BrisAsia Festival is an annual event showcasing contemporary and traditional Asian arts and cultural, programs and initiatives. The program features a variety of free activities to experience and celebrate Brisbane's diverse Asian communities.

In collabroation with BrisAsia Festival and UQ Union's e-Sports club, The UQ Life Team will be hosting  'Get your Geek on' during Connect Week. This event is a must for all Comicon, e-Sports, gaming, Cosplay and Anime lovers.

Open to UQ Students as well as the wider community; Get your Geek on will be sure to satifsy the inner geek in us all. Take part in a number of workshops, activities and live panels; watch the QUT vs UQ e-Sport stream live on the big screen; grab a drink at the Cosplay Cafe; and enjoy a number of Asian films and Anime's Got Talent on stage. This event will run all day on Wednesday 27 February from 9.30am - 8.00pm in the Holt and Heath Room, UQ Union Complex. 

What to expect:

  • Workshops
  • Panels
  • Cosplay Cafe
  • Gaming vendors
  • Activities
  • Entertainment
  • Food and drinks
  • e-Sports Arena (5pm - 8pm)
  • Anime's Got Talent competition 
  • Asian film screenings


9:30AM Onwards: "Come and Try" Free Access to the UQU Esports Arena
11:00AM - 12:30PM: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament
12:30PM - 1:00PM: Panel Discussion; Women in Gaming
1:00PM - 3:00PM: Movie Screening - Kiki Delivery Services
2:30PM - 4:30PM: "Anime Got Talent"
2:30PM - 5:00PM: League of Legends Esport Tournament Preliminary Matches
5:00PM Onwards: Cosplay Idol Café
5:00PM - 8:00PM: League of Legends Esport Tournament Finals


Session has passed
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Holt and Health Room
All day