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Graduation time!

QUT library is joining in the celebration of our newest QUT graduates this month with a lovely display on level 5 of Kelvin Grove library. The display features graduation booklets, a gown, and little souvenir teddy bears. If you are curious to know more about academic dress requirements check out…

Blind date with a book!

When Valentine’s Day comes around some people are thinking about flowers or chocolates while others are rolling their eyes. How about ditching the chocolate and putting your eyes to good use by … reading a book! I’m sure you’ve heard of the saying ‘You can’t judge a book…

Return of the Doctor

There were bleary eyes on Sunday morning as the dedicated fans of ‘Doctor Who’ set their alarms for the 4:50am (Australian EST) premiere of the much awaited 8th Season. There is a much anticipated new Time Lord in town – the 12th incarnation- and there has been much speculation…

National Reconciliation Week

Australia celebrates Reconciliation Week between the 27th of May and the 6th of June.  These dates commemorate two important events in the history of Indigenous Australians – the 1967 Referendum to include Aborigines in the census of citizens, and the Mabo decision of 1992 which rejected the doctrine…

Hunt out your blue stockings!

Bluestocking week is being relaunched this week! It celebrates women’s place in and contribution to the academic world.  A bluestocking is an educated and intelligent woman.  At times in the past it has been used in a pejorative sense, but various groups have still celebrated and praised the…

NAIDOC Week 2012

The first week of July is NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  The Friday of NAIDOC Week is National Aboriginal and Islander Day. Events are held throughout the week and there is a poster competition.  For more…