UQ does not only offer world-class teaching and research facilities, academic and personal support, but also takes care of your free time with a great mix of sporting, recreational and social activities.
You can join one of UQ’s 190+ student clubs and societies and meet new friends. Whether they are class mates; share a similar cultural background; want to discuss political or religious beliefs; or have a fascination with a particular topic – there is a club or society for you!
The Office of Undergraduate Education supports UQ Student Societies and Associations through the UQ Sponsorship Grant. If your UQ Student Club, Association or Society is hosting a conference, event or activity which will benefit your members and the broader UQ community, you may be eligible to apply for a UQ Sponsorship Grant.
Mates@ UQ has been designed to introduce international students wanting to enhance their English conversation skills to other international and domestic students who have an interest in foreign cultures and global issues.
Membership is free to any UQ Student, and a variety of programs are available:
UQ Union provides extensive services to around 38 000 students including legal advice, education, advocacy, welfare rights support, employment, queer rights, environmental initiatives, women's rights and indigenous student support. UQ Union services, support, representation and resources aim to develop the UQ community and enhance your educational experiences.
UQ Sport facilities and services are open to students, staff, alumni, and the general public.
At UQ's St Lucia campus, UQ Sport operates:
- UQ Aquatic Centre
- UQ Athletics Centre
- UQ Pilates Studio
- UQ Playing fields and ovals
- UQ Sport and fitness centre
- UQ Tennis Centre
There are a wide range of activities and things to do at UQ.
Find out more about concerts, ceremonies and public lectures are regularly held at the three campuses. At the St Lucia campus you also find a number of museums, a cinema and theatre.
If you are a UQ graduate and would like to join our UQ Alumni network, please update your details. By registering your details you will:
- Stay connected with your UQ friends
- Be invited to global networking events, seminars and celebrations
- Keep abreast of UQ news, research breakthroughs, and alumni updates
- Gain access to exclusive alumni benefits in the coming months and years