Brett Wortman

Uni chief's daughter 'got nod over 343 better candidates'

THE daughter of a University of Queensland chief secured a spot in a medical course over 343 more suitable applicants, a report has revealed.

The Crime and Misconduct Commission tabled its report into a nepotism scandal at the university on Friday.

The scandal forced the resignation of UQ Vice-Chancellor Paul Greenfield and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Michael Keniger.

The report reveals Mr Greenfield's daughter secured a spot on the medical course ahead of hundreds of other better applicants.

It says university staff did not immediately report their nepotism concerns because Mr Greenfield himself had responsibility for dealing with such matters.