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Australian Historical Association Conference

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will host Australia’s premier event for historians on the theme of local communities in a world of global networks. The Australian Historical Association (AHA) Annual Conference attracts experts from across the country, New Zealand and the United States. Visiting historians will explore just how a complex mix of local […]

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Winners Announced! Darling Downs Science And Engineering Challenge Day 4

The final results are in! Centenary Heights State High School is the champion of the 2019 Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge. Centenary Heights SHS were the Day 4 winners, ahead of St Peter Claver College, St Ursula’s College, Clifton SHS, Oakey SHS, Toowoomba Christian College, Downlands College and Laidley SHS. The school also claimed […]

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Darling Downs Science & Engineering Challenge Day 3

St Mary’s College Toowoomba overcame fierce competition to take out Day 3 of the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge.                   Teams taking part included Chinchilla SHS, Toowoomba Grammar School, Highlands Christian College, St Joseph’s College (Toowoomba), Highfields State Secondary College, Bremer SHS and Darling Downs Christian […]

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Darling Downs Science & Engineering Challenge Day 2

It was neck and neck between the Western and Southern Downs, but Warwick’s Assumption College triumphed on Day 2 of the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge.  Teams from St Mary’s Parish School (Goondiwindi), Faith Lutheran College, Assumption College (Warwick), Miles SHS, Nanango SHS, Millmerran State P-10 School, Harristown SHS, and Our Lady of the […]

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Darling Downs Science And Engineering Challenge Day 1

Congratulations to Dalby Christian College for their success in the first day of competition at the Darling Downs Science and Engineering Challenge today (May 21)  Teams from Crow’s Nest State School, Warwick State High School, Pittsworth State High School, West Moreton Anglican College and St Mary’s College, Ipswich took part in the day of hands-on […]

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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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