Our events will continue to take place online rather than in-person throughout the remainder of 2020. Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of virtual events that you can attend wherever you are in the world.  

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

Webinar: Future of Rugby

5 November 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
Rugby Union, like most sports, has been revealed as very vulnerable during COVID-19. So, where is rugby headed and how can we future proof the sport?

Ancient History Day 2021

20 March 2021 8:00am2:15pm
The Friends of Antiquity, in conjunction with The Discipline of Classics and Ancient History (School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, UQ), present the 26th Annual Ancient History Day.

2021 UQ Alumni Book Fair®

30 April 2021 9:30am3 May 2021 4:00pm
The 2021 UQ Alumni Book Fair will open on Friday 30 April, 2021.

School of Music Virtual Concert Series

23 October 2020 1:00pm2:00pm
The School of Music is proud to present a series of world class live-streamed concerts and music based presentations from the Nickson Room on selected Fridays at 1-2pm AEST involving our performance and academic staff together with current and past UQ students and invited guest artists.
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UQ Book Club: October

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

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

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

UQ Giving Day

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Virtual UQ 3MT Final Webinar

16 September 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
The 2020 Virtual UQ 3MT Final will be held on Wednesday 16 September and will bring together video submission of the 8 finalists, representing each of UQ's 6 Faculties, the winner of the Combined-Institute competition and a Wildcard entrant.
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Global Leadership Series – US election: Trump vs Biden [Webinar]

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

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

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

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

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

13 August 2020 9:00am10:00am
Hear from leaders in the industry and celebrate our most distinguished UQ alumni by joining our webinar series, hosted by the School of Architecture.
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UQ Book Club: July

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

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

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

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

25 June 2020 7:30pm8:30pm

Decade of Disruption series - Business School

5 June 2020 12:00pm26 June 2020 12:45pm

UQ Book Club: May

28 May 2020 7:30pm8:30pm