Our events will take place online or in person. Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of virtual events that you can attend wherever you are in the world.  

The Alumni Relations & Engagement team coordinates a range of events locally and internationally. You can keep up to date with UQ alumni events in your area by updating your details.

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UQ Rugby Student and Alumni Day (in person)

24 July 2021 9:00am6:30pm
Join UQ Rugby's Student and Alumni Day and support your team for their last home game of the season!
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Gatton Campus Reunion for the Gold Coast (in person)

24 July 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion on the Gold Coast. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.
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Get your passport to the world with a language at IML (online or in person)

26 July 2021 9:45am8 December 2021 10:45am
When international borders are open again, where will you go? Be it for business or leisure, IML offers interactive classes that will help you enjoy your global experience.

Roundtable discussion: Law in the Pacific (online)

26 July 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Did you know that constitutions in many Pacific countries not only recognise customary laws but frequently place them above common law? And where local legislation does not exist, foreign legislation is often applied? 
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Ventures Uncut (in person)

29 July 2021 6:00pm9:00pm
The University of Queensland is hosting Ventures Uncut: Lessons from failure. Our entrepreneurs will share their stories of failure including the lessons they learnt and how their failures ultimately led to success.

Back to UQ: our biggest reunion yet (in person)

1 August 2021 10:00am5:00pm
You’re invited Back to UQ on Sunday 1 August – UQ's alumni homecoming. Coinciding with UQ Open Day, the day features celebrations, tours, talks, and the chance to reconnect with your university and your classmates.
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3T Events: The early modern Olympic Games (in person)

3 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join Olympic historian and Honorary Director of the UQ Centre for Olympic Studies, Professor Ian Jobling, as he delves into the early modern Olympic games. Let's find out how they compare to Tokyo 2021!
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Financial Literacy: Early-stage investment (in person)

7 August 2021 9:00am8 August 2021 5:00pm
Do you have an interest in angel investing? Are you a budding early-stage investor?
Join Simon Horne, CEO of Angel Loop as he facilitates the 'Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment' workshop, 7-8 August.

Friends of Antiquity present the inaugural Susan Blake Lecture (in person)

8 August 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for our August Sunday Series as Dr Kit Morrell presents on ‘Cato the Reformer’.

UQ Young Alumni Drinks in Toowoomba

13 August 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Join local UQ young alumnus Prince Lo (Master of Social Work '19) for an evening to meet with other UQ alumni in Toowoomba, make new connections and find out what's new at UQ.

UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch

14 August 2021 9:45am11:30am
Join Professor Deborah Terry AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, at our UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch. At this event, our expert UQ alumni panel will share their broad ranging experiences spanning agriculture, technology, business, sustainability, education and the arts and provide insight on how we can create a shared and prosperous future for regional Queensland.
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Climate risk and opportunity for business (in person and online)

16 August 2021 9:00am14 September 2021 5:00am
Combining both online and face-to-face learning, this course draws on thought leadership from The University of Queensland, Australian National University, and Oxford University to explore the impact of climate change on business and society. From evaluating risks and opportunities for your organisation to developing a climate risk management plan to minimise risk exposure, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive and forward-thinking approach.

Creative Problem Solving: Design thinking for innovation (in person) – split over two days 20 and 27 August

20 August 2021 9:00am27 August 2021 5:00pm
Originally developed by Google, design sprints allow you to test and validate ideas rapidly without significant investment. Dr Ivano Bongiovanni will show you how they can be used to address complex organisational issues, improve processes, increase efficiency and improve profitability.

Gatton Campus Reunion for North Queensland (in person)

29 August 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this North Queensland UQ Gatton Past Students Association in Atherton. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Young alumni networking event (in person)

2 September 2021 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted by the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board, join us for our next social event for all UQ graduates to meet, enjoy meaningful conversations and stay connected with the young alumni community.

Ross Maclean Race Day (in person)

4 September 2021 12:00pm5:00pm
This fantastic event is sponsored by the Index Group to help raise awareness and funds for MND research at the Queensland Brain Institute. All funds raised support the Ross Maclean Fellowship, which was established in 2004 by the late Ross Maclean and his family to raise funds to fight this devastating disease.
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3T Events: Sustainability at UQ and beyond (in person)

7 September 2021 10:00am11:30am
Hear from experts from UQ's Sustainability team as they share UQ's new sustainability strategy, some of our current campus initiatives.

Get Finance Fit: Buying your first property (online)

7 September 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series (in person)

12 September 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for our next Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series as Dr Dorothy Watts AM presents on ‘Josiah Wedgwood and the Classics’.
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Managing turbulence in a changing environment (in person)

16 September 2021 9:00am5:00pm
A one-day course that explores the changing nature of business environments and the need to prepare for the unexpected. It will equip you with the analytical and planning tools to face crises head on.

Courting the Greats - UQ Alumni Awards ceremony (in person)

13 October 2021 6:00pm9:00pm
Save the date for Courting the Greats, UQ's annual alumni award ceremony.

3T Events: What is critical thinking and how can we teach it? (in person)

26 October 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join critical thinking expert, Peter Ellerton, as he explains the power of understanding critical thinking and how we can apply it in our lives.

Get Finance Fit: Financial goal setting for 2022 (online)

3 November 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.

Gatton Campus reunion in Brisbane (in person)

6 November 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Brisbane. To register contact Kim Jorgensen - gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au

Gatton Back to College Weekend

3 December 2021 2:30pm5 December 2021 1:00pm
In 2021 the Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 3 December to Sunday 5 December - there will be an informal BBQ dinner available on the Friday evening for those who plan to arrive early.

Get Finance Fit: Investing and super (online)

15 July 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.
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The Pacific: why it matters (online)

13 July 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Stability and prosperity in the Pacific have long been stated as among Australia’s top foreign policy priorities, but for many Australians, the region remains little understood.
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3T Events: Towering figures of the church and science (in person)

6 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join acclaimed sculptor, Dr Rhyl Hindwood AM CF, as she delves into the symbolism incorporated into the design of her monumental statues - including those produced for the University of Queensland's Great Court and, more recently, for St John's Anglican cathedral.
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Turning data into dollars: Experience UQ’s Master of Business Analytics (online)

1 July 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Transform society through responsible use of business analytics. Attend this free, interactive and online session to learn how a UQ Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career.

Research for development impact (RDI) network 2021 (online)

1 July 2021 9:00am2 July 2021 5:15pm
You’re invited to register for the upcoming Research for Development Impact Conference 2021 in response to the theme: Pathways through disruption – the future of sustainable development and recovery in the Pacific and Southeast Asia.

Think Twice: Freedom of Speech (cancelled)

29 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication, Professor Peter Greste and a panel of leading experts and academics for a thought-provoking discussion on 'Freedom of Speech'.

UQ Book Club: Born Into This (online)

24 June 2021 7:30pm8:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses Born Into This by Adam Thompson

'Starting a side hustle' UQ Young Alumni workshop (online or in person)

22 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you looking for more meaningful work? Want to monetise a passion project? Or simply curious about starting your own business? This event is for you!

Global Leadership Series: Building trust in a post-truth world (in person)

15 June 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join moderator and UQ Chancellor, Mr Peter Varghese AO, along with UQ trust experts Professor Matthew Hornsey and Professor Nicole Gillespie, and James Mabbott, Partner in Charge at KPMG Futures, as they explore how trust in organisations and institutions can be built, restored, and preserved. 
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Innovating in crisis: Discover UQ’s Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (online)

15 June 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Apply the latest thinking in entrepreneurship and innovation to your start-up and entrepreneurship goals. Attend this free, interactive online session to learn how a UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career.

Improving economic participation to overcome Indigenous disadvantage (online)

10 June 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us virtually to hear economic experts provide insights on how to improve economic participation to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.
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Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss (in person and online)

9 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
In partnership with KPMG, the UQ Business School presents our Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss.

Managing turbulence in a changing environment (in person)

9 June 2021 9:00am5:00pm
Managing Turbulence in a Changing Environment is a one-day course that explores the changing nature of business environments and the need to prepare for the unexpected.
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Sustainability leadership and energy in transition (online)

6 June 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Explore the future of sustainable energy. This interactive webinar will give you a glimpse into the future of our national and global energy industry. Get a head-start on progress and learn about the sustainable technology, policy, and economy that’s just around the corner.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: The standing of sailors in democratic Athens (in person)

6 June 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Associate Professor David Pritchard will present on "The standing of sailors in democratic Athens"

Gatton campus reunion for Bundaberg (in person)

6 June 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Bundaberg. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Ventures Curiosity PhD (online)

1 June 2021 10:00am11:45pm
Applications to the Ventures Curiosity PhD program are now open!
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Start to speak their language (online and in person)

31 May 2021 10:30am1 June 2021 11:30am
Start speaking a new language in just six weeks! IML survival courses are designed for absolute beginners.

Gatton campus reunion for Rockhampton (in person)

30 May 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Rockhampton. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Lost and Found (in person)

29 May 2021 3:30pm5:00pm
Lose yourself, for you will be found. Let QUMS take you on a journey for our first major concert of the year, as we explore the deeply personal themes of loss, grief, yearning, discovery and salvation.
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Unknown future: public health in 2021 and beyond (online)

27 May 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our panel of academic and industry experts as they discuss the role public health has played in in recent times and how the next generation of public health practitioners can improve health outcomes for our communities.
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Mentor Blaze - our speed networking style event (in person)

27 May 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us Thursday 27 May 2021, 4–6pm for Mentor Blaze - our speed networking style event. Connect and get support from entrepreneurs, industry mentors and experienced founders.
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3T Events: The history of Aboriginal people and anthropology at UQ (in person)

25 May 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join us as we explore the history of Aboriginal people and anthropology at UQ with the Director of UQ's Anthropology Museum, Michael Aird.
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Global Leadership Series: What's it all about? Constitution, treaty, voice. (in person)

24 May 2021 5:30pm8:00pm
Join Professor Davis as she reflects on key concepts of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and explores important questions facing Australia on the path to a better future.
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Ode To Joy: Dane Lam conducts Beethoven 9 (in person)

23 May 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
The University of Queensland’s School of Music proudly welcomes Maestro Dane Lam in his debut performance as Conductor and Director of The University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra (UQSO).
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Lost worlds, discovery narratives and Australia’s deep history (in person)

19 May 2021 5:30pm7:45pm
Presented by Professor Ann McGrath AM, this lecture considers aspects of european discovery and Indigenous deep histories, and will explore the legal and conceptual power of both new and old discovery narratives.

Friends of Antiquity Literary Lunch (in person)

19 May 2021 11:30am1:30pm
Professor Tim Parkin will present on "Cicero and Old Age after 2000 years."

100 Years of UQ journalism celebration (in person)

18 May 2021 6:15pm8:30pm
The School of Communication and Arts and The University of Queensland (UQ) invite you to attend the 100 Years of UQ Journalism Celebration.
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What happens with innovation and entrepreneurship in a time of crisis? (online)

18 May 2021 9:00am10:30am
The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia and the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada share a powerful vision to deliver world-class teaching and research outcomes that will create lasting positive change.

UQ Future Leaders breakfast: pivoting after COVID-19 (in person)

18 May 2021 7:00am8:30am
The sheer scale of rolling out a vaccination across Queensland, amid a global pandemic, has its challenges. From balancing the interests of each stakeholder group to communicating decisions nation-wide – as leaders, there is a lot we can learn.

Gatton Campus Reunion for Mackay (in person)

16 May 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Mackay. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment (in person)

15 May 2021 9:00am16 May 2021 5:00pm
UQ Ventures, in partnership with Angel Loop, is presenting potential investors with case studies, expert presentations and facilitated discussions.

QBI Lexus Alzheimers Gala (in person)

14 May 2021 6:45pm10:30pm
This event is QBI's major Dementia fundraiser event, supporting the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research at QBI. In 2021, the QBI Lexus Alzheimers Gala, 'All That Jazz' will be hosted at Hillstone, St Lucia. The evening will feature canapes, a sit-down 2-course meal, beverage package and entertainment from one of Brisbane most well know Jazz bands, the Brisbane Jazz Orchestra.
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Eurovision 2021: (Thunder and) lightning talks (online)

14 May 2021 4:00pm7:00pm
In 2020, the Eurovision Song Contest was cancelled for the first time in its 65-year history in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. On the eve of Eurovision 2021, we ask how will the experience of 2020 change Eurovision? Join the zoom webinar!

Young Alumni: ‘Unlocking your leadership skills’ workshop (online and in person)

12 May 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
What makes an effective leader and how can you use leadership skills to elevate your career?

PainNet by IMB/APMA (in person)

10 May 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join fellow specialists and professionals working across the pain sector over drinks and canapés to build networks and learn about new advancements in persistent pain.
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BrisScience at home: From arachnophobe to venom scientist (online)

10 May 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Arachnophobia — the fear of spiders — is one of the most common fears in the world. But is that fear justified? And could deadly spiders hold the key to the next medical break through?

UQ MBA Information Webinar (online)

6 May 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
At the UQ MBA Information Webinar, we will show you how our MBA develops global leaders of the future. We’ll provide valuable insight into the key features of our MBA including flexible study options, exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.

The ecological processes that shape Australia's ecosystems (online)

4 May 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join Dr Jamie Cleverly to discover the ecological processes that shape Australia’s ecosystems.
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Domestic postgraduate advice sessions (online or in-person)

3 May 2021 9:30am7 May 2021 5:00pm
Prepare for your future. This is your opportunity to schedule a personalised, one-to-one session with a postgraduate coursework study advisor. Have a chat and ask any questions that you might have about starting program choices, eligibility, fees, flexibility, or life as a postgraduate coursework student at UQ.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: The Shellal Mosaic: Archaeological, Textual and Visual Traditions (in person)

2 May 2021 2:30pm4:30pm
Join James Donaldson, Senior Museum Officer at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum as he presents "The Shellal Mosaic: Archaeological, Textual and Visual Traditions."

UQ Alumni Book Fair® and Rare Book Auction (in person)

30 April 2021 9:00am3 May 2021 3:00pm
Over 50,000 books, DVDs, LP’s and videos will be for sale at the UQ Alumni Annual Book Fair®. Funds raised will support student scholarships, UQ researchers and educators.

UQ United Kingdom alumni webinar: "The future of networking" (online)

29 April 2021 7:00pm7:45pm
Please note that this event will take place as a webinar for UQ Alumni at 7.00pm (UK time zone) on 29 April. All UQ alumni from other locations are also welcome to attend.

UQ MBA Information Evening (in person)

21 April 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
At the UQ MBA Information Evening, we will show you how our MBA develops global leaders of the future. We’ll provide valuable insight into the key features of our MBA including flexible study options, exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.

Clean energy innovations in Australia and Canada (online)

21 April 2021 9:00am10:30am
From the supply of critical materials to sustainable land and water usage, if we don’t start transitioning at greater speeds and in larger quantities to renewable energy systems, the human race may find itself with nothing left.

Distinguished Speaker Series: Warrick Cramer (in person)

21 April 2021 7:00am9:00am
The Liveris Academy is proud to welcome Warrick Cramer, former CEO of Tomorrow Street, Vodafone's Global Centre for Innovation in Europe, as a special guest at our first Distinguished Speaker Series breakfast.
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Get Finance Fit: Be tax smart (online)

20 April 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.
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3T Events: Native bees in Brisbane and how to care for them (in person)

20 April 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join us for the first 3T event of the year as we explore the weird and wonderful secrets of the biology, ecology and evolution of the stingless bees.

Domestic Postgraduate Advice Sessions (online or in person)

19 April 2021 9:00am24 April 2021 6:00pm
This is your opportunity to schedule a personalised, one-to-one session with a postgraduate coursework study advisor. Have a chat and ask any questions that you might have about starting program choices, eligibility, fees, flexibility, or life as a postgraduate coursework student at UQ.

Ventures ilab Accelerator Pitch Night (in person)

14 April 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
UQ is excited to present the latest cohort to complete the intensive Ventures ilab Accelerator program.

Planting success for feeding the world (online)

12 April 2021 6:30pm7:15pm
Join us for BrisScience at home. Even the largest crop breeding companies are wondering how to meet demands for food supply given a projected 25% increase in global population over the next 30 years. How can we do it sustainably without destroying more land?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: Intrepid Lady Adventurers on the Nile (in person)

11 April 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join award-winning Australian author and UQ alumnus, Pamela Rushby as she presents "Intrepid Lady Adventurers on the Nile".

The Global Connection (online and in person)

8 April 2021 6:00pm9 April 2021 9:00am
The Global Connection is a series of informal meet-ups held regularly around the world. First launched in 2014 by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the Global Connection is now open to all UQ Alumni who would like to attend.

TERN Webinar Series: The Australian sea-change phenomenon – an ecosystem monitoring perspective (online)

7 April 2021 3:00pm4:00pm
Given our high dependence on and use of coastal areas, we need to better understand reasons for and rates of change within them. It is essential we collect and make accessible ecosystem data for research and management to understand the nature of changes to our coastal ecosystems and to report and most importantly forecast their trajectory.

UQ Sport Kids Autumn Holiday Tennis Programs

6 April 2021 9:15am9 April 2021 3:15pm
Stuck for entertainment during the Autumn School Holidays? Sign your child up for UQ Sport Kids Tennis Coaching programs.

Thought Leadership Webinar: Navigating the trust challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) (online)

25 March 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
From enhanced healthcare to ridesharing apps – investment and adoption of AI is increasing exponentially, with many potential benefits to both businesses and society. However, with increased uptake has come greater awareness of the risks and trust challenges associated with AI systems.

Soils for Science Launch at World Science Festival (online and in person)

24 March 2021 11:00am28 March 2021 10:00pm
Soils For Science, working in coordination with Microbes Australia, will provide Australian home and land owners, schools, community, social and sporting groups and others, with educational material on antibiotics and antibiotic discovery through a website and mobile app, and soil sampling kit.

Ancient History Day 2021 (in person)

20 March 2021 8:30am4:00pm
The Friends of Antiquity, in conjunction with The Discipline of Classics and Ancient History (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, UQ), present the 26th Annual Ancient History Day. This year's theme is Spectacle.
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UQ Book Club: Joan Makes History (online)

18 March 2021 7:30pm8:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses Joan Makes History with author, Kate Grenville.

ChangeMakers – Black Lives Matter: the Australian context (online)

17 March 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
In the aftermath of the public death of George Floyd in the USA last May, millions of outraged citizens around the world took to the streets to protest a range of longstanding and systemic issues related to human rights, social justice and race relations.

UQ-UBC Global Impact Series - Addressing Indigenous health inequalities (online)

17 March 2021 9:00am10:00am
The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia and the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada share a powerful vision to deliver world-class teaching and research outcomes that will create lasting positive change.

TEDxUQ 2021 (in person)

13 March 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This year, the UQ young alumni program is partnering with TEDxUQ 2021: Connected. We are excited to announce TEDxUQ will be hosting a range of UQ alumni guest speakers.

QBI Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trek (in person)

11 March 2021 8:00am11:45pm
Join the QBI Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trek to help raise money for the Alastair Rushworth Fund, which supports a PhD student conducting dementia research at the Queensland Brain Institute.

Zoonoses and pandemics – preparing for the big one (online)

8 March 2021 6:30pm7:15pm
As a zoonotic – animal-to-human – disease specialist, UQ’s Professor Nigel Perkins is using the World Health Organisation’s 'One Health' platform to help avoid the next pandemic.

Gatton Campus Reunion for the Sunshine Coast (in person)

6 March 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion on the Sunshine Coast. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.
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UQ young alumni welcome party (in person)

4 March 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the UQ Young Alumni welcome party on Thursday, 4 March 2021. The new UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board looks forward to meeting you at our first social event of our 2021 calendar.

Colin Clark Memorial Lecture 2021: Professor Matthew Jackson, Stanford University (online)

4 March 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
How does information flow through a social network impact the functioning of a market? Matthew Jackson, Professor of Economics at Stanford University, will examine this question and many others.

OzFlux Webinar Series: Ecosystem Exchange (online)

4 March 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
You're invited to the first of a new OzFlux bi-monthly webinar series, Ecosystem Exchange.

UQ Sport Kids Learn-to-Swim

1 March 2021 1:00pm11 March 2021 2:00pm
Start your child’s healthy habits early with UQ Sport's Learn-to-Swim programs! Sessions run continuously year-round.
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Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture: Roman emperors in the bedroom (online)

7 February 2021 2:00pm
Join us for the first Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture for 2021. How and why did Roman emperors legislate to make people marry and have children? Did they succeed? And can we learn from their example?
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UQ Book Club: Ordinary Matter (online)

14 January 2021 7:30pm8:30pm
This month we will be chatting to Laura Elvery, author of Ordinary Matter.
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Online Celebration of Graduates

17 December 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
All 2020 graduating students will be invited to celebrate their achievements at a future graduation ceremony. In the meantime, we are excited to be holding a special online celebration!

UQ COVID-19 vaccine information session

17 December 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Since January, the UQ COVID-19 vaccine researchers have been working tirelessly to develop a vaccine.

Book Launch: A Promise to Peter

3 December 2020 6:00pm7:30pm
Diane Carpenter invites you to the official book launch of 'A Promise to Peter'.

Roundtable discussion - UQ ChangeMakers working in sustainability

26 November 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
Join Professor Neville Plint, Director of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at UQ for an intimate roundtable discussion on the topic of sustainability.

Mind the gap: Breaking down gender barriers in entrepreneurship

19 November 2020 4:00pm5:00pm
To celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (19 November), The University of Queensland (UQ) is bringing together an online panel of exceptional female leaders to raise awareness, and amplify the stories and challenges of women entrepreneurs.

UQ ChangeMakers - How can you join Australian leaders fighting the sustainability crisis?

12 November 2020 6:00pm7:15pm
Around the world, we’re seeing the increasing incidence of extreme weather events and natural disasters as the impact of our changing climate becomes more apparent.

The US Election: Aftermath

10 November 2020 5:00pm6:00pm
The 2020 US Election, no matter what happens, is likely to be the most momentous American election in decades.

Unmasking the Racial Contract: Indigenous voices on racism in the Australian Public Service

10 November 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Join us for an In-Conversation event with author Dr Debbie Bargallie (she/her) and UQ's Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) Professor Bronwyn Fredericks (she/her).
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UQ Book Club: October

22 October 2020 7:30pm8:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses our featured book for October, Meet Me at Lennon's by Melanie Myers.

Giving Day 2020: UQ's response to COVID-19

21 October 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
In this webinar, we will venture behind the scenes of UQ’s COVID-19 vaccine project, to learn more about the development of this promising vaccine candidate and the next steps towards manufacturing.

UQ Giving Day

21 October 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This year, it’s all about you, our ChangeMakers.

Get Finance Fit: COVID-19 + Investment [Webinar]

15 October 2020 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ Young Alumni series this year - ‘Get Finance Fit’.

UQ Young Professional Series - Mentoring for career success [Webinar]

24 September 2020 6:00pm7:00pm
Have you ever wished you had someone to bounce an idea about work? A mentor to coach you through a salary negotiation, seek advice on your CV or to help navigate the next step of your career as a young professional? Join us in this one-hour webinar where you will hear from UQ mentoring experts.
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Global Leadership Series – US election: Trump vs Biden [Webinar]

10 September 2020 6:00pm7:00pm
The election of Donald Trump to arguably the most powerful presidency in the world sent shockwaves through the global community. While many rejoiced his challenging of the global order from NATO to China, others feared he lacked the temperament and judgement to lead the US on the world stage. Our experts will lay out the issues and possibilities, and what the great powers of the past can tell us about the future.
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UQ Book Club: August

27 August 2020 7:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses our featured book, Swallow the Air with Indigenous author, Tara June Winch.
ChangeMakers August Event

UQ ChangeMakers – A new global economy – are we entering a new industrial revolution?

20 August 2020 6:00pm7:15pm
The new era of work is driving businesses and the people within them to stay ahead of the technological curve. How will increased automation and continued digital disruption change the way we live and work? What does it mean for the future of our economy? 
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[Webinar] Global Leadership Series: Fight or flight - Managing anxiety in changing times

19 August 2020 7:00pm
We all have smoke detector alarms built in. Rather than a loud beep, we feel a tenseness in the body, a racing heart, a quickening of the breath – the collective of these symptoms is known as anxiety.
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UQ Book Club: July

30 July 2020 7:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses our featured book, Mammoth with Author, Chris Flynn.
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Global Leadership Series: Creating smart, sustainable cities for the future

29 July 2020 6:00pm8:00pm
Urban sprawl, rapid population growth, rising sea levels: the need has never been greater to find solutions and reimagine urban landscapes to create sustainable, prosperous and resilient cities.
What to expect from a trans-Tasman travel bubble - webinar

Global Leadership Series webinar: What to expect from a trans-Tasman travel bubble

22 July 2020 5:00pm6:00pm
In this webinar, our expert panel will discuss the likelihood and logistics of a trans-Tasman travel bubble, and the risks and benefits it would bring to both Australia and New Zealand.