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Back to UQ 2023 (in person)

6 August 2023 8:00am3:00pm
UQ's biggest alumni day is back as part of UQ Open Day! Join us for alumni-exclusive talks, behind-the-scenes tours, and breakfast at Patina at Alumni Court.

The changing face of language teaching symposium (online and in person)

4 August 2023 10:30am5:30pm
Explore the global shifts driven by globalisation, mobility, and technology. Discover how the pandemic has accelerated the need for virtual communication skills. Collaborate with experts in Applied Linguistics/TESOL and Foreign Language Programs from UQ, HUFL, and Hanoi University. Location: Forgan Smith Building (1), Room E215 and Online via Zoom

Global Connections: 20 cities around the world

4 August 2023 9:15am7 September 2023 6:00pm
Join us for the next Global Connections events in August and September. Hosted by alumni in your city, these social events are a great opportunity for you to make new connections wherever you are in the world!

85 years of Physiotherapy at UQ

29 July 2023 3:00pm5:00pm
Join fellow Physiotherapy alumni and community to reminisce, celebrate the achievements and discover what the future holds for Physiotherapy as we celebrate 85 years of the profession at UQ. Location: Advanced Engineering Building, St Lucia

Cheese and chats at The Atrium: Ideas Anonymous open mic pitch night

27 July 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Don't miss Ideas Anonymous, an open mic pitch night where participants share their wildest ideas in 30 seconds and find potential collaborators. The Atrium, Brisbane

UQ Formula Racing Society Grand Prix

27 July 2023 5:00pm8:00pm
UQ Formula Racing Society is proud to announce the first UQFRS Grand Prix! We will be jumping behind the wheel of some of Brisbane's best go-karts at Slideways in Eagle Farm to declare the UQFRS Drivers Champion for 2023! Location: Slideways - Go Karting Brisbane 870 Kingsford Smith Drive Eagle Farm

UQ Talks: the science and philosophy of decision making (online event)

25 July 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
This UQ Talks panel will explore the science and philosophy of decision making, equipping you with insights that you can utilise to make better choices. Online event

Mare Amoris | Sea of Love

25 July 2023 10:00am20 January 2024 3:00pm
Through artworks that confront the complexities of love, rage, grief and healing, Mare Amoris embraces love as an uprising: an active force with which to mobilise, organise, and create room for radical expressions of care beyond capital. Location: UQ Art Museum

Patenting immunity? Vaccines and public health

24 July 2023 4:00pm6:00pm
The panel will consider what is needed to revise intellectual property to support the creation and delivery of new therapies, both in times of crisis and times of calm. Location: QBI Auditorium, St Lucia campus

Food forest workshop at UQ Gatton community garden

24 July 2023 11:00am12:00pm
This workshop will take you through the successional process of designing your own food forest. You'll even get a chance to get your hands dirty planting out a food forest at the Gatton Community Garden. Location: Gatton Community Garden (next to the Resource Recovery Centre) 5391 Warrego Hwy Gatton, QLD 4343

UQ Indonesia alumni impact series (online)

21 July 2023 4:00pm5:00pm
Join us for the inaugural UQ Indonesia alumni impact series, hosted by the UQ Indonesia Alumni Association. Online event.

The rise of digital humans in the health, fitness and diet industry

20 July 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Can digital humans enhance the client experience and improve health outcomes, or will uptake be limited by client and industry concerns around trust and cybersecurity? Location: The Atrium, Brisbane city

Taking healthcare everywhere (in-person and online)

18 July 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
In partnership with UQ, Philips will present exclusive insights from the 2023 Future Health Index Australian report, followed by a panel discussion featuring leading Australian healthcare experts. Location: Translational Research Institute Auditorium
37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba.

Discover UQ’s architectural treasures at Brisbane Open House 2023

15 July 2023 9:00am16 July 2023 5:00pm
Explore a range of UQ’s incredible buildings at Brisbane Open House 2023, with a rich history, innovative spaces and captivating designs.

Engineering speed mentoring

14 July 2023 4:30pm8:00pm
UQ Women in Engineering Alumni Council speed mentoring: This events is an opportunity for early and mid-career engineering alumni to connect with experienced industry mentors, gain valuable insights, and enhance your career progression. Location: Rio Tinto 155 Charlotte Street Brisbane.

The price of neglect: why it's time to invest in Australia's biodiversity

12 July 2023 6:00pm8:30pm
Join experts from UQ’s Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science for an insightful discussion on biodiversity solutions for Australia. Location: Customs House, Brisbane city

Leading innovation for growth

12 July 2023 9:00am14 July 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. Designed and delivered by Associate Professor Tim Kastelle, this new professional development course will provide you with a set of ‘must-have’ frameworks and tools to drive innovative responses to disruption and change. After completing this course, you’ll be able to create an action plan for integrating innovation into your core business strategy and map your future business models to respond to changes in the business and operating environment.

UQ Rugby: Round 14 vs Brothers (home game)

8 July 2023 12:00pm5:00pm
Join us to watc a great game on a Saturday afternoon. There will be food trucks, UQ Rugby pop-up shop and more. Location: UQ Rugby Club oval, Sir William McGregor Drive, St Lucia campus.

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: the death of Socrates and the concept of grief

2 July 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the July Sunday Series event titled: The death of Socrates and the concept of grief, presented by Michael Halliday, Vice-President of Friends of Antiquity. Location: Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia campus

Ventures Empower Women's Accelerator

27 June 2023 9:30am28 July 2023 11:30pm
Join UQ's first Empower Women's Accelerator and receive $10,000 in equity-free funding, mentoring, and support to develop and grow your startup. Applications close 28 July.

Public lecture: Shakespeare's language and the English language

21 June 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join the School of Languages and Cultures in this intriguing public lecture presented by the renowned linguist, Jonathan Culpeper, who has conducted extensive research on Shakespeare's language and its impact on English. With his expertise, he will guide us through the fascinating world of Shakespeare's language and provide valuable insights into its historical significance and modern-day implications. Don't miss the chance to learn from one of the foremost experts in the field.

3T event: shining the light on world elder abuse

21 June 2023 1:00pm3:00pm
Spend an insightful afternoon with us, where we shed light on world elder abuse and tour the unique UQ Healthy Living facility, a first of its kind allied health facility that supports people over fifty years of age to improve health, well-being and function.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards

20 June 2023 1:00pm17 July 2023 6:00pm
Make your nomination today for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards! Celebrate UQ’s amazing and talented entrepreneurs with Ventures and nominate yourself or a fellow entrepreneur superstar for one or more of our four categories. Nominations close 17 July.

Decarbonising Australia: once in a generation opportunity

15 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Following the release of the Net Zero Australia study, join us for a conversation with a panel of leading academic and industry experts. Net Zero Australia is a ground-breaking multi-year study that has assessed Australia’s potential pathway to a net zero economy. Location: UQ Art Museum

Auslan-interpreted curatorial tour: We Are Electric

15 June 2023 12:00pm12:30pm
Join us for an Auslan-interpreted tour of “We Are Electric” with curator Anna Briers. This guided tour will take you through the thought-provoking works, raising questions around how we interact with and experience energy. Location: UQ Art Museum St Lucia campus