Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
You can also be notified of upcoming events when you update your details.

Veterinary reunion for the class of 1991 (in person)

11 December 2021 5:00pm12 December 2021 3:00pm
This event will comprise an evening reception and a tour of UQ Gatton the following day.

Blue Assembly: Oceanic Thinking

19 February 2022 9:00am25 June 2022 4:00pm
The exhibition is part of an ambitious multi-year program exploring our relationship with the ocean by gathering “blue” approaches to research. Over several years, the program will encompass exhibitions, residencies, an online journal, screenings and more.

UQ Alumni Book Fair® (in person)

29 April 2022 9:00am2 May 2022 3:00pm
Over 50,000 books, DVDs, LP’s and videos will be for sale at the UQ Alumni Annual Book Fair®. Funds raised will support student scholarships, UQ researchers and educators.

Ross Maclean Race Day (in person)

4 May 2022 12:00pm5:00pm
This fantastic event is sponsored by the Index Group to help raise awareness and funds for MND research at the Queensland Brain Institute. All funds raised support the Ross Maclean Fellowship, which was established in 2004 by the late Ross Maclean and his family to raise funds to fight this devastating disease.

UQ Ventures: Agile Project Management (online)

9 December 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Learn to plan, execute and deliver projects in the modern workplace through lean methodologies. This session will focus on SCRUM, Kanban and Lean Startup methodologies.

The Inaugural Aunty Pamela Mam Oration

8 December 2021 5:30pm8:30pm
Community controlled organisations were created more than 50 years ago, acknowledging the right of Indigenous Australians to deliver services that build strength and empowerment in communities, where government run services had been failing. They were designed by community, for community.

3T Events: End of Year Celebration (in person)

7 December 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us at The Women’s College for this special end of year celebratory 3T event. The event will include an informative presentation from Dr James Lancaster titled "An Unexpected History of Christmas”, followed by a buffet lunch.

Gatton Back to College Weekend (in person)

3 December 2021 2:30pm5 December 2021 1:00pm
The Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 3 December to Sunday 5 December.

UQ ChangeMakers: Roundtable discussion – how do we build a climate-smart 'toolkit' in agriculture? (online)

29 November 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Join UQ alumni Thomas Hall and School of Agriculture and Food Science’s Professor Melissa Fitzgerald to learn more about what goes into environmentally conscious farming.

Guangzhou Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 8:00pm10:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Beijing Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 7:30pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Shenzhen Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Taipei Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni, in cities all over the world! These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

Japan Virtual Connection (online)

26 November 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Shanghai Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 6:30pm9:30pm
Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni, in cities all over the world. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Chengdu Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni, in cities all over the world. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

London Connection (in person)

25 November 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 

Melbourne Connection (in person)

25 November 2021 6:00pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

Santiago Connection (in person)

25 November 2021 6:00pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you stay connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. 
Peter Greste

Global Leadership Series: Poverty and inequality in an age of prosperity (in person)

25 November 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication, Professor Peter Greste, and a panel of leading experts for a thought-provoking discussion on 'Poverty and inequality in an age of prosperity.'

Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture (in person)

20 November 2021 2:30pm3:30pm
As part of the UQ Regional Roadshow, the University is coming to the Sunshine Coast! We hope you can join us for a very special event at Australia Zoo to enjoy a day out with your friends and family, and help us celebrate the 10th Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture.

Frontier Forum: killer superbugs – a problem much bigger than human health (online)

18 November 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our panel of experts online as they discuss the superbug threat and how it must be addressed locally and globally.

UQ young alumni: Party with a purpose (in person)

12 November 2021 7:00pm11:00pm
The UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board is hosting a fabulous night of food, drinks, raffles, live music, and dancing all in support of a great cause.

UQ ChangeMakers: The future of farming (online)

11 November 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Join our ChangeMakers panel to hear from UQ alumni and experts on the challenges we’re facing now and solutions as we look to the future. What’s the future of the emission-heavy livestock sector? Could we transform crop protection with mRNA vaccines for plants? And how can we harness innovative technology to improve global food security?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday series (in person)

7 November 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
The Inaugural RD Milns Memorial Lecture presented by Dr Stavros Paspalas (Director of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens), Sydney and Athens.

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

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

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

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

Giving Day Philanthropy Trail (in person)

20 October 2021 12:00pm3:00pm
If you're at St Lucia on Giving Day, join us at the Great Court for a preview of our new Philanthropy Trail, where you’ll see the amazing impact that donors have had around campus!

UQ Giving Day (in person)

20 October 2021 10:30am6:30pm
UQ Giving Day is a day where the UQ community comes together to raise funds that support important causes at UQ. In 2021, there are more than 30 causes for you to choose from. Together, we can help transform the lives of students and empower researchers.

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