UQ alumni and community events take place in-person and online, across the globe, throughout the year. UQ alumni are invited to join the UQ ChangeMakers platform to access early event registrations, benefits and discounts.

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First stage of UQ’s lake and amphitheatre renewal project now complete

3 January 2024 9:30am31 December 2024 10:30am
The iconic UQ lake and part of the amphitheatre is now open for the community to enjoy.

UQ Art Museum: How we remember tomorrow

13 February 2024 4:30pm15 June 2024 4:00pm
How we remember tomorrow celebrates storytelling across generations, through oceans and waterways and transcending eras and perspectives.
Free event
Location: UQ Art Museum, St Lucia campus

Participate in Hiromi Tango's community-led project: '花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal)

2 March 2024 12:15pm11 August 2024 5:00pm
‘花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal)’ is a community-led project that will transform Museum of Brisbane’s Adelaide Street Pavilion into a vibrant sanctuary, inspiring healing and social connection.
Free event
Location: Adelaide Street Pavilion Level 3, City Hall

Global Connections: 2024

2 March 2024 1:30pm11 October 2024 8:30pm
Join us for the first Global Connections events of 2024, hosted by UQ alumni in your city. These social events are a great opportunity to make new connections wherever you are in the world.

308 Queen Street building and history tour

19 March 2024 12:00pm19 November 2024 2:45pm
Join UQ alum Dr Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BEdSt '75, BA '79) on monthly building tours to delve into the history of the 308 Queen Street building and uncover some of the unique and quirky discoveries from the restoration process.
Free event
Location: The Atrium at 308 Queen Street

UQ Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards – nominations close 23 June

17 May 2024 12:45pm23 June 2024 5:00pm
Make your nomination today! Help to celebrate the amazing and talented entrepreneurs at UQ and across our ecosystem – nominate yourself or a fellow entrepreneur superstar for an award. Nominations close 23 June.

UQ Postgrad Ready

28 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative session covering everything for a successful start to your postgraduate study at The University of Queensland.
Free event
Online

Seminar: Myanmar Spring Revolution

1 June 2024 1:00pm4:00pm
Since the February 2021 military coup, Myanmar has faced an unprecedented political, socioeconomic, human rights and humanitarian crisis.
Free event
Location: GHD Auditorium, AEB Building, UQ St Lucia

Institute of Modern Languages: Winter Survival Courses (June - July 2024)

1 June 2024 3:30pm31 July 2024 4:30pm
Do you want to start a new language learning journey? Whether it's for business opportunities, travel, connecting with your heritage, engage with people in your local community or simply for enjoyment, our Winter Survival Courses will ensure that your first steps are in the right direction.

How the Antiquities Museum got its pots – recent cases and new directions at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum

2 June 2024 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ’s Friends of Antiquity for the June Sunday Series lecture, presented by James Donaldson, Manager and Curator, RD Milns Antiquities Museum, titled ‘How the Antiquities Museum got its pots – recent cases and new directions at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum'.
Cost $10
Location: Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Discover postgraduate Agribusiness

3 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Become a future leader in Agribusiness. Come along and learn about your study options in one of Australia’s most important industries.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Environmental Management

4 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Tackle today's most vital global issues. Don’t miss this opportunity to get all the information you need about environmental management.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Occupational Health, Safety and Hygiene

5 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Gain integral health and safety management skills to meet global industry demand.
Free event
Online

UQ alumni and friends reception in London

5 June 2024 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for a special reception for UQ alumni and friends at Australia House in London.
Free event
Location: Australia House, The Strand, London WC2B 4LA

Discover postgraduate Epidemiology

10 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Develop specialist skills in a core health discipline. Join this online session to get more information on your postgraduate epidemiology study options.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Educational Studies

11 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Explore your options for postgraduate study in education and take the next step in your professional development with Queensland’s top-ranked university.
Free event
Location: online

Discover postgraduate Environmental Health Sciences

13 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn about study options that will help you develop skills to address some of the most important challenges of our time. You can help manage modern environmental health risks.

Language courses at UQ Brisbane City

17 June 2024 4:00pm1 August 2024 5:00pm
Back by popular demand, join us for the next 'Learn a language' at The Atrium. In partnership with UQ Institute of Modern Languages (IML), we're launching another 5-week language short courses for beginners starting in June.
Cost: $275 for 5 classes
Location: UQ Brisbane City

Discover postgraduate Food Science and Technology

17 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Further your career in one of the world's largest industries. Now's the time to gain in-demand skills through postgraduate study at Australia's #1 university for food science and technology (Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023)
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Financial Mathematics

18 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Develop cutting-edge skills in Financial Mathematics with postgraduate study at The University of Queensland. This session is the perfect opportunity to understand your study options in a specialist field.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Molecular Biology

19 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Acquire high level knowledge valuable for both research and industry applications. Join us at this webinar to learn more about your postgraduate study options in Molecular Biology at Australia's #1 institution for biological sciences.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Geographic Information Science

20 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Boost your employability in a wide range of industries with postgraduate studies in Geographic Information Science. This informative webinar will give you all the information you need start your GIS studies at Australia's #1 university for geographic and environmental sciences (QS World University Rankings 2023).
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Biostatistics

24 June 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Learn to apply statistics in exciting and versatile ways to modern health problems. At this event you'll get the information you need to successfully apply for postgraduate study and develop your career.
Free event
Online
Statue of David with black box across eyes

UQ ChangeMakers: can you separate the art from the artist?

24 June 2024 5:30pm27 June 2024 4:00pm
In an age when the actions and beliefs of creators are under closer scrutiny, we're faced with the question: can you separate the art from the artist? Our panel of ChangeMakers experts will explore whether our appreciation of art tacitly endorses the behaviours or beliefs of its maker, or if there exists a pathway to reclaiming these creations for ourselves.
Free event
Locations: online sessions in North America and Asia-Pacific

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: the reception of Pompey's head (literally)

7 July 2024 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ’s Friends of Antiquity for the July Sunday Series event, presented by Dr Kit Morrell, Susan Blake Lecturer, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, titled ‘The reception of Pompey’s head (literally)'.
Cost$10
Location: Room E302 Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Party with a Purpose

27 July 2024 7:00pm11:00pm
It's time to set sail with Party with a Purpose 2024. Our much much-loved annual event is taking to the water aboard a luxurious Oasis cruise.
Early bird tickets: $95 each or $90 for a group of 4 or more (early bird tickets are limited)
General tickets: $115 each
Location: River deck, Oasis Cruising

Prostate Cancer Gala: celebrating the Class of 1977

31 August 2024 6:30pm11:30pm
With live music and entertainment, raffles, auctions, premium food and beverages, this is an event not to be missed. Best of all, funds raised on the night will support prostate cancer research at UQ.
Ticket price: $280
Location: The Long Room, Customs House, Brisbane.

UQ MBA Golden Gala

17 October 2024 6:00pm10:00pm
2024 marks an important milestone for our prestigious MBA program, which wouldn’t have been possible without the contributions of our students, staff, alumni, industry partners and donors.

UQ Rugby Benefit in London

8 November 2024 6:30pm10:30pm
Mark your calendars for Friday 8 November! UQ's premier event of the year, the UQ Rugby Benefit is moving to London in 2024!
Location: Drapers Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London EC2N 2AN

Discover postgraduate Urban and Regional Planning

27 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for a detailed discussion about the Urban and Regional Planning program. Come along to this webinar and start your acquisition of highly sought after skills. Opportunities abound in both the public and private sector.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Conservation Science

23 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us to learn about the Conservation Science program and its impact on your career. Come along and learn how you'll deepen your understanding and impact in conservation science with a world-class program at Australia’s #1 institution for environmental sciences (QS World University Rankings 2023).
Free event
Online

Beyond the boundaries: innovations set to transform the way we live, work and play

22 May 2024 6:00pm9:00pm
Join us as we explore six ground breaking research projects that could change the way we live, work, and play.
Free event
Location: Room 227, UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street, Brisbane and online

Merson Lecture 2024: tools for analysing and repairing the brain

22 May 2024 5:00pm7:00pm
The annual lecture is named in honour of Dr David Merson, who supported the series in order to promulgate the best neuroscience research and what it has to offer the community in the future. It is given by a prominent, internationally leading neuroscientist whose research is of relevance to laboratories at QBI. This year, the Merson lecture will be presented by Professor Ed Boyden.
Free event
Location: Level 7 Auditorium, Queesland Brain Institute.

Discover postgraduate Biotechnology

22 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Get the information you need for a successful start to your postgraduate biotechnology study. Come along to this informative webinar and discuss your study options with Australia’s #1 university for biotechnology (Global Ranking of Academic Subjects).
Free event
Online

2024 QBI Lexus Alzheimer's Jazz Gala

17 May 2024 6:30pm10:30pm
Dust off your dancing shoes and join us at Waters Edge at Portside for the 2024 QBI Lexus Alzheimer’s Gala!
$225 for an individual ticket
$2200 for a table of 10
Location: Waters Edge – Portside. Level 2

Inaugural Mattick lecture 'the junk ain't junk'

17 May 2024 12:30pm1:30pm
Professor John Mattick co-founded IMB at the turn of the century, as the era of genomics was dawning. Join Professor Mattick as he returns to IMB to deliver the inaugural lecture in the series named for him.
Free event
Location: Queensland Bioscience Precinct Auditorium and online

The Word for World is Ocean: book launch and lecture

16 May 2024 2:15pm3:15pm
Join us for the final in person session of The Word for World is Ocean reading circle led by Dr Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris.
Cost: free or General Admission + Book $55
Location: UQ Art Museum

Great Court Race

15 May 2024 1:45pm2:45pm
The Great Court Race is one of The University of Queensland’s proudest traditions – a bucket list event for competitors and a must-see spectacle!
Free event
Great Court St Lucia campus

Naida Haxton Lecture 2024

9 May 2024 6:00pm8:30pm
The Naida Haxton Lecture is an annual event hosted by the UQ Law Society in honour of Ms Naida Haxton, UQ alumna and the first woman to actively practice at the Queensland Bar.
Free event
Location: Learning Theatre 212, Sir Llew Edwards building (14), St Lucia campus
Frederick McCubbin, 'Portrait of little girl' c.1912-1913,oil on canvas image 46.7 x 57 cm. Collection of The University of Queensland, purchased 1953.

The Secret Lives of Portraits

9 May 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UQ art history expert, Associate Professor Andrea Bubenik, on Thu 9 May as she shares some of the most unbelievable and hidden tales behind incredible portraits from the UQ Art Museum Collection, including a rare work by Frederick McCubbin.
Tickets: $20
Location: The Atrium, UQ Brisbane City

Discover postgraduate Agricultural and Animal Science

8 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
oin staff from UQ’s postgraduate Agricultural and Animal Science programs as well as the Future Students team to get the information you need.
Free event
Online

Discover postgraduate Public Health

7 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Join the team from our postgraduate Public Health program suite, get more information on your postgraduate study options, and get the answer to any questions you have.
Free event
Online

Friends of Antiquity 2024 Milns Visiting Scholar Lecture

5 May 2024 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ’s Friends of Antiquity for the 2024 Milns visiting scholar lecture, presented by Professor Canevaro, University of Edinburgh, titled ‘Greek subjective rights? Justice, legal discourse, and legal institutions’.
Ticket price: $10
Location: Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Family fun day as part of the UQ Alumni Book Fair

4 May 2024 9:00am5:00pm
Saturday is family fun day at the UQ Alumni Book Fair, with free story time sessions, face painting and craft.
Free event
Location: UQ Centre, St Lucia campus

Gifts of friendship: rare books and manuscript treasures in the Fryer Library

3 May 2024 6:00pm7:00pm
Hear from Simon Farley, Fryer Librarian, about a selection of treasures held in the Fryer Library including beautiful, rare books and the manuscript papers of great Australian writers including David Malouf, Peter Carey, Thea Astley, and Oodgeroo Noonuccal.
Free event
Location: UQ Centre, St Lucia campus

How we remember tomorrow: reflections in music

3 May 2024 5:30pm6:30pm
This innovative event brings together the creative talents of UQ's composition and performance students in reflective and imaginative artistic dialogue with each other and with the evocative artworks featured in the UQ Art Museum’s current exhibition.
Free event
Location: UQ Art Museum, St Lucia campus

Spectrum

3 May 2024 11:00am5 May 2024 4:00pm
From classical to contemporary soundscapes, join us for a festival of music at UQ St Lucia. Culminating in a rare opportunity to hear Terry Riley’s pulsating minimalist masterpiece In C, alongside George Gershwin's beloved Rhapsody in Blue, the festival will feature diverse music from Mozart to the music of 2024.
Free event
St Lucia campus - various locations

UQ Alumni Book Fair

3 May 2024 9:00am6 May 2024 3:00pm
More than 110,000 books, magazines, vinyl records, DVDs and other pre-loved goodies will be available at this year’s UQ Alumni Book Fair, from as little as $1, helping us raise funds for UQ student scholarships and research.
Free event
Location: UQ Centre, St Lucia campus

UQ MBA information webinar

1 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Are you ready to make your next career move? A UQ MBA may be just what you need to take the next step. Join one of our information events to explore how an MBA can help you reach your career goals.
In-person event now full - please register for the webinar.

Dine like a literary icon - Patina at Alumni Court

29 April 2024 11:00am3 May 2024 9:00pm
To mark the 2024 UQ Alumni Book Fair (3–6 May), we’re celebrating with the favourite foods of iconic writers, Ernest Hemingway and Emily Dickinson.
Available for lunch Monday 29 April and Tuesday 30 April.
Available for lunch and dinner from Wednesday 1 – Friday 3 May.

UQ Hockey Club: Red Roo Ball 2024

27 April 2024 6:00pm10:00pm
The 2024 ball promises to be an unforgettable event, with great food, music and a celebration of 100 years of Men's Hockey at UQHC. We encourage all members to include their partners for the evening's revelry. The Club looks forward to seeing current and past members at this milestone celebration.
Tickets: $165
Location: Rydges Hotel - South Bank

UQ MBA information event

18 April 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you ready to make your next career move? A UQ MBA may be just what you need to take the next step. Join one of our information events to explore how an MBA can help you reach your career goals.
Free event
Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street

How to revive national competition policy: an attack on inflation and anaemic productivity

17 April 2024 4:00pm5:00pm
Join Peter Harris AO as he explores the role of competition regulation and the impact any reform could make on economic stability and growth.
Free event
Location: online

UQ Talks: how to travel more sustainably

16 April 2024 6:00pm7:00pm
With growing concerns around aviation emissions and the impact of over-tourism on communities, there is more awareness than ever of the need to travel sustainably. This UQ Talks panel explores groundbreaking research on sustainable aviation, and will offer green travel advice for all voyagers and business owners.
Free event
Location: online

The Sea is Our History and Our Future (in person event)

11 April 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Join Lisa Reihana and Mykaela Saunders, in conversation with Ellen Van Neerven, as they discuss their practices of storytelling around Indigenous histories and futures connected to the Great Ocean. Location: The University of Queensland Art Museum

2024 Daphne Mayo Public Lecture

10 April 2024 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the School of Communication and Arts for our annual Daphne Mayo Public Lecture. Presented by international film scholar Professor Julie Turnock – From Star Wars to Marvel to the Oscars: Blockbuster Aesthetics and Special/Visual Effects. Location: Terrace Room, Level 6, Sir Llew Edwards Building.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: wondrous machines – an exhibition and tour in the RD Milns Antiquities Museum

7 April 2024 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ’s Friends of Antiquity at the April Sunday Series event, ‘Wondrous Machines – an exhibition and tour in the RD Milns Antiquities Museum’. Location: RD Milns Antiquities Museum, St Lucia campus

UQ ChangeMakers: how to be a (better) leader: online event

3 April 2024 6:00pm7:00pm
Ever wondered what it takes to make it as a leader – and how to do it well? With the tides shifting towards purpose over profit, sustainable growth, diversity and increased accountability, it has never been more important – or more challenging – to nail the task of leadership.

UQ cricket alumni event in Bangalore

2 April 2024 6:30pm11:00pm
The UQ India alumni network invites you to join the UQ Cricket Club for an exclusive UQ alumni event in Bangalore on Tuesday, 2 April, where we'll witness an exciting T20 cricket match between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Lucknow Super Giants. Venue: Happilo Pavilion Terrace, M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Happilo Pavilion Terrace, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Briscoe Sisters (in person and livestream)

28 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Yalanji trio Briscoe Sisters bring language and song to the stage, fusing gospel with their yalanji spirituality.

Building Business Excellence Masterclass: systems thinking for effective decision-making

27 March 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Refine your strategic thinking skills while engaging with other executives and industry leaders. By participating in any of our free monthly masterclasses and sharing your valuable feedback, you’ll contribute to the evolution of business knowledge and practice.

The 2024 Rodney Wylie Lecture (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne)

26 March 2024 5:15pm3 April 2024 7:30pm
The 2024 Rodney Wylie Lecture will be presented by Michel Barnier. Michel is a French politician who served as the European Commission's Head of Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom. Locations: Customs House, Brisbane / State Library Victoria, Melbourne / Customs House, Sydney

World Science Festival Brisbane Robowars alumni family day out - SOLD OUT

23 March 2024 9:00am11:30am
Kick-start your weekend with the whole family at the World Science Festival Brisbane Robowars alumni family day out.

Bring your family to IMB's Junior Scientist Hub at World Science Festival

23 March 2024 8:30am24 March 2024 4:00pm
The Institute for Molecular Bioscience returns to World Science Festival Brisbane's City of Science with our Junior Science Hub. Enjoy a weekend packed with engaging, hands-on science activities suitable for the whole family. Location: South Bank Parklands

ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

21 March 2024 5:30pm9:00pm
Join UQ Ventures at The Princess Theatre for ilab Accelerator Pitch Night, Thursday 21 March, where UQ’s startup entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations – from AI-driven platforms and digital cameras to the future of the electrical grid.

Nonsemble (in person)

21 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Nonsemble's performance of "Go Seigen vs. Fujisawa Kuranosuke" by Chris Perren translates a 1953 Go game into a musical journey, showcasing strategic depth and innovation. Location: Nickson Room, UQ School of Music

Friends of Antiquity: Ancient History Day

16 March 2024 9:00am4:00pm
Join UQ's Friends of Antiquity and the UQ School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry for the 29th annual Ancient History Day, exploring the theme of heroes and anti-heroes. Location: Abel Smith Lecture Theatre, UQ St Lucia
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UQ Alumni Book Fair bookmark design competition

15 March 2024 8:00am2 April 2024 5:00pm
Enter an artwork inspired by your favourite book for the chance to have your design printed on the 2024 UQ Alumni Book Fair bookmark! Three designs will be selected for the official UQ Book Fair bookmarks, with the talented young artists receiving a $30 voucher to use at the UQ Alumni Book Fair.

Getting deep into sleep: free event

14 March 2024 6:00pm8:00pm
Sleep. We can't live or learn without it, but how much do we know about what's happening in our brains while we snooze? In Brain Awareness Week 2024 and on the eve of World Sleep Day, join us for an engaging evening with our scientific panel.

Keys to Vienna (in person)

14 March 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Keys to Vienna" showcases keyboard pieces by Schubert, Beethoven, and Brahms, highlighting Vienna's 19th-century musical heritage. Location: Nickson Room, UQ School of Music

Secret Social

13 March 2024 6:00pm9:00pm
We're kicking off our 2024 young alumni programs with social drinks at one of Brisbane's famous secret-entry bars. The entry instructions are classified – register to receive your special instructions before the event.

3T Event: the future of personalised medicine (talk only)

13 March 2024 10:00am12:45pm
Join Professor Alan Rowan, Institute Director, AIBN, as he explains what AIBN is doing in personalised medicine and then take a behind-the-scenes tour of the labs and meet some of the researchers making it happen.

The Word for World is Ocean

7 March 2024 6:00pm16 May 2024 8:00pm
As part of our multi-year research and programming arc Blue Assembly, join The Word for World is Ocean Reading Circle led by Dr Bronwyn Bailey-Chateris. Free event
Location: online and (last session) UQ Art Museum, St Lucia campus

Responding to the Myanmar crisis: lessons in human rights advocacy and Thailand’s humanitarian initiative (in person)

7 March 2024 5:15pm7:30pm
Join the Asia-Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect to listen to 3 leading experts who will answer questions about efforts to advance peace, human rights protection and atrocity prevention, and the delivery of humanitarian assistance to affected communities in Myanmar. Location: Viewpoint, Building 33, UQ St Lucia

Weddding showcase – 'The One' at UQ's Customs House

5 March 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Explore the trends in flowers, styling, cuisine and more. Brisbane’s best wedding suppliers will be in attendance. RSVP today for your chance to win $8,000 in vouchers* from Customs House and our amazing wedding suppliers, towards your dream Wedding Reception for 2024 or 2025 at Customs House.

Public lecture: emotionography and the case of 'mixed emotion' (in person)

5 March 2024 4:30pm5:30pm
Join Jonathan Potter and Alexa Hepburn as they delve into Emotionography, a ground-breaking approach to studying emotion in real-time interactions. Explore its applications and contrast with traditional research methods. Experience a paradigm shift in understanding human emotions. Location: Sir Llew Edwards Building 14, Room 132

BrisScience: finding and conserving Australia's most elusive birds (in person and online)

4 March 2024 6:30pm7:30pm
Professor Watson is now using citizen science data to find which bird species are the least well-known and need urgent attention. Join us at our first BrisScience for 2024, as he reveals Australia's top 10 least-known birds and the science and conservation efforts being undertaken to save them.

2024 Live at UQ concert series: Courtenay Cleary and Alex Raineri (in person and online)

29 February 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
In reflecting the School's role in the broader South-East Queensland community, we have designed a diverse and exciting program. With established international and national artists performing, as well as our own emerging student artists, this year is set to be a vibrant, creative, and energetic time at the UQ School of Music.

Momentum Accelerator: applications close 15 March

28 February 2024 2:15pm15 March 2024 6:00pm
Propel your digital, hybrid Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) or full SaaS business into rapid growth with UQ’s new Momentum Accelerator. Throughout our 15-week program, each qualifying business receives expert guidance to enhance business skills, grow networks, and boost scaling plans to help participants prepare for significant fundraising. Applications close 15 March.

How to apply for a Higher Degrees by Research Program at UQ (online)

26 February 2024 5:00pm6:30pm
Join our interactive webinar to hear from students and academics about the benefits of Higher Degrees by Research (HDR), discover why so many research students choose UQ, and learn how to apply.

Dean-Grinberg-Dean

22 February 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
The University of Queensland School of Music is proud to present our Concert Series for 2024. With established international and national artists performing, as well as our own emerging student artists, this year is set to be a vibrant, creative, and energetic time at the UQ School of Music.

School of Music: research seminar series – Helena Burns

19 February 2024 4:00pm5:00pm
The seminar series showcases the work of our higher degree by research candidates and provides valuable professional development opportunities for undergraduate and coursework students who are interested in research. Visiting scholars are regularly invited to address staff and students, and the seminars are open to the public. Location: Nickson Room, St Lucia campus

Explore UQ’s green events

14 February 2024 12:00pm31 March 2024 4:00pm
Explore new sustainability projects at upcoming events run by UQ Sustainability, including the first Repair Café and Suitcase Rummage of the year and some awesome gardening workshops. Learn about composting, seed saving, permaculture and more.

Year 9 and 10: Science and Engineering Challenge 2024

6 February 2024 9:00am8 February 2024 2:30pm
The Science and Engineering Challenge, run in parnership with The University of Newcastle, helps Year 9 and 10 students to foster their interest in STEM, with the hope that more students will consider future careers in these areas. Venue: Union Road, St Lucia, The UQ Centre

Ventures Empower

5 February 2024 3:45pm19 February 2024 4:00pm
Applications are now open for our transformative 9-week experience to accelerate your startup. Join a cohort of inspiring founders and get the support, knowledge, and confidence you need to reach your business goals.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture

4 February 2024 2:00pm4:00pm
Join UQ’s Friends of Antiquity at the 2024 Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture, ‘The rule of law in Ancient Rome’, presented by Dr Eleanor Cowan, Lecturer in Roman History, The University of Sydney. Location: Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, UQ St Lucia

Ellen van Neerven in conversation at Midsumma Festival (UQP event: in person)

3 February 2024 1:00pm3:00pm
Join Ellen van Neerven in conversation with Kim Kruger as they discuss Personal Score at The Midsumma Festival 2024.

Diploma in Languages information session (in person and online)

24 January 2024 11:00am12:00pm
Set yourself up for a global career and find out how you can study a Diploma in Languages alongside your undergraduate degree.

Double reed discovery day

21 January 2024 10:00am4:00pm
Unleash your passion for double reed instruments at our immersive Discovery Day! Tailored for students (AMEB Grade 4+), this event showcases expertise from renowned professionals Nicole Tait (Principal Bassoon, QSO), Dr. Eve Newsome (Oboe Performance and Pedagogy), Huw Jones (Principal Oboe, QSO) and Patrick Nolan (Director of Woodwinds and Brass, UQ).

Flute discovery day

19 January 2024 10:00am4:00pm
Unleash your passion for flute at our immersive Discovery Day! Tailored for students (AMEB Grade 6+), this event showcases expertise from renowned flautist Patrick Nolan (Director of Woodwinds and Brass, UQ) and Monash Lal (flautist and composer).

Discover postgraduate Museum Studies (online)

17 January 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
If you are passionate about art, culture, and history, then UQ’s Master of Museum Studies will prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum Sector better known as the GLAM sector.

Why we need minerals to save our world: TEDxUQ by Daniel Franks

3 January 2024 11:00am
Daniel's work on the interconnection between minerals, materials and sustainable development is internationally recognised, and shows that there is more to the story of mining than we typically see.

Discover postgraduate Social Work (online)

13 December 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join staff from our Master of Social Work (Qualifying) and get all the information you need to start your career as a social worker. Hear about what and how you’ll learn, as well as the outstanding employment outcomes on offer.

Discover postgraduate Nursing Studies (online)

11 December 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join staff from our Master of Nursing Studies program and get all the information you need to start your career as a registered nurse.

UQ Melbourne Connections

7 December 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the final Global Connections in Melbourne for the year. Simply register, buy your own drinks and enjoy the opportunity to meet with alumni in your city. This event is hosted by alumni, for alumni.

2023 Gatton Back to College Weekend (in person)

1 December 2023 9:00am3 December 2023 5:00pm
The Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 1 December to Sunday 3 December, hosted by the UQ Gatton Past Students Association.

Strategic doing practitioner training

30 November 2023 9:00am5:00pm
Are you a leader looking to create and develop impactful strategies? UQ Ventures in partnership with Strategic Doing is hosting a one-day Strategic Doing Practitioner Training course. The course will give you the knowledge and tools to tackle your biggest problems by mastering the management of complex collaborations, open innovation, and ecosystems. Location: St Lucia campus

International Symposium on Green Transformation of Carbon Dioxide (ISGTCO2)

29 November 2023 9:00am1 December 2023 5:00pm
Under the theme, Cooperating on a global opportunity, the ISGTCO2 Symposium brings together a critical mass of expertise to tackle the world’s biggest challenge – carbon dioxide. Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane

Ventures Empower pitch night

28 November 2023 5:30pm8:30pm
UQ’s startup gender diverse and women entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations - from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in health, cold-brew beverages, decomposable packaging, and more. Location: Long Room, Customs House

Climate politics on the brink of catastrophe (in person)

28 November 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
With the climate crisis with us and effects certain to worsen, this roundtable brings together some of UQ’s leading researchers on the politics of climate change and policies in response to it. Location: Global Change Institute, St Lucia

An unexpected barrier to political candidacy? Gender, discouragement, and candidate persistence – online

28 November 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Did you know that a simple rule can have a huge impact on women's political participation? In many democracies, candidates have to pay a deposit to run for office, which they lose if they don't get enough votes.

Freedom of expression on the internet and democracy (in person)

27 November 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Freedom of expression is one of the most important values of democracy. It is a necessary precondition for the democratic choices of a nation’s citizens. In this public lecture, the Honourable Dr Egils Levits will address the limits of freedom of expression, drawing on different legal traditions in Europe and the United States. Location: Banco Court, The Supreme Court of Queensland, 415 George Street Brisbane City

Multimodal politeness: voice, gesture, embodiment (in person)

27 November 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Join the School of Languages and Cultures for a captivating lecture on the intricate world of politeness. Associate Professor Lucien Brown will delve into the fascinating realm of vocal and embodied aspects of politeness, exploring various languages. Discover how politeness is conveyed through diverse modalities.

Friends of Antiquity Christmas luncheon

25 November 2023 12:00pm3:00pm
This much-anticipated annual celebration is a chance to gather and reflect on another year of activities – and to thank you for your ongoing support of Classics and Ancient History at UQ. Location: Chislehurst Room, The Women's College, College Road, UQ St Lucia

"A Hall for All" with author Emeritus Professor Peter Roennfeldt

25 November 2023 11:00am1:00pm
The University of Queensland’s Mayne Hall served as a much-loved centre for performances, graduations, community and university life for decades following its opening in 1973. Join us as we celebrate the publication of A Hall for All, a lively history of this iconic building, which remains a hub of connection and community on UQ's St Lucia campus today as the home of UQ Art Museum.

Doctor Who’s 60th Anniversary Symposium (in person)

24 November 2023 9:00am1:00pm
Join the Centre for Critical and Creative Writing and fans from Australia and around the world at UQ on Friday 24 November to celebrate Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary with short and exciting papers exploring renewal, recovery, regeneration, and reinvention. Location: Room 101, ModWest Building (11A), St Lucia campus, UQ

2023 Annual Nesbit Lecture (in person)

23 November 2023 6:30pm8:30pm
What can a humble knot have to do with applications in chemistry and medicine that impacts us today? Join us and learn about the mighty knot. Location: Long Room, Customs House

Data for executive decision making: 2-day course

23 November 2023 9:00am24 November 2023 5:00pm
Enhance your executive decision-making skills by learning how to leverage and communicate data-driven insights.

Discover postgraduate International Relations and Peace and Conflict Studies (online)

22 November 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join staff from our School of Political Science and International Studies as they highlight their flagship programs and take questions from you. Now’s the time to make a change or boost your career.

Discover postgraduate Governance and Public Policy (online)

20 November 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join staff from our School of Political Science and International Studies as they highlight their flagship programs and take questions from you. Now’s the time to make a change or boost your career.

Competing in the age of digital disruption: 2-day course

18 November 2023 9:00am19 November 2023 5:00pm
To remain competitive and unlock growth opportunities, organisations must embrace digital transformation.

Innovative problem solving: 2-day course

17 November 2023 9:00am24 November 2023 5:00pm
Learn how to apply Design Thinking methodology to address your business's challenges in this 2-day course held on 17 and 24 November.

2023 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture (in person and online)

16 November 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
The TC Beirne School of Law and the Federal Court of Australia, invite you to the 2023 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture. The lecture will be held in person in Brisbane's CBD while simultaneously live-streamed for those out of state. Location: Banco Court, Brisbane

Chamberlain Public Lecture for Social Justice (in person)

16 November 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
The second annual Chamberlain Public Lecture for Social Justice will feature keynote speaker Professor Cathy Humphreys discussing the topic of "Being an Academic Activist: Creating a better world through research". Location: Global Change Institute, UQ St Lucia campus

Cheese and chats at The Atrium: nature's pharmacy unveiled

16 November 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us for the next Cheese and Chats event, where UQ experts will share their bold vision for addressing global health challenges using nature, engineering plants for sustainable medicine production and using venom to combat pain.

Startup World Cup: Australia regional competition

15 November 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join UQ for Startup World Cup: Australia regional competition. Hear live pitches from innovative startups and founders across Australia at UQ's St Lucia campus. Location: Sir Llew Edwards Building, St Lucia campus.

Discover postgraduate cyber security (online)

15 November 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Come along to get all the information you need to kick start your career in Australia growing cyber security industry. This short webinar will be delivered by staff from across our interdisciplinary program, so there's no better time to ask any questions that you may have.

Master of Finance and Investment Management information event (in person)

14 November 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Collaborate with leading industry experts to enhance your career in the field of finance and investment management. Join us to learn more about this new, 1-year accelerated master’s degree. Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street

Ultramarine Conversations: an uprising built on love (in person)

9 November 2023 5:30pm7:00pm
Mare Amoris | Sea of Love embraces love as an uprising: an active force with which to mobilise, organise, and create room for radical expressions of care beyond capital. Location: UQ Art Museum

Master of Business Analytics information webinar

8 November 2023 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by Program Professor, Dr Ping Wang. Get a taste of what it's like to study this program with an exclusive classroom taster on ESG presented by Associate Professor Jacquelyn Humphrey.

Jian Zhou Memorial Oration 2023

8 November 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Join colleagues from the medical sector at this year's prestigious Jian Zhou Memorial Oration, where keynote speaker Professor Ranjeny Thomas AM will share her profound career in the study of autoimmune disease, including her world leading research into rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Location: Auditorium, Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba

Melbourne Cup lunch at Patina Restaurant Customs House

7 November 2023 12:00pm3:00pm
Melbourne Cup Lunch with beverage package at Patina Restaurant Customs House.

UQ global alumni and community symposium

6 November 2023 6:00pm7:15pm
Join us online for a special update from UQ Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deborah Terry AC, on UQ’s recent achievements and future aspirations.

Friends of Antiquity RD Milns Memorial Lecture

5 November 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the 2023 RD Milns Memorial Lecture, presented by Major General Professor John Pearn AO RFD. Location: Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, UQ St Lucia

UQ Blues Awards Dinner 2023

3 November 2023 6:30pm10:00pm
UQ Sport invites you to join us as we recognise the outstanding sporting achievements of our past and present student-athletes at the annual UQ Blues Awards Dinner. We are pleased to welcome 4-time Olympian Leisel Jones OAM, as the event’s guest speaker. Location: Customs House

UQ Rugby Benefit in New York City

2 November 2023 6:00pm9:30pm
This year's event is timed conveniently a few days just after the completion of the Rugby World Club final in Paris, and we're celebrating all things Rugby World Cup. If you're travelling to Paris for the World Cup, why not break up your journey home and stop by New York?

UQ Talks: It’s not too late to save the planet – here’s how (online)

2 November 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
In the lead-up to the make-or-break COP28 summit in November, UQ Talks brings together experts in the critical mining and agriculture industries to explain how this global transformation is tracking, and why we shouldn’t lose hope yet.

Master your career expo

2 November 2023 4:00pm7:00pm
Discover UQ’s variety of postgraduate study options. Join us at our St Lucia campus for an evening of food, fun, and further study. We’ll have staff representing our postgraduate programs there to chat with you, and so much more!

Short course: negotiating for success

2 November 2023 9:00am3 November 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Many jobs involve forms of negotiation, where we encounter challenging situations that require persuasion but are often perceived as stressful. Designed and delivered by Dr Daisung Jang, this course will help you gain the tools to refine your negotiation methods and approach.

MBA information event (webinar)

1 November 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley, the MBA information event is your chance to learn everything you want to know about the MBA ranked #1 in the world for student quality. Online webinar.

UQ alumni reception in London

31 October 2023 6:30pm8:30pm
Join Professor Andrew Griffiths, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at a reception for alumni and friends of The University of Queensland at the Australian High Commission in London. Location: Downer Room, Australia House, Strand London, WC2B 4LA, United Kingdom.
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UQ Moreton Bay Research Station alumni open day

28 October 2023 9:30am2:00pm
Join us for an exclusive day on stunning Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) in Moreton Bay, where you'll have the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at UQ's renowned marine research hub, the Moreton Bay Research Station.

3T Event: live well, age well – the pathway forward for dementia (in person) (join the waitlist)

25 October 2023 9:45am12:00pm
Join us for a special 3T event at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), where you will hear from researchers specialising in healthy ageing and the brain, followed by a tour of the research labs. This event has sold out - join the waitlist.

Learning the Practice of Leadership

25 October 2023 9:00am27 October 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Designed and delivered by Dr Richard O’Quinn, this new professional development will help you gain the foundational leadership tools to confidently guide others and achieve positive outcomes. Location:UQ Brisbane City

UQ Master of Laws information webinar

24 October 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Hear from teaching staff and alumni at our information webinar and discover how the UQ Master of Laws (LLM) is custom-built for you.

Book Launch with Professor Alex Bellamy

24 October 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
Join the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect to celebrate the launch of Professor Alex Bellamy's latest book, Warmonger: Vladimir Putin's Imperial Wars. During the event, Professor Bellamy will discuss the hows and whys of the war in Ukraine as detailed in his book, followed by an opportunity for audience questions. Location: Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), UQ St Lucia.

2023 Tom O'Regan public lecture (in person)

24 October 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
From books and barcodes to algorithmic culture and beyond: a research journey presented by Professor Ted Striphas. Location: ViewPoint Room (Building 33), UQ

Ultramarine Conversations: Mare Nullius

20 October 2023 5:30pm7:00pm
Please join us at UQ Art Museum on Friday 20 October for an evening of discussion about Indigenous water rights as part of our current exhibition "Mare Amoris | Sea of Love".

MBA information event (in person)

19 October 2023 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 exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team. Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street.

Leadership for the tourism experience economy (in person 2-day course)

18 October 2023 9:00am19 October 2023 5:00pm
Build consumer loyalty by creating a customer experience (CX) culture for your tourism business. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount on all short courses delivered by Executive Education.

UQ Giving Day 2023

18 October 2023 8:00am6:00pm
Giving Day is a 24-hour global fundraising challenge where we call on our UQ community to make a gift towards a cause they are passionate about. Multiple locations.

UQ Ventures Student Bridge to Brisbane (B2B) Team

15 October 2023 6:15am4:00pm
Join Team UQ at this year’s Bridge to Brisbane (B2B). Entries for Bridge to Brisbane are now open and we hope you’ll consider lacing up your runners to support UQ in the race.

Alumni Bridge to Brisbane (B2B) Team

15 October 2023 6:00am3:00pm
Join Team UQ at this year’s Bridge to Brisbane (B2B). Entries for Bridge to Brisbane are now open and we hope you’ll consider lacing up your runners to support UQ in the race.

Party with a purpose

14 October 2023 7:00pm11:00pm
Party with a purpose is back for 2023. Whether your 'purpose' is to support the cause, catch up with friends and old classmates, meet new people, or hit the dance floor, we can't wait to see you there!

QBI and Lexus of Brisbane spring high tea (in person)

14 October 2023 12:30pm4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of French champagne and fun and help support the team of trekkers who will be walking the Flinders Ranges to raise money for QBI researchers working to find potential solutions for those living with dementia. Location: Victoria Park Golf course

Cheese and chats at The Atrium – vaping what's the harm? (in person)

12 October 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us on Thursday 12 October for the next cheese and chats event where Professor Coral Gartner and Associate Professor Henry Marshall will discuss potential health risks related to vaping.

Leading effective teams (in person 2-day course)

12 October 2023 9:00am13 October 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Designed and delivered by Professor Tyler Okimoto, this new professional development course will equip you with the knowledge and tools to adapt your leadership style to meet the needs of your team. After completing this course, you’ll be able to critically analyse your team dynamic, understand how to influence that dynamic, and formulate strategies for effective team leadership.

Innovation in tourism with design thinking (in person 2-day course)

11 October 2023 9:00am12 October 2023 5:00pm
Improve customer satisfaction and diversify revenue streams by creating innovative and inexpensive solutions to complex problems.
This highly interactive course will set your business apart from competitors by equipping you with effective, budget-friendly techniques to address challenges, seize new opportunities and diversify service offerings. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount on all short courses delivered by Executive Education.

George Watson public lecture (in person)

10 October 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the School of Communication and Arts for a thought provoking public lecture entitled: The Evolution of #MeToo: A Comparative Analysis of Vernacular Practices Over Time and Across Languages. This talk will be followed by drinks and canapés.
Location: The Terrace Room Sir Llew Edwards

Thought Leadership Series: inspiring our future health leaders (in person)

10 October 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
We invite you to join us for an insightful discussion with our expert panel who will explore the themes that arose and some practical and tactical elements, outlined in the Reimagining Systems of Care report. Location: UQ Brisbane City

Ventures ilab Accelerator: Applications close 22 October

10 October 2023 12:00pm22 October 2023 6:00pm
Applications are now open for the 2024 ilab Accelerator program. During the four-month program (December to March), each startup team receives $10,000 funding to help get you ready for the market. Founders from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Open to all UQ students, recent alumni, and staff.

Ventures LeadHers Awards: nominations close October 26

10 October 2023 11:15am26 October 2023 5:00pm
Make your nomination today for the UQ Ventures LeadHers Awards. Celebrate the outstanding women and gender diverse leaders in entrepreneurship and nominate a fellow LeadHer for the following awards; Student Award, Entrepreneurship Award, and Community Award.

Application tips with past cohort members - ilab Accelerator information session (online)

10 October 2023 10:00am11:00am
Join the 'Application tips with past cohort members' information session and learn more about the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2024 program. Hear from previous cohort members on their experiences and get the chance to learn more about the application process and application times.

BrisScience: artificial intelligence – the science behind the hype (in person)

9 October 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
UQ's Associate Professor Marcus Gallagher explores how AI got to this point and discusses some of the major advances and challenges in the field. Location: The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Bank

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: ‘Zeus under the blue gums – a wander through Ancient Greece’ (in person)

8 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
For our next Sunday Series presentation, Con O’Brien (committee member, Queensland Friends of the Australian Archaeological Institute) will reflect on the myths associated with sites in the classical world, and how these places and stories might be experienced by the Betty Fletcher Memorial Travelling Scholar.

INDIEOPIA: UQ Union's indie music festival

6 October 2023 3:00pm9:00pm
‘INDIEOPIA’ is the inaugural Indie Music Festival held by The University of Queensland Union on October 6th 2023. The music festival caters to all music fans, particularly for our current UQ students and alumni. We’ve featured a diverse line-up that features musicians who are currently popular in the Australian Indie Music Scene.

UQ ChangeMakers: the ultimate life-hacks of successful innovators (online)

5 October 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
How do entrepreneurs harness the self-belief needed to make the impossible possible? UQ ChangeMakers brings together a panel of impressive alumni from the start-up space to talk about how they succeeded against the odds, and to share their advice for unlocking the productivity and drive to achieve ambitious goals.

2023 Ed Conrad Memorial Lecture (in person)

5 October 2023 4:45pm7:00pm
This lecture focuses on the many ‘lives’ of Mary Magdalene as these have been imagined and reimagined within the Christian tradition. It explores the ‘idea’ of the Magdalene in the New Testament, her cult and her relics in the Medieval East and West, and her legacy in the modern West. Location: Room 212, Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), UQ St Lucia

German-Australian science and innovation day

5 October 2023 2:00pm6:00pm
Join us Thursday 5 October from 2-6pm for an afternoon of inspiring presentations, panel discussions, new opportunities, and networking at the German-Australian Science and Innovation Day. This event is part of Brisbane German Week 1-11 October celebrating international partnerships and collaborations. Location: Customs House

Global Connections: October 2023

4 October 2023 9:30am27 October 2023 6:30pm
Join us for the final Global Connections event in October and support your network in raising funds for UQ research and scholarships.

Language courses at The Atrium

3 October 2023 9:00am11 November 2023 5:00pm
Whether you want to travel the world, learn to speak a language, follow new interests or maintain your language skills, this new language class gives you, our alumni that opportunity to learn in a practical and supportive learning environment in the city. Limited spots, register now!

Postgraduate study advice sessions for alumni

1 October 2023 9:00am31 October 2023 5:00pm
The UQ Future Students team is offering bookable private postgraduate advice sessions for UQ graduates throughout the month of October. Book in and have a chat with the team to understand your pathway to further study or a completely new career. Consider your options early for a strong start to 2024!

Curatorial Tour: Mare Amoris | Sea of Love

30 September 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join a curatorial tour of "Mare Amoris | Sea of Love", delivered by exhibition curators Peta Rake, Jocelyn Flynn, and Isabella Baker.

The journey of charity law: the impact of past problems today and into the future (in person)

29 September 2023 8:00am4:30pm
This symposium seeks to bring together scholars to reflect on and critically engage with the legal, regulatory, and social implications of historical charity law traditions, and how these traditions impact how charities operate today. Location: Terrace Room, Level 6, Sir Llew Edwards Building, UQ St Lucia.

Global webinar for women founders: what keeps you up at night? (online)

28 September 2023 5:00pm6:30pm
Join the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and The University of Queensland (UQ), 28 September, for an honest conversation with women entrepreneurs from opposite sides of the globe. You will have the opportunity to connect with fellow founders, and discuss challenges and best practice on topics including networking and building a strategic network, raising funds, and building diverse teams.

Australia Battery Day (in person)

26 September 2023 9:00am5:00pm
This free, full day event includes presentations, panel discussions, networking opportunities and pitch sessions to promote opportunities and policies aligned with the rapid development of a successful advanced materials and battery sector in Australia. Location: Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland.

UQ-Latin American Colloquium

26 September 2023 7:30am11:30am
Themed, ‘powering Australia and Latin America toward a clean energy future’, the UQ-Latin American Colloquium will explore how our regions can work together to support clean, reliable and affordable energy systems. Location: Prentice Building (42), UQ St Lucia campus

Tides of Ocean: 2023 Live at UQ concert series (online and in person)

21 September 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
A concert that celebrates the choral sounds of some of our leading contemporary voices in a program that focusses on the ocean and the stars. It includes works by Ēriks Ešenvalds and Australians Stephen Leek, Matthew Orlovich, Andrew Schultz, and others.
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The 66th Annual E.S. Meyers Memorial Lecture

17 September 2023 10:00am12:00pm
This year's lecture will be orated by Joe Brumm. The free annual lecture is held as a special tribute to the life of one of UQ Medicine's founding member and first Patron of the UQMS, Professor Errol Solomon Meyers, bringing together members of the medical, university and general community. Past speakers include Sir Edmund Hillary, Imran Khan and Li Cunxin. Location: Advanced Engineering Building, St Lucia campus

2023 Carolyn D. Baker Annual Memorial Lecture (in person)

15 September 2023 5:45pm8:00pm
The 2023 Carolyn D. Baker Annual Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Associate Professor Sarah Howard on Friday 15 September. Come along to explore the implications that generative AI has for future learning. Location: May Hancock Auditorium, The Women's College, UQ

2023 Lloyd Davis public lecture (in person)

14 September 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
In this one-off lecture Simon Palfrey offers a new vision of Shakespeare’s history of the world. It is an epic journey from prehistoric beginnings to a conflict-torn imminent present. An empire’s fall may weigh no more than a dropped handkerchief: and a dropped handkerchief no less.

2023 Rodney Wylie Lecture (Sydney)

14 September 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
The Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lectures brings a globally respected visitor to the University each year to provide intellectual leadership and engage with alumni and the community through its annual public lecture series. Join this year's guest speaker, Professor Sir Peter Donnelly as he addresses "The power and potential of genetics to improve healthcare". Location: Gallery Room, State Library NSW

UQ Talks: What 200 insect, animal and plant stings taught me about pain (in person)

12 September 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Dr Sam Robinson has allowed himself to be stung by everything from stinging nettles to venomous centipedes - in a personal quest to better understand pain. Join Dr Robinson for this UQ Talk to learn about how and why stinging occurs in nature, the different flavours of pain and why venom might be the key to discovering new treatments for conditions like diabetes and chronic pain. Location: Queensland Museum

Get ready for ilab 2024

11 September 2023 4:00pm14 September 2023 5:00pm
Take your venture to the next level with our ilab Accelerator program. Applications close soon!

VOYAGES (in person)

10 September 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Voyages celebrates the thrill of journey making with Marco Bellasi leading The University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Experience the Australian premiere of new music from Hawai’i inspired by ancient Polynesian sea farers, scale the heights of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, and revel in the story of triumph over adversity in Saint Saëns’ Organ Symphony. Location: Concert Hall, QPAC

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: the children of Athens – the armed forces of democratic Athens

10 September 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Associate Professor David Pritchard will examine the armed forces, their legal status, social background, recruitment and subsequent mobilisation, along with the history and organisation of each corps. In treating the four branches together for the first time, he reveals the common practices that the Athenian people used to manage the armed forces, and the common assumptions that were brought to this management. Location: St Lucia campus

Brisbane Festival 2023 at UQ

9 September 2023 12:00pm3:00pm
Get ready to be enthralled as the UQ School of Music and the acclaimed Camerata orchestra weave together enchanting melodies that will resonate through the heart of our campus. From classical crescendos to contemporary harmonies, this collaboration promises a musical experience that transcends time and genre.

2023 Fryer Lecture in Australian literature: An extraordinary cohort: Johnians and others at UQ, 1918-1922 (in-person)

8 September 2023 5:30pm7:00pm
2023 Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature - Learn about the talented cohort of UQ students emerging from the shadows of WWI. Location: St John's College Chapel, University of Queensland St Lucia campus.

2023 Compassion Symposium keynote address (in person)

8 September 2023 5:00pm9:00pm
The eighth iteration of this beloved event, the Symposium will bring together researchers, clinicians and students from a range of disciplines to showcase compassion-based research and practice. Location: Advanced Engineering Building, St Lucia campus

The power of hindsight: lessons I learnt throughout my career (in person)

7 September 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for an enriching panel discussion that brings together a line-up of industry experts, each at different stages of their career journey.
Location: Ennovate, Level 3, 25 Montpelier Rd, Fortitude Valley

2023 Rodney Wylie Lecture (Melbourne)

7 September 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
The Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lectures brings a globally respected visitor to the University each year to provide intellectual leadership and engage with alumni and the community through its annual public lecture series. Join this year's guest speaker, Professor Sir Peter Donnelly as he addresses "The power and potential of genetics to improve healthcare". Location: Wheat and Wool Room, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

2023 Rodney Wylie Lecture (Brisbane)

5 September 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
The Rodney Wylie Eminent Visiting Fellowship Lectures brings a globally respected visitor to the University each year to provide intellectual leadership and engage with alumni and the community through its annual public lecture series. Join this year's guest speaker, Professor Sir Peter Donnelly as he addresses "The power and potential of genetics to improve healthcare". Location: Ithaca Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall

How climate change will affect your pet and how to help them cope (online and in person)

4 September 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
The University of Queensland’s Dr Edward Narayan and his team have been examining how climate change affects the welfare of animals, including our pets. Location: Qld State Library and online

UQ Research and Innovation Week 2023

4 September 2023 9:00am8 September 2023 6:00pm
Research and Innovation Week celebrates the incredible research, researchers and partnerships within UQ and throughout our diverse community.

Battle of the brains: alumni trivia showdown​ at The Atrium

31 August 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you ready to put your trivia skills to the test? Join us in celebrating the first anniversary of The Atrium with a trivia competition for UQ alumni. Location: The Atrium, 308 Queen Street, Brisbane

Intercultural encounters: how (not) to handle a conversation (online workshop)

28 August 2023 10:00am11:30am
Through a combination of key concepts, real-life examples, and practical group activities, participants will develop their cultural awareness skills and gain valuable insights into intercultural communication. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your conversational skills and create meaningful connections in a diverse society.

Panel discussion | Paving the way for Queer expression

25 August 2023 1:30pm2:30pm
Join us for a free panel discussion to explore how Queer expression in the arts can validate Queer experiences and provide a sense of belonging for upcoming generations. The multi-generational panel brings together LGBTQIA+ artists, writers and creative leaders to share their stories and reflect on what has inspired them – and how we can work together to inspire future generations of LGBTQIA+ youth. Location: UQ Art Museum

Ultramarine Conversations: climate justice and First Nations sovereignty

24 August 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
In this Ultramarine Conversation hear how First Nations peoples are leading the fight for climate justice in Australia. Location: UQ Art Museum

UQ Economics Thought Leadership Series – improving Indigenous opportunities around the world: what will it take? (online)

23 August 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Every day, Indigenous peoples worldwide encounter many challenges that deeply impact their way of life and overall wellbeing – from labour market disadvantage, to inadequate education, to discrimination and marginalisation. Our expert panel will delve into these challenges as they address one of the most pressing issues facing Australia and other Indigenous nations: what will it take to improve the odds of Indigenous peoples today?

3T Event: remembering John Denis (Jack) Fryer (in person)

23 August 2023 10:00am12:00pm
Join Simon Farley, Librarian at the Fryer Library, for special behind-the-scenes access to some of the Fryer Library’s most prized possessions. Attendees will enjoy the opportunity to examine and handle items in a special interactive display and have the opportunity to get up-close to rare books and original manuscripts. Location: Fryer Library, UQ St Lucia campus

Financial management fundamentals for tourism (in person 2-day course)

23 August 2023 9:00am24 August 2023 5:00pm
Improve your ability to assess organisational performance and make informed, data-driven financial decisions. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount on all short courses delivered by Executive Education.

Ventures showcase

21 August 2023 12:15am3:00pm
Celebrate World Entrepreneurs' Day (21 August) at the Great Court! The Ventures Showcase is a celebration of everything entrepreneurship at UQ. Drop by between 11am-3pm for a day of festivities, including startup stalls, food trucks, entertainment, activations and more. Location: Great Court, St Lucia campus

TEDxUQ

19 August 2023 10:00am5:00pm
TEDxUQ is back on Saturday 19 August to deliver yet another independently organised TEDx event, and this year we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary! Join us for a day of captivating talks, inspiring ideas, and meaningful connections. Location: UQ Advanced Engineering Building - GHD Auditorium

UQ Ideas Forum livestream (online)

18 August 2023 9:15am12:15pm
Join our UQ Ideas Forum live stream during National Science Week 2023 as we explore the future of Artificial Intelligence. UQ’s flagship scientific institutes, in partnership with the Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology (QASMT), have invited year ten students to pitch their ideas featuring AI solutions to an expert panel.

Science in the Southern Downs guided tour

15 August 2023 8:30am2:30pm
Join us for an exciting free community event exploring the behind-the-scenes of Warwick Solar Farm and The Hermitage Research Facility!

2023 Hall Annual Lecture (in person)

14 August 2023 6:15pm8:30pm
While focused on the past, archaeology has an increasingly visible role in improving human rights for today’s marginalised communities, as exemplified by the African Burial Ground Project in New York City. Pursuing research questions posed by the African American descendent community, Professor Blakey will discuss how the project provided new insights into slavery in early America, established a national monument and developed a world-leading model for community archaeology. Location: GHD Auditorium, Advanced Engineering Building `

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: ‘the battle of the Hydaspes – Alexander’s Indian campaign as colonial warfare’

13 August 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the August Sunday Series event titled: The battle of the Hydaspes – Alexander’s Indian campaign as colonial warfare, presented by Kathy Toohey, Friends of Antiquity member. Location: Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Health Matters: is chronic disease prevention only a step away?

10 August 2023 5:30pm8:30pm
Join our expert panel as they investigate Australia’s biggest healthcare burden; chronic disease, and the role that wearables could have in a healthcare setting to prevent and treat people with heart disease, obesity, cancer, or diabetes. Location: Mary Emelia Mayne Room, St Lucia campus
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Dots+Loops: MATERIAL part of the 2023 Live at UQ concert series (in person and online)

10 August 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
The University of Queensland School of Music is proud to present our Concert Series for 2023. In reflecting the School's role in the broader South-East Queensland community, we have designed a diverse and exciting program. Location: Nickson Room, School of Music, Zelman Cowen Building, St Lucia campus and online

Phil Walker Memorial Ethics Lecture (in person)

9 August 2023 5:00pm7:30pm
Join Professor Jose Miola, a Professor of Medical Law from University of Leicester, who will shed light on dynamic consent, including a review of the outcomes of focus groups conducted and the invaluable insights gained from participant’s perspectives around using their data and samples. He will also explore some thought-provoking misgivings surrounding dynamic consent. Location: Customs House, Brisbane

2023 S.W Brooks Public Lecture (in person)

8 August 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Attend a thought provoking public lecture presented by Professor Jason Rudy (The University of Maryland) entitled: Land Claims: Painting, Poetry, and Indigenous Resistance. This will be followed by drinks and canapés. Location: The Terrace Room (Level 6), Sir Llew Edwards (14), UQ St Lucia campus

Back to UQ 2023 (in person)

6 August 2023 8:00am3:00pm
UQ's biggest alumni day is back as part of UQ Open Day! Join us for alumni-exclusive talks, behind-the-scenes tours, and breakfast at Patina at Alumni Court.

The changing face of language teaching symposium (online and in person)

4 August 2023 10:30am5:30pm
Explore the global shifts driven by globalisation, mobility, and technology. Discover how the pandemic has accelerated the need for virtual communication skills. Collaborate with experts in Applied Linguistics/TESOL and Foreign Language Programs from UQ, HUFL, and Hanoi University. Location: Forgan Smith Building (1), Room E215 and Online via Zoom

Global Connections: 20 cities around the world

4 August 2023 9:15am7 September 2023 6:00pm
Join us for the next Global Connections events in August and September. Hosted by alumni in your city, these social events are a great opportunity for you to make new connections wherever you are in the world!

85 years of Physiotherapy at UQ

29 July 2023 3:00pm5:00pm
Join fellow Physiotherapy alumni and community to reminisce, celebrate the achievements and discover what the future holds for Physiotherapy as we celebrate 85 years of the profession at UQ. Location: Advanced Engineering Building, St Lucia

UQ Formula Racing Society Grand Prix

27 July 2023 5:00pm8:00pm
UQ Formula Racing Society is proud to announce the first UQFRS Grand Prix! We will be jumping behind the wheel of some of Brisbane's best go-karts at Slideways in Eagle Farm to declare the UQFRS Drivers Champion for 2023! Location: Slideways - Go Karting Brisbane 870 Kingsford Smith Drive Eagle Farm

Cheese and chats at The Atrium: Ideas Anonymous open mic pitch night

27 July 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Don't miss Ideas Anonymous, an open mic pitch night where participants share their wildest ideas in 30 seconds and find potential collaborators. The Atrium, Brisbane

UQ Talks: the science and philosophy of decision making (online event)

25 July 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
This UQ Talks panel will explore the science and philosophy of decision making, equipping you with insights that you can utilise to make better choices. Online event

Mare Amoris | Sea of Love

25 July 2023 10:00am20 January 2024 3:00pm
Through artworks that confront the complexities of love, rage, grief and healing, Mare Amoris embraces love as an uprising: an active force with which to mobilise, organise, and create room for radical expressions of care beyond capital. Location: UQ Art Museum

Patenting immunity? Vaccines and public health

24 July 2023 4:00pm6:00pm
The panel will consider what is needed to revise intellectual property to support the creation and delivery of new therapies, both in times of crisis and times of calm. Location: QBI Auditorium, St Lucia campus

Food forest workshop at UQ Gatton community garden

24 July 2023 11:00am12:00pm
This workshop will take you through the successional process of designing your own food forest. You'll even get a chance to get your hands dirty planting out a food forest at the Gatton Community Garden. Location: Gatton Community Garden (next to the Resource Recovery Centre) 5391 Warrego Hwy Gatton, QLD 4343

UQ Indonesia alumni impact series (online)

21 July 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us for the inaugural UQ Indonesia alumni impact series, hosted by the UQ Indonesia Alumni Association. Online event.

The rise of digital humans in the health, fitness and diet industry

20 July 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Can digital humans enhance the client experience and improve health outcomes, or will uptake be limited by client and industry concerns around trust and cybersecurity? Location: The Atrium, Brisbane city

Taking healthcare everywhere (in-person and online)

18 July 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
In partnership with UQ, Philips will present exclusive insights from the 2023 Future Health Index Australian report, followed by a panel discussion featuring leading Australian healthcare experts. Location: Translational Research Institute Auditorium
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Discover UQ’s architectural treasures at Brisbane Open House 2023

15 July 2023 9:00am16 July 2023 5:00pm
Explore a range of UQ’s incredible buildings at Brisbane Open House 2023, with a rich history, innovative spaces and captivating designs.

Engineering speed mentoring

14 July 2023 4:30pm8:00pm
UQ Women in Engineering Alumni Council speed mentoring: This events is an opportunity for early and mid-career engineering alumni to connect with experienced industry mentors, gain valuable insights, and enhance your career progression. Location: Rio Tinto 155 Charlotte Street Brisbane.

The price of neglect: why it's time to invest in Australia's biodiversity

12 July 2023 6:00pm8:30pm
Join experts from UQ’s Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science for an insightful discussion on biodiversity solutions for Australia. Location: Customs House, Brisbane city

Leading innovation for growth

12 July 2023 9:00am14 July 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Designed and delivered by Associate Professor Tim Kastelle, this new professional development course will provide you with a set of ‘must-have’ frameworks and tools to drive innovative responses to disruption and change. After completing this course, you’ll be able to create an action plan for integrating innovation into your core business strategy and map your future business models to respond to changes in the business and operating environment.

UQ Rugby: Round 14 vs Brothers (home game)

8 July 2023 12:00pm5:00pm
Join us to watc a great game on a Saturday afternoon. There will be food trucks, UQ Rugby pop-up shop and more. Location: UQ Rugby Club oval, Sir William McGregor Drive, St Lucia campus.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: the death of Socrates and the concept of grief

2 July 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the July Sunday Series event titled: The death of Socrates and the concept of grief, presented by Michael Halliday, Vice-President of Friends of Antiquity. Location: Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Ventures Empower Women's Accelerator

27 June 2023 9:30am28 July 2023 11:30pm
Join UQ's first Empower Women's Accelerator and receive $10,000 in equity-free funding, mentoring, and support to develop and grow your startup. Applications close 28 July.

Public lecture: Shakespeare's language and the English language

21 June 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join the School of Languages and Cultures in this intriguing public lecture presented by the renowned linguist, Jonathan Culpeper, who has conducted extensive research on Shakespeare's language and its impact on English. With his expertise, he will guide us through the fascinating world of Shakespeare's language and provide valuable insights into its historical significance and modern-day implications. Don't miss the chance to learn from one of the foremost experts in the field.

3T event: shining the light on world elder abuse

21 June 2023 1:00pm3:00pm
Spend an insightful afternoon with us, where we shed light on world elder abuse and tour the unique UQ Healthy Living facility, a first of its kind allied health facility that supports people over fifty years of age to improve health, well-being and function.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards

20 June 2023 1:00pm17 July 2023 6:00pm
Make your nomination today for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards! Celebrate UQ’s amazing and talented entrepreneurs with Ventures and nominate yourself or a fellow entrepreneur superstar for one or more of our four categories. Nominations close 17 July.

Decarbonising Australia: once in a generation opportunity

15 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Following the release of the Net Zero Australia study, join us for a conversation with a panel of leading academic and industry experts. Net Zero Australia is a ground-breaking multi-year study that has assessed Australia’s potential pathway to a net zero economy. Location: UQ Art Museum

Auslan-interpreted curatorial tour: We Are Electric

15 June 2023 12:00pm12:30pm
Join us for an Auslan-interpreted tour of “We Are Electric” with curator Anna Briers. This guided tour will take you through the thought-provoking works, raising questions around how we interact with and experience energy. Location: UQ Art Museum St Lucia campus

University Open Championships: entries close Wednesday 5 July

15 June 2023 10:15am5 July 2023 11:15pm
The UQ Tennis Club’s major event each year is the University Open Tennis Championships which, in 2023, will be played on 15-16, 18-21, 22-23 & 29-30 July. This is the major tournament for Brisbane & South-East Queensland Tennis players with 48 events covering all levels and ages of players. Location: UQ campus, St Lucia

Investing 101: a beginner's guide to maximising your first $100

14 June 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
Looking to dip your toes into the exciting world of investing, but feeling a bit lost about where to begin? We've got you covered! Join Women in Finance's 2022 Financial Adviser of the Year, Shayne Sommer (Bachelor of Arts '98) for a dynamic webinar on the basics of investing. Online via Zoom

Ventures Semester 2 programs

14 June 2023 11:45am31 July 2023 12:45pm
Applications are now open for UQ Ventures Semester 2 programs. Ventures currently has 3 programs open to UQ students, staff, and alumni across all disciplines and study levels: Ventures Curiosity, LeadHers and Validate. Application due dates are different for each program – read each program’s webpage for more information.

Meet the researchers: 'the future of pain'

13 June 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Meet the Researchers series is your chance to connect to our researchers in person and hear firsthand how they are advancing pain relief for a better future. Location: Building 80 St Lucia campus

Cheese and chats at The Atrium

8 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Unwind and see The Atrium come to life at our inaugural 'cheese and chats' networking event starting on Thursday 8 June.
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BrisScience: could fungi really be the last of us?

5 June 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
At this month's BrisScience, researchers delve into the science behind hit TV show 'The Last of Us'. Is a human Cordyceps pandemic realistic?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: professors, politicians, TV producers and other curious creatures I have known (part II)

4 June 2023 1:45pm4:00pm
Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce will be reflecting on his experiences on camera and behind the scenes of various television productions, and the joys and frustrations of leading fifty or more tours through the Mediterranean lands.

Ventures LeadHers PhD

31 May 2023 10:30am7 July 2023 11:45pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities as a woman PhD candidate or graduate? Join the UQ Ventures LeadHers PhD one-day program to build connections and gain the confidence to start or progress your leadership journey. Applications close Friday 7 July at 12pm.

Negotiating for Success

30 May 2023 9:00am31 May 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Many jobs involve forms of negotiation, where we encounter challenging situations that require persuasion but are often perceived as stressful. Designed and delivered by Dr Daisung Jang, this course will help you gain the tools to refine your negotiation methods and approach. It will help you manage the stress that often accompanies difficult negotiation situations and understand the process of effective communication.

Ventures Curiosity PhD: Applications close Monday 29 May at 12pm.

29 May 2023 8:00am12:00pm
Applications for Ventures Curiosity PhD are now open to all UQ PhD candidates and early career researchers! Join the six-week program to attend a combination of weekly workshops, listen to a series of inspirational speakers, and gain key entrepreneurial skills. Applications close Monday 29 May at 12pm.

2023 QBI Lexus Alzheimers Gala

26 May 2023 6:30pm10:30pm
Dust off your dancing shoes to celebrate the Queensland Brain Institute's 20th anniversary and the 8th annual QBI Lexus Alzheimer's Jazz Gala, proudly supported by Lexus of Brisbane Group.

Ventures Uncut: lessons from failure

25 May 2023 6:00pm9:00pm
Our guest entrepreneurs, Will Shrapnel, Maxine Horne, and Carl Hartmann, will share their stories of failure including the lessons they learned and how their failures ultimately led to success.

Public health postgraduate showcase (online)

25 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on The University of Queensland's (UQ) public health, environmental health science and epidemiology postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Consider a UQ postgraduate program known globally for its public health impact.

Environmental management postgraduate showcase (online)

25 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on UQ's environmental management postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Whether you work in the industry or want a career change, UQ has a postgraduate option for you.

Teaching and educational studies postgraduate showcase (online)

24 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on UQ's teaching and educational studies postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Come along to hear how you can develop your career in education.

Sustainable Energy live Q&A webinar

24 May 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Discover the key features of UQ's Sustainable Energy programs, including flexible study options, program structure, employability and networking opportunities.

308 Queen Street building and history tour: May 2023

24 May 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Each month join UQ alum Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BA '79) on a building history tour to explore the historical significance of 308 Queen Street. Keith has a passion for history and architecture and can provide detailed information about the buildings' origins, architectural styles, and cultural context.

Learning the Practice of Leadership

24 May 2023 9:00am26 May 2023 5:00pm
Alumni receive 20% off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Designed and delivered by Dr Richard O’Quinn, this new professional development will help you gain the foundational leadership tools to confidently guide others and achieve positive outcomes.

In conversation with Jennifer Down

23 May 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the Centre for Critical and Creative Writing (CCCW) for a thought provoking conversation between UQ's own Associate Professor Stephen Carleton and acclaimed Australian author, Jennifer Down, as they discuss what recovery in the arts means to them.
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Climate variability and its effects on the local economy

21 May 2023 11:00am12:45pm
Featuring local community leaders and academics from UQ, this panel discussion and Q&A session will highlight individual perspectives on the effects of climate variability through the lenses of water security, taxation and tourism.

2023 Historical and Philosophical Inquiry annual lecture

19 May 2023 5:15pm7:30pm
Join the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry for their 2023 annual lecture titled 'Empathy and the Arena: Looking for (and with) Empathy in early Imperial Rome' presented by Dr Sarah Lawrence (University of New England).

Recent developments in photovoltaics

19 May 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us to hear from one the world leaders in photovoltaic research for the past 50 years, UQ alumni and UNSW Scientia Professor Martin Green, as he explores the forefront of photovoltaic research and the role solar energy has in mitigating climate change.

Agribusiness postgraduate showcase (online)

18 May 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Join us for an informative webinar on The University of Queensland's (UQ) agribusiness postgraduate programs. Featuring program staff, this is the perfect opportunity to get answers to your questions. Our agricultural science graduates are in demand, and our postgraduate programs are ideal for developing your skills or helping you to make a career change.

Digital service transformation: pathways to human and economic wellbeing

17 May 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ Service Innovation Alliance co-leads Professor Janet McColl-Kennedy & Associate Professor Christoph Breidbach invite you to the launch of the Digital Service Transformation: Pathways to Human and Economic Wellbeing white paper.

Postgraduate study advice sessions (online, phone, in-person)

15 May 2023 10:00am31 May 2023 6:00pm
The UQ Future Students Australia team is running bookable postgraduate advice sessions for alumni throughout the last two weeks in May. This is a great opportunity to plan your future studies, get help reaching your career goals, or make a change to a new field.

Orchestral Visions

14 May 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Hear the UQ Symphony in full flight, powerfully evoking visions of place during UQ School of Music's concert on Sunday 14 May 2023.

The Human-AI partnership: how artificial intelligence is changing our world

11 May 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Join us for an eye-opening discussion on the impact of artificial intelligence on our world! Explore the groundbreaking possibilities of generative AI and its ability to create complex content without human intervention.

Study advice drop-in evening at the Country Universities Centre Maranoa

10 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
If you're a UQ alumni living in the Maranoa region, our Future Students staff will be in town Wednesday 10 May running study advice sessions for the community. Come along and discuss your options for returning to study. Location: 57 Bungil Street, Roma QLD

BrisScience: harnessing the power of AI and light – pathogen control in the 21st century

8 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
Imagine a fast, needle-free malaria and Dengue fever detection tool that could help save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, globally.

Friends of Antiquity: Sunday Series

7 May 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the May Sunday Series event titled: Roman Women and the Law, presented by Dr Kit Morrell,  ARC DECRA Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland.

"We Are Electric": artist talks & UQ School of Music performance

6 May 2023 3:00pm6:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon of free floor talks with artists Megan Cope, Michaela Gleave and Yasmin Smith followed by a live performance of Cope's sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)". Then join us in the Art Museum's Foyer for free food and drinks following the talks and performance.

MBA information event (online)

4 May 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us to find out more about why our MBA is ranked #1 overall in Australia and #1 internationally for its quality of students*. The session will be presented by our MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley.

Sustainable energy live Q&A Webinar A

3 May 2023 8:00am9:00am
Discover the key features of UQ's Sustainable Energy programs, including flexible study options, program structure, employability and networking opportunities.
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Industry Panel – Recovery in the Arts

29 April 2023 1:45pm4:00pm
Join a panel of Queensland’s cultural leaders as they tackle the tough questions about the future of our arts industries. This free event is being presented by the UQ Centre for Critical and Creative Writing and will be held alongside the UQ Alumni Book Fair.
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UQ Alumni Book Fair: family fun day

29 April 2023 9:00am5:00pm
Join us on Saturday 29 April for a family day at the UQ Alumni Book Fair, including face painting, storytelling and a gelato cart!
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UQ Alumni Rare Book Auction

28 April 2023 6:30pm9:00pm
Join us as hundreds of works go under the hammer in 2023, including a remarkable first-edition copy of Winnie-the-Pooh and books from as early as the 1700s!

UQ Alumni Book Fair® (in person)

28 April 2023 9:00am1 May 2023 3:00pm
More than 110,000 books, magazines, vinyl records, videos, DVDs and other pre-loved goodies will be available at this year’s UQ Alumni Book Fair®, helping us raise funds for UQ student scholarships.

Dine like it's 1747 at Patina at Alumni Court

26 April 2023 11:30am28 April 2023 8:30pm
Want to go back in time? Now is your chance - Patina at UQ Alumni Court is whipping up a 275-year-old pudding recipe and 161-year-old salmon recipe, to celebrate the UQ Alumni Rare Book Auction.
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Solar eclipse on campus

20 April 2023 1:45pm3:45pm
A rare opportunity to witness a breathtaking celestial phenomenon - a partial solar eclipse in the heart of UQ St Lucia.

Net Zero Australia: Final results from a ground-breaking study (online and in person)

19 April 2023 6:00pm9:30pm
Public release of final findings from the Net Zero Australia study, how Australia can work towards net zero emissions by 2050. Location: The Long Room, Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane

MBA information session (in-person)

19 April 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Join us at Customs House to find out more about why our MBA is ranked #1 overall in Australia and #1 internationally for its quality of students*. The session will be presented by our MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley.

3T Event: IMB under the microscope

19 April 2023 1:00pm3:00pm
Join us to hear from leading professors and researchers who are undertaking ground-breaking research, before embarking on a tour of the Institute of Molecular Biosciences.

308 Queen Street building and history tour

19 April 2023 7:30am31 December 2023 8:30am
Each month join UQ alum Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BA '79) on a building history tour to explore the historical significance of 308 Queen Street.

Yom HaShoah - 2023 Holocaust Remembrance Day

17 April 2023 5:45pm7:30pm
This year’s commemoration will focus specifically on the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, a powerful example of resistance and action in the face of oppression during the Holocaust.

The Macrossan Lecture

30 March 2023 5:15pm8:00pm
In 2023, a new Macrossan lecture series is to be established by The TC Beirne School of Law and the UQ Law Association (UQLA). It is proposed that annual public lectures will be given in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court of Queensland, to celebrate the commencement of each academic year. In the spirit of the original lecture series, distinguished Australians will be invited to address varied topics of public importance.

UQ young alumni Welcome to 2023

29 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Get your uni friends together for after-work drinks and try your hand at Shuffleboard, the newest craze to hit Brisbane (think air hockey but better!). Bring along a friend or work colleague, and make some new connections – everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime performance: "Untitled (Death Song)"

29 March 2023 12:00pm1:15pm
In this live performance musicians will activate Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation Untitled (Death Song) (2020) as part of the exhibition We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures.
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Friends of Antiquity: Milns Visiting Scholar

26 March 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the April Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea.

World Science Festival Brisbane: UQ alumni event (SOLD OUT)

25 March 2023 7:30am9:30am
Join us at the Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition celebrating the World Science Festival Brisbane. With a special talk by Argentinian Palaeontologist and an exclusive admission into the exhibit before opening to the general public. Tickets starting from $23.50

Ventures ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

23 March 2023 5:30pm9:00pm
Join UQ Ventures at The Tivoli for Pitch Night, Thursday 23 March, where UQ’s startup entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations - from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in nutrition, FinTech, augmented reality, and space. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the future being made right here in Queensland.

Merson Lecture 2023: The neurobiology of depression

23 March 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
The annual lecture is named in honour of Dr David Merson, who supported the series in order to promulgate the best neuroscience research and what it has to offer the community in the future.

Ventures LeadHers online: applications close April 20

23 March 2023 11:45am20 April 2023 12:00pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities? The UQ Ventures LeadHers program for women is now available online! Grow your leadership capabilities, build connections, gain the confidence to take your first entrepreneurial journey. Applications close Thursday 20 April at 12pm.

UQ Talks: The past, present and future of Indigenous Studies

21 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
In this UQ Talk, globally renowned scholar Distinguished Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson will provide an overview of Indigenous scholarly debates about what constitutes Indigenous Studies in contemporary Australia, New Zealand, US and Canada.
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Friends of Antiquity: Ancient History Day

18 March 2023 9:00am4:00pm
Join us for the 28th annual Ancient History Day at UQ's St Lucia campus as we explore art and politics in the ancient world

UQ ChangeMakers: Who's using your data?

16 March 2023 6:00pm7:15pm
From the time we wake up, to the time we go to sleep, we are digitally connected. But as we become more reliant on technology – to navigate, to schedule our lives, and to access services – there’s a growing risk of our data being compromised.

2023 Daphne Mayo public lecture

16 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Do you love all things art history and photography? Join the School of Communication and Arts and world-leading photography historian, Professor Andrés Mario Zervigón, on Thursday 16 March for a fascinating talk exploring 19th century photographic cultures. This free event also includes drinks and canapés.

Global Connections 2023

16 March 2023 11:00am25 March 2023 11:00pm
Join us for the first Global Connections event of 2023! Hosted by alumni in your city, these social events are a great opportunity for you to make new connections wherever you are in the world!

Celebrating 20 Years: Your brain is on our mind

15 March 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
Join us for a fascinating journey through the wonders of the brain as we celebrate 20 years of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).

3T Event – Bringing Contact to life: Children of the revolution

15 March 2023 10:00am12:00pm
In this special 3T event, Dr Rojas-Lizana chats with Contact editor Michael Jones about the hidden memories of her childhood, when one false move could have led to the death of her family and the ‘criminals’ they harboured.

Author talk with Sophie Labelle

13 March 2023 1:00pm2:30pm
Sophie Labelle will speak about her art and activism, her artistic process, comic-making, community building and empowerment through art.

Heron Island Research Station visit

10 March 2023 7:45am12 March 2023 3:00pm
Join us for exclusive behind the scenes access to the UQ Heron Island Research Station – the oldest and largest marine research station on the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

Curatorial tour and lunchtime performance: We Are Electric

8 March 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Join UQ Art Museum Curator Anna Briers for a free curatorial tour of "We Are Electric" followed by a 15 minute performance of Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)" (2020) by UQ School of Music.

BrisScience's illuminating dark energy

6 March 2023 6:30pm8:00pm
BrisScience is a monthly lecture series that brings science out of the labs and to the people, making it accessible to all – from scientists, to scientists-at-heart. This March, join UQ astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis as she regales us with some of the latest news in astrophysics and explores dark energy.

The Careless State – can it be fixed, where do we start?

6 March 2023 5:00pm7:30pm
The current state of social services in Australia has been critically reviewed through a long list of royal commissions and public inquiries which suggest failures persist in the quality of social services available within our country. In this talk, Professor Mark Considine discusses his most recently published book 'The Careless State: Reforming Australia’s Social Services' in which he shows that the preferred model of reform has failed deliver the social improvements touted.

Opening celebration for "We Are Electric" (in person)

24 February 2023 6:00pm9:00pm
Our opening celebrations are back! Join us to celebrate the launch of "We Are Electric." Explore the exhibition, enjoy live music, food and drinks on the Art Museum lawn and see a special performance by UQ School of Music.

Navigating the trust challenges of AI (online)

22 February 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Our engaging panel of UQ and industry experts will discuss how organisations can navigate the trust challenges associated with AI, based on insights from a new UQ global study of 17 countries.

Propagation and mushroom growing demonstration – St Lucia and Gatton

20 February 2023 3:00pm23 February 2023 4:00pm
UQ's community gardens provide a space for students, staff, and local community members to grow their own produce, share food together, learn new skills and meet friends. It is a place for people of all ages, from different disciplines and cultures, with all levels of gardening experience to come together.

Centre for Marine Science TalkFest seminar series

17 February 2023 10:30am2:30pm
CMS Talkfest brings together our University-based members and external collaborators to network and share research. This biannual event features a day of short talks and networking. It aims to enhance partnerships within the UQ research community and to increase communication with external marine scientists as well as the general public.

Alumni events

15 February 2023 9:45am10:45am

We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures (in person)

14 February 2023 11:00am24 June 2023 12:00pm
Join us at UQ Art Museum to see our first exhibition of 2023 We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures.

Tour of the Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History

8 February 2023 9:45am12:15pm
The Marks-Hirschfeld Museum of Medical History has one of the most comprehensive and significant collections of medical material heritage in Australia – a collection of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical instruments representing almost every medical specialty.

Friends of Antiquity: Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture

5 February 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture event titled: Shopping for the Home from 5th Century BCE Athens to Pompeii in the 1st Century CE, presented by Professor Ray Laurence, Professor of Ancient History, Macquarie University.

Ventures Semester 1 Programs

30 January 2023 11:00am3 March 2023 12:00pm
UQ Ventures programs are your opportunity to connect across the University, get creative, solve problems, and develop entrepreneurial skills.

The role of law in coastal wetland restoration

7 December 2022 7:00am9:00am
Join our panel of coastal restoration experts, Associate Professor Justine Bell-James, Professor Catherine Lovelock and Dr Nicole Shumway, over breakfast on 7 December as they discuss how and why ‘law matters’ as we move forward with repairing vitally important habitats in Australia and across the globe. Law and legal instruments have a key role to play in the restoration of coastal wetlands, and there has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now.

Open Ending with Ensayos

1 December 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Enjoy an evening at the Art Museum and immerse your senses in scent and sound artworks by international research collective Ensayos. Try the scents on your skin, hear from the artists, and enjoy a free drink and light refreshments.

Master of Business Analytics information webinar

30 November 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by Program Leader, Dr Ida Asadi Someh.

Chamberlain Social Justice Oration

30 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The Chamberlain Social Justice Oration will feature an expert panel of leading authors to discuss "Literature and Social Justice: can great writing change the world?".

UQ masters of Laws information and networking evening

30 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you considering postgraduate study in law? Connect at the upcoming information and networking evening.

Applying for postgraduate coursework online session

29 November 2022 5:00pm6:00pm
Want to discover how to apply for your dream course? Join our how to apply webinar to get tips and advice from our expert staff. We'll take you through the process step-by-step to help you submit your application.

Biocultural rights, Indigenous Peoples, and local communities: protecting culture and the environment (online)

29 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
The People, Plants, and the Law lecture series explores the legal and lively entanglements of human and botanical worlds. This lecture will investigate the role of biocultural community protocols in safeguarding the biocultural rights of Indigenous and local communities.
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Native bee identification and ecology workshop (in person)

27 November 2022 9:30am2:30pm
An in-depth, hands-on workshop on the diversity, biology, ecology and conservation of Australian native bees. Learn laboratory skills in native bee identification, and meet native bee researchers. You're also invited to stay on after the event for our free, catered evening lecture where we'll present the outcomes of our native bee citizen science project.

Party with a purpose 2022 (in person)

26 November 2022 7:00pm11:00pm
Party with a purpose is back for 2022. Whether your 'purpose' is to support the cause, catch up with friends and old classmates, meet new people, or hit the dance floor, we can't wait to see you there!

School of Mathematics and Physics: a brief history of entanglement and photons (in person)

24 November 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
In this colloquium, Associate Professor Jacquei Romero and Professor Andrew White tell the story of this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on entanglement: its importance and implications. We will talk about photons and their instrumental role in the important experiments that established the reality (aha!) of entanglement.

Annual Lecture in Political Science and International Studies (in person)

24 November 2022 5:30pm8:30pm
The 2022 Annual Lecture in Political Science and International Studies will be presented by the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull AC.

Networking event: Connecting agrifood industry with UQ research students

23 November 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
If you work in the agriculture and food industry we invite you to come along and meet UQ's brightest emerging research students, many who are already collaborating with industry on helping to solve industry problems from UQs world leading facilities whilst gaining industry experience. Location:Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane.

Innovation with Design Thinking

23 November 2022 9:00am24 November 2022 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Organisations face new challenges in an increasingly dynamic and volatile landscape, often in the form of cut-throat competition, surging costs, and tight budgets. The ever-shifting market demands require organisations across industries to adapt and reimagine their business models through innovation.

UQ BEL alumni reception London (in person)

22 November 2022 6:30pm9:30pm
Please join our special guest speaker, Professor Mark Dodgson AO as he discusses ‘confessions of a technology optimist’.

Negotiating for success (in person)

21 November 2022 9:00am22 November 2022 5:00pm
Many jobs involve forms of negotiation, where we encounter challenging situations that require persuasion but are often perceived as stressful. Designed and delivered by Dr Daisung Jang, this course will help you gain the tools to refine your negotiation methods and approach. It will help you manage the stress that often accompanies difficult negotiation situations and understand the process of effective communication. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount.

Ventures LeadHers Rise

18 November 2022 8:30am12:00pm
Join UQ Ventures, 18 November, as we bring together and support women entrepreneurs, and leaders from the UQ community. Connect over a coffee, gain insights from our panel of female leaders, and celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day as well as the winners of the LeadHers Awards.

Ceremony: First Nations languages lecture and panel discussion

17 November 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UQ Art Museum and the School of Languages and Cultures for an evening of discussion about First Nations languages, followed by complimentary refreshments in the Art Museum Foyer.

2022 WA Lee equity lecture and networking evening (in person)

17 November 2022 5:15pm7:30pm
Queensland Community Foundation is delighted to present the 23rd Annual WA Lee Equity Lecture in partnership with the TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland.

Master of Leadership and Innovation information webinar (online)

17 November 2022 11:00am11:45am
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Leadership and Innovation is designed to help you develop the leadership skills, insight and confidence required to innovate, adapt and face emerging business challenges head-on. The webinar will be presented by our Program Leader, Associate Professor David Solnet.

Is it time for a 4-day work week?

16 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Employers have consistently favoured longer work hours for their core full-time workforce, while workers and unions have pushed for better work-life balance. Is it time for a change?

Global Connections November and December 2022 (in person)

16 November 2022 1:00pm10 December 2022 2:00pm
Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world!

Master of Sustainable Energy: live Q&A webinar

15 November 2022 8:00am9:00am
Do you want to make a difference in the world's energy transition?
Join program coordinator, Dr Tony Heynen, to discover sustainable energy at UQ.

School of Public Health postgraduate program webinar (online)

14 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Hear from UQ's School of Public Health expert academics in the fields of public health, epidemiology, environmental health sciences and biostatistics as they detail the range of postgraduate programs available to you.

Gold Coast alumni event: Drinks and Moonlight Ballet at HOTA (in person)

12 November 2022 6:30pm8:45pm
UQ is headed to the Gold Coast for a special night of ballet under the stars at HOTA, Home of the Arts.

New developments in ‘greenwashing’ enforcement and defence exports controls (online)

10 November 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) Trust, Ethics and Governance Alliance (TEGA) are delighted to host this webinar. Join researchers from the UQ Law and Business Schools, and leading practitioners and public sector representatives to discuss two key developments that impact many Australian organisations: Greenwashing and defence export controls.

UQ Rugby Benefit Lunch in New York City

10 November 2022 12:00pm3:00pm
We invite you to join us at The University of Queensland's first in-person New York Rugby Benefit in more than two years in partnership with The University of Queensland in America (TUQIA) and UQ Rugby. NOTE the time is 12pm midday EDT. Location: Manhattan Manor, 201 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10019, United States

UQ MBA information webinar (online)

8 November 2022 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 exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.
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Leading innovation for growth (in-person three-day-course)

8 November 2022 9:00am10 November 2022 5:00pm
Designed and delivered by Associate Professor Tim Kastelle, this new professional development course will provide you with a set of ‘must-have’ frameworks and tools to drive innovative responses to disruption and change. After completing this course, you’ll be able to create an action plan for integrating innovation into your core business strategy and map your future business models to respond to changes in the business and operating environment.

Friends of Antiquity: RD Milns Memorial Lecture (in person)

6 November 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the R D Milns Memorial Lecture event titled: What makes a good story good? Sampling storytelling strategies in Homer's Odyssey, presented by Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Minchin, Emeritus Professor of Classics, The Australian National University. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea. Further details to come.

Language teacher education in a multilingual world (in person and online)

4 November 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Prof Xuesong (Andy) Gao from the University of New South Wales will explore the challenges language teachers face and will need to respond to in a multilingual world.

Ventures LeadHers Awards: nominations close 4 November

4 November 2022 8:30am11:30pm
Make your nomination today for the Ventures LeadHers Awards!

UQ Blues awards dinner (in person)

4 November 2022 6:30am10:30pm
For over a century, Blues Awards have celebrated sporting excellence at The University of Queensland. UQ Sport invites you to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements of our past and present student-athletes at the 2022 UQ Blues Awards Dinner.

Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation information webinar (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by our program leader, Dr Frederik Von Briel.
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Frontier Forum: the future of household energy (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
For this Frontier Forum, join our expert panellists online as they discuss how we'll need to renegotiate our access to the energy grid as consumers in a net-zero world.

3T Event: tour of the 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony (in person)

2 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony is the National Gallery’s flagship exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and is a National Gallery touring exhibition.

Sunshine Coast UQ alumni event (sold out)

29 October 2022 9:30am11:30am
HeliMods is a hi-tech aerospace technology company known across the world as the experts in aircraft modification for emergency medical retrieval, search and rescue, aerial policing and special operations.

Ventures San Francisco Startup AdVenture – applications close 28 October

28 October 2022 8:00pm9:00pm
Searching for a new experience over your summer break? Startups across San Francisco will host UQ students for an in-person learning experience in 2023.

MBA information evening (in person)

27 October 2022 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 exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.

Postponed: Science in the outdoors (in person)

22 October 2022 10:45am12:00pm
Join Associate Professor Ian Tibbetts of The University of Queensland and the Moreton Bay Foundation for a guided walk in the rich intertidal zone - exploring mudflats, molluscs and migratory bird habitats.
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Hydrodecadence: Dr Léuli Eshrāghi in conversation with Angela Tiatia (in person)

21 October 2022 12:30pm1:30pm
Artist Angela Tiatia joins UQ Art Museum’s Curatorial Researcher in Residence Dr Léuli Eshrāghi for an Ultramarine Conversation.

2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture (in person)

20 October 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The TC Beirne School of Law and the Federal Court of Australia, invite you to the 2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture presented by Gregory Nell SC. The lecture will be held in person in Brisbane's CBD while simultaneously live-streamed for those out of state.

Ventures Annual Showcase (in person)

20 October 2022 3:00pm8:00pm
Celebrating an extraordinary year of entrepreneurship at UQ! Join us as we showcase and celebrate our community of innovators and leaders, while also recognising our amazing industry mentors, volunteers, and partners with the new Founders Market and annual Industry Challenge pitch event.

The future of the banking industry: a conversation with The Hon Anna Bligh AC and Adjunct Professor Bob Wigley

19 October 2022 5:15pm7:45pm
An ever-increasing demand for a flawless digital experience is transforming how the entire banking industry operates. Join The Hon Anna Bligh AC (CEO of the Australian Banking Association and former QLD Premier) and Adjunct Professor Bob Wigley (Chair of UK Finance) as they discuss what the future holds for the Australian banking sector.

Ventures Validate pitch finals (in person)

19 October 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
Join us to watch the latest Ventures Validate cohort pitch for a share in $10,000 in cash prizes. These early-stage founders have spent the past 10-weeks developing and validating their startups into sustainable businesses.

Growing the rural health workforce: are we on track? (in person Rockhampton event)

18 October 2022 5:30pm8:30pm
Are we on track to ‘fixing’ health workforce shortages in rural Queensland? Join our health workforce experts from UQ and CQU as they reflect on where success has been achieved as well as considering future challenges to growing the rural health workforce.

CANCELLED Seniors Month morning tea 'bite-size science' (in person)

18 October 2022 10:30am11:30am
This is a special event for Queensland Seniors Month, and to celebrate we invite you to learn about our scientific discoveries with UQ's Faculty of Science students.

Careers of the future (online)

17 October 2022 6:15pm7:30pm
Are you ready for the future of work?
Join our expert panel of alumni and industry and discover how AI, automation, climate change, the transition to a net zero economy, the metaverse and more are already transforming our lives and jobs.

Global Leadership Series: navigating family mental health (in person)

13 October 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
The next instalment in UQ’s Global Leadership Series will assemble a panel of family health experts to share insights into their research and answer your questions.

Live webinar: the science of depression and anxiety (online)

13 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
During Mental Health Week 2022, join UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute researchers, Dr James Kesby (moderator), Dr Susannah Tye, and Adjunct Associate Professor Alex Lim, together with Dr Sharon Ponniah, Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy Partner, PwC, for a live webinar where they will discuss the science of depression and anxiety, and how it can be better managed in the workplace.