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Join a Club or Society, meet new people, and grab lots of freebies!

Wednesday 24 February 2016, St Lucia Campus

Get set for Market Day! Campbell Road, Campbell Place and the Great Court at UQ's St Lucia Campus are transformed into a street market with countless stalls, entertainment, giveaways and demonstrations. It's fun and all free!

This action packed day features hundreds of stalls, lots of freebies and thousands of students all out and about finding what to do on campus and just enjoying the atmosphere.

Joining a club or society is the best way to meet fellow students who share similar interests to you. It can also enhance your social life while studying at UQ. Club stalls will be on display in the Great Court and include everything from general, political, departmental, religious, sporting, and international clubs. These clubs all operate on campus and can be joined on Market Day.

Download the Market Day Map (pdf)


UQ UNION

Market Day is one of the best days on the University calendar and the perfect opportunity to get connected! You can watch demonstrations, enter competitions, join in games and activities, and pick up a bunch of samples and goody bags. You will find more than 190 UQU Clubs and Societies strutting their stuff and signing up members in the Great Court while Campbell Road and Campbell Place have countless stalls hooking you up with the latest products and services available on and off campus.

UQU Clubs and Societies enhance your social life and overall Uni experience! UQU clubs run heaps of social gatherings all year round including BBQs, Club Balls, Dinners, Movie nights, Pizza nights, Industry nights and Red Room Sessions. By joining a club you can meet people with similar interests to you or people who are studying the same thing as you.  There is a club to suit everyone from international clubs and departmental clubs to clubs that cater for the quirkiest hobby.


UQ SPORT

How do you want to play at UQ? Come and say hi to UQ Sport at Market Day and get all the information you need to keep active at UQ. UQ Sport tents will be set up in the Great Court ready to provide you with details about UQ’s sporting facilities, programs and events. If joining a sporting club interests you, then visit the Great Court and meet members and officials from some of UQ’s biggest and best clubs.


UQconnect

Visit UQconnect on Market Day to find out about the IT services available to help with your study at UQ and pick up some UQconnect freebies while you're there. HelpDesk staff will be there to answer your questions about UQconnect's Internet services and products to get you connected.


Student Services

The University also invites many stallholders on Market Day to help students familiarise themselves with the services and facilities they are likely to use while studying at UQ. Student service organisations will be there. Student Services, UQ Abroad, Information Technology Services and the Multi-faith Chaplaincy Service are just a few of the many University areas represented on the day.


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University Drive, Campbell Place and the Great Court at UQ's St Lucia Campus are transformed into a street market with countless stalls, barbeques, entertainment, giveaways and demonstrations.
All day