The Great Picnic will welcome back all new and returning students to UQ for Semester 2!

Join us for a vintage style picnic in the beautiful Great Court – the best picnic spot on campus! Enjoy a free picnic box full of sweet and savoury goodies while basking in the warm winter sunshine. This is a great opportunity to meet old and new friends while enjoying live music, picnic games and lucky door prizes.


  • Date: Tuesday, 4 August
  • Location: Great Court, St Lucia
  • Time: 11am, 12pm & 1pm
  • Cost: FREE for new and returning students
  • Note: In keeping with current guidelines, you must pick up your picnic within the hour that your ticket specifies (eg. 11am registration must pick up before 12pm)
  • Dietary: We apologise for the inconvenience but unfortunately, we cannot cater for all dietary requirements. There are several options you can specify in your ticket registration.


1x FREE vintage style picnic box (includes finger sandwiches, sweet and savoury pastries & fresh fruit)


Due to safety reasons and in line with current guidelines, registration is essential for this event.

Register now

About The Great Picnic

The Great Picnic celebrates new and returning students back to UQ with this free vintage style picnic lunch at St Lucia and Gatton. Registration Essential

COVID Safe Events

All events and spaces are operating in line with current guidelines. We ask that you please practice social distancing at all times.

You may attend an event or activity at a UQ location providing:

  • Have not been in close contact with an active COVID-19 case and are required to quarantine
  • You are feeling weel and have not had a fever, cough, sore throat, headache, distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, chills, vomiting or any cold/flu like symptoms within the last 24 hours.


St Lucia campus
Great Court