UQ Brisbane City

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Welcome to your new alumni meeting place, The Atrium at UQ Brisbane City.

Located in the heart of the CBD, UQ Brisbane City will deliver premium professional development, networking and event opportunities for you, our global community of ChangeMakers. Featuring exclusive access to a collaborative working space, UQ Brisbane City will become your go-to destination for career inspiration, direction and connection. 

Join us, as we combine heritage with contemporary technology, your career ambitions with a global network of resources, and our state’s history with our commitment to its future. 

Join us in at UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street.

Your go-to destination for career inspiration, direction and connection.

Register for an event, book a career consultation or chat to an expert about your post-graduate study options. Meet a mentor for coffee, reserve a creative suite to access cutting-edge software or simply pull up a chair to work from The Atrium.

Concierge services

When you arrive at The Atrium, you'll be greeted by our concierge team who will welcome you into the space and assist you with visitor check-in. Concierge will be there to provide support and answer your questions throughout your visit. If you would like to contact the concierge team before your visit, please use the buttons below to reach out via the Atrium group on UQ ChangeMakers or via email.

Frequently asked questions

Opening hours
The Atrium is open from 7am–6pm, Monday to Friday. Walk-ins to the Atrium space are welcome! The concierge team will greet you on arrival, assist with guest check-in, and help you settle in.
The co-working space isn't bookable, however we have other meeting rooms for hire. To enquire about making a booking, please email to the concierge team at eventsuqbc@uq.edu.au
Yes! There are a range of comfortable lounge seating and small coffee tables in The Atrium, specially designed for less formal meetings. As The Atrium isn't bookable, we recommend arriving a few minutes before your meeting to find a space.
Located in the heart of the city at 308 Queen Street, we recommend travelling via public transport. Central train station is a short four minute walk, and bus stop 59 Queen and 149 Creek are right outside the building.

308 Queen Street building and history tour

19 March 2024 12:00pm19 November 2024 2:45pm
Join UQ alum Dr Keith Treschman (BSc '71, BEdSt '75, BA '79) on monthly building tours to delve into the history of the 308 Queen Street building and uncover some of the unique and quirky discoveries from the restoration process.
Free event
Location: The Atrium at 308 Queen Street

Language courses at UQ Brisbane City

17 June 2024 4:00pm1 August 2024 5:00pm
Back by popular demand, join us for the next 'Learn a language' at The Atrium. In partnership with UQ Institute of Modern Languages (IML), we're launching another 5-week language short courses for beginners starting in June.
Cost: $275 for 5 classes
Location: UQ Brisbane City

Beyond the boundaries: innovations set to transform the way we live, work and play

22 May 2024 6:00pm9:00pm
Join us as we explore six ground breaking research projects that could change the way we live, work, and play.
Free event
Location: Room 227, UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street, Brisbane and online
Frederick McCubbin, 'Portrait of little girl' c.1912-1913,oil on canvas image 46.7 x 57 cm. Collection of The University of Queensland, purchased 1953.

The Secret Lives of Portraits

9 May 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Join UQ art history expert, Associate Professor Andrea Bubenik, on Thu 9 May as she shares some of the most unbelievable and hidden tales behind incredible portraits from the UQ Art Museum Collection, including a rare work by Frederick McCubbin.
Tickets: $20
Location: The Atrium, UQ Brisbane City

UQ MBA information event

18 April 2024 5:30pm7:30pm
Are you ready to make your next career move? A UQ MBA may be just what you need to take the next step. Join one of our information events to explore how an MBA can help you reach your career goals.
Free event
Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street

Cheese and chats at The Atrium: nature's pharmacy unveiled

16 November 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us for the next Cheese and Chats event, where UQ experts will share their bold vision for addressing global health challenges using nature, engineering plants for sustainable medicine production and using venom to combat pain.

MBA information event (in person)

19 October 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
At the UQ MBA Information Evening, we will show you how our MBA develops global leaders of the future. We’ll provide valuable insight into the key features of our MBA including exclusive international exchanges, real consulting projects and our dedicated MBA Careers and Professional Development Team. Location: UQ Brisbane City, 308 Queen Street.

Cheese and chats at The Atrium – vaping what's the harm? (in person)

12 October 2023 5:00pm7:00pm
Join us on Thursday 12 October for the next cheese and chats event where Professor Coral Gartner and Associate Professor Henry Marshall will discuss potential health risks related to vaping.

Language courses at The Atrium

3 October 2023 9:00am11 November 2023 5:00pm
Whether you want to travel the world, learn to speak a language, follow new interests or maintain your language skills, this new language class gives you, our alumni that opportunity to learn in a practical and supportive learning environment in the city. Limited spots, register now!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Join the discussion on UQ ChangeMakers