A Great Foundation For My Professional Life

I commenced a four year degree at the University of Queensland in 1962, having successfully obtained a Commonwealth Scholarship, which paid student fees and a means tested living away from home allowance. UQ commenced the physiotherapy degree program in the early 1950s in parallel with a three year Diploma course that commenced in 1938. Our[…]

Early ‘90’s memories

UQ for me, from 1991-1994, started with enlisting in the Queensland University Regiment, straight out of high school. Unavoidably grinning as a plump sergeant shouted my first ever “A-ten-SHUN”. The smell of old canvas, Dubbin leather dressing, rifle oil, camouflage cream and grass, at Tin Can Bay. Looking over the sight at 4am, silently and[…]