Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony

27 August 2022 10:00am26 November 2022 4:15pm
From 27 August, UQ Art Museum will be hosting the "4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony", the National Gallery’s flagship exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Featuring the work of 35 artists from across Australia, this exhibition reveals how ceremony is at the nexus of Country, of culture and of community.

Ventures ilab Accelerator: applications close 13 October

6 September 2022 3:00pm13 October 2022 4:00pm
Take your venture to the next level with the Ventures ilab Accelerator program.

Thought Leadership Series: building business resilience (in person and online)

28 September 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The University of Queensland Business School invites you to our Thought Leadership Series in partnership with KPMG, Building Business Resilience, on Wednesday 28 September 2022. In-person: 5.30–7.30pm, Ground floor, 293 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000. Livestream: 6–7pm, Zoom.

UQ young alumni games night (in person)

30 September 2022 6:00pm8:30pm
Fancy a game of chance, the newest craze or an old school classic?
We invite you to join fellow young UQ alumni at a social night out at Brisbane’s premier arcade bar, B. Lucky & Sons!

Get Finance Fit: tips to save more money

4 October 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
As the cost of living and inflation continues to climb, Australians are looking closer at their budgets and seeing where they can save. 

Join our finance experts and fellow UQ alumni, Effie Zahos and Andrew Courtney, as they share their top tips to adjust your spending so you can save (and earn) more!

Postgraduate study advice drop-in sessions

5 October 2022 3:00pm14 December 2022 4:00pm
Considering your further study or professional development options? Drop-in to the heritage listed atrium at UQ Brisbane City and chat with a postgraduate study advisor. Drop-in sessions are completely fee and obligation free – essions will be available every second Wednesday from 5 October to 14 December.

Lord Jonathan Sumption OBE public lecture: rule of law in a time of crisis (in person)

7 October 2022 5:15pm7:30pm
The Robert Menzies Institute (RMI) and The University of Queensland School of Law are proud to host Lord Jonathan Sumption as he addresses the rule of law in a time of crisis at this free public lecture.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: The Grand Tour: an institution and its legacy (in-person or zoom)

9 October 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the Celebrating Betty Fletcher Sunday Series event titled: The Grand Tour: an institution and its legacy, presented by Professor Alistair Blanchard. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea. Further details to come.

Global Leadership Series: Navigating family mental health

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.

Ventures Validate pitch finals

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.

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UQ ChangeMakers: Necessity is the mother of invention (online viewing)

26 September 2022 9:00am10:00am
Innovation and science play a critical role in driving a brighter future for humanity, from measuring the health impacts of plastic particles and chemicals, to creating new building materials which lower our carbon footprint.

3T Event: The Asia Minor Catastrophe - the crime and the courage (in person)

21 September 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Join us at The Women's College as UQ alum Associate Professor Con Aroney AM shares his historical knowledge of the Asia Minor Catastrophe. The event begins with morning tea, and concludes with an optional lunch

UQ ChangeMakers: Necessity is the mother of invention (in person)

19 September 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
UQ ChangeMakers has partnered with Minderoo Foundation and we're coming to Perth. Innovation and science play a critical role in driving a brighter future for humanity, from measuring the health impacts of plastic particles and chemicals, to creating new building materials which lower our carbon footprint.

Compassion Conference 2022

17 September 2022 9:00am4:00pm
Learn how compassion can be integrated into research, practice, work, and daily life at the Compassion Conference 2022.

Compassion Symposium 2022: keynote address (in person)

16 September 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
The UQ Compassion Symposium is making its triumphant return in 2022 after two long years of COVID interruptions. This will be the seventh iteration of this beloved event, bringing together researchers, clinicians, students from a range of disciplines to showcase compassion-based research and practice.

2022 Jay Hall Annual Lecture (in person)

16 September 2022 6:00pm8:30pm
The University of Queensland's School of Social Science invites you to join us for the 2022 Hall Annual Lecture delivered by Professor Marshall I. Weisler. Together we celebrate a lifetime of achievements as we wish Marshall a happy retirement for the end of the year.

2022 Carolyn D Baker Annual Memorial Lecture (in person)

16 September 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
As the Chair of the Indigenising Curriculum Working Party at the University of Queensland, Professor Bunda will discuss the theoretical positioning and implementation challenges of Indigenising Curriculum throughout the university.

Alumni events

15 September 2022 3:15pm4:15pm

UQ BEL Alumni Evening in Melbourne (in person)

13 September 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
We are delighted to invite you to the UQ Business, Economics and Law alumni evening, where you will have an opportunity to meet your fellow alumni in Melbourne.

BrisScience: Sex, genes, chromosomes and the future of men

12 September 2022 6:30pm7:30pm
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. Run by The University of Queensland, BrisScience has been delivering engaging lectures on diverse topics from local and international scientists for over a decade.
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The business of you workshop (in person)

12 September 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
This workshop will give you practical steps to package and communicate your unique skills, strengths, and value.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: September (in person)

11 September 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the September Sunday Series event where Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce will reflect on his personal career. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea.
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Leading effective teams (in-person two-day-course)

8 September 2022 9:00am9 September 2022 5:00pm
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.

Requiem: Dane Lam conducts Verdi & Likhuta (in person)

4 September 2022 2:00pm3:30pm
Experience Dane Lam conducting one of the most powerful works for symphony orchestra and massed choir ever created, alongside a moving new work by Ukrainian-Australian composer Catherine Likhuta.

Regional Roadshow: Townsville – join us at the Cowboys Centre of Excellence (in person)

2 September 2022 4:30pm7:00pm
Come join us at the Cowboys Centre of Excellence for a behind-the-scenes tour of the training facility from Cowboys General Manager Football Michael Luck.

2022 Ed Conrad Memorial Lecture: Reading From the Lions' Den in Nairobi (in person)

1 September 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
This lecture, organised by the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, is held in loving memory of Ed Conrad, a long-time member of Studies in Religion at The University of Queensland and an internationally recognised scholar scholar of Biblical reception.
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Pitching and storytelling workshop (in person)

29 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Whether we are pitching a business idea, presenting a project to our colleagues, or talking to customers, we need to be able to interest, convince and influence with our words.
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Bridge to Brisbane 2022

28 August 2022 6:00am12:00pm
Lace up your runners to support QBI in either the 4.5km or 10km race, all whilst raising funds for critical brain research.

Broadway By The Lake (in person)

27 August 2022 4:00pm8:00pm
Join us for Broadway By The Lake – an evening under the stars with the stars at Duchesne College on Saturday 27 August – two shows only at 4pm and 7pm, featuring hits from Cats to Chicago and Chorus Line and many more. Any proceeds will go towards supporting bursaries for deserving Duchesne College and UQ School of Music students.
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Alumni drinks in The Atrium

26 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
You’re invited to drinks at The Atrium– the new UQ alumni meeting place in the heart of Brisbane city.

3T Event: The impact of sleep (in person)

24 August 2022 10:00am12:00pm
We spend approximately a third of our lives asleep: that’s roughly twenty-five years we could spend awake and living, and yet evolution has fettered us to hours spent every night in our most vulnerable state – unconscious and unaware. It’s an easy question to ask: what’s the point?

UQ Law alumni evening - Sydney (in person)

23 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Meet the new Dean of the TC Beirne School of Law, Professor Rick Bigwood.

Ventures Strong Spirit (in person)

22 August 2022 8:30am23 August 2022 3:00pm
Join the two-day confidence building workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to build your entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Women from the wider community are welcome!

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: Festival ware for Athenian women (in person)

21 August 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the August Sunday Series event titled: Festival ware for Athenian women, presented by Professor Amy Smith. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea.
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2022 Live at UQ Concert Series: Nonsemble (in person and online)

18 August 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Nonsemble inhabit a space between contemporary classical and adventurous pop music, resulting in a diverse output that ranges from sprawling and evocative modern compositions to meticulously crafted chamber-pop.

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