Staff, students and the wider community are all invited to participate in UQ Diversity Week 2013.

For full list of events and activities happening at UQ throughout Diversity Week, visit the UQ Events page.

Major Function

The University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor's Equity and Diversity Awards event is the highlight of UQ Diversity Week and will be held on Thursday, 23 May 2013 at the UQ Centre (4.30pm – 7.00pm).

The awards recognise UQ staff, students and alumni who have made a significant contribution in the area of equity and diversity. The evening will feature the Diversity Debate, the topic is Art is irrelevant to human progress.

Cocktails and canapés will follow the debate and award presentation. This is a free event for all members of the University community and their guests, and for friends of UQ. You are welcome to register your attendance and that of your guests for this showcase event.

To register click hereIf you have any questions about the event, please contact Tania Hudspith.

Events and Activities

Grant aplications are now closed, however, you are still encouraged to develop an event that reflects the theme of the UQ Diversity Week. The nature of your activity or event is limited only by your imagination. For ideas about what you might do, view previous years' events and activities.

How to promote your event or activity

  • Enter details of your event on the UQ Events page and don’t forget to tick the Diversity Week check box under 'Event type' to ensure your event appears on the Diversity Week website
  • Promote through relevant channels - you will know your audience for the event so plan how you could promote the event to them. Examples include emails to staff and/or within your area, posters in the staff lunch room or student areas, or a brief article in UQ Update 

Resources to help you promote your event

See what the School of Journalism and Communication did in 2012

If you have any problems accessing the above files or would like a high res version of the logo, please contact Matthew Taylor, Office of Marketing and Communications.


Get Involved section

2013 Diversity Week Awards

Find out about the Equity and Diversity awards on offer during UQ Diversity Week

Diversity Week Awards presentation and Diversity Debate

Each year, the Vice-Chancellor's Equity and Diversity Awards presentation event features a guest speaker or a panel discussion on the UQ Diversity Week theme, which in 2013 is The Art of Diversity. This year the event will feature two teams of senior UQ staff and students who will debate the topic Art is irrelevant to human progress.
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