughout 2021. This page invites you to join the celebration of this important milestone in Australia's history.


100 Years of UQ Journalism Celebration

Held at Customs House on Tuesday 18 May 2021, this event will feature a keynote presentation — The Future of Journalism from UQ Alumnus and senior ABC journalist Lisa Millar.

UQ Digital Storytelling Competition

Queensland high school students in years 10, 11 and 12 are invited to become part of our creative storytelling competition. 

Entries close Sunday 20 June 2021


Think Twice

Due to the Greater Brisbane 3-day lockdown announcement by the Queensland Government on 29 March 2021, this event will be postponed until further notice. We will be in touch with further details once confirmed.

If you have any queries please contact us at uqalumni@uq.edu.au.