Welcome to #UQLife

Prepare before Orientation Week before 12 February

Orientation Week 12-16 February

Your first few weeks

  • 1. Plan your first semester
  • 2. Finalise your timetable
    • Sign-on
    • Attend any Faculty sessions that run after O-Week.
  • 3. Make connections
    • Join UQ Mates.
    • Discover student clubs.
    • Try out a sport or choose from over 300 activities and lifestyle programs on offer.
    • Connection Week | 19 - 23 Feb
      Join the social scene and make new mates during Connect Week. This week is all about making connections that last throughout your time at UQ, join clubs and societies and continue to make new friends. This week you can flaunt your knowledge at the UQ Big Quiz, get active with social sport, and show your flexible side at our twister tournament.
    • Culture Week | 26 Feb - 2 March
      Experience the diverse culture and global connections at UQ during Culture Week. From Chinese lion dancing to Latin American piƱata making – you’ll be able to experience different cultures at UQ during Culture Week. For those who are inspired to travel, our UQ Abroad team will be available to talk about the range of global experiences available to you.
    • Success Week | 5 - 9 March
      From the time you accept your offer to when you walk across the graduation stage – UQ has a variety of services available to you to support your success every step of the way. Find out about the range of opportunities available to you during your degree to enhance your employability and get acquainted with your support services. At the end of the week be sure to take a well-deserved breather by relaxing at our Chill Out Zones.
  • 4. Develop your academic and personal skills
  • 5. Unlocking your employability
    • The UQx Video shows how to unlock your personal and professional development and market your skills to potential employers to maximise your career success.

Your program sessions

Attend all compulsory program sessions for essential advice and learn how to choose your courses.

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