As well as being a highly regarded place to research and study, UQ is a great place to meet new people, enjoy a range of sporting and cultural activities and relax in a diverse and welcoming environment.

Join the Queensland University Exchange Student Society, QUEST, and make the most of your experience at UQ.

View the Events Calendar and visit UQ Union for up-and-coming UQ events. 

Take A look at the St Lucia campus by watching this video.

Attend orientation

Orientation Week (O-Week) is a University-wide celebration for international and domestic students who are beginning their studies at UQ. Study abroad and exchange students must attend a 'Getting Started' and an International Student Welcome session during O-Week.

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Eat, drink and shop at UQ

All UQ campuses offer a range of venues in which to eat, drink, meet friends, and shop. If you have special dietary requirements, International Student Advisors can help you locate suitable food, including kosher, halal, vegetarian, and organic produce.

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Join a student club, group or society

Expand your social life by joining one of the University's 190 clubs and societies, including QUEST, the Queensland University Exchange Student Society.

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Keep fit with UQ Sport

UQ Sport offers a wide range of sport, fitness and recreation opportunities at the St Lucia and Gatton campuses. Sporting facilities and services are open to students, staff, alumni, and the general public.

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Visit museums, art galleries and research collections

UQ is home to many intriguing museums, art galleries and holds collections in Anatomy, Anthropology, Antiquities, Geology, Insects, Medical History, Pathology, and Physics, to name a few.

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Watch a movie, see a play or enjoy a music concert

See performances by student and community groups at the Schonell and Cement Box theatres at the St Lucia campus or attend a free lunchtime concert every Thursday during semester in the Nickson Room at the School of Music on the St Lucia campus.

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