Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Broadway By The Lake (in person)

27 August 2022 4:00pm8:00pm
Join us for Broadway By The Lake – an evening under the stars with the stars at Duchesne College on Saturday 27 August – two shows only at 4pm and 7pm, featuring hits from Cats to Chicago and Chorus Line and many more. Any proceeds will go towards supporting bursaries for deserving Duchesne College and UQ School of Music students.
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4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony

27 August 2022 10:00am26 November 2022 4:15pm
From 27 August, UQ Art Museum will be hosting the "4th National Indigenous Art Triennial: Ceremony", the National Gallery’s flagship exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Featuring the work of 35 artists from across Australia, this exhibition reveals how ceremony is at the nexus of Country, of culture and of community.
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Alumni drinks in The Atrium

26 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
You’re invited to drinks at The Atrium– the new UQ alumni meeting place in the heart of Brisbane city.

3T Event: The impact of sleep (in person)

24 August 2022 10:00am12:00pm
We spend approximately a third of our lives asleep: that’s roughly twenty-five years we could spend awake and living, and yet evolution has fettered us to hours spent every night in our most vulnerable state – unconscious and unaware. It’s an easy question to ask: what’s the point?

UQ Law alumni evening - Sydney (in person)

23 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Meet the new Dean of the TC Beirne School of Law, Professor Rick Bigwood.

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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2022 Live at UQ Concert Series: Nonsemble (in person and online)

18 August 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Nonsemble inhabit a space between contemporary classical and adventurous pop music, resulting in a diverse output that ranges from sprawling and evocative modern compositions to meticulously crafted chamber-pop.
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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.

Ultramarine Conversations: Ensayos Collective

2 August 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
Meet us at the NAIDOC Festival Marquee in the Great Court for a conversation with members of the international collective Ensayos. Caitlin Franzman will chair a discussion with Ngugi women Freja Carmichael and Sonja Carmichael, both belonging to the Quandamooka people.

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!
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Ultramarine Conversations: Oceanic Film Night with Dr Amelia Barikin (in person)

21 July 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Art Historian Dr Amelia Barikin will present an introduction to two surf films: feature documentary Facing Monsters (dir. Bentley Dean) and short Polluted Leisure (dir. Clifton Evers and James Duvall).

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.

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