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USQ Festival Of Astronomy & Space NASA Visit

NASA’s Dr Douglas Hudgins will present at USQ’s Festival of Astronomy & Space Day 7 on Monday 9 October, with a presentation entitled ‘Are We Alone? NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program and the Search for Earth 2.0’.The public talk will run from 5.30pm – 7pm. Dr Hudgins is the Program Scientist for NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program and TESS mission […]

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Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize – Winner Announced

A poem forty years in the making has won Tim Collins the 2017 Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize. The Brisbane poet and playwright attended the USQ Bookcase event for the presentation of the National Poetry Prize and recital of the winning poem Stage Whispers at USQ Toowoomba. “Stage Whispers is a poem that has germinated […]

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USQ Vice-Chancellor To Take Up New Role

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas will leave the University in December 2016 to take up a new position as head of Massey University in New Zealand. Chancellor Mr John Dornbusch said he announced Professor Thomas’s resignation with sadness, but also with optimism about the future of the University.  “Since […]

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McGregor Summer School Students To Stage Free Public Concert

To Scott McDade, “living the dream” is more than just a cliché.   Scott McDade in the McGregor Summer Song-writing Class This talented singer/songwriter has faced hurdles, doubts and demons while following his passion, but has no doubts he is doing exactly what Fate intended for him. “I was a high-school drop-out working as a […]

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TYME Festival To Showcase Darling Downs Musical Talents

The musical talents of more than 3,000 primary and secondary school students will fill the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) with delightful tunes during the Today’s Youth in Music Education (TYME) Festival on Thursday (September 18). From 10am to 2pm, performances from string ensembles, concert and stage bands, solo singers, junior and senior choirs and […]

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USQ’s McGregor Winter School 2014 An Unqualified Success

The 2014 McGregor Winter School winter program wrapped up on Thursday 12 July,  and Flagstone Creek resident Martin Stemmler said he learnt a lot in just a single week. There was rarely a dull moment Mr Stemmler said. “This was my first McGregor School experience and I had a great time. There was a lot […]

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Careers Day For Years 8 And 9 Students At USQ

About 230 students from high schools around the Darling Downs will find out more about life after school at the University of Southern Queensland. Toowoomba’s Year 8-9 Careers Day is to be held on Thursday, June 12. Students will get to try out interactive sessions from various potential career paths and study areas as well […]

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USQ Reflects On Sorry Day & National Reconciliation Week

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) community will gather this week to remember the Stolen Generations and celebrate Australia’s steps towards reconciliation.  Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas has invited all staff and students to attend the University’s events for National Sorry Day (May 26) and National Reconciliation Week (May 28). National Sorry Day has been held […]

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