Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Jian Zhou Memorial Oration 2023

8 November 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Join colleagues from the medical sector at this year's prestigious Jian Zhou Memorial Oration, where keynote speaker Professor Ranjeny Thomas AM will share her profound career in the study of autoimmune disease, including her world leading research into rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Location: Auditorium, Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba

Melbourne Cup lunch at Patina Restaurant Customs House

7 November 2023 12:00pm3:00pm
Melbourne Cup Lunch with beverage package at Patina Restaurant Customs House.

UQ global alumni and community symposium

6 November 2023 6:00pm7:15pm
Join us online for a special update from UQ Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Deborah Terry AC, on UQ’s recent achievements and future aspirations.

Friends of Antiquity RD Milns Memorial Lecture

5 November 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the 2023 RD Milns Memorial Lecture, presented by Major General Professor John Pearn AO RFD. Location: Room E302, Forgan Smith Building, UQ St Lucia

UQ Blues Awards Dinner 2023

3 November 2023 6:30pm10:00pm
UQ Sport invites you to join us as we recognise the outstanding sporting achievements of our past and present student-athletes at the annual UQ Blues Awards Dinner. We are pleased to welcome 4-time Olympian Leisel Jones OAM, as the event’s guest speaker. Location: Customs House

UQ Talks: It’s not too late to save the planet – here’s how (online)

2 November 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
In the lead-up to the make-or-break COP28 summit in November, UQ Talks brings together experts in the critical mining and agriculture industries to explain how this global transformation is tracking, and why we shouldn’t lose hope yet.

UQ Rugby Benefit in New York City

2 November 2023 6:00pm9:30pm
This year's event is timed conveniently a few days just after the completion of the Rugby World Club final in Paris, and we're celebrating all things Rugby World Cup. If you're travelling to Paris for the World Cup, why not break up your journey home and stop by New York?

Master your career expo

2 November 2023 4:00pm7:00pm
Discover UQ’s variety of postgraduate study options. Join us at our St Lucia campus for an evening of food, fun, and further study. We’ll have staff representing our postgraduate programs there to chat with you, and so much more!

Short course: negotiating for success

2 November 2023 9:00am3 November 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Many jobs involve forms of negotiation, where we encounter challenging situations that require persuasion but are often perceived as stressful. Designed and delivered by Dr Daisung Jang, this course will help you gain the tools to refine your negotiation methods and approach.

MBA information event (webinar)

1 November 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley, the MBA information event is your chance to learn everything you want to know about the MBA ranked #1 in the world for student quality. Online webinar.

UQ alumni reception in London

31 October 2023 6:30pm8:30pm
Join Professor Andrew Griffiths, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at a reception for alumni and friends of The University of Queensland at the Australian High Commission in London. Location: Downer Room, Australia House, Strand London, WC2B 4LA, United Kingdom.
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UQ Moreton Bay Research Station alumni open day

28 October 2023 9:30am2:00pm
Join us for an exclusive day on stunning Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) in Moreton Bay, where you'll have the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes at UQ's renowned marine research hub, the Moreton Bay Research Station.

3T Event: live well, age well – the pathway forward for dementia (in person) (join the waitlist)

25 October 2023 9:45am12:00pm
Join us for a special 3T event at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), where you will hear from researchers specialising in healthy ageing and the brain, followed by a tour of the research labs. This event has sold out - join the waitlist.

Learning the Practice of Leadership

25 October 2023 9:00am27 October 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount off all short courses delivered by Executive Education. Designed and delivered by Dr Richard O’Quinn, this new professional development will help you gain the foundational leadership tools to confidently guide others and achieve positive outcomes. Location:UQ Brisbane City

UQ Master of Laws information webinar

24 October 2023 5:00pm6:00pm
Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Hear from teaching staff and alumni at our information webinar and discover how the UQ Master of Laws (LLM) is custom-built for you.

Book Launch with Professor Alex Bellamy

24 October 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
Join the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect to celebrate the launch of Professor Alex Bellamy's latest book, Warmonger: Vladimir Putin's Imperial Wars. During the event, Professor Bellamy will discuss the hows and whys of the war in Ukraine as detailed in his book, followed by an opportunity for audience questions. Location: Sir Llew Edwards Building (14), UQ St Lucia.

2023 Tom O'Regan public lecture (in person)

24 October 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
From books and barcodes to algorithmic culture and beyond: a research journey presented by Professor Ted Striphas. Location: ViewPoint Room (Building 33), UQ

Ultramarine Conversations: Mare Nullius

20 October 2023 5:30pm7:00pm
Please join us at UQ Art Museum on Friday 20 October for an evening of discussion about Indigenous water rights as part of our current exhibition "Mare Amoris | Sea of Love".

MBA information event (in person)

19 October 2023 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. Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street.

Leadership for the tourism experience economy (in person 2-day course)

18 October 2023 9:00am19 October 2023 5:00pm
Build consumer loyalty by creating a customer experience (CX) culture for your tourism business. UQ alumni receive a 20% discount on all short courses delivered by Executive Education.

UQ Giving Day 2023

18 October 2023 8:00am6:00pm
Giving Day is a 24-hour global fundraising challenge where we call on our UQ community to make a gift towards a cause they are passionate about. Multiple locations.

UQ Ventures Student Bridge to Brisbane (B2B) Team

15 October 2023 6:15am4:00pm
Join Team UQ at this year’s Bridge to Brisbane (B2B). Entries for Bridge to Brisbane are now open and we hope you’ll consider lacing up your runners to support UQ in the race.

Alumni Bridge to Brisbane (B2B) Team

15 October 2023 6:00am3:00pm
Join Team UQ at this year’s Bridge to Brisbane (B2B). Entries for Bridge to Brisbane are now open and we hope you’ll consider lacing up your runners to support UQ in the race.

Party with a purpose

14 October 2023 7:00pm11:00pm
Party with a purpose is back for 2023. Whether your 'purpose' is to support the cause, catch up with friends and old classmates, meet new people, or hit the dance floor, we can't wait to see you there!

QBI and Lexus of Brisbane spring high tea (in person)

14 October 2023 12:30pm4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of French champagne and fun and help support the team of trekkers who will be walking the Flinders Ranges to raise money for QBI researchers working to find potential solutions for those living with dementia. Location: Victoria Park Golf course

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