Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Gatton Campus Reunion for North Queensland (in person)

29 August 2021 11:30am2:00pm
Join us for this North Queensland UQ Gatton Past Students Association in Atherton. To register, contact Kim Jorgensen, email: gattonpaststudents@uq.edu.au.

Cancelled: UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch

14 August 2021 9:45am11:30am
In light of the developing COVID-19 Queensland Government restrictions, regretfully the UQ Toowoomba Alumni Brunch will be cancelled.

Cancelled: UQ Young Alumni Drinks in Toowoomba

13 August 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
In light of the developing COVID-19 Queensland Government restrictions, regretfully the UQ young alumni drinks in Toowoomba will be cancelled.

Postponed: Friends of Antiquity present the inaugural Susan Blake Lecture

8 August 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Due to COVID restrictions, this event has been postponed. Join us for our August Sunday Series as Dr Kit Morrell presents on ‘Cato the Reformer’.
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Cancelled: 3T Events - The early modern Olympic Games

3 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Due to COVID restrictions, this event has been cancelled. 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!

UQ ChangeMakers: Roundtable discussion – law in the Pacific (online)

26 July 2021 5:30pm6:30pm
Did you know that constitutions in many Pacific countries not only recognise customary laws but frequently place them above common law? And where local legislation does not exist, foreign legislation is often applied? 

Get Finance Fit: Investing and super (online)

15 July 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.
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UQ ChangeMakers: The Pacific – why it matters (online)

13 July 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
Stability and prosperity in the Pacific have long been stated as among Australia’s top foreign policy priorities, but for many Australians, the region remains little understood.
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3T Events: Towering figures of the church and science (in person)

6 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join acclaimed sculptor, Dr Rhyl Hindwood AM CF, as she delves into the symbolism incorporated into the design of her monumental statues - including those produced for the University of Queensland's Great Court and, more recently, for St John's Anglican cathedral.

'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. 

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"
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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.

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."

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.

Young Alumni: ‘Unlocking your leadership skills’ workshop (online and in person)

12 May 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
What makes an effective leader and how can you use leadership skills to elevate your career?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: The Shellal Mosaic: Archaeological, Textual and Visual Traditions (in person)

2 May 2021 2:30pm4:30pm
Join James Donaldson, Senior Museum Officer at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum as he presents "The Shellal Mosaic: Archaeological, Textual and Visual Traditions."
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Get Finance Fit: Be tax smart (online)

20 April 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.
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3T Events: Native bees in Brisbane and how to care for them (in person)

20 April 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join us for the first 3T event of the year as we explore the weird and wonderful secrets of the biology, ecology and evolution of the stingless bees.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: Intrepid Lady Adventurers on the Nile (in person)

11 April 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Join award-winning Australian author and UQ alumnus, Pamela Rushby as she presents "Intrepid Lady Adventurers on the Nile".

UQ ChangeMakers: Black Lives Matter – the Australian context (online)

17 March 2021 6:00pm7:15pm
In the aftermath of the public death of George Floyd in the USA last May, millions of outraged citizens around the world took to the streets to protest a range of longstanding and systemic issues related to human rights, social justice and race relations.
UQ Young Alumni launch party (in person)

UQ young alumni welcome party (in person)

4 March 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for the UQ Young Alumni welcome party on Thursday, 4 March 2021. The new UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board looks forward to meeting you at our first social event of our 2021 calendar.
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UQ Book Club: Ordinary Matter (online)

14 January 2021 7:30pm8:30pm
This month we will be chatting to Laura Elvery, author of Ordinary Matter.

UQ ChangeMakers: Roundtable discussion – UQ ChangeMakers working in sustainability

26 November 2020 7:00pm8:00pm
Join Professor Neville Plint, Director of the Sustainable Minerals Institute at UQ for an intimate roundtable discussion on the topic of sustainability.

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