UQ hits social media milestone

Are you following The University of Queensland on social media? From archaeology to zebra fish, fossils to football or time travel to teaching, UQ covers it all online.

The university’s active social media engagement has passed another milestone, with the @UQ_News Twitter account reaching 10,000 followers!

The UQ Facebook page has more than 63,000 likes, while their YouTube account has more than 1,300 subscribers.

UQ’s alumni community is extremely active on social media, with almost 113,000 alumni and staff involved in the university’s three LinkedIn groups. Alumni maintain ties with the university through Facebook accounts as well, with the UQ Alumni page gaining more than 2,000 followers in the four months since its inception.

You can take a visual tour of UQ via Instagram, with about 1,750 followers keeping track of our more photogenic aspects via the official Instagram account, uniofqld.

Students, staff and alumni can find a huge array of resources via UQ’s social media accounts, focusing on academic achievements, the UQ lifestyle and student experiences.

There’s also plenty to interest the wider community, with information on the amazing discoveries and achievements of the University of Queensland’s researchers and how they affect everyday lives.


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