Welcome Weeks - Sem 2, 2022

Welcome to UQ!

Here at UQ we celebrate Orientation over two Weeks: O-Week (18-22 July) and Connect Week (25-29 July).

Orientation Week (O-Week) is a program of social and academic activities designed to introduce you to life and study at UQ; and Connect Week provides events and networking opportunities that will help you meet and connect with others. There is plenty happening across all campuses and online, so make sure you are set up and ready to go. Scroll through our website to find out what's on and where to get information and support.

Free Hot Chocolate

29 July 2022 11:00am12:00pm
It's getting cold outside... come and warm up with a FREE hot chocolate!

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

29 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

Postgrad Mixer: “The Network Freeze” (Gatton)

28 July 2022 4:30pm7:30pm
This event will be an opportunity for new and returning postgraduate students from Gatton to mingle and network with their peers.

Welcome Hub (Gatton)

28 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
The Welcome Hub will be open daily from11am - 2pm in the Central Walkway throughout Connect Week and will be the go-to place for all students to hang out in between orientation sessions, classes and events. Drop by for information, student support, freebies, food truck, hang-out spaces and more.

Free ice Cream (Gatton)

28 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Don't miss heaps of freebies you can grab at Welcome Hub! Make sure to pop by at the Central Walkway for some free snacks or a chill spot - there's always something for you to enjoy!

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

28 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

Cuppas & Careers (Herston)

27 July 2022 11:30am12:30pm
Drop in to chat about all things careers and employability development with our friendly Career Development Team.

Welcome Hub (Gatton)

27 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
The Welcome Hub will be open daily from11am - 2pm in the Central Walkway throughout Connect Week and will be the go-to place for all students to hang out in between orientation sessions, classes and events. Drop by for information, student support, freebies, food truck, hang-out spaces and more.

Free Popcorn (UQ Gatton)

27 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Don't miss heaps of freebies you can grab at Welcome Hub! Make sure to pop by at the Central Walkway for some free snacks or a chill spot - there's always something for you to enjoy!

Rock Climbing Wall (Gatton)

27 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Are you ready to take the challenge? Looking to kickstart climbing but don't know where to start? Get active and test your rock climbing skills as we bring this to life in Gatton!

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

27 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

Market Day

27 July 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Market Day is the orientation event you don't want to miss. Join your friends and shop around for the amazing Clubs and Societies available at UQ and discover great student focused services, programs and resources.

Free pancakes hosted by UQ Gatton Chaplaincy

27 July 2022 8:00am10:00am
Why pay for brekky when you can get it for free? Thanks to the UQ Gatton Chaplaincy, you can head down to the Central Walkway on Wednesday of Connect Week from 8-10am to get your FREE pancakes!

Welcome Hub (Gatton)

26 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
The Welcome Hub will be open daily from11am - 2pm in the Central Walkway throughout Connect Week and will be the go-to place for all students to hang out in between orientation sessions, classes and events. Drop by for information, student support, freebies, food truck, hang-out spaces and more.

Free Fairy Floss (Gatton)

26 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Don't miss heaps of freebies you can grab at Welcome Hub! Make sure to pop by at the Central Walkway for some free snacks or a chill spot - there's always something for you to enjoy!

Free Nacho Station (Gatton)

26 July 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Calling out all the nacho lovers at the Gatton Campus! Come down to the Central Walkway for our free nacho station! Available for all students.

Welcome BBQ (St Lucia)

26 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Enjoy a free traditional Aussie sausage sizzle, meet new people and relax in the Great Court.

Cuppas & Careers

26 July 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Drop in to chat about all things careers and employability development with our friendly Career Development Team.

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

26 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

UQ Big Quiz (Online)

25 July 2022 7:00pm9:00pm
Come one, come all to UQ's Big Quiz! Test your knowledge and make new friends at one of the must-do Welcome Weeks event.

Partnership and Popcorn

25 July 2022 11:30am1:00pm
Pop in for some popcorn and learn about Student-Staff Partnerships!

Welcome Hub (Gatton)

25 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
The Welcome Hub will be open daily from11am - 2pm in the Central Walkway throughout Connect Week and will be the go-to place for all students to hang out in between orientation sessions, classes and events. Drop by for information, student support, freebies, food truck, hang-out spaces and more.

Food Truck (Gatton)

25 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
What suits this cold winter the best? Bring along your friends and come down to the Welcome Hub to enjoy some fresh, hot baked potatoes, free hot chocolate and live music!

UQ Scavenger Hunt

25 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Get to know your way around UQ St Lucia campus as you hunt down the clues and you could win a Deadly Noize prize pack including free tickets to Deadly Noize 2022. Join the hunt from 10am in the Great Court at St Lucia campus, and snap selfies at each clue location, then submit your selfie to receive the next clue!

Putt Putt on the Green (Gatton)

25 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Come along and put your golfing skills to the test

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

25 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.
Smokey and dimly lit theatre stage with several chairs and small tables.

JALI by Oliver Twist - A Comedic Performer Sharing His Refugee Story

20 July 2022 7:00pm8:30pm
Join UQ Wellbeing in attending the story-telling performance, JALI, by Oliver Twist at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

UQPS Photography Workshop

20 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Have you ever wanted to brush up on your photography skills?

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

20 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

First Year Q & A Mixer

19 July 2022 7:00pm8:00pm
There is no such thing as a silly question! Come ask our friendly students any questions you may have about life at UQ, Brisbane and Australia!

Free Pancakes (St Lucia)

19 July 2022 11:00am1:00pm
Head down to the Great Court for Free Pancakes! Sit, eat and enjoy while listening to live music in the Welcome Hub.

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

19 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

Museum crawl: Get to know the museums on campus

18 July 2022 11:00am3:00pm
The St Lucia campus boasts incredible museum experiences! Have you visited them all?

Welcome Hub (St Lucia)

18 July 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Drop by for daily entertainment, food, free giveaways, information, student support and more. The Welcome Hub will be your first point of call when you have a question, need support or just want to hang out, listen to some tunes, grab a bite to eat or make new friends.

International Student Breakfast

18 July 2022 8:00am10:00am
Come along for a free breakfast, meet other international students and find out about some of the health and wellbeing supports available at UQ.