Young alumni events

Keep checking this page for events to be scheduled in 2022. In the meantime, view recorded webinars.

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.

Party with a purpose 2022 (in person)

26 November 2022 7:00pm11:00pm
Party with a purpose is back for 2022. Whether your 'purpose' is to support the cause, catch up with friends and old classmates, meet new people, or hit the dance floor, we can't wait to see you there!

Careers of the future (online)

17 October 2022 6:15pm7:30pm
Are you ready for the future of work?
Join our expert panel of alumni and industry and discover how AI, automation, climate change, the transition to a net zero economy, the metaverse and more are already transforming our lives and jobs.

Get Finance Fit: tips to save more money (online)

4 October 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
As the cost of living and inflation continues to climb, Australians are looking closer at their budgets and seeing where they can save. 

Join our finance experts and fellow UQ alumni, Effie Zahos and Andrew Courtney, as they share their top tips to adjust your spending so you can save (and earn) more!

UQ young alumni games night (in person)

30 September 2022 6:00pm8:30pm
Fancy a game of chance, the newest craze or an old school classic?
We invite you to join fellow young UQ alumni at a social night out at Brisbane’s premier arcade bar, B. Lucky & Sons!

Alumni drinks in The Atrium

26 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
You’re invited to drinks at The Atrium– the new UQ alumni meeting place in the heart of Brisbane city.

Striking a balance - hybrid workplaces and sustaining your energy (online)

16 June 2022 6:00pm7:30pm
This panel session will be followed by virtual networking, where you can engage directly with the panellists and other audience members on strategies to find your joy at work.
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Get Finance Fit: tax time (online)

9 June 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Are you completely overwhelmed with your tax return or just want to just to be prepared for the end of financial year madness? Join our expert panel for tips on the top deductions to claim including work from home, tax-wise investments, and joining the dots between taxes and Superannuation. This event will be run as a Q&A session so it is the perfect place to get all of your tax questions answered.

Interested in being an entrepreneur? Boom or bust! (in person)

24 May 2022 5:45pm8:00pm
Have you been thinking about starting a business or wanting to monetise a passion project? Join us for a practical session on business 101 and a panel discussion with UQ alumni business owners.

Get Finance Fit: Bull or bear– how to invest money in a volatile environment (online)

7 April 2022 6:00pm7:00pm
Join Effie Zahos, Andrew Courtney and Dr Christoph Breidbach to get to know about up-and-coming investing methods. Learn about the latest investing trends and how you can make your dollar stretch.
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UQ Young Alumni – Welcome to 2022 (in person)

24 March 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Come and join the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board for the first social event of the year. Reconnect with your fellow graduates or make new friends. You will also have the chance to hear first-hand about the exciting events we have lined up for the UQ Young Alumni Program this year.

UQ young alumni: Party with a purpose (in person)

12 November 2021 7:00pm11:00pm
The UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board is hosting a fabulous night of food, drinks, raffles, live music, and dancing all in support of a great cause.

Get Finance Fit: Financial goal setting for 2022 (online)

3 November 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.

UQ Gold Coast Young Alumni Drinks (in person)

24 September 2021 5:30pm7:30pm
UQ is heading to the Gold Coast for our Regional Roadshow and hosting drinks for young alumni at the spectacular new Home of the Arts.

Get Finance Fit: Buying your first property (online)

7 September 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
Join us for our most popular UQ young alumni online series this year with a four part series focussing on educating young professionals about personal finance and wealth creation.

Young alumni networking event (in person)

2 September 2021 5:30pm8:30pm
Hosted by the UQ Young Alumni Advisory Board, join us for our next social event for all UQ graduates to meet, enjoy meaningful conversations and stay connected with the young alumni community.