Events

Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of events. 
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Study advice drop-in evening at the Country Universities Centre Maranoa

10 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
If you're a UQ alumni living in the Maranoa region, our Future Students staff will be in town Wednesday 10 May running study advice sessions for the community. Come along and discuss your options for returning to study. Location: 57 Bungil Street, Roma QLD

BrisScience: harnessing the power of AI and light – pathogen control in the 21st century

8 May 2023 6:30pm7:30pm
Imagine a fast, needle-free malaria and Dengue fever detection tool that could help save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, globally.

Friends of Antiquity: Sunday Series

7 May 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the May Sunday Series event titled: Roman Women and the Law, presented by Dr Kit Morrell,  ARC DECRA Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland.

"We Are Electric": artist talks & UQ School of Music performance

6 May 2023 3:00pm6:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon of free floor talks with artists Megan Cope, Michaela Gleave and Yasmin Smith followed by a live performance of Cope's sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)". Then join us in the Art Museum's Foyer for free food and drinks following the talks and performance.

MBA information event (online)

4 May 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us to find out more about why our MBA is ranked #1 overall in Australia and #1 internationally for its quality of students*. The session will be presented by our MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley.

Sustainable energy live Q&A Webinar A

3 May 2023 8:00am9:00am
Discover the key features of UQ's Sustainable Energy programs, including flexible study options, program structure, employability and networking opportunities.
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Industry Panel – Recovery in the Arts

29 April 2023 1:45pm4:00pm
Join a panel of Queensland’s cultural leaders as they tackle the tough questions about the future of our arts industries. This free event is being presented by the UQ Centre for Critical and Creative Writing and will be held alongside the UQ Alumni Book Fair.
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UQ Alumni Book Fair: family fun day

29 April 2023 9:00am5:00pm
Join us on Saturday 29 April for a family day at the UQ Alumni Book Fair, including face painting, storytelling and a gelato cart!
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UQ Alumni Rare Book Auction

28 April 2023 6:30pm9:00pm
Join us as hundreds of works go under the hammer in 2023, including a remarkable first-edition copy of Winnie-the-Pooh and books from as early as the 1700s!

UQ Alumni Book Fair® (in person)

28 April 2023 9:00am1 May 2023 3:00pm
More than 110,000 books, magazines, vinyl records, videos, DVDs and other pre-loved goodies will be available at this year’s UQ Alumni Book Fair®, helping us raise funds for UQ student scholarships.

Dine like it's 1747 at Patina at Alumni Court

26 April 2023 11:30am28 April 2023 8:30pm
Want to go back in time? Now is your chance - Patina at UQ Alumni Court is whipping up a 275-year-old pudding recipe and 161-year-old salmon recipe, to celebrate the UQ Alumni Rare Book Auction.
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Solar eclipse on campus

20 April 2023 1:45pm3:45pm
A rare opportunity to witness a breathtaking celestial phenomenon - a partial solar eclipse in the heart of UQ St Lucia.

Net Zero Australia: Final results from a ground-breaking study (online and in person)

19 April 2023 6:00pm9:30pm
Public release of final findings from the Net Zero Australia study, how Australia can work towards net zero emissions by 2050. Location: The Long Room, Customs House, 399 Queen Street, Brisbane

MBA information session (in-person)

19 April 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Join us at Customs House to find out more about why our MBA is ranked #1 overall in Australia and #1 internationally for its quality of students*. The session will be presented by our MBA Director, Associate Professor Nicole Hartley.

3T Event: IMB under the microscope

19 April 2023 1:00pm3:00pm
Join us to hear from leading professors and researchers who are undertaking ground-breaking research, before embarking on a tour of the Institute of Molecular Biosciences.

308 Queen Street building and history tour

19 April 2023 7:30am31 December 2023 8:30am
Each month join UQ alum Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BA '79) on a building history tour to explore the historical significance of 308 Queen Street.

Yom HaShoah - 2023 Holocaust Remembrance Day

17 April 2023 5:45pm7:30pm
This year’s commemoration will focus specifically on the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, a powerful example of resistance and action in the face of oppression during the Holocaust.

The Macrossan Lecture

30 March 2023 5:15pm8:00pm
In 2023, a new Macrossan lecture series is to be established by The TC Beirne School of Law and the UQ Law Association (UQLA). It is proposed that annual public lectures will be given in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court of Queensland, to celebrate the commencement of each academic year. In the spirit of the original lecture series, distinguished Australians will be invited to address varied topics of public importance.

UQ young alumni Welcome to 2023

29 March 2023 6:00pm8:00pm
Get your uni friends together for after-work drinks and try your hand at Shuffleboard, the newest craze to hit Brisbane (think air hockey but better!). Bring along a friend or work colleague, and make some new connections – everyone is welcome.

Lunchtime performance: "Untitled (Death Song)"

29 March 2023 12:00pm1:15pm
In this live performance musicians will activate Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation Untitled (Death Song) (2020) as part of the exhibition We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures.
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Friends of Antiquity: Milns Visiting Scholar

26 March 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us for the April Friends of Antiquity Sunday Series. The event will be held at The University of Queensland Forgan Smith Building, followed by an afternoon tea.

World Science Festival Brisbane: UQ alumni event (SOLD OUT)

25 March 2023 7:30am9:30am
Join us at the Dinosaurs of Patagonia exhibition celebrating the World Science Festival Brisbane. With a special talk by Argentinian Palaeontologist and an exclusive admission into the exhibit before opening to the general public. Tickets starting from $23.50

Ventures ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

23 March 2023 5:30pm9:00pm
Join UQ Ventures at The Tivoli for Pitch Night, Thursday 23 March, where UQ’s startup entrepreneurs will present their cutting-edge innovations - from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in nutrition, FinTech, augmented reality, and space. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the future being made right here in Queensland.

Merson Lecture 2023: The neurobiology of depression

23 March 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
The annual lecture is named in honour of Dr David Merson, who supported the series in order to promulgate the best neuroscience research and what it has to offer the community in the future.

Ventures LeadHers online: applications close April 20

23 March 2023 11:45am20 April 2023 12:00pm
Want to grow your leadership capabilities? The UQ Ventures LeadHers program for women is now available online! Grow your leadership capabilities, build connections, gain the confidence to take your first entrepreneurial journey. Applications close Thursday 20 April at 12pm.

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