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.

UQ ChangeMakers: The future of farming (online)

11 November 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Join our ChangeMakers panel to hear from UQ alumni and experts on the challenges we’re facing now and solutions as we look to the future. What’s the future of the emission-heavy livestock sector? Could we transform crop protection with mRNA vaccines for plants? And how can we harness innovative technology to improve global food security?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday series (in person)

7 November 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
The Inaugural RD Milns Memorial Lecture presented by Dr Stavros Paspalas (Director of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens), Sydney and Athens.

Get Finance Fit: Financial goal setting for 2022 (online)

3 November 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.

3T Events: What is critical thinking and how can we teach it? (in person)

26 October 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join critical thinking expert, Peter Ellerton, as he explains the power of understanding critical thinking and how we can apply it in our lives.

Giving Day Philanthropy Trail (in person)

20 October 2021 12:00pm3:00pm
If you're at St Lucia on Giving Day, join us at the Great Court for a preview of our new Philanthropy Trail, where you’ll see the amazing impact that donors have had around campus!

UQ Giving Day (in person)

20 October 2021 10:30am6:30pm
UQ Giving Day is a day where the UQ community comes together to raise funds that support important causes at UQ. In 2021, there are more than 30 causes for you to choose from. Together, we can help transform the lives of students and empower researchers.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series (in person)

10 October 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for our next Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series titled “Cato the Reformer”, presented by Dr Kit Morrell, Susan Blake Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History.

UQ Community Celebration in Wide Bay

8 October 2021 5:00pm7:00pm
Please join us for the Maryborough and Hervey Bay UQ Community Celebration. We look forward to bringing together UQ staff, students, alumni and partners across the Wide Bay region to celebrate your impact and shared connection to our university.

Think Twice: Freedom of Speech (in person)

7 October 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UNESCO Chair in Journalism and Communication, Professor Peter Greste and a panel of leading experts and academics for a thought-provoking discussion on 'Freedom of Speech'. Registrations have now closed.

UQ ChangeMakers: The science of positivity (online)

6 October 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Hear from expert UQ researchers and alumni as they explore the science of positivity and share tips for building resilience.

UQ Riverfire Celebration 2021 (in person)

25 September 2021 6:00pm9:00pm
UQ Riverfire Celebration is returning to offer you the best seats in town for a night of spectacular fireworks. This event is sold out but you can join the wait list.
Scene from the Gold Coast

UQ Gold Coast Alumni Brunch (in person)

25 September 2021 9:45am11:30am
Please join me for brunch and a thought-provoking panel discussion facilitated by UQ alumnus and ABC journalist, Bern Young.

UQ Gold Coast Young Alumni Drinks (in person)

24 September 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ is heading to the Gold Coast for our Regional Roadshow and hosting drinks for young alumni at the spectacular new Home of the Arts.

Latin America Virtual Connection: Creating change through entrepreneurship

14 September 2021 7:00pm8:00pm
Please check the time zone for your city:
Tuesday 14 September, 6pm Lima (PET), 7pm Asunción (PYT), 8pm Santiago (CLT)
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series (in person)

12 September 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for our next Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series as Dr Dorothy Watts AM presents on ‘Josiah Wedgwood and the Classics’.

Get Finance Fit: Buying your first property (online)

7 September 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.
UQ solar farm with rainbow

3T Events: Sustainability at UQ and beyond (in person)

7 September 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Hear from experts from UQ's Sustainability team as they share UQ's new sustainability strategy, some of our current campus initiatives.

Beijing Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 7:30pm9:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

Shenzhen Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

Japan Virtual Connection (online)

3 September 2021 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni.

Guangzhou Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 6:30pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

Shanghai Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 6:30pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking. This event is fully booked.

Chengdu Connection (in person)

3 September 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

London Connection (in person)

2 September 2021 6:30pm8:30pm
Global Connection is an event series created by alumni for alumni, to help you keep connected with UQ and fellow alumni. These casual events are a great opportunity to meet for drinks and networking.

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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