Student Spotlight

  • Public Policy in Brazil: "A dream that we dream together is reality" - John Lennon

    26 December 2018
    What do UQ, John Lennon, and Brazil have in common? Read about Michelle Helman's experience at the International Summer School on Public Policy in Brasilia to find out!
  • Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders

    9 January 2019
    Alexi Heazle recently attended the Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders in Bangkok at the United Nations Conference Centre. Alexi tells how "my role as a Peace Ambassador now motivates me to explore new opportunities within my own local and regional community."
  • Internships - a valuable stepping stone on your career pathway

    16 November 2018
    Volunteering/interning is a brilliant way to expand the knowledge you have and the people you know, and with the right program it can open doors you hadn’t thought about before. This process was long and full of mistakes but it was such a hands-on way to learn. Erika Engstrom reflects on her challenging and colourful experience of her media internship in India.
  • Australasian Women's Debating Championships

    28 September 2018
    Roslyn Dalton recently competed at the annual Australasian Women's Debating Championships in New Zealand. Hear how this experience has added an extra element of reality to her international relations major and allowed her to engage first hand with other cultural perspectives on topics of debate.
  • Jacaranda Journals

    14 September 2018
    Earlier this year the Humanities Undergraduate Student Society received funding towards the Jacaranda student publication. Nick van Buuren, Editor-in-Chief shares his Jacaranda journey for the year so far and how you could get involved!
  • "Inspiring Confidence, Inspire Change"

    6 September 2018
    Kate Cincotta recently received a HASS Globetrotters grant to attend the ninth Annual University Scholars Leadership Symposium at the United Nations in Bangkok. Kate reflects on this experience and how she feels "more inspired than ever to try and make a positive change in the world."
  • Battle of the Schools

    27 April 2018
    The debate to end all debates: would your school survive a zombie apocalypse?
  • Building leadership through Clubs and Societies

    3 April 2018
    2017 has been a busy year for Sophie. She’s devoted heaps of time to the Modern History Society (UQMHS). Here’s what she had to say about that.
  • Emily Donald

    Collaboration is key!

    29 March 2018
    Emily Donald worked with the HASS Student Futures Team on various employability projects in 2017. Emily shares her experience in working with the Student Futures team and her advice for other HASS students to “take advantage of every opportunity that comes your way, because you never know where it might lead.”
  • Communication for Social Change

    22 March 2018
    Mary Harm tells of her experience as part of the Young Water Professionals Program in Amsterdam. Mary is interested in using communication for social change and the power of storytelling.