UQ students roll up sleeves for a good cause

UQ students are kicking off the year right, by rolling up their sleeves and donating to a good cause. Mel Keyte has the story.

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Making the IOI work

As published at IOIreporter.com.au.

In 2013, I took part in a Work Integrated Learning project at The University of Queensland covering the International Olympiad of Informatics. The Olympiad, or, the IOI, saw thousands of high school aged students from all over the world travel to Brisbane to compete in the prestigious computer-science event. I spoke to Associate Professor Benjamin Burton about the organisational efforts involved in hosting the Olympiad at the university.

 

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UQ Student Vox Pops

As published at UQG20.com

In 2014, I took part in a Work Integrated Learning program covering the G20 Leader’s Summit in Brisbane. As Gen Y have earned themselves the unfavourable reputation of being politically disengaged, I spoke to some UQ students around the St Lucia campus to see if this is true.

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Why President Obama is going back to university

As published at UQG20.com

Since news broke that U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at The University of Queensland, Brisbane has scarcely been able to talk about anything else.

With Obama’s track record of legendary speeches made from various universities across the world, one can’t help but wonder why the President favours this particular style of venue.

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UQ hosts international forum prior to the G20

As published at UQG20.com

In 2014, I took part in a Work Integrated Learning program covering the G20 Leader’s Summit in Brisbane. In the weeks preceding the G20 Leader’s Summit, representatives from leading think-tanks in G20 countries met and discussed significant issues at The University of Queensland.

Reporting for the Global Campus Network, I got that story.

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UQG20 reporters live cross on ABC News 24

As aired on ABCNews24

In 2014, I took part in a Work Integrated Learning program covering the G20 Leader’s Summit in Brisbane. Early Sunday morning (Nov 16th), two UQG20 reporters appeared on ABC News 24 to discuss youth engagement in politics, Obama and the G20 in general.

I appeared with Andrew Thorpe representing UQ’s School of Journalism and Communication and chatting to Andrew Geoghegan and Eliza Harvey.

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