Radio UQ – Episode 4

Ample news was produced in the past week beginning with a study published by UQ scientists in the renowned journal, Nature, to a study released by the UQ Rural Clinical School revealing doctors trained in rural areas tend to eventually practice rurally.
Fraser, Nao and Eve brought you the news and upcoming events here at The University of Queensland.
We featured the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law on this weeks show – the BEL Faculty has achieved various successes over the past year.
Next week will have President of the Journalism and Communications Students society, Ashleigh Hopkins on the show with us – a great opportunity to discuss, as current Journalism/Communications students, what information we would have benefited from prior to commencing our degrees.

Radio UQ – Episode 3

It’s our first show back from the new year’s holiday. The St Lucia campus isn’t very busy at all, but Fraser and Nao have been gearing up for their third Radio UQ show.
If you are looking for motivation to face this daunting new academic year, why not check out what valedictorians had to say at their graduation ceremonies? Radio UQ has created a montage of five inspirational speeches which may make you rethink that existential crisis.
This episode we feature news and events from 2014. From the TTCC outrage to #ObamaUQ, the university has seen a plethora of exciting, thought-provoking events. Tune in as Fraser and Nao reveal (with incredible bias) the best and worst of 2014!
Make sure you are tuned in next Tuesday, 4PM to be kept in the know regarding issues and events on and off campus!

RadioUQ – Pilot Episode

Radio UQ went to air for the first time this week, with a snapshot of the what the show has to offer over the next few weeks. Fraser Johnson and Nao Azuma highlighted the variety events happening on the St Lucia campus this week including a lecture presented by Dr. Ralf Dietzgen on rhabdoviruses and related pathogens in agriculture. Also, this week many students will graduate from The University of Queensland, and the Radio UQ team wish them all the best in their future endeavours.

To highlight the happenings in the Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, Dr. John Harrison joined Fraser and Nao in the studio. The team discussed the upcoming amalgamation of the School of Journalism and Communication, and the School of English, Media Studies and Art History. Dr. John Harrison also discussed the process of choosing students to take part in Vietnam 3, an intensive reporting trip offered by the School of Journalism and Communication.

Fraser Johnson, Ashleigh Hopkins, and Nao Azuma also caught up with a few students still on campus for our Voices of UQ segment. This weeks topic was all about students likes and dislikes of UQ.

Eve Anderson, Fraser Johnson, Ashleigh Hopkins, and Nao Azuma look forward to bringing you more up-to-date information from The University of Queensland over the next few weeks.

Have a listen to the voices of UQ!

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G20 Homelessness

By Josie Harvey

The 2014 Brisbane G20 will be affecting those living rough on the streets of the CBD. Police and MICAH Projects are collaborating to rectify these issues. However, activist groups such as Occupy G20 Brisbane are concerned that removing the homeless from the streets reflects negative government intentions towards the disadvantaged.