A Turn in Life’s Direction

I enrolled at the University of Queensland in 1969 as a “mature age” student. This term was used for someone who did not proceed to university directly from high school and had matriculated, usually via the extremely limited night schools, with fewer school subjects. I think that the enrolling of such mature age students was[…]

Free education: Audiology to Art

Margaret Blaszczyk has a lifelong connection with the University of Queensland. She began a Bachelor of Speech Therapy at UQ in 1976 as Margaret Bovey, during an exciting era of tertiary education in Queensland when repressive politics often led to the questioning of authority by many students. She joined the intimate Department of Speech and[…]