From the Couch

Join the Couch Crew for your weekly dose of what's happening across UQ's campuses and online.

The Crew tackle all the important issues facing UQ students like:

  • Where do I get the best hot chips on campus?
  • What exactly is the history of UQ?
  • How can I go on exchange when I can't leave the country?

Check in each week for this new web series created by UQ students for UQ students.

The Crew is always looking for feedback and your ideas on what you would like to see covered on the show, so don't be shy and get in touch by emailing them at

And don't forget, you can join the Couch Crew Watch Party each week through the Virtual Village, or join the post show Zoom chat.

Season 2 episodes

Episode 1

This week meet the Couch Crew for 2021, Maria gets some top tips for conquering orientation from mentor Celesty from the Get Set program and Lucy celebrates Lunar New Year at UQ's Summer in Queensland Temple Markets.

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Season 1 episodes

Episode 1

Join us for the premiere episode of From the Couch - a new series by UQ students for UQ students, no matter where you are!

Each week, join the team as they give you the lowdown on what's happening at UQ - both on campus and online.

This week the team checks out UQ NAIDOC Festival, World Indigenous Peoples Day, social sport, test coffee around St Lucia campus and asks you the hard questions!

Episode 2

Join the Couch Crew for Episode 2 of From The Couch. This week the Crew take you on exchange to Paris, explore UQ's Celebration of Ekka and check out some of the memes from @UQ StalkerSpace.

Episode 3

Join the Crew as they ask the age old question – Gatton V St Lucia: Which Campus is Better?, also check out National Student Volunteer Week, Social Sport and we ask you what your strangest encounter with an ibis has been.

Episode 4

Join the Couch Crew for a trip through the history of UQ (according to Seb), explore UQ's Community Garden at St Lucia, and join Rameez and Cas for a taste test of some of the best hot chips on campus - it's From the Couch!

Episode 5

This week the Couch Crew get in the Talk Like a Pirate Day spirit, ask R U OK?, hang out with UQ Space and explore the animals on campus!

Episode 6

This week on From the Couch we talk all things Mid-Sem Break! Also join Seb and Dylan as they go on Exchange in Spirit to South Africa with Rameez, Dylan and Lucy check out the best vegetarian eats at St Lucia campus and Jono explores Herston campus.

Mid Season Break

It's Mid-Sem Break and the Couch Crew are taking some well deserved time off. So we bring you - the best bits so far!

Re-live some of the best moments of From the Couch so far, go behind the scenes with the Crew's bloopers and settle the argument of who's the best host once and for all!

Episode 7

The Couch Crew are back after Mid-Sem Break! This week join the Crew on the Couch as they share their Mid-Sem Break adventures, chat with members of the UQU Queer Collective, check out some of the hidden gems of St Lucia campus, catch up with a UQ Elite Athlete and pay homage to the Brisbane River!

Episode 8

Catch up with the Couch Crew this week as they get in on the action at 3x3 UQ Slam with UQ Sport and Play Week and sit down with the new Vice-Chancellor.

Episode 9

This week the Crew check out Mental Health Week, explore a new eatery at St Lucia campus, learn how to make a delicious spring influenced mocktail and get into racing gear with the Great ZEV Race!

Episode 10

The Couch Crew is back for the season finale of From the Couch! This week join Lucy and Dylan as they take on TikTok, Rameez and Jono hit the streets to find out what you thought of 2020, Maria gets some tips on finding summer work and Sebastian checks out BLOOM and UQU's Cultural Fiesta!

The Best of 2020

What a year 2020 has been.

From all of us at UQLife, have a happy and safe new year - bring on 2021!

Check out some of the best moments of From the Couch in 2020.