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.

Blue Assembly: Oceanic Thinking (in person)

19 February 2022 9:00am25 June 2022 4:00pm
The exhibition is part of an ambitious multi-year program exploring our relationship with the ocean by gathering “blue” approaches to research. Over several years, the program will encompass exhibitions, residencies, an online journal, screenings and more.
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Meet the Researchers: the heart of discovery (online)

11 February 2022 12:30pm1:45pm
Ahead of this Valentine’s Day we invite you to share our passion for making the world a better place with life-saving research. Join us online to hear from our leaders in cardiovascular disease and stroke research at our next 'Meet the Researchers'.
Sunday series

Friends of Antiquity: Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture (in person and online)

6 February 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Associate Professor Kathryn Welch from The University of Sydney will be presenting "Livy, Rome, and the Gauls in 390 BCE: a story too good to be true?” at the 2022 Adrian Heyworth-Smith Memorial Lecture.
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UQ ChangeMakers: profit, planet and people – navigating corporate social responsibility (online)

3 February 2022 6:00pm7:15pm
Join us to hear from UQ alumni who are leading experts in corporate social responsibility.
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Postgraduate study advice sessions (video or phone call)

19 January 2022 12:00pm31 January 2022 11:00pm
You have until the January 31 to apply for most postgraduate programs at UQ. Book a postgraduate advice session with UQ Future Students staff at a time that suits you to help you prepare your application.
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Herb Garden Workshops (in person)

18 January 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Join this workshop hosted by UQ Sustainability and learn how to make, grow, and care for your very own herb garden. Two half-hours sessions 12–12:30pm and 12:30–1pm.

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 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.

The Inaugural Aunty Pamela Mam Oration

8 December 2021 5:30pm8:30pm
Community controlled organisations were created more than 50 years ago, acknowledging the right of Indigenous Australians to deliver services that build strength and empowerment in communities, where government run services had been failing. They were designed by community, for community.

3T Events: End of Year Celebration (in person)

7 December 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join us at The Women’s College for this special end of year celebratory 3T event. The event will include an informative presentation from Dr James Lancaster titled "An Unexpected History of Christmas”, followed by a buffet lunch.

UQ ChangeMakers: Roundtable discussion – how do we build a climate-smart 'toolkit' in agriculture? (online)

29 November 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Join UQ alumni Thomas Hall and School of Agriculture and Food Science’s Professor Melissa Fitzgerald to learn more about what goes into environmentally conscious farming.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 
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Global Leadership Series: Poverty and inequality in an age of prosperity (in person)

25 November 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication, Professor Peter Greste, and a panel of leading experts for a thought-provoking discussion on 'Poverty and inequality in an age of prosperity.'

Melbourne 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.

Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture (in person)

20 November 2021 2:30pm3:30pm
As part of the UQ Regional Roadshow, the University is coming to the Sunshine Coast! We hope you can join us for a very special event at Australia Zoo to enjoy a day out with your friends and family, and help us celebrate the 10th Steve Irwin Memorial Lecture.

Frontier Forum: killer superbugs – a problem much bigger than human health (online)

18 November 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our panel of experts online as they discuss the superbug threat and how it must be addressed locally and globally.

UQ young alumni: Party with a purpose (in person)

12 November 2021 7:00pm11:00pm
The UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board is hosting a fabulous night of food, drinks, raffles, live music, and dancing all in support of a great cause.

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