The Queensland Commitment

Opportunity for every Queenslander

The University of Queensland was founded in 1909 by – and for – the people of Queensland. More than a century later, we’ve become a leading global institution for teaching, learning and research, but that founding commitment to Queensland remains at the core of who we are and all that we do. 

As the University of and for Queensland, we believe education and opportunity must be available for all Queenslanders.

Together, our goal is to break down all personal, financial and geographical barriers facing Queensland students aspiring to study at UQ by 2032.

Join The Queensland Commitment

We want to work with you to strengthen communities, advocate for access to education and ensure opportunity for every Queenslander.

We believe in the power of local knowledge, expertise and experience. We want to work with you to grow UQ's regional engagement so we can better understand the needs of Queensland communities and amplify their voices. Learn more about the work we are doing by attending an event near you.
Education is a critical pathway to disrupting disadvantage. Your support can help ensure tertiary education is accessible to all Queenslanders by 2032. By growing UQ's endowment fund (matched funding available) we can create long-term solutions for educational inequality in Queensland.
We are building a community of ChangeMakers who share our vision for equitable access to education and are passionate about the future of Queensland. Join our growing group of UQ ambassadors to start making an impact and advocating for The Queensland Commitment by submitting an enquiry today.

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Queensland highlights

Initiatives and events 

To achieve The Queensland Commitment, we're working collaboratively with communities, partners and government across the state. Here are some of our current initiatives and events.

UQ’s Regional Roadshow celebrates our students, alumni and diverse partners across the state and the impact they have in their local communities. Find out where we’ll be visiting and how you can join the community celebrations!
Wonder of Science sees UQ partner with organisations across the state to promote a STEM culture in Queensland schools. By bringing ambassadors to schools and providing STEM teaching and learning resources, we're building knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for science and technology in Queensland's young people.
2022 marks the 125-year commemoration of UQ’s Gatton campus, including its long and storied history as the Queensland Agricultural College (QAC) before amalgamating with UQ in 1990. It’s one of the oldest tertiary institutions in Queensland. Discover the history.

Stories from across Queensland

We're celebrating the incredible things the UQ community is doing across the state. Discover what's happening and who's driving it.

News on The Queensland Commitment

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