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.
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2021 Hall Annual lecture: Archaeology, heritage and the heritage of archaeology (in person)

23 November 2021 5:00pm7:00pm
Archaeological heritage has been big news lately, as the impact of Rio Tinto’s Juukan Gorge debacle continues to reverberate around the planet, hard on the heels of the deliberate destruction of sites in conflicts in Africa, the Middle East and elsewhere.

Discover UQ's Master of Leadership in Service Innovation (online)

25 November 2021 11:00am11:45am
Attend this free, interactive webinar to learn how this fully online program will develop your leadership skills to face new and emerging global business challenges head-on.

UQ Ventures: pitching and storytelling (online)

25 November 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
This 2-hour professional development session complements and extends on your academic and workplace experience and helps you to become a professional communicator through the art of storytelling.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Amsterdam Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 7:00pm8:30pm
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. 

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Young alumni networking event (in person)

2 September 2021 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted by the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board, join us for our next social event for all UQ graduates to meet, enjoy meaningful conversations and stay connected with the young alumni community.
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Cancelled: UQ Chamber Singers

2 September 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
This event has been cancelled.

Postgraduate study advice for alumni (online or in person)

1 September 2021 10:15am30 September 2021 6:00pm
This September, UQ's Future Students staff are setting aside September to help our alumni community take the next step in their academic and professional careers. Advice on your postgraduate pathway is available in a tailored, 1-on-1 session with a postgraduate advisor.

Fireside Chat with Y Combinator alumni (online)

1 September 2021 8:00am9:30am
Join the online panel of UQ alumni sharing their unique startup journeys going through the Y Combinator program - the competitive Silicon Valley startup launcher considered the #1 accelerator program in the world.

Gatton Campus Reunion for North Queensland (in person)

29 August 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this North Queensland UQ Gatton Past Students Association in Atherton. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.
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2021 UQ Art Museum Concert Series: Magic City Counterpoint (online)

27 August 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Magic City Counterpoint is Madeleine Cocolas and Chris Perren. Together, they make evocative and textural electronic music- this is a livestreamed event.

UQ 3MT Wildcard Showcase (online)

25 August 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
On Wednesday 25 August at 2pm, seven PhD candidates, voted as People's Choice Winners from across UQ, will come together for the 2021 UQ 3MT Wildcard Competition and compete for the one spot remaining in the UQ 3MT Final.

4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Finals (in person or online)

21 August 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
Student ensembles from the UQ School of Music who are finalists in the 2021 4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize in Chamber Music competition are invited to perform their works in this special event that is broadcast live by 4MBS radio.

Creative Problem Solving: Design thinking for innovation (in person) – split over two days 20 and 27 August

20 August 2021 9:00am27 August 2021 5:00pm
Originally developed by Google, design sprints allow you to test and validate ideas rapidly without significant investment. Dr Ivano Bongiovanni will show you how they can be used to address complex organisational issues, improve processes, increase efficiency and improve profitability.

Architecture alumni webinar series (online)

19 August 2021 9:15am2 September 2021 4:15pm
Hear from leaders in the industry and celebrate our most distinguished UQ alumni by joining our webinar series, hosted by the School of Architecture. Our speakers will discuss their lives in architecture and their current projects, research and achievements.

Cancelled: UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch

14 August 2021 9:45am11:30am
In light of the developing COVID-19 Queensland Government restrictions, regretfully the UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch will be cancelled.

Cancelled: UQ Young Alumni Drinks in Toowoomba

13 August 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
In light of the developing COVID-19 Queensland Government restrictions, regretfully the UQ young alumni drinks in Toowoomba will be cancelled.

Postponed: Friends of Antiquity present the inaugural Susan Blake Lecture

8 August 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Due to COVID restrictions, this event has been postponed. Join us for our August Sunday Series as Dr Kit Morrell presents on ‘Cato the Reformer’.
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Postponed: Financial Literacy - Early-stage investment

7 August 2021 9:00am8 August 2021 5:00pm
Due to COVID restrictions, this event has been postponed. Do you have an interest in angel investing? Are you a budding early-stage investor? Join Simon Horne, CEO of Angel Loop as he facilitates the 'Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment' workshop, 7-8 August.
Early modern Olympic games

Cancelled: 3T Events - The early modern Olympic Games

3 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Due to COVID restrictions, this event has been cancelled. 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!

Postponed: Back to UQ - our biggest reunion yet

1 August 2021 10:00am5:00pm
You’re invited Back to UQ on Sunday 1 August – UQ's alumni homecoming. Coinciding with UQ Open Day, the day features celebrations, tours, talks, and the chance to reconnect with your university and your classmates.
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Ventures Uncut (in person)

29 July 2021 6:00pm9:00pm
The University of Queensland is hosting Ventures Uncut: Lessons from failure. Our entrepreneurs will share their stories of failure including the lessons they learnt and how their failures ultimately led to success.

UQ ChangeMakers: Roundtable discussion - law in the Pacific (online)

26 July 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Did you know that constitutions in many Pacific countries not only recognise customary laws but frequently place them above common law? And where local legislation does not exist, foreign legislation is often applied? 
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Get your passport to the world with a language at IML (online or in person)

26 July 2021 9:45am31 July 2021 10:45am
When international borders are open again, where will you go? Be it for business or leisure, IML offers interactive classes that will help you enjoy your global experience.
UQGPSA reunion - Gold Coast (in person)

Gatton campus reunion for the Gold Coast (in person)

24 July 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion on the Gold Coast. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.
UQ Rugby student and alumni day - image of UQ rugby team in huddle

UQ Rugby Student and Alumni Day (in person)

24 July 2021 9:00am6:30pm
Join UQ Rugby's Student and Alumni Day and support your team for their last home game of the season!

Get Finance Fit: Investing and super (online)

15 July 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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UQ ChangeMakers: The Pacific - why it matters (online)

13 July 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Stability and prosperity in the Pacific have long been stated as among Australia’s top foreign policy priorities, but for many Australians, the region remains little understood.
Rhyl Hinwood with sculpture of Gregor Mendel.

3T Events: Towering figures of the church and science (in person)

6 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join acclaimed sculptor, Dr Rhyl Hindwood AM CF, as she delves into the symbolism incorporated into the design of her monumental statues - including those produced for the University of Queensland's Great Court and, more recently, for St John's Anglican cathedral.
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Turning data into dollars: Experience UQ’s Master of Business Analytics (online)

1 July 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Transform society through responsible use of business analytics. Attend this free, interactive and online session to learn how a UQ Master of Business Analytics can help you future-proof your career.

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