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.

Shenzhen Connection (in person)

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. 

Beijing Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 7:30pm9:00pm
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. 

Guangzhou Connection (in person)

26 November 2021 8:00pm10:00pm
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. 

Discover UQ's Master of Business Analytics (online)

30 November 2021 5:00pm5:45pm
Attend this free, interactive and online session to learn how a UQ Master of Business Analytics will equip you to transform society through responsible use of data.

Gatton Back to College Weekend (in person)

3 December 2021 2:30pm5 December 2021 1:00pm
In 2021 the Gatton Back to College Weekend will be held from Friday 3 December to Sunday 5 December - there will be an informal BBQ dinner available on the Friday evening for those who plan to arrive early.

UQ Ventures: Agile Project Management (online)

9 December 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Learn to plan, execute and deliver projects in the modern workplace through lean methodologies. This session will focus on SCRUM, Kanban and Lean Startup methodologies.

Veterinary reunion for the class of 1991 (in person)

11 December 2021 5:00pm12 December 2021 3:00pm
This event will comprise an evening reception and a tour of UQ Gatton the following day.

UQ Alumni Book Fair® (in person)

29 April 2022 9:00am2 May 2022 3:00pm
Over 50,000 books, DVDs, LP’s and videos will be for sale at the UQ Alumni Annual Book Fair®. Funds raised will support student scholarships, UQ researchers and educators.

Ross Maclean Race Day (in person)

4 May 2022 12:00pm5:00pm
This fantastic event is sponsored by the Index Group to help raise awareness and funds for MND research at the Queensland Brain Institute. All funds raised support the Ross Maclean Fellowship, which was established in 2004 by the late Ross Maclean and his family to raise funds to fight this devastating disease.

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Research for development impact (RDI) network 2021 (online)

1 July 2021 9:00am2 July 2021 5:15pm
You’re invited to register for the upcoming Research for Development Impact Conference 2021 in response to the theme: Pathways through disruption – the future of sustainable development and recovery in the Pacific and Southeast Asia.

UQ Book Club: Born Into This (online)

24 June 2021 7:30pm8:30pm
Join our host Associate Professor Stephen Carleton as he discusses Born Into This by Adam Thompson

'Starting a side hustle' UQ Young Alumni workshop (online or in person)

22 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you looking for more meaningful work? Want to monetise a passion project? Or simply curious about starting your own business? This event is for you!

Global Leadership Series: Building trust in a post-truth world (in person)

15 June 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join moderator and UQ Chancellor, Mr Peter Varghese AO, along with UQ trust experts Professor Matthew Hornsey and Professor Nicole Gillespie, and James Mabbott, Partner in Charge at KPMG Futures, as they explore how trust in organisations and institutions can be built, restored, and preserved. 
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Innovating in crisis: Discover UQ’s Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (online)

15 June 2021 5:00pm6:00pm
Apply the latest thinking in entrepreneurship and innovation to your start-up and entrepreneurship goals. Attend this free, interactive online session to learn how a UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career.

Improving economic participation to overcome Indigenous disadvantage (online)

10 June 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us virtually to hear economic experts provide insights on how to improve economic participation to overcome Indigenous disadvantage.
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Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss (in person and online)

9 June 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
In partnership with KPMG, the UQ Business School presents our Thought Leadership Series: Extracting value from data – how to ensure ROI success and mitigate loss.
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Sustainability leadership and energy in transition (online)

6 June 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Explore the future of sustainable energy. This interactive webinar will give you a glimpse into the future of our national and global energy industry. Get a head-start on progress and learn about the sustainable technology, policy, and economy that’s just around the corner.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: The standing of sailors in democratic Athens (in person)

6 June 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Associate Professor David Pritchard will present on "The standing of sailors in democratic Athens"

Ventures Curiosity PhD (online)

1 June 2021 10:00am11:45pm
Applications to the Ventures Curiosity PhD program are now open!
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Start to speak their language (online and in person)

31 May 2021 10:30am1 June 2021 11:30am
Start speaking a new language in just six weeks! IML survival courses are designed for absolute beginners.

Gatton campus reunion for Rockhampton (in person)

30 May 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Rockhampton. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Lost and Found (in person)

29 May 2021 3:30pm5:00pm
Lose yourself, for you will be found. Let QUMS take you on a journey for our first major concert of the year, as we explore the deeply personal themes of loss, grief, yearning, discovery and salvation.
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Unknown future: public health in 2021 and beyond (online)

27 May 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our panel of academic and industry experts as they discuss the role public health has played in in recent times and how the next generation of public health practitioners can improve health outcomes for our communities.
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Mentor Blaze - our speed networking style event (in person)

27 May 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us Thursday 27 May 2021, 4–6pm for Mentor Blaze - our speed networking style event. Connect and get support from entrepreneurs, industry mentors and experienced founders.
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3T Events: The history of Aboriginal people and anthropology at UQ (in person)

25 May 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join us as we explore the history of Aboriginal people and anthropology at UQ with the Director of UQ's Anthropology Museum, Michael Aird.
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Global Leadership Series: What's it all about? Constitution, treaty, voice. (in person)

24 May 2021 5:30pm8:00pm
Join Professor Davis as she reflects on key concepts of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and explores important questions facing Australia on the path to a better future.
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Ode To Joy: Dane Lam conducts Beethoven 9 (in person)

23 May 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
The University of Queensland’s School of Music proudly welcomes Maestro Dane Lam in his debut performance as Conductor and Director of The University of Queensland Symphony Orchestra (UQSO).
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Lost worlds, discovery narratives and Australia’s deep history (in person)

19 May 2021 5:30pm7:45pm
Presented by Professor Ann McGrath AM, this lecture considers aspects of european discovery and Indigenous deep histories, and will explore the legal and conceptual power of both new and old discovery narratives.

Friends of Antiquity Literary Lunch (in person)

19 May 2021 11:30am1:30pm
Professor Tim Parkin will present on "Cicero and Old Age after 2000 years."

100 Years of UQ journalism celebration (in person)

18 May 2021 6:15pm8:30pm
The School of Communication and Arts and The University of Queensland (UQ) invite you to attend the 100 Years of UQ Journalism Celebration.
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What happens with innovation and entrepreneurship in a time of crisis? (online)

18 May 2021 9:00am10:30am
The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia and the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada share a powerful vision to deliver world-class teaching and research outcomes that will create lasting positive change.

UQ Future Leaders breakfast: pivoting after COVID-19 (in person)

18 May 2021 7:00am8:30am
The sheer scale of rolling out a vaccination across Queensland, amid a global pandemic, has its challenges. From balancing the interests of each stakeholder group to communicating decisions nation-wide – as leaders, there is a lot we can learn.

Gatton Campus Reunion for Mackay (in person)

16 May 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us for this UQ Gatton Past Students Association reunion in Mackay. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment (in person)

15 May 2021 9:00am16 May 2021 5:00pm
UQ Ventures, in partnership with Angel Loop, is presenting potential investors with case studies, expert presentations and facilitated discussions.

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