Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Frontier Forum: the future of household energy (online)

2 November 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
For this Frontier Forum, join our expert panellists online as they discuss how we'll need to renegotiate our access to the energy grid as consumers in a net-zero world.

3T Event: tour of the 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony (in person)

2 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony is the National Gallery’s flagship exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, and is a National Gallery touring exhibition.

Sunshine Coast UQ alumni event (sold out)

29 October 2022 9:30am11:30am
HeliMods is a hi-tech aerospace technology company known across the world as the experts in aircraft modification for emergency medical retrieval, search and rescue, aerial policing and special operations.

Ventures San Francisco Startup AdVenture – applications close 28 October

28 October 2022 8:00pm9:00pm
Searching for a new experience over your summer break? Startups across San Francisco will host UQ students for an in-person learning experience in 2023.

MBA information evening (in person)

27 October 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
At the UQ MBA Information Evening, we will show you how our MBA develops global leaders of the future. We’ll provide valuable insight into the key features of our MBA including exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team.

Postponed: Science in the outdoors (in person)

22 October 2022 10:45am12:00pm
Join Associate Professor Ian Tibbetts of The University of Queensland and the Moreton Bay Foundation for a guided walk in the rich intertidal zone - exploring mudflats, molluscs and migratory bird habitats.
Image: Angela Tiatia, "The Pearl", 2021, still from single-channel 4K video 16:9, colour, sound, 9 mins. Courtesy of the artist and sullivan+strumpf, Sydney

Hydrodecadence: Dr Léuli Eshrāghi in conversation with Angela Tiatia (in person)

21 October 2022 12:30pm1:30pm
Artist Angela Tiatia joins UQ Art Museum’s Curatorial Researcher in Residence Dr Léuli Eshrāghi for an Ultramarine Conversation.

2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture (in person)

20 October 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The TC Beirne School of Law and the Federal Court of Australia, invite you to the 2022 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture presented by Gregory Nell SC. The lecture will be held in person in Brisbane's CBD while simultaneously live-streamed for those out of state.

Ventures Annual Showcase (in person)

20 October 2022 3:00pm8:00pm
Celebrating an extraordinary year of entrepreneurship at UQ! Join us as we showcase and celebrate our community of innovators and leaders, while also recognising our amazing industry mentors, volunteers, and partners with the new Founders Market and annual Industry Challenge pitch event.

The future of the banking industry: a conversation with The Hon Anna Bligh AC and Adjunct Professor Bob Wigley

19 October 2022 5:15pm7:45pm
An ever-increasing demand for a flawless digital experience is transforming how the entire banking industry operates. Join The Hon Anna Bligh AC (CEO of the Australian Banking Association and former QLD Premier) and Adjunct Professor Bob Wigley (Chair of UK Finance) as they discuss what the future holds for the Australian banking sector.

Ventures Validate pitch finals (in person)

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.

Growing the rural health workforce: are we on track? (in person Rockhampton event)

18 October 2022 5:30pm8:30pm
Are we on track to ‘fixing’ health workforce shortages in rural Queensland? Join our health workforce experts from UQ and CQU as they reflect on where success has been achieved as well as considering future challenges to growing the rural health workforce.

CANCELLED Seniors Month morning tea 'bite-size science' (in person)

18 October 2022 10:30am11:30am
This is a special event for Queensland Seniors Month, and to celebrate we invite you to learn about our scientific discoveries with UQ's Faculty of Science students.

Careers of the future (online)

17 October 2022 6:15pm7:30pm
Are you ready for the future of work?
Join our expert panel of alumni and industry and discover how AI, automation, climate change, the transition to a net zero economy, the metaverse and more are already transforming our lives and jobs.

Global Leadership Series: navigating family mental health (in person)

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.

Live webinar: the science of depression and anxiety (online)

13 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
During Mental Health Week 2022, join UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute researchers, Dr James Kesby (moderator), Dr Susannah Tye, and Adjunct Associate Professor Alex Lim, together with Dr Sharon Ponniah, Mental Health & Wellbeing Strategy Partner, PwC, for a live webinar where they will discuss the science of depression and anxiety, and how it can be better managed in the workplace.  

2022 Biochemistry Alumni Lecture

12 October 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
This year's lecture will be presented by Professor Leann Tilley, Bio21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, University of Melbourne

Hear from CEOs of world-leading Fortune 500 companies (in person: 2 sessions 11 and 13 October)

11 October 2022 9:30am13 October 2022 9:30am
Hear from 2 CEOs of world-leading Fortune 500 companies as they share their career journeys and leadership lessons. Presented by the Liveris Academy and UQ Get Involved, and emceed by fellow business leader Andrew Liveris, this is a unique opportunity for UQ students. Read more to register for one of the 2 events.

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.

65th Errol Solomon Meyers Memorial Lecture (in person)

9 October 2022 1:30pm3:30pm
The E. S. Meyers Memorial Lecture offers a forum for a person of distinction to present a perspective of endeavour and achievement. The Lecture began in 1957 in honour of Professor Errol Solomon Meyers, a founding father of the University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine, and his contributions to medicine.

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.

3T event: UQ Healthy Living tour (in person)

7 October 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for a very special tour of UQ Healthy Living, a first of its kind allied health facility that supports people over fifty years of age to improve health, well-being and function.

Postgraduate study advice drop-in sessions (in person)

5 October 2022 8:00am14 December 2022 5:00pm
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.

Get Finance Fit: tips to save more money (online)

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!

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!

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