Summer in Queensland

Enrich your summer break with Summer in Queensland (22 Nov 2021 - 11 Feb 2022). Not everyone can spend the holidays at home, so we've created an exciting program packed with trips, events, workshops and activities that will make this summer one to remember. 

UQ  Recruitment Essentials Day

Recruitment Essentials Day

30 November 2021 9:30am3:00pm
The recruitment essentials day is here to give you the skills you need to get started in applying for jobs!
UQ Summer Badminton

Summer Badminton

30 November 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Badminton at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome!
UQ Brisbane Bushwalk

Brisbane Bushwalks: Enoggera Reservoir

1 December 2021 10:00am2:30pm
Jump on the Summer Bus to Enoggera Reservoir for a lovely walk and lunch with friends. Enjoy the fresh air and look out for wildlife. This area is an amazing water bird habitat, keep your eyes open for eagles.
UQ Social Media Workshop

Stand Out on Social Media! Workshop

1 December 2021 1:30pm3:00pm
Do you wonder how influencers create videos that captivate millions? Learn how to create rich social media content with marketing professionals.
UQ Summer Yoga

Summer Yoga

2 December 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Take time out for yourself and join us for a yoga class.
UQ Art for Wellbeing

Art for Wellbeing - Home Away from Home

2 December 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Connect to your own personal sense of home through aspects such as symbolism while using art materials such as paint, oil pastels or colouring pencils.
UQ's Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

3 December 2021 4:00pm9:00pm
UQ's Christmas Markets are back! Sing along to carols, sample some festive delights and get a selfie with Santa. There's something for everyone, from a cash bar for the adults to a jumping castle for the kids! Why not pick up unique Christmas presents from one of our many market stalls?
UQ Straddie Day Trip

Straddie Day Trip

4 December 2021 8:45am6:00pm
Experience the beautiful Stradbroke Island with a ferry ride over, a delicious lunch and a picturesque walk around Point Danger.

How to: Be mindful through yoga (Summer Connections)

4 December 2021 10:00am12:00pm
10am-12pm 4 Dec, 11 Dec (Morrison Hall, UQ Gatton)
Learn how to be mindful through a guided group yoga class.
UQ Moreton Island 2-Day Tour

Moreton Island 2-Day Tour

6 December 2021 7:00am7 December 2021 6:30pm
Join Sunset Safaris and explore the hidden underwater wonders of the Tangalooma Ship Wrecks, experience 4WD through the desert, swim in the naturally bubbling Champagne Pools and experience much more with this unique two-day island adventure.
UQ Summer Basketball

Summer Basketball

7 December 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Basketball at the UQ Sports Centre!
UQ Cooking Class: Winning Breakfast

Cooking Class

8 December 2021 11:00am12:00pm
Join the team from Multicultural Australia for some fun and easy cooking lessons!
UQ Christmas Wreath Decoration

Christmas Wreath Decorating

8 December 2021 1:00pm3:30pm
Come and decorate your own Christmas wreath!
UQ Supper Club - Chu The Phat

Supper Club - Chu The Phat

8 December 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us at South Brisbane for the first of the Summer Supper Clubs - Chu The Phat. A popular vibrant and contemporary Asian fusion restaurant.
UQ Summer Futsal

Summer Futsal

9 December 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Futsal at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome to come along and have some fun!
UQ Weekly Feast

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Indian inspired)

10 December 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Take your taste buds on an exciting journey and join us for an evening filled with food, friends and fun!

How to: Be mindful through yoga (Summer Connections)

11 December 2021 10:00am12:00pm
10am-12pm 4 Dec, 11 Dec (Morrison Hall, UQ Gatton)
Learn how to be mindful through a guided group yoga class.
UQ Sunshine Coast Trip

Sunshine Coast Day Trip

13 December 2021 8:30am5:30pm
Take the UQ Summer bus to the Sunshine Coast for a fun day at the beautiful Noosa beach. Spend your day shopping, beaching or exploring the beach!
UQ Summer Badminton

Summer Badminton

14 December 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Badminton at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome!
UQ Warwick Solar Farm Tour

UQ Exclusive! Warwick Solar Farm Visit

15 December 2021 8:30am5:00pm
Come and see how UQ generates its electricity with an exclusive access to the Warwick solar farm.
UQ Cooking Class

Cooking Class: Kangaroo Burger

15 December 2021 11:00am12:00pm
Join the team from Multicultural Australia for some fun and easy cooking lessons! You will be guided step-by-step in making a kangaroo burger!

Puzzle Piece Art Workshop

15 December 2021 1:00pm5:00pm
Get creative as you design and paint an individual wooden puzzle piece which becomes part of a completed team puzzle!
UQ Supper Club

Supper Club - Place of Stones

15 December 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the Summer Crew for another Supper Club session! Enjoy Italian hospitality and quality food at the Place of Stones!
UQ Summer Yoga

Summer Yoga

16 December 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Take time out for yourself and join us for a yoga class.
UQ Art for Wellbeing

Art for Wellbeing - Gifts of Gratitude – Group Mural

16 December 2021 2:00pm4:00pm
Explore and experience the concept of gratitude and its impact on wellbeing through art. Let your creative juices flow as you contribute to a group mural.
UQ Taste of the World

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Persian and Mediterranean food)

17 December 2021 6:00pm8:00pm
In celebration of International Migrants Day, come together with your UQ Community to enjoy a Persian and Mediterranean dining experience.
Circus in a Tea Cup

UQ Exclusive: Circus in a Teacup

18 December 2021 7:00pm8:30pm
Join the UQ Respect crew for a night of wonder at Circus in a Tea Cup!
UQ Sunday Session at Redcliffe Markets

Sunday session - Redcliffe Markets

19 December 2021 10:30am2:30pm
Welcome to the UQ Summer Sunday Session at Redcliffe Markets. Grab your friends and join us for brunch, shopping with friends
UQ Summer Basketball

Summer Basketball

21 December 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Basketball at the UQ Sports Centre!
UQ Mini Christmas Tree Decorating

Mini Christmas Tree Decorating

22 December 2021 1:00pm3:00pm
Dive into the Christmas spirit and decorate your own mini Christmas tree!
UQ Workshop

Decorate your own Gingerbread house workshop!

23 December 2021 1:00pm2:30pm
Come and join the fun in decorating your own Gingerbread house! Design, build, decorate - and bite!
UQ Christmas Eve Lunch

Christmas Eve Lunch

24 December 2021 11:00am2:00pm
Join the UQ Community for a festive lunch at the brand new Kev Carmody House!
UQ Theme Park Trip

Gold Coast Theme Park Day Trip

30 December 2021 8:30am5:00pm
Celebrate the year coming to a close at Movie World and Wet'n'Wild on the Gold Coast!
UQ Summer Futsal

Summer Futsal

4 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Futsal at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome to come along and have some fun!
UQ Cooking Class

Cooking Class: Delicious Loaded Potato

5 January 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Join the team from Multicultural Australia for some fun and easy cooking lessons!
UQ Gatton Stargazing

UQ Exclusive - Gatton Stargazing

5 January 2022 5:30pm10:30pm
Enjoy an evening of peace and discovery while gazing at the southern skies at the picturesque Gatton campus.
UQ Summer Badminton

Summer Badminton

6 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Badminton at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome!
UQ Art for Wellbeing

Art for Wellbeing - Nature-inspired Art and Mindfulness

6 January 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Get creative with nature-inspired art in this unique mindfulness session. Using items you've discovered in nature, express yourself through photography or drawing.
UQ Canvas Art Workshop

"Who we are" Canvas Art Workshop

7 January 2022 1:00pm4:00pm
Come join UQ Wellbeing and creatively paint an individual canvas in your own style!
UQ

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Italian inspired)

7 January 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for an evening filled with Italian food, friends and fun!
UQ Straddie Day Trip

Straddie Day Trip

8 January 2022 8:45am6:00pm
Experience the beautiful Stradbroke Island with a ferry ride over, a delicious lunch and a picturesque walk around Point Danger.
UQ Summer Yoga

Summer Yoga

11 January 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Take time out for yourself and join us for a yoga class.
UQ Embroidery Workshop

Embroidery Workshop

12 January 2022 1:00pm4:00pm
Come and learn how to create your own embroidery artwork!
UQ Brisbane Heat trip

Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat v Adelaide Strikers

12 January 2022 5:30pm9:30pm
Join us to experience T20 Cricket at the Gabba!
UQ Wellness Retreat

Wellness Retreat

13 January 2022 10:00am3:30pm
Join us at our beautiful campus at St Lucia for the opportunity to reconnect with your deeper self and support your wellbeing.
UQ Summer Basketball

Summer Basketball

13 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Basketball at the UQ Sports Centre!
UQ Art for Wellbeing

Art for Wellbeing - Who Are You? Let’s Play with Clay

13 January 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Use your hands and play with clay! Create art pieces which represent your heritage and community.
UQ Cooking Class

Cooking Class: Vegemite Spaghetti

14 January 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Join the team from Multicultural Australia for some fun and easy cooking lessons!
UQ Weekly Feast

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Thai inspired)

14 January 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for an evening filled with Thai food, friends and fun!
UQ Australia Zoo Day Trip

Australia Zoo Day Trip

15 January 2022 8:00am5:00pm
Visit one of the world's most iconic zoos! Australia Zoo is home to some of the coolest wildlife in Australia. Enjoy exciting wildlife shows and animal encounters.
UQ Moreton Day Trip

See Moreton Day Trip

18 January 2022 8:30am5:30pm
Join a day of absolute adventure as you explore the pristine waters and sands around Moreton Island!
 UQ Summer Futsal

Summer Futsal

18 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Futsal at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome to come along and have some fun!
UQ Canvas Workshop

"Who we are" Canvas Art Workshop

19 January 2022 1:00pm4:00pm
Come join UQ Wellbeing and creatively paint an individual canvas in your own style!
UQ Supper Club

Supper Club - Saint Lucy's

19 January 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for a Summer Supper Club at Saint Lucy's
UQ Wellness Retreat

Wellness Retreat

20 January 2022 10:00am3:30pm
Join us at our beautiful campus at St Lucia for the opportunity to reconnect with your deeper self and support your wellbeing.
UQ Summer Badminton

Summer Badminton

20 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Badminton at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome!
UQ Cooking Class

Cooking Class

21 January 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Join the team from Multicultural Australia for some fun and easy cooking lessons!
UQ Weekly Feast (Greek)

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Greek inspired)

21 January 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for an evening filled with food, friends and fun!
UQ Sunshine Coast Day Trip

Sunshine Coast Day Trip

22 January 2022 8:30am5:30pm
Take the UQ Summer bus to the Sunshine Coast for a fun day exploring the Eumundi Markets followed by lunch (own cost) at Noosa beach.
UQ Summer Yoga

Summer Yoga

25 January 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Take time out for yourself and join us for a yoga class.
UQ Brisbane Bushwalks: Mt Coot-Tha

Brisbane Bushwalks: Mt Coot-Tha

26 January 2022 10:00am2:00pm
Jump on the Summer Bus to Mt Coot-Tha for a lovely walk with friends
UQ Straddy Day Trip

Straddie Day Trip

27 January 2022 8:45am6:00pm
Take the UQ Summer bus to 'Straddie' for a relaxing day on the island. Enjoy the ferry ride over and check out Amity Point.
UQ Summer Basketball

Summer Basketball

27 January 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Basketball at the UQ Sports Centre!
UQ Weekly Feast (Asian-inspired)

Weekly Feast - Taste of the World (Asian inspired)

28 January 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join us for an evening filled with food, friends and fun!
UQ Straddy Day Trip

Straddie Day Trip

2 February 2022 8:45am6:00pm
Take the UQ Summer bus to 'Straddie' for a relaxing day on the island. Enjoy the ferry ride over and check out Amity Point.
UQ Summer Futsal

Summer Futsal

3 February 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Join in the summer fun of Futsal at the UQ sports centre. All levels are welcome to come along and have some fun!
UQ Art for Wellbeing

Art for Wellbeing - New Beginnings

3 February 2022 2:00pm4:00pm
Is there a quote that inspires you? Embrace your creative side and explore the artistic possibilities around what inspires you with this art workshop.
UQ Great Barrier Reef trip

Great Barrier Reef 3-Day Tour

4 February 2022 7:00am6 February 2022 6:30pm
Join us on the Great Barrier Reef where we will see migrating birds, turtles and coral, in a place that many would call paradise.
UQ Friendsgiving Dinner

Friendsgiving - Thanksgiving Away From Home

25 November 2021 4:00pm6:30pm
In the tradition of Thanksgiving in the United States, we're inviting you to Friendsgiving - a day of celebration, making new friends and appreciating the highlights of 2021. Being away from your home during the holidays can be hard, but we've got your back.

Mental Health First Aid Training

23 November 2021 9:00am24 November 2021 4:00pm
Learn signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, where and how to get help, and what sort of help has been shown to be effective.