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 featured a keynote presentation by UQ alumnus and senior ABC journalist Lisa Millar. You can now view her talk – The Future of Journalism online.

UQ Digital Storytelling Competition

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

Winners announced

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