Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Frontier Forum: building better cities (online)

24 March 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Join our expert panel as they debate what makes a sustainable, liveable, global city.

Dubai Connection (in person)

24 March 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Global Connection Dubai - hosted by Sabi Aggarwal, Kylie McIntyre and Matthew Chen. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.

Bangkok Connection (in person)

24 March 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Global Connection Bangkok Thailand - hosted by Sully Bholat. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.

Melbourne Connection (in person)

24 March 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Global Connection Melbourne Australia - hosted by Paul Gibney. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.
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Ultramarine conversations: architecture and the environment (in person)

24 March 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Brydon Wang and Dr Margaret Cook will meet on the Art Museum lawn for a discussion with Dirk Yates about water environments and how architecture has responded to these places in the past and future propositions. Set alongside the outdoor installation of SUPERFLEX’s Dive-In, the panel will take the work’s speculative provocation – architecture for a submerged world – as a leaping off point for a critical consideration of the built environment and the waters we inhabit.

Sydney Connection (in person)

24 March 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
Global Connection Sydney Australia - hosted by Amelia Shaw and Derrick Pereira. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.

Santiago Connection (in person)

23 March 2022 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection Santiago Chile - hosted by Rodrigo Zarate and Mary Robinson. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.

Lima Connection (in person)

23 March 2022 7:00pm9:00pm
Global Connection Lima Peru - hosted by Inés Valenzuela. Global Connection is an event series hosted by alumni for alumni in cities all over the world! These events are your opportunity to meet UQ alumni in your area and expand your professional and social network.

Ventures ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

23 March 2022 5:30pm9:00pm
Join Ventures at the Tivoli for Pitch Night, Wednesday 23 March, where UQ’s startup entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations - from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in community building, nutrition, eco-packaging, and STEM education. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the future being made right here in Queensland.
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Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture in Sydney (in person)

22 March 2022 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for the Rodney Wylie Fellowship Lecture in Sydney, hosted by Professor Andrew Griffiths, Executive Dean, UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
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RD 1 UQ v Wests at Home for Women in Rugby

22 March 2022 8:00am5:00pm
Rivals, the Bulldogs, will face the Red Heavies at home for the Women in Rugby round. Games will begin at 8:00am on Field 7 and run all day.
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Gatton campus reunion in Nambour (in person)

19 March 2022 12:00pm3:00pm
The UQ Gatton Past Students Association invites Gatton campus alumni and their families to this annual reunion.
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Ancient History Day (in person)

19 March 2022 9:00am4:00pm
Join us for the 27th annual Ancient History Day at UQ's St Lucia campus as we explore power, status and authority.
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Alumni postgraduate study advice week (in person, online, or over the phone)

14 March 2022 10:00am18 March 2022 5:00pm
UQ's Future Students team is setting aside a week from 14 to 18 March to offer bespoke postgraduate advice to UQ's alumni community. Book in for a 30 minute one-on-one session with a postgraduate study advisor online, on our St Lucia campus, or over the phone.
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The Woman Effect: endurance (in person)

9 March 2022 7:15am9:00am
The University of Queensland invites you to attend our International Women’s Day 2022 breakfast featuring our inspiring panel of women who are forces for change in innovation technology, health and business. Learn firsthand from their reflections and sage advice to conquer challenges in business and life.
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Celebrating International Women's Day at UQ

8 March 2022 2:30pm4:00pm
Diversity – of thought, experience, and background – strengthens our UQ community. Join UQ Vice-Chancellor Professor Debbie Terry AO as we celebrate International Women’s Day, and explore the theme “Break the Bias”.

Radio revelations: Discovering our galaxy’s hidden planets (online)

7 March 2022 6:30pm7:30pm
This month, we're back at home, as COVID-19 has again hampered our efforts to present at The Edge, but we hope to return to in-person events as soon as possible. In the meantime, get comfy and join us on the hunt for exoplanets.

Ultramarine Conversations: Blue Carbon Method

3 March 2022 12:30pm1:30pm
Off the back of her time at COP26, Professor Catherine Lovelock will join Senior Curator Peta Rake to discuss the recently formalised Blue Carbon Method: the sequestering of carbon in coastal and marine ecosystems. They will address the big hopes that Blue Carbon offers, as well as what issues might arise.

Alumni events

3 March 2022 10:30am11:30am
Financial Fundamentals for Startups & SME’s (in person)

Financial Fundamentals for Startups & SMEs (in person)

3 March 2022 9:00am4:00pm
UQ Ventures in partnership with BDO for Startups, has designed this Financials Fundamentals workshop specifically to increase your financial literacy and confidence with numbers.
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3T Events: A history of genocide with emphasis on Australia's frontier wars

2 March 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Join us at The Women's College for morning tea followed by an in-depth presentation from Dr Frank Moloney on the history of genocide in Australia. Registrations open soon.

UQ ChangeMakers: CSR best practice workshop

24 February 2022 5:00pm6:30pm
Join us for an exclusive workshop with UQ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expert Professor Neal Ashkanasay OAM to learn practical tips for implementing CSR in the workplace.
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Ventures Open House (in person)

24 February 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Have a look inside the Ventures space, where we make your ideas reality!
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Digital Society

23 February 2022 4:00pm8:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) and the UK Government’s Science and Innovation Network (UK SIN) will host the Digital Society virtual event on Wednesday 23 February as part of the UK/Australia Season.
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Plogging with UQ Sustainability (in person)

21 February 2022 4:30pm8:00pm
“Plogging” is the activity of jogging and picking up litter, it’s like a speedy emu walk.

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