Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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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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Dion Weisler, former President and CEO of HP Inc. (in person)

11 August 2022 6:15pm7:15pm
The Liveris Academy is excited to host Dion Weisler, former President and Chief Executive Officer of HP Inc for this exclusive session on leadership and the future of technology.
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Arvind Krishna, Chairman and CEO of IBM (online)

8 August 2022 8:00am9:00am
Hear from one of the world’s great business minds as Arvind shares his leadership lessons and reflections on the global digital transformation, with the conversation moderated by fellow business leader Andrew Liveris.

Back to UQ 2022 (in person)

7 August 2022 10:00am5:00pm
Back to UQ, our homecoming day for all alumni, will take place on Sunday 7 August. It'll be a jam-packed day of talks, tours and celebrations. Don't miss it!
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UQ Commerce alumni celebration (in person)

6 August 2022 5:00pm9:00pm
It’s time to get together to reconnect, reminisce and celebrate!
Join us at UQ St Lucia Campus on Saturday 6 August to celebrate and reconnect with fellow Bachelor of Commerce alumni.

Sadie Philcox Memorial Lecture in occupational therapy (in person)

3 August 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
The Sadie Philcox Memorial Lecture is held annually at The University of Queensland. The 2022 guest speaker will be Dr Craig Greber.

Global Connections August 2022 (in person)

3 August 2022 10:00am6 August 2022 11:00am
Wednesday 3 August: Santiago.
Thursday 4 August: Sydney, Melbourne, Bangalore, Delhi, Lima, London, Düsseldorf, Singapore and Ulaanbaatar.
Friday 5 August: Auckland, Beijing, Colombo, San Francisco, Scotland, Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo.
Saturday 6 August: in Guangzhou.

UQ Moreton Bay Research Station alumni open day: sold out, please join the waitlist

30 July 2022 9:30am2:00pm
Gather your friends and family and come spend the day with us on beautiful Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) as part of the UQ Regional Roadshow in Moreton Bay, where you’ll get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at UQ's world-leading marine research hub, the Moreton Bay Research Station.

Global Leadership Series: Brisbane's sporting decade

28 July 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
2022 marks the beginning of Brisbane’s sporting decade – in 10 years, our ‘big country town’ will be thrust onto the world stage. Join us for this special evening at The Gabba.

Digital Cultures and Societies launch

28 July 2022 4:00pm7:00pm
Join us for the launch of Digital Cultures and Societies at UQ with a public talk from Professor Frank Pasquale from the Brooklyn Law School who is an expert on the law of AI, algorithms, and machine learning.
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Paul Simshauser AM – 'all things energy’ (in person)

27 July 2022 6:15pm7:30pm
The Liveris Academy and the Centre for Natural Gas are pleased to invite you to this special event featuring Paul Simshauser AM as he speaks about Queensland and Australia’s energy market outlook and the challenges of the renewable energy transition.
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3T Event: The early modern Olympic Games

27 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Join Olympic historian and Honorary Director of the UQ Centre for Olympic Studies, Professor Ian Jobling, as he delves into the early modern Olympic games. Let's find out how they compare to Tokyo 2021!

Ventures Semester 2 programs now open

12 July 2022 11:00am27 July 2022 12:00pm
UQ Ventures currently has three programs open to suit your skills and interests: Ventures Curiosity, LeadHers, and Validate. Applications close 27 July. Explore programs and apply now.
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21st UQ Rugby Annual Test Lunch

8 July 2022 12:00pm4:30pm
Come and join us for the 21st UQ Rugby Annual Test Lunch on the eve of the Wallabies v England rugby test at Suncorp Stadium.

Superworms could help solve our plastic waste crisis (in person)

4 July 2022 6:30pm7:30pm
At this month's BrisScience, UQ's Dr Christian Rinke will explore how this research could lead to large-scale biological recycling, through enzymatic or microbial degradation, in recycling plants around the globe.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: Translating Homer (Cancelled)

3 July 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us in person for the July Sunday Series Event titled: Translating Homer, presented by Emeritus Professor Barry Nurcombe. The in-person event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by afternoon tea.

Celebrating 125 years of Gatton (in person)

2 July 2022 9:30am3:00pm
2022 marks 125 years of our Gatton campus, and we’re celebrating this historic milestone by inviting all UQ and Gatton alumni and of course, the local community, back to campus! The festivities will include campus tours, talks, live music, fun activities for the kids, as well as a long-table lunch on the Central Walkway.

Frontier Forum: the health data revolution (online)

30 June 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Gone is the era of the locked hospital file cabinet – digital advances are rapidly democratising health data and transforming the way we interact with the medical industry. Join our expert Frontier Forum panellists for a deep-dive on the health data revolution.

Master of Leadership in Service Innovation information webinar (online)

23 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ Master of Leadership in Service Innovation is designed to help you develop the leadership skills, insight and confidence required to innovate, adapt and face emerging business challenges head-on. The webinar will be presented by our Program Leader, Associate Professor David Solnet.
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Global Development Dialogue Series: strengthening partnerships with the Pacific (online)

22 June 2022 1:00pm3:45pm
On the heels of a China-Solomon Islands security alliance, we approach this dialogue series with a broad but crucial question: How can Australian education providers strengthen relationships with the Pacific Islands region to engage in genuine partnership?

Master of Business Analytics information webinar (online)

21 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ's Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by Program Leader, Dr Ida Someh.

Striking a balance - hybrid workplaces and sustaining your energy (online)

16 June 2022 6:00pm7:30pm
This panel session will be followed by virtual networking, where you can engage directly with the panellists and other audience members on strategies to find your joy at work.

Ventures Curiosity PhD

16 June 2022 10:00am11:00pm
Applications for Ventures Curiosity PhD are now open to all UQ PhD candidates and early career researchers.

Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation information webinar

15 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join us to learn how the UQ's Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by our program leader, Dr Frederik Von Briel.

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