Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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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

University Open Championships: entries close Wednesday 5 July

15 June 2023 10:15am5 July 2023 11:15pm
The UQ Tennis Club’s major event each year is the University Open Tennis Championships which, in 2023, will be played on 15-16, 18-21, 22-23 & 29-30 July. This is the major tournament for Brisbane & South-East Queensland Tennis players with 48 events covering all levels and ages of players. Location: UQ campus, St Lucia

Investing 101: a beginner's guide to maximising your first $100

14 June 2023 6:00pm7:00pm
Looking to dip your toes into the exciting world of investing, but feeling a bit lost about where to begin? We've got you covered! Join Women in Finance's 2022 Financial Adviser of the Year, Shayne Sommer (Bachelor of Arts '98) for a dynamic webinar on the basics of investing. Online via Zoom

Ventures Semester 2 programs

14 June 2023 11:45am31 July 2023 12:45pm
Applications are now open for UQ Ventures Semester 2 programs. Ventures currently has 3 programs open to UQ students, staff, and alumni across all disciplines and study levels: Ventures Curiosity, LeadHers and Validate. Application due dates are different for each program – read each program’s webpage for more information.

Meet the researchers: 'the future of pain'

13 June 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Meet the Researchers series is your chance to connect to our researchers in person and hear firsthand how they are advancing pain relief for a better future. Location: Building 80 St Lucia campus

Cheese and chats at The Atrium

8 June 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Unwind and see The Atrium come to life at our inaugural 'cheese and chats' networking event starting on Thursday 8 June.
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BrisScience: could fungi really be the last of us?

5 June 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
At this month's BrisScience, researchers delve into the science behind hit TV show 'The Last of Us'. Is a human Cordyceps pandemic realistic?

Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series: professors, politicians, TV producers and other curious creatures I have known (part II)

4 June 2023 1:45pm4:00pm
Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce will be reflecting on his experiences on camera and behind the scenes of various television productions, and the joys and frustrations of leading fifty or more tours through the Mediterranean lands.

Ventures LeadHers PhD

31 May 2023 10:30am7 July 2023 11:45pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities as a woman PhD candidate or graduate? Join the UQ Ventures LeadHers PhD one-day program to build connections and gain the confidence to start or progress your leadership journey. Applications close Friday 7 July at 12pm.

Negotiating for Success

30 May 2023 9:00am31 May 2023 5:00pm
UQ alumni receive a 20% discount. 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. It will help you manage the stress that often accompanies difficult negotiation situations and understand the process of effective communication.

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