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

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Tea & Tours: UQ Library

20 September 2018 9:30am11:00am
On the third Thursday of each month, come and explore UQ’s world class facilities and reconnect with fellow graduates in the Alumni Relations Centre. Join us for morning tea, followed by a free guided tour.
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The good looking bookseller and the ugly society: Bill Sutton and the People's Bookshop

21 September 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Join Dr Phillip Edmonds as he shares the story of the legendary Bill Sutton and the People’s Bookshop, Fortitude Valley - a local cultural and political icon that promoted Australian writers.
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BEL UQ Alumni Reception in London

4 October 2018 6:30pm9:00pm
Join UQ alumni and friends at the UQ Alumni Reception in London, hosted by His Excellency the Honourable George Brandis QC, Australian High Commissioner to the UK and Professor Andrew Griffiths, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
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Courting the Greats 2018

17 October 2018 6:00pm9:00pm
Courting the Greats, UQ’s annual alumni awards ceremony, celebrates exceptional alumni who have achieved distinction in their chosen field and recognition amongst their peers.
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Tea & Tours: UQ Centre for Hypersonics

18 October 2018 9:30am11:00am
On the third Thursday of each month, come and explore UQ’s world class facilities and reconnect with fellow graduates in the Alumni Relations Centre. Join us for morning tea, followed by a free guided tour.
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Behind the Scenes – RD Milns Antiquities Museum and UQ Art Museum

24 October 2018 9:00am12:30pm
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at UQ’s cultured spaces?
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UQ Young Alumni Ball

27 October 2018 7:00pm11:00pm
The UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board invites you, your friends and peers to join us for a night of glitz and glamour at Brisbane's newest luxury hotel, W Hotel.
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UQ Rugby Benefit Dinner - New York

1 November 2018 6:00pm10:00pm
Join UQ alumni, friends and business colleagues for a fantastic evening of rugby festivities in central New York City.
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Get Finance Fit Workshop

15 September 2018 10:00am3:00pm
Designed by young alumni for young alumni, this workshop will offer jargon free tips on how to sustainably boost your savings and increase money through smart investing.
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UQ Alumni Brunch at the Sunshine Coast

15 September 2018 9:30am11:00am
Join us for a UQ Alumni Brunch at the Sunshine Coast with special guest Professor Pankaj Sah, Director of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI).
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Spying on animals: Unravelling the social systems of wild animals

13 September 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
We are delighted to invite you to the 9th Annual Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture which is proudly presented by The University of Queensland and Australia Zoo.
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Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Brisbane alumni drinks

13 September 2018 5:30pm8:30pm
This quarterly event provides a great opportunity for you to catch up and connect with other UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology alumni.
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BrisScience - A Stroke of Inspiration: Advancements in Stroke Research

10 September 2018 6:30pm7:30pm
Dr Lavinia Codd will be discussing her work to improve cognitive recovery following stroke, by activating precursor cells to increase the production of new brain cells.
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Global Connection - Brisbane

6 September 2018 5:30pm9:30pm
UQ alumni are invited to attend the UQ Business School Thought Leadership Series in Brisbane on 6 September in place of the usual Global Connection event.
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Melbourne UQ Alumni Event – MoMA at NGV

5 September 2018 7:00pm9:00pm
Join Melbourne UQ alumni for an exclusive viewing of the Winter Master pieces 2018 exhibition, MOMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art hosted by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
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UQ Alumni at the Broncos

2 September 2018 3:00pm6:00pm
Celebrate Father's Day by bringing your dad to the game. Join us at Suncorp Stadium for an exclusive pre-game function in the Milton Room.
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Young Entrepreneur Workshop

30 August 2018 5:30pm9:00pm
Have you ever daydreamed about quitting your job to become your own boss? If you've been wondering how to make the leap from the corporate world to an entrepreneurship our "Not Just Another Day at the Office" Young Entrepreneur Workshop can give you the tools to do just that.
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Alumni Brunch on the Gold Coast

25 August 2018 9:30am11:00am
You are invited to a UQ Alumni Brunch on the Gold Coast with special guest Professor Perry Bartlett, founding director of the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)
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Tea & Tours: School of Pharmacy (PACE)

16 August 2018 9:30am11:00am
On the third Thursday of each month, come and explore UQ’s world class facilities and reconnect with fellow graduates in the Alumni Relations Centre. Join us for morning tea, followed by a free guided tour.
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UQ Insights: The future of Asia

13 August 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Join The University of Queensland’s Chancellor, Mr Peter Varghese AO, for a thought-provoking discussion on the future of Asia. The Chancellor will be joined by La Trobe University Head of Humanities and Social Sciences Professor Nick Bisley, UQ Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs Deputy Director Associate Professor Sarah Percy, and Centre for Independent Studies Executive Director Mr Tom Switzer.
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UQ Alumni High Tea in Toowoomba

12 August 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
You are invited to join us for a UQ Alumni High Tea in Toowoomba with special guest speaker Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS, co-inventor of Gardasil.
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UQ Weekend of Startups 2018

10 August 2018 5:30pm12 August 2018 4:00pm
Over the weekend, you’ll be challenged to find your crew and come up with the next hot business idea. With support from our team and expert mentors, you’ll prototype and validate your big idea and then be ready to deliver your pitch to our experienced panel of judges.
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Fake news: How misinformation about agriculture threatens sustainability and innovation

9 August 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Alison Van Eenennaam from the University of California, Davis, will present the 2018 Douglas Ormonde Butler Memorial Lectureship in genetics. The phenomenon of fake news is not new to agricultural scientists. Misinformation and fallacies abound, and simplistic narratives regarding the “best” way to produce food dominate the internet and media.
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Behind the Scenes – School of Agricultural and Food Sciences and CSIRO/Mining3 (Pinjarra Hills Research Facility)

8 August 2018 9:00am12:30pm
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at UQ’s research facilities? Join us for this exclusive half day program for alumni at the rarely seen Pinjarra Hills Research Facility.
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BrisScience: Volcano alert! Towards predicting volcanic eruptions

6 August 2018 6:30pm7:30pm
Join Dr Teresa Ubide on a journey ‘inside’ volcanoes. Every volcano has a story, which can be read on volcanic crystals using microscopic laser chemical techniques.
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Public lecture: promiscuous reading – living and loving between languages

2 August 2018 6:30pm8:45pm
Join the School of Languages and Cultures for a public lecture titled "Promiscuous Reading - Living and Loving between Languages", presented by Professor Jeffrey Angles.
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The Tiny House at UQ

2 August 2018 9:00am23 August 2018 4:00pm
Living in a small space is nothing new. However Australian houses are becoming some of the largest in the world. As housing needs continue to change and diversify, more housing alternatives are greatly needed. One such alternative is the Tiny House, designed by two UQ Architecture Alumni.
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Health Matters – Back to Bacteria: the good, the bad and the superbugs

1 August 2018 5:30pm9:00pm
It is estimated that more people will die from antimicrobial resistant infections than cancer in 2050. At this Health Matters lecture, hear from a team of experts as they address the spread of antimicrobial resistance.

Feminist and queer strategies for imagining and enacting other possible worlds

24 July 2018 1:30pm2:30pm
Join Professor Catherine Gibson as she delivers the 'Masters of development practice 2018 annual lecture", and learn about practical ways communities are ‘taking back the economy’.
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No Lights No Lycra

20 July 2018 6:30pm8:00pm
Immerse yourself in the ecstasy of dance. Spend 90 minutes dancing like there’s no one watching while listening to artist and DJ Chris Bennie. The lights are low enough so you can move as you please, uninhibited
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Tea & Tours: Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)

19 July 2018 9:30am11:00am
On the third Thursday of each month, come and explore UQ’s world class facilities and reconnect with fellow graduates in the Alumni Relations Centre. Join us for morning tea, followed by a free guided tour.
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BrisScience: ancient Egyptian mummies – may they live forever

16 July 2018 6:30pm7:30pm
Join Dr Serena Love as she explores how and why the Egyptians created these immortal remains, from natural to artificial mummies, and all the gruesome details in between.
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Book Launch - Ilse Aichinger Film and Fate: Camera Flashes Illuminating a Life

16 July 2018 6:30pm8:00pm
The School of Languages and Cultures, in collaboration with the Twelfth Night Theatre, invite you to celebrate the launch of Isle Aichinger Film and Fate: Camera Flashes Illuminating a Life, translated by Dr Geoff Wilkes.
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The changing world of journalism - Sydney

12 July 2018 5:45pm7:00pm
Alumni living in Sydney are invited to attend a panel discussion on the future of journalism
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Navigating the Blockchain - CPD

10 July 2018 9:00am5:00pm
This one day event brings together experts from industry and academia to help leaders understand the core concepts and technologies, how these can be relevant to their organisations and industries, and how to navigate the organisational and legal implications.
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Tax & Tacos

9 July 2018 5:15pm8:00pm
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Human Factors of Risk Control - CPD (Sydney)

2 July 2018 9:00am5:00pm
The aim of this workshop is provide industry practitioners with leading-edge research insights into the human factors of risk management in industry contexts and the opportunity to workshop approaches to improve control of workplace risks.
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UQ Young Alumni Convention

26 May 2018 10:00am3:30pm

Tea & Tours: Toowong Cemetery

17 May 2018 9:30am11:00am
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School of Public Health all-alumni reunion

12 May 2018 3:00pm6:00pm
Join us for the inaugural School of Public Health All-Alumni Reunion! This alumni reunion is an exciting opportunity to reminisce and celebrate your time at UQ, to hear about the future vision for the school and some of the life-changing initiatives our alumni are leading and to enjoy a fun, unique networking opportunity with your peers.
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Twilight Running Festival

22 April 2018 4:00pm7:00pm

Jakarta Alumni Reception

28 March 2018 7:00pm9:00pm
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Behind the Scenes: Herston – UQCCR and School of Dentistry

21 March 2018 9:00am12:30pm
Exclusive half day program for alumni in conjunction with the UQ Centre for Clinical Research (CCR) and the School of Dentistry. A complimentary morning tea will be provided.
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Brisbane - Enduring Values for Volatile Times: Ethics and Society

20 March 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
The University of Queensland invites you to a UQ alumni lecture featuring alumnus Mark Hutchinson (former CEO and President, GE Europe, and prior to that, CEO, GE China) and Dr David W. Miller (Director, Faith & Work Initiative, and Professional Specialist in Ethics, Princeton University) to discuss the place of ethics in modern society, business and organisational culture.

Tea & Tours: UQ Art Museum

15 March 2018 9:30am11:00am

International Women’s Day

8 March 2018 12:00pm2:00pm

The [Global] Connection

1 March 2018 6:00pm9:00pm

UQ Idea Hub Summer Session

28 February 2018 5:30pm7:00pm

Teaching with Fantasy

23 February 2018 8:00am3:15pm

UQ Sport Kids – Term 1

22 January 2018 3:15pm29 March 2018 4:15pm

Traditional Chinese music summer school

15 January 2018 9:00am19 January 2018 4:15pm

UQ Alumni Reception - Hobart

6 December 2017 6:00pm8:00pm

Back to College Weekend - UQ Gatton

1 December 2017 2:30pm3 December 2017 1:00pm

National Self–Portrait Prize 2017

13 November 2017 10:30am18 February 2018 11:30am

National Self-Portrait Prize 2017

10 November 2017 6:15pm8:00pm

A night in the deep beyond

7 November 2017 7:00pm8:30pm

UQ Young Alumni Ball

28 October 2017 7:00pm11:45pm
The UQ Young Alumni Ball is a fantastic way to reconnect with your University friends and is our largest social event of the year.

Tea & Tours: Anthropology Museum

19 October 2017 9:30am11:00am

MBA information evening

18 October 2017 5:30pm7:30pm

Spanish careers event

18 October 2017 4:15pm7:00pm

2017 Latin American Film Festival

13 October 2017 4:00pm15 October 2017 6:00pm

Tea & Tours: Fryer Library

21 September 2017 9:30am11:00am

Postgrad Advice Night

20 September 2017 4:00pm7:00pm
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UQ Alumni in North Queensland

9 September 2017 10:00am10 September 2017 11:30am

Weekend of Startups

1 September 2017 5:30pm3 September 2017 5:00pm

The writer on the road

1 September 2017 3:00pm4:00pm

London Alumni Reception

31 August 2017 6:30pm9:00pm

Behind the Scenes: Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology and the Queensland Brain Institute

30 August 2017 11:00am2:00pm
Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at UQ’s research Institutes?

‘Get Finance Fit’ workshop

26 August 2017 10:00am4:30pm
The UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board invites you to join your fellow UQ alumni for an introduction into the world of personal finance.

UQ Sustainability Week

21 August 2017 10:00am25 August 2017 3:15pm

UQ Alumni China Receptions

16 August 2017 6:30pm19 August 2017 8:30pm

UQ Alumni Reception - Hong Kong

15 August 2017 6:30pm8:30pm

UQ St Lucia Open Day

6 August 2017 9:00am3:15pm

The Dust Never Settles

30 July 2017 6:00pm9:00pm

Career Progression and Employability Workshop

29 July 2017 9:45am3:30pm
Want to unlock your employability and get ahead in your career? Join us for a practical workshop designed for young professionals.

120th Anniversary Long Lunch

27 July 2017 12:00pm2:30pm

Gold Coast: Brunch at the Glades

16 July 2017 10:00am11:30am

argo - to the earth // to the sky

8 July 2017 7:00pm9 July 2017 9:00pm

2017 UQ Water Forum

4 July 2017 12:00pm5 July 2017 4:30pm

UQ Sport Kids

26 June 2017 10:30am7 July 2017 11:30am

Meet the practitioner

22 June 2017 11:00am12:15pm

New Alchemists: Opening night

16 June 2017 6:15pm8:00pm

Fifty Years of Friendship

10 June 2017 10:00am12:00pm

The [Brisbane] Connection

1 June 2017 5:30pm11:30pm

2017 Great Court Race

24 May 2017 11:30am1:30pm

Prestigious Scholarships Day

12 May 2017 9:00am12:00pm

UQ Chamber Singers

7 May 2017 11:30am12:30pm

UQ Architecture lecture series

2 May 2017 6:00pm23 May 2017 8:00pm

UQ Alumni Singapore reception

25 April 2017 7:00pm9:00pm

Alumni Friends Rare Book Auction and Book Fair

21 April 2017 6:00pm26 April 2017 11:15am

Tea & Tours: UQ Art Museum

20 April 2017 9:30am11:00am

J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion

14 April 2017 7:00pm9:00pm

UQ Alumni at the Broncos

6 April 2017 6:30pm9:30pm

Rugby home games 2017

25 March 2017 11:00am29 May 2017 12:00pm

Behind the Scenes

22 March 2017 10:30am2:30pm

UQ alumni at the Firebirds

10 March 2017 6:30pm9:30pm

Join fellow alumni from across UQ at The [Global] Connection

2 March 2017 6:00pm8:00pm
Connect socially with fellow UQ alumni on Thursday evening 2 March at your local [Global] Connection event.

Celebration of Anne Penfold Street

17 February 2017 2:30pm3:30pm

UQ Sport Kids – 2017 Term 1 Programs

24 January 2017 1:30pm2 April 2017 2:30pm

Back to College Weekend - UQ Gatton

2 December 2016 3:00pm4 December 2016 3:00pm

Maths Public Lecture

28 November 2016 6:00pm7:15pm

Student Architecture Exhibition

25 November 2016 6:00pm11:15pm

Denise Green: Beyond and Between – A Painter's Journey

24 November 2016 10:00am2 April 2017 2:00pm

Useless Beauty: Luxury and Rome Exhibition

18 November 2016 10:00am31 December 2016 4:00pm

Superbugs at the Olympics

17 November 2016 5:30pm7:30pm

World Philosophy Day

17 November 2016 12:00pm8:00pm

UQ Alumni Tea & Tours

17 November 2016 9:30am11:00am

UQ Art Museum: Creative Accounting

12 November 2016 10:00am30 November 2016 4:00pm

UQ Rugby Benefit Dinner in NYC

3 November 2016 6:00pm10:00pm

UQ Alumni Tea & Tours

20 October 2016 9:30am11:30am

Courting the Greats

19 October 2016 6:00pm

UQ Alumni Tea & Tours

18 August 2016 9:30am11:30am

Women on Boards

23 July 2016 1:00pm6:00pm

UQ Art Museum - We who love: the Nolan slates

23 July 2016 9:00am24 July 2016 4:00pm

UQ Alumni Tea & Tours

21 July 2016 9:30am11:00am

Hong Kong Alumni Reception

8 July 2016 6:00pm8:00pm

Shanghai Alumni Reception

6 July 2016 6:00pm8:00pm

Beijing Alumni Reception

4 July 2016 6:00pm8:00pm

The University of Queensland in North America

6 June 2016 7:00pm14 June 2016 10:30pm