Spring Social

24 October, 11am - 8.30pm

Step into a world of colour and music with our vibrant Spring Social! Celebrate Spring with us this 24 October at The Great Court, as we honour the season of new beginnings. Cuddle a llama, indulge in a variety of food trucks, snap some photos on our pretty Spring Swing, unwind to live music, let your creative juices flow with a nature-themed workshop - and end the night with an outdoor movie. 


Moonlight Movie: The Little Mermaid (2023)

24 October 2023 6:30pm8:30pm
Enjoy some snacks and watch a movie under the stars in the Great Court.
Woman painting on a canvas.

Sip and Paint with Yin

24 October 2023 4:30pm6:30pm
In celebration of the Spring Social, Yin will be hosting a LIVE Sip and Paint class under the blooming jacaranda trees.
Students sitting at table painting pots.

Paint your own pot workshop with free plant

24 October 2023 4:00pm6:00pm
Bring a friend and paint your own terracotta pot for free!
UQ students sitting at table and painting.

Make Your Own Jacaranda Bookmark with UQ Handcraft and Art Club

24 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm

Capture the beauty of UQ permanently by bringing a piece of the scenery home with a jacaranda bookmark.
Brass instruments being played under spot light

School of Music Special Performance

24 October 2023 2:00pm4:00pm
Join us at the Great Court from 2-4PM for two special performances by the School of Music.
Small rock painted with a rainbow and the words "rainbow rock!"

Rock painting

24 October 2023 12:00pm2:00pm
Let your creative juices flow with our rock painting session - all supplies provided.
Two table tennis paddles with a ping pong ball.

UQ Sport: Mini Table Tennis

24 October 2023 12:00pm2:00pm
UQ Sport will be facilitating some mini table tennis in the Great Court from 12noon – 2pm. All gear provided.
Llama in a field.

Pet a llama

24 October 2023 12:00pm2:00pm
Drop by the Great Court and pat a llama or two. Grab a photo and check out what other activities are happening at Spring Social.
Ella Belfanti playing guitar and smiling at camera.

Live acoustic music: Ella Belfanti

24 October 2023 12:00pm2:00pm
Unwind with live acoustic music from Ella Belfanti in the Great Court.
Food truck vendor squeezing sauce onto meatballs as customers wait with smiles.

Food trucks

24 October 2023 11:00am8:30pm
A variety of food trucks in The Great Court from 11am - 2:30pm, and 4 - 8.30pm.