Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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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.

Gatton Campus reunion in Brisbane (in person)

6 November 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Brisbane. To register contact Kim Jorgensen - gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au
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Bridge to Brisbane 2021 – team Queensland Brain Institute (in person)

7 November 2021 6:00am12:00pm
Strap on your running/walking shoes and join Team Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), UQ in raising vital funds for brain research at the Bridge to Brisbane.

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.

Postgraduate pathways: writing, editing and publishing (online)

10 November 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Your skills as a humanities graduate have a wide variety of applications, particularly in fields that rely on strong written communication skills. Come along to this webinar to learn about postgraduate study in writing, editing and publishing. Dr Richard Newsome and alumni will be giving you an overview of their fields as well as hosting a panel Q&A.

Discover UQ’s Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (online)

11 November 2021 5:00pm5:45pm
Attend this free, interactive online session to learn how a UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you to apply the latest thinking in entrepreneurship and innovation to your start-up and intrapreneurship goals.

UQ Ventures: Design thinking (online)

11 November 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Develop a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving and learn to create sustainable and impactful solutions.

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.

Panel Discussion: Celebrating twenty years since the launch of AustLit (in person)

15 November 2021 3:00pm5:00pm
AustLit: the Australian Literature Gateway, went live in 2001 and has grown exponentially to support research into the diverse ways we tell stories. BlackWords provides an internationally significant record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and their publications.

UQP and the generation of '68 (online)

15 November 2021 6:30pm7:30pm
Craig Munro will deliver the 2021 Fryer Lecture in Australian Literature.

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UQ Gold Coast Young Alumni Drinks (in person)

24 September 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ is heading to the Gold Coast for our Regional Roadshow and hosting drinks for young alumni at the spectacular new Home of the Arts.

Distinguished Speaker Series: Leymah Gbowee (online or in person)

23 September 2021 12:30pm2:00pm
Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Noble Peace Prize Laureate, will tell her incredible story in an exclusive webinar with the UQ community.
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Good and Evil: The internet, AI, law, ethics and trust (in person)

23 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us for a conversation with academics from The University of Queensland as they explore the good and evil of digital technologies
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Educating the economists of tomorrow: challenges and approaches (online)

22 September 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Economists continue to play an essential role in COVID-19 recovery and will help shape policy for the post-pandemic society. In a world with higher public spending and debt, coupled with more frequent shocks due to climate change, fiscal and monetary policies will become more important than ever.
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Opera at UQ: Puccini's Gianni Schicchi (in person)

19 September 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Gianni Schicchi is a one-act romp through a classic sit-com scenario - "Who gets the inheritance?" - set against a ravishing palette of orchestral colour and vocal power. Appealing to both experienced and first-time operagoers, Schicchi will be performed in Italian with English surtitles.
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2021 Carolyn D. Baker Annual Memorial Lecture (in person)

17 September 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Carolyn Baker was an Associate Professor in the School of Education at The University of Queensland. Associate Professor Baker, who passed away in 2003, is best remembered for her research and her excellent postgraduate supervision and teaching.
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Dots and Loops virtual concert (online)

15 September 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Dots+Loops is Australia’s post-genre music and arts series, inclusively exploring the spaces in between a traditional classical concert, an underground club gig, and an experimental art show.
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2021 Virtual UQ Three Minute Thesis Final (online)

15 September 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Eight finalists from across all UQ faculties and institutes, will come together to for an exciting and inspiring online 3MT viewing, Q&A, People's Choice vote and announcement of winners!

Latin America Virtual Connection: Creating change through entrepreneurship

14 September 2021 7:00pm8:00pm
Please check the time zone for your city:
Tuesday 14 September, 6pm Lima (PET), 7pm Asunción (PYT), 8pm Santiago (CLT)
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni.
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Ventures ilab Accelerator 2022 information sessions (online)

14 September 2021 12:00pm13 October 2021 1:00pm
Join the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2022 information sessions and get your application in by 19 October.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series (in person)

12 September 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for our next Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series as Dr Dorothy Watts AM presents on ‘Josiah Wedgwood and the Classics’.
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Science in the outdoors: Birding (in person)

11 September 2021 6:30am10:00am
Join Queensland Chief Scientist and UQ Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow, Professor Hugh Possingham, as he leads you around his favourite birding spot. Partners and friends are very welcome.

UQ Presents: Ben van Beurden (online)

9 September 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest companies, will participate in an exclusive Q&A webinar with the UQ community.

Thought Leadership Webinar: Planting the seed – strategies reshaping business success within ecological limits (online)

9 September 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Did you know Australia already overshot its ecological budget by 22 March 2021? This means we’ve consumed more ecological resources than the country can regenerate in a year.

Get Finance Fit: Buying your first property (online)

7 September 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.
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3T Events: Sustainability at UQ and beyond (in person)

7 September 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Hear from experts from UQ's Sustainability team as they share UQ's new sustainability strategy, some of our current campus initiatives.
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Climate risk and opportunity for business (in person and online)

7 September 2021 9:00am14 September 2021 5:00am
Combining both online and face-to-face learning, this course draws on thought leadership from The University of Queensland, Australian National University, and Oxford University to explore the impact of climate change on business and society. From evaluating risks and opportunities for your organisation to developing a climate risk management plan to minimise risk exposure, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive and forward-thinking approach.

Beijing Connection (in person)

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

Japan Virtual Connection (online)

3 September 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni.

Shenzhen Connection (in person)

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

Shanghai Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 6:30pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. This event is fully booked.

Guangzhou Connection (in person)

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

Chengdu Connection (in person)

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

London Connection (in person)

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

Sydney Virtual Connection (online)

2 September 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

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