Student Centres

A student centre operates on each major campus as a single point for students to access a comprehensive range of services. The St Lucia Student Centre on Level One, J.D. Story Building is currently open from 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

[View the J. D. Story Building on the St Lucia Campus Map ]

Student Services

Student Services staff help University of Queensland students and staff manage personal, career, welfare and learning issues. The service, located in the Relaxation Block, operates from 8am until 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

[View the Relaxation Block on the St Lucia Campus Map]

UQ Union

The Union Office on Level 4, Union Building opens Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. Services include providing information about the Union, maps of the University, bus and ferry timetables, handbooks and general information leaflets. Union organisers assist students with matters related to study, exams, Austudy, women's issues, accommodation, part time employment, and emergency loans.

[View the Union Complex on the St Lucia Campus Map ]


There is a 24-hour security presence on St Lucia, Gatton and Ipswich campuses.  Phone Emergencies:

  • Extension 53333 for internal calls,  or +61 7 3365 3333 if external
  • General enquiries +61 7 3365 1234
  • Free call 1800 800 123.

Find out more about UQ Security services.


The University developed its UniSafe program as a personal safety initiative to raise awareness and maximise personal safety on campus. The program is now licensed to other universities throughout Australia. At UQ it includes services such as a Safety Bus, an Escort Service and a network of Emergency Call Points on the St Lucia, Ipswich and Gatton campuses.

Child care

Childcare, kindergarten and after-school-care facilities (all independently operated) are available to UQ staff and students on or near all University of Queensland campuses.

Banking & postal services

All UQ campuses have ATMs, while St Lucia and Gatton students also have access to a post office. Find out more about banking and postal services.


UQ provides a comprehensive health service to help students with medical or personal problems. A dental clinic is also located at UQ St Lucia. Find out more about the UQ Health Service.

Worship & religion

Chaplains from different faith communities within the UQ Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Service are available to assist students with pastoral care matters relating to their spiritual and academic life.