Events

Whether you are studying at one of our campuses, or studying online, your UQLife is what you make it!

The UQLife team are proud to present a range of events across all our campuses and online platforms to help you to engage and connect with others, enhance your UQ experience and help you to feel part of the UQ Community.

If you are studying from overseas, many of our online events happen on UQ websites and across our social accounts on Facebook and Instagram and you may need to access these sites with a Virtual Private Network. Find out about UQ's VPN.

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.

Upcoming events

Of the Age

21 May 2022 4:00pm
[Concert | G | 45mins]
Amusing rock outfit, BLUE TAC toured living rooms/backyards during the Covid-19 lockdown progressing to kindies/schools & live venues. Tapping into the energy and fun of kid-life, this band offers something fresh, catchy, and raw for punters of all ages.

Wind of Wall Street

21 May 2022 7:00pm
[Dance | PG | 40mins]
An immersive work of physical theatre and dance that will challenge your perspective of capitalism and its command of society.
Bruce Morgan from Murri Tukka holding a wooden bowl in one hand with bush food inside

Bush Food Workshop

24 May 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Come along to a Bush Food Workshop with Bruce Morgan from Murri Tukka. Bruce will share his knowledge and experiences of Bush foods and you will get to sample a few foods too!! All welcome and we hope to see you there!

Gatton Chill

25 May 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Gatton Chill is your one-stop place to relax in-between classes. Think yard games, bean bags, free snacks, giveaways and live musicians! There's something for everyone at the Gatton Chill!
Three diverse students standing and talking at the St Lucia campus

You can’t ask that: Be Brave. Make Change

25 May 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Jump into the conversations that can be made when the "You Can't Ask That" Panel get together!

Herston Hangouts

25 May 2022 11:30am1:00pm
Whether it's coffee and snacks; fun arts and crafts or pop-up events, Wednesdays at Herston just keep getting better with Herston Hangouts. Events and activities will change weekly so make sure you follow our socials to keep up to date!
Hands holding a permanent marker as they write something on a small heart-shaped wooden cut out.

Uluru Statement from the Heart 5 Year Anniversary Walk and Action

26 May 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Make Change is the 5 Year Anniversary of the the Uluru Statement from the Heart to the Australian people. This is your opportunity to take action and show your support by joining us in a walk around the Great Court of UQ, St Lucia Campus.
HASS & Research data commons

HASS and Research Data Commons - Let's play! (online)

27 May 2022 9:00am1:00pm
UQ partners in eHASS share insights with the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) as part of National Reconciliation Week 2022.
 Black and white photos of Joe McGinness, Charles Perkins and others campaigning at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, c1967.

55 Years On - The 1967 Referendum (online event via Zoom)

27 May 2022 12:30pm1:30pm
As this year's National Reconciliation Week's theme of Be Brave Make Change is heard, we think back to the courage and tenacity shown to advocate for change through the landmark 1967 referendum.
Crowd walking down the street in an Eddie Mabo anniversary march, Townsville, Alf Wilson, State Library of Queensland

Mabo: 30 years on

28 May 2022 10:00am3:00pm
Join us for the Opening of Legacy: Reflections on Mabo exhibition and Torres Strait Islander Community Day

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Call for Partners

UQLife is always looking for partners for our events and opportunities to collaborate with faculties, student clubs and societies and other UQ affiliated bodies throughout the year. If you are interested in partnering or would like to know more, please contact the UQLife team.

Email: uqlife@uq.edu.au